- Full Name Hunter Sansone
- Occupation Actor, Director & Writer
- Nationality American
- Birthplace St. Louis, Missouri, USA
- Birth Date Dec 02, 1993
- Age 29 Years, 2 Months
- Net Worth (Not Disclosed)
- First On-screen Debut 2012 Short Film 'The Trigger'
- First Titular Role Cameron on Series 'Stargirl'
- Height 5 Feet 8 Inches
- Ethnicity Not Disclosed
- Relationship Status Not Disclosed
Hunter Sansone | BiographyWriter, Producer & Director of 'A Brother Story'
He grew up on a farm with hundreds of animals, which sparked a deep passion for animal welfare in him, and he also collaborated with Stray Rescue of St. Louis. Sansone still uses his platform to raise his voice against animal cruelty. Sansone's passion for acting began at a young age after he followed his mom, a professional singer, to acting classes in St. Louis. Unfortunately, his parents got divorced when he was young. And as of 2022, his ethnicity is undisclosed.
Hunter Sansone is an actor who is well known for portraying Cameron Mahkent in the TV series Stargirl.
Who is Hunter Sansone?
Hunter Sansone is an American actor and director born on 2 December 1993 in St. Louis, Missouri.
He grew up on a farm with hundreds of animals, which sparked a deep passion for animal welfare in him, and he also collaborated with Stray Rescue of St. Louis. Sansone still uses his platform to raise his voice against animal cruelty.
Sansone's passion for acting began at a young age after he followed his mom, a professional singer, to acting classes in St. Louis. Unfortunately, his parents got divorced when he was young. And as of 2022, his ethnicity is undisclosed.
Sansone debuted his first on-screen credit in the 2012 short film The Trigger. After that, he played several short films before appearing in the TV series documentary Hurricane 360 as Dante in 2014.
He has also appeared in other credits such as S Is for Revenge (TV mini-series 2018), Drama Drama (movie 2019), S.W.A.T. (TV series 2020), Little Did He Know (film 2021), and many more.
However, Sansone is best known for his appearance as Daniel Morelli in the movie Safety (2020) and as Cameron Mahkent in the TV show Stargirl (2020-2021).
In addition, he has an upcoming project titled A Brother Story.
Acting on 'Stargirl' & Relationship with Bassigner
Stargirl is a CW/DC Universe superhero series that debuted on 18 May 2020 on DC Universe.
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The series follows Courtney Whitmore a high school student who joins the Justice Society of America as Stargirl after discovering the original Star-Spangled Kid's gear and partnering with her stepfather Pat Dugan in his robotic exosuit.
Stargirl comprises two seasons. However, it was renewed for a third season in May 2021, with the release date set in 2022.
Sansone played the role of Cameron Mahkent for 12 episodes from 2020 to 2021 after being cast as a series regular in 2019. His selection also allowed him to focus on acting full-time.
He also mentioned that shooting Stargirl's first season for six months helped prepare for another 2020 movie titled Safety.
Furthermore, the role of Courtney is played by actress Brec Bassinger with whom he has characteristic intimacy in the show. And even in real life, he is close with the actress.
In the 2021 Decider interview, he disclosed, "Oh, Brec’s been fantastic. She’s definitely become one of my closer friend throughout production. And she’s just the sweetest, such a talented actress, very generous in the scene, easy to work with. And she’s a good friend of mine."
Played Daniel Morelli in 'Safety'
Safety is a sports drama movie released on 11 December 2020 in the United States. It is based on the true story of former Clemson University football safety Ray McElrathbey.
Ray was granted custody of his 11-year-old brother in 2006 to keep him out of foster care after their mother struggled with drug addiction. Ray raises his brother in the college dorm room and succeeds with his football career.
Sansone portrayed the role of Ray's roommate, teammate, and best friend, Daniel Morelli. He auditioned for the position via tape while filming Stargirl.
Daniel Morelli's character is also the first person Ray meets on campus. And he becomes Ray's confidant regarding his family's situation and the need to look after his brother.
In an interview with Ladue News in 2020, Sansone talked about his experience while shooting the film. He said, "It was an incredible experience, with the majority of filming in Atlanta." Sansone added, "Every single game sequence was shot live at halftime in the middle of a game with 80,000 screaming fans."
Writing & Directing 'A Brother Story'
Sansone is the writer, producer, and director of the upcoming short movie A brother Story, expected to release in 2022. He will play the role of Jack.
The story follows Max, a ten-year-old boy who escapes the harsh realities of his surroundings by fleeing to his hidden oasis in the woods with his older brother Jack.
In an interview with Decider in 2021, Sansone mentioned that he wrote the short film during Season 2 of the TV show Stargirl.
He disclosed the origin of the film's story and talked about his innate passion, "And I wrote it during Season 2 of Stargirl… I was just sitting there, and I've always itched to produce and create content for myself and always stay working as best as I can. So my real passion outside of acting — and I'm also extremely passionate about animals and animal rights — is the producing, so that's something I'm excited to jump into. So yes, I did write it, I am directing it,"
He further said, "It's something I've always wanted to do. So, going forward in my career, I definitely have plans to produce, that's the goal, is to be a producer actor, and directing as well. And I enjoy writing, so writing and directing will definitely pop up in the future, but I'd say producing is the main focus outside of the acting."
In addition, he also revealed the story movie was preparing to convey, " [It's a] coming of age adventure drama about two brothers out in the woods, navigating life. It's real emotional and sentimental and personal for me, filming it on my farm in Missouri."