Writer, Producer and Actor D. Elliot Woods has built a solid resume and reputation in Hollywood. Audiences recognize him for both human and alien portrayals in several Star Trek franchise film and television projects. His credits include numerous appearances on highly-rated network TV series such as NCIS: LA, Ballers, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, Friends, Drake & Josh and more. Additionally, Woods has appeared in close to 100 commercials for major brands such as McDonald's, Walmart and Nike. Along the way, Woods has studied under both award-winning actress Alfre Woodard and acclaimed actor/director/producer, Bill Duke. Woods is set to helm and star in the forthcoming short film, "Life…And Lemons" coming Summer 2020.
Woods has established his Fly Free Entertainment production banner under which he writes, produces and directs his own projects. Extremely passionate about helping to train Hollywood’s next generation of creatives, he speaks regularly at colleges and universities on a variety of topics that include acting technique, the business of entertainment, and public speaking techniques.
A loving father of 3, Woods' intention is to lead by example so his 'pack of gremlins' come to understand and believe that anything - absolutely anything - is possible.
Morgan Freeman, an Army buddy of Woods' uncle, occasionally baby-sat 'toddler' Woods when he was a wee-bit shorter.
Woods studied under both Alfre Woodard and acclaimed Actor & Director, Bill Duke while in college.
TV and Movie Credits: HBO's Ballers, NCIS: LA, The Orville, Hot in Cleveland, Criminal Minds, NCIS, Friends, Drake & Josh, Heroes, Boston Legal, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Hannah Montana, Veronica Mars, Star Trek: Enterprise, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, among others.
A strong proponent for survivors of various types of abuse, Woods is a contributing writer for several support-group blogs.