Stuart Stone

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Stuart Stone (born Stuart Eisenstein; November 17, 1980) is a Canadian film, television, and voice-over actor as well as a producer of television, film and music. He is best known for his role in Donnie Darko and The Magic School Bus. Stone has also toured as a comedian and rapper.

Stuart Stone
Stu Stone in Baghdad.jpg
Stone on stage in 2007
Born
Stuart Eisenstein

(1980-11-17) November 17, 1980 (age 39)
NationalityCanadian
OccupationActor, Director, Comedian, Rapper, Record producer
Years active1982-present

Early lifeEdit

Stone was born Stuart Eisenstein in Thornhill, Ontario. He attended Thornlea Secondary School. His parents ran a franchise selling hockey and baseball cards. After graduating high school, he moved to Los Angeles, California to continue his career in acting.

CareerEdit

He started his acting career at age two, appearing in Canadian TV commercials such as Maple Leaf Foods Ham [1] and Kraft Dinner[2] as a child actor in Toronto. He made his major motion picture debut in Heavenly Bodies as Joey, Samantha Blair's son played by Cynthia Dale, in 1985. Since then, he has guest-starred in many TV series such as Goosebumps, Boston Public, and Flash Forward. He starred in animated features such as Babar: The Movie and The Magic School Bus [3] as a voice-over actor. He has also done voice-over work for Care Bears and voices both main characters in the Canadian cartoon Carl Squared. He also had roles in the films Donnie Darko and The Boys Club.

In 2006, Stone and actor-comedian (and also close friend) Jamie Kennedy starred together in the MTV reality show Blowin' Up, which showed the journey the two went through to create a hit rap album and "blowin' up". After the show aired its finale, the album Stone and Kennedy created was released, which was titled Blowin' Up to correspond with their reality series, and both also appeared on the MTV show True Love. The album featured guest appearances from Houston rapper Paul Wall and Bay Area rapper E-40, as well as actors Bob Saget and Jason Biggs.[citation needed]

Stone has been known to tour off and on with Kennedy on his stand-up tours, performing songs from the Blowin' Up album, as well as the song "The Left One", featured on Kennedy's Unwashed album. Shows on this variety are routinely opened by comedian Bill Dawes, and at times have had guests, such as Saget at a November 17, 2006, Las Vegas show.[citation needed]

Stu hosted his own show, "The Sunday Nite Stu", which was originally broadcast online through Stickam webcasts. His show aired Sundays at 9 PM PST drawing in over 300 thousand viewers monthly. He brought along a variety of guest stars and anyone with a Stickam account could join his live room and watch or even get a chance to chat with him. The show was the first ever on the Stickam site and in 2012, "Sunday Nite Stu" celebrated over 10 million viewers! Recent guests included Colt Cabana, The Last Goodnight, Paul Wall, Young Church, Elliott Yamin, Kaz James, Jared McMullin, Andy Milonakis, and Chester French.[4]

Stu Stone's TSM RADIO podcast continues to be one of the most listened to on the net. Stu's interviews often give a chance for fans to hear their favourite artists and actors speak in a more "candid" fashion. Guests have included Tila Tequila, Perez Hilton, Jason Wahler, Talan Torriero, Elliott Yamin, Bonnie McKee, Everlast (musician), Lucy Walsh, Dennis Haskins, Rohan Marley, Edward Furlong, Flower Tucci, Chyna, Kendra Jade, Christy Hemme, Diamond Dallas Page, Bobby Lee, Cisco Adler, and many others.

Stu Stone worked as the producer of magician Criss Angel's television series. He also produced "Criss Angel: Loyal Saturday" and "Criss Angel: Live Wire" broadcasts.[citation needed]

Stu Stone performs regularly on the weekly pro-wrestling series "Championship Wrestling From Hollywood". Stone handles commentary on the broadcast as well as performing alongside his stable of wrestlers: The Family Stone.[citation needed]

Stone along with his business partner and brother-in-law Adam Rodness formed the company 5'7 films. Stone served as director and co-writer on the film The Haunted House On Kirby Road, which won best horror feature at the Toronto Independent Film Festival. Stu Stone also won best director for the film at the CineView film festival. 5'7 films has announced a second feature with Breakthrough entertainment which will once again put Stone in the director's chair. Another horror film revolving around Scarecrows. The company also has said they will be releasing a documentary feature on the world of baseball cards.[5][6]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Sorority Boys Valet
2013 A Resurrection Nick
2016 Gearheads Travis

