JL DAVID Agency Press Release- November 13, 2019

JL David Agency has recently welcomed new talent, including lead actress Tyra Colar


Nashville/Atlanta, ON November 13th, 2019 JL David Agency has recently welcomed new talent, including lead actress Tyra Colar.  Tyra Colar is a rising star! She was so thrilled to work this summer in Lena Waithe’s new BET show, ‘Twenties’ as Sarah. Twenties aires in 2020. Additionally, Tyra recently worked as a lead in the feature film, The Stairs, which will be released in the Spring of 2020. You can also catch Tyra in the feature film, ‘Super Cool‘ in 2020. Along with film and TV, Tyra loves starring in national commercials. She is a principle in the new Lexus holiday ‘December to Remember’ national commercial airing now.  You may have also seen Tyra in a ‘Verizon’, ‘Geico’, and ‘Choice Hotels’ national commercials, and on ABC’s ‘Alex, Inc‘.  

Tyra eventually relocated to Los Angeles to pursue her dreams even further.  After her graduation from California State University Northridge, Tyra relocated to New York City to study with some of the best theater companies and acting coaches, including the Atlantic Theater Company, and the Joanna Beckson Acting Studio. While in New York, Tyra began making regular appearances on the CBS daytime soap opera, ‘Guiding Light‘ and booked several guest appearances on the ABC soap opera, ‘One Life To Live‘.

In addition, she made her first film debut as the lead in the Showtime film, ‘The Choices We Make‘. Shortly thereafter,  Tyra appeared in the independent film, ‘MovieMoney.’ Following the cancellation of ‘Guiding Light‘, Tyra moved back to Los Angeles and immediately began working, appearing in ‘The Mentalist‘, ‘Cougar Town‘, ‘General Hospital’, and as Jane Fairfax in the Emmy award-winning show, ‘Emma Approved‘. 

Additionally, Tyra booked roles in ‘The Haunted Hathaway’s‘,  ‘Karma’s A B*tch‘, ‘Me, Myself & I‘, and in the feature films: ‘And They’re Off‘, and ‘8 Slices‘. Tyra currently splits her time between Los Angeles and Atlanta. 

JL David Agency is really happy to have Tyra Colar as one of their principal talent.  Tyra definitely has a promising future with a great agency joining her team.  “I am really excited to be working with JL David Agency. You guys have been great. I am really looking forward to where all this takes me.” 


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