Marcus Hanson

Hey there. I'm Marcus.

I'm based in Los Angeles, travel all around for the craft I love. I hope to work with you and help you find the fun and deliciousness in your work. Available as reader and coach.

I have trained in Meisner, Stanislavsky, hybrids, and improv at Second City. I've worked in Network TV, Film, Streaming, Commercials, V.O. and Theatre.

I love reading and collaborating with fellow you get to the place where it feels easy, free, and loose where the character is YOU, and you have so much fun in your work. So happy to help fellow actors.

Let's do this. Thank you!

p.s. If you decide to use Venmo, my Venmo address is: @Marcus-Hanson-1

Marcus Hanson is an actor and producer, known for NCIS: Hawai'i (2021), Condor's Nest (2023), Criminal Minds (2005), and Oceans Rising (2017).

“First and foremost, Marcus is someone who I personally like, respect, and admire. He’s a team player and a problem solver, both in class and on set. He takes work off of people's plates. In addition to being incredibly versatile in all genres, Marcus has the uncanny ability to bring the best of his humanity and charismatic personality to every role I’ve ever seen him play. He is an actor’s actor and continually earns the respect and praise of his fellow collaborators—he is an excellent actor.”

Joseph Pearlman
Celebrity Acting Coach
Pearlman Acting Academy


65 Reader Reviews

" Thank you Marcus! Great reader, highly recommend. Will use him again "
" Marcus is great. Had some great insight and notes for a short scene I had to film. Appreciate the help Marcus "
" Great notes!!! Thank you Marcus! "
" Marcus is lovely, patient, kind and very willing "
" Great ! "
" Awesome! professional! thank you! "
" Marcus is fantastic "
" Awesome reader!! "
" Marcus is super helpful and knows his stuff. He is a great reader who is very kind and patient! "
" Wonderful reader! Thanks so much! "
" Wonderful reader and awesome collaborator. truly helped me get the best takes- definitely recommend !!!! "
" Great read, great directions "
" 10 out of 10 x 2 !!!!!!! So appreciative. Marcus really took his time with me, no pressure. Extremely useful notes and suggestions. Great engagement. Real, thoughtful, and subtle delivery. For an old pro just returning to the scene after a (cough) long absence - he was the perfect remedy for those squeaky actor joints, and a newbie on this forum. Many thanks. "
" Fabulous. Looking forward to working ! "
" Marcus is fantastic! "
" Marcus is always a wonderful & reliable scene partner/audition collaborator "
" Super supportive reader "
" Wonderful reader. So kind. Thank you! "
" Thanks for helping me tape my film appt. Great reader. Great partner. Excellent ideas and fluid maneuvering of my choices. Really took on the character. "
" Great reader. Great ideas and great intuition. You rock Marcus. "
" Amazing reader, truly one of the best out there! Cannot recommend highly enough! "
" So helpful!! great notes, honestly a fabulous reader!! "
" WOAH!! Marcus helped me elevate my self-tape by 1000x!! Highly recommend! "
" Marcus is a great guy, really enjoyed working and talking with him, sure we will stay in touch! "
" Great help, thank you! very patient and accommodating. "
" Excellent Reader and guide! "
" So Helpful In giving me different options and looking at the character in other ways "
" Great read..great suggestions...Thank you Marcus "
" So helpful, kind and calm - really gave me a great pep talk! "
" Perfection! "
" Excellent excellent reader!!! He really made a difference in my audition! "
" Really committed and tapped in! "
" Great reader! Thank you "
" 5 stars because they won't let me give 6 "
" Thanks again Marcus! "
" Marcus was great! Thank you! "
" Marcus was soooo helpful! Thank you so much for your coaching and pulling the "magic" out "
" Marcus is a great help and coach! "
" Patient, kind, helpful and a great reader, I was stressed and he relaxed me, so absolutely no reason not to book with him. "
" A great coach, a nuanced perspective, and a kind person; 11/10 "
" Marcus has fantastic notes! Really grounded actor- great reader!! "
" Lots of thoughtful notes and insight. "
" Brilliant "
" Really appreciate you Marcus. Great ideas. Thanks for helping me lay this tape down. "
" Detailed and really helpful. Thank you Marcus "
" Awesome first experience with Marcus. He gives great direction and super fun to work with. "
" Great notes! "
" Great reading thanks Marcus "
" Marcus was an amazing reader who went above and beyond!!! He gave me great feedback and I felt really comfortable with my takes!! Couldn't have asked for a better reader! Thanks again Marcus!! "
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" Thx Marcus! What a surprise to find a great actor with medical experience! And military experience! YOu know so much and are great to read with. "
" So incredibly helpful! Thank you Marcus "
" Super helpful. Thanks Marcus! "
" Marcus was really insightful in terms of character development and direction. I would highly recommend him. "
" Great reader with patience and positive energy! Really helped me explore the text and play! "
" Thank you Marcus for a fun read! "
" Commanding presence as a reader. Very intuitive and genius as a director. great suggestions in action and script breakdown. A+ . the man. heavy rec. "
" Good suggestions; good changes when asked; playful. Great to work with. "
" Marcus is an incredible reader and provides great support and feedback. He helped me discover new moments within the scene and was so generous with his time. It was a great experience to work with him! "
" We got straight to work and knocked it out the part in just a couple takes. He also gives pretty fun suggestions and is game to play!! Loved it, thank you! "
" Great reader and really nice guy, highly rec working with Marcus, thank you!! "
" Marcus is the best. I've actually been working with him for years and so pumped he's jumping on this platform. He's one of my go to readers. Reliable, fun, and always throws in some great coaching tips. Particularly amazing with hide military knowledge "
" 2nd time with him. very helpful. "
" Good reader. "
" Great Notes from Marcus! You can tell this guy is a pro "

Credits Include

2023 [added]
Condor's Nest
Hauptmann Hans
2022 [IMDB]
The Chimera Effect
2022 [IMDB]
Secrets of Summer
2022 [added]
Magnum P.I.
CBS Lt. Maka
2021 [IMDB]
2021 [IMDB]
2021 [added]
NCIS: Hawai'i
CBS Karl Pike
2018 [IMDB]
2018 [IMDB]
Real Connection
2017 [IMDB]
Oceans Rising
2017 [IMDB]
The Empire
2017 [IMDB]
Trial by Dates
2016 [IMDB]
Honey Badger
2016 [IMDB]
A Whole Intervention
2016 [IMDB]
The Highway
2016 [IMDB]
Criminal Minds
TV Series
2016 [IMDB]
Needle in the Hay
2016 [IMDB]
TV Series
2016 [IMDB]
Boomer Hogs
2015 [IMDB]
Frat Stars Anonymous
TV Mini-Series
2015 [IMDB]
2 Out of 3
2015 [IMDB]
One Good Thing
2015 [IMDB]
You Can Count on Me