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1984 Heavenly Bodies Joel Blair
The Edison Twins Pete TV series - 1 episode
1986 Lost!
Kay O'Brien Danny Villaneuva TV series - 1 episode
1987 My Pet Monster Chuckie (voice) TV series
Blue Monkey Joey
1988 War of the Worlds Bobby TV series - 1 episode
Clifford's Fun with Letters Voice Video short
AlfTales Additional Voices TV series
1989-91 Babar Cousin Arthur (1989–1990) / Alexander #2 (1990–1991) TV series
1989 The Teddy Bears' Picnic Wally Bear (voice) TV special
1990 The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3 Junior (voice) / Bud (voice) TV series - 2 episodes
1990-91 The Raccoons Bentley Raccoon (voice) / Danny (voice) TV series - 7 episodes
1991 Wish Kid Darryl Singletary (voice) TV series
Rupert (TV series) Additional Voices TV series
Swamp Thing Additional Voices TV series - 5 episodes
Super Mario World Additional Voices TV series
Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventures Additional Voices TV series - DIC version only
Beetlejuice Ramon TV series - 1 episode
1992 Used People Cousin Stevie
X-Men Proteus TV series
Maniac Mansion Frankie Vaughn TV series - 1 episode
The Teddy Bears' Christmas Wally Bear TV Movie
1989-93 Katts and Dog Buddie TV series - 6 episodes
1993 Dog City Eddie (voice) TV series - 1 episode
1993-1994 Tales from the Cryptkeeper (voice) TV series - 6 episodes
1994 Are You Afraid of the Dark? Doug Johnston TV series - 1 episode
The Tick Charles [Brainchild] (voice) TV series - 1 episode
Highlander: The Animated Series Various TV series
WildC.A.T.S. Additional Voices TV series
1995 Goosebumps Brian Colson TV series - 1 episode
Little Bear Additional Voices TV series
Ultraforce Additional Voices TV series
1996 Flash Forward Jack Debbens TV series - 6 episodes
Journey to the Centre of the Earth (voice) TV special
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Additional Voices TV series
1997 The Boys Club Brad
Beverly Hills, 90210 Kid TV series - 1 episode
1994-97 The Magic School Bus Ralphie Tennelli (voice) TV series - 52 episodes
The Busy World of Richard Scarry Kenny Bear (seasons 1-3) / Manuel / Pig Will (seasons 1-3) / Pig Won't TV series
1998 Pacific Blue Jason Sanchez TV series - 1 episode
1999 The Pretender Chris TV series - 1 episode
Vendetta Tony Provenzano TV film made for HBO
2000 Damaged Goods Felix TV film
The Independent Jack Barth
2001 Da Möb JT (voice) TV series
Donnie Darko Ronald Fisher
2001 Joy Ride Danny, Lewis' Roommate
2002 Boston Public Jordan Murphy TV series - 1 episode
2004 Cyberchase Sheldon, Scritter (voice) TV series - 1 episode
Braceface Taylor Knight (voice) TV series - 1 episode
Mutant X Einstein TV series - 1 episode
Serial Killing 4 Dummys Amil
NCIS Dillon TV series - 1 episode
2005 Carl Squared Carl Crashman/C2 (voice) TV series [2005-]
2006 Pope Dreams Fox
2007 Kickin' It Old Skool DJ Tanner
2008 Bitten Twitch
2011 Hard Love Snap
2014 Little Savages Fink
Fated (Short) Agent Cliff
2015 Kantemir Brad
Tar Sebastian
Life on the Line Hunter

Video game rolesEdit

  • Palace Pets App - Sundrop

DirectorEdit

  • 2016: The Haunted House on Kirby Road
  • 2017: Scarecrows
  • 2018: Jack of all Trades
  • 2018: The Thrillusionists

Awards and nominationsEdit

Canadian Awards for the Electronic and Animated Arts (CAEAA)Edit

Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2008 Nominated ELAN Awards Best Male Voice Over in an Animated Feature or Television Production, for Episode 32 "Superstar" in Carl Squared
2016 Winner Toronto Independent Film Festival Best Horror Feature for The Haunted House on Kirby Road
2016 Winner CineView Film Festival Best Director for The Haunted House on Kirby Road

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

Album information Track list and credits for each track
Blowin' Up [7]
  • Released: July 11, 2006
  • Label: Warner Bros/JKss Records
  • Type of label: Major
  • Chart Positions: N/A
  • U.S. certification: N/A
  • U.S. Sales: N/A
  • Worldwide sales: 350,000
  • Circle Circle Dot Dot (written and produced by Stu Stone and Jamie Rise)
  • Rollin With Saget (written and produced by Stu Stone and D Sissive)
  • 1984 (written and produced by Stu Stone, Jamie Kennedy and DJ Lethal)
  • Flirt (written and produced by Stu Stone and Richard "Younglord" Frierson)
  • Crooked Stick (written and produced by Stu Stone and Jamie Rise)
  • Knuckle Up (written and produced by Stu Stone and Richard "Younglord" Frierson)
  • Car Rear (written and produced by Stu Stone and Jamie Rise)
  • Fuck Jamie Kennedy (written and produced by Stu Stone, E40 and Jamie Rise)
  • Rush the Club (written and produced by Kardinal Offishal and Stu Stone)
  • Celebrity Stalker (written and produced by Stu Stone, Jamie Kennedy and Eric V)
  • Mattress Mack (written and produced by Stu Stone, Justin Trugman, Sporty O and Paul Wall)
Album information Track list and credits for each track
Return of the Stone Movement (album) [8]
  • Released: July 27, 2011
  • Label: The Stone Movement
  • Type of label: Independent
  • Give It Up (written and produced by Stu Stone and Optimus Rock)
  • Super Bird (written and produced by Stu Stone and DJ Lethal)
  • Barely Legal (written and produced by Stu Stone, Justin Trugman and Marty James)
  • Memory Lane (written and produced by Stu Stone and Justin Trugman)
  • Wassupwidit (written and produced by Stu Stone, Young Church, Nic Nac and Oliver Goldstein)
  • Doin Just Fine (written and produced by Stu Stone and Party Slayerz - DJ Lethal and Franko)
  • Ordinary Girl (written and produced by Stu Stone and Jamie Rise)
  • Stu Stone(d) (written and produced by Stu Stone and Justin Trugman)
  • Two Sixteens (written and produced by Stu Stone, DJ Lethal and D-Sisive)
  • Day I Died in California (written and produced by Stu Stone and Jamie Rise)
  • How You Want It (written and produced by Stu Stone, Jay E and Joel Madden)
  • I'd Like To Know (written and produced by Stu Stone, DJ Lethal and Ely "the Creep" Rise)
  • Phake Wit Da Phunk (written and produced by Stu Stone and Christopher Lawrence)
  • The Message feat Perez Hilton (written and produced by Stu Stone)
  • Love Song (written and produced by Stu Stone and Justin Trugman)
  • She Don't Know My Name (written and produced by Stu Stone and Jamie Rise)
  • Breathe (written and produced by Stu Stone and Kaz James)
  • Save The Gingers (written and produced by Stu Stone and Justin Trugman)

SinglesEdit

  • "Save the Gingers (Red Head Woman)" (2010) [9]
  • "Super Bird" (2011) [10]
  • "Kid On X-Mas" feat Jamie Kennedy (2011) [11]

As featured performer
Kaz James, Sony BMG, 2008
(from James' debut solo album If They Knew) [12]

  • "Breathe" – written and produced by Stu Stone and Kaz James
  • "Subwoofers in the Neighborhood" – written and produced by Stu Stone and Kaz James

VideographyEdit

Jamie Kennedy & Stu StoneEdit

Year Song title Director
2006 "Rollin' With Saget"(featuring Bob Saget) Dave Dean
"Circle Circle Dot Dot" (unreleased version) Dave Dean
2007 "Circle Circle Dot Dot" (Lego version) [13][14] Nate Blurr (Blunty3000)
"1984" Janet Roston & Gerry Stansgar
2011 "Kid On X-Mas" [15] Ilya Farfell

Stu StoneEdit

Year Song title Director
2008 "Breathe"(featuring Kaz James) Fred Schepisi
2010 "Save the Gingers" [16] Ron Howard
2011 "Super Bird" [17] David Finkelstein
2013 "Ordinary Girl" [18] Jeremy Foley

R.O.T.N.Edit

Year Song title Director
2012 "I Just Wanna" [19] Ilya Farfel
2013 "High As Hell" [20] Ilya Farfel

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Stuart Stone in Maple Leaf Foods Ham Commercial". Youtube. 1982. Retrieved February 8, 2018.
  2. ^ "Stuart Stone in Kraft Dinner Commercial". Youtube. 1983. Retrieved February 8, 2018.
  3. ^ "Stuart Stone on playing Ralphie on The Magic School Bus: Canada's Stories". Macleans.ca. June 29, 2014. Retrieved January 29, 2018.
  4. ^ "The Rise And Fall And Rise Again of Stu Stone". MagneticMag.com. Retrieved January 29, 2018.
  5. ^ "Jack Of All Trades". solzyatthemovies. 2018. Retrieved March 8, 2018.
  6. ^ "5'7 films". fivesevenfilms. 2016. Retrieved February 11, 2018.
  7. ^ "iTunes - Music - Blowin' Up - Album by Stu Stone and Jamie Kennedy". iTunes.
  8. ^ "iTunes - Music - Return of the Stone Movement - Album by Stu Stone". iTunes.
  9. ^ "iTunes - Music - Save the Gingers (Red Head Woman) - Single by Stu Stone". iTunes.
  10. ^ "iTunes - Music - Super Bird - Single by Stu Stone". iTunes.
  11. ^ "Google Play - Music - Kid On X-Mas - Single by Stu Stone". Google Play.
  12. ^ "iTunes - Music - If They Knew - Album by Kaz James featuring Stu Stone". iTunes.
  13. ^ "Circle Circle Dot Dot Lego version". youtube. Retrieved June 29, 2018.
  14. ^ ""Circle Circle Dot Dot (Making of the Video)" on iTunes". Apple.com. Retrieved January 29, 2018.
  15. ^ ""Kid On X-Mas" Music Video". Youtube.
  16. ^ ""Save the Gingers" [Music Video]". Youtube.
  17. ^ ""Super Bird" [Official Music Video]". Youtube.
  18. ^ "Ordinary Girl [Official Music Video]". Youtube.
  19. ^ "I Just Wanna F*CK [official music video]". Youtube.
  20. ^ ""High As Hell" Official Music Video". Youtube.

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