Emmy Award-winning actor Monti Sharp is a native of Monroe, Louisiana. He received professional actor training at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and subsequently began his professional theatrical career in New York City.
From there, Monti began performing off-Broadway and in many of the nation’s leading regional theaters including the Guthrie, Arena Stage, The Alliance Theatre, and New York’s Shakespeare Theatre at the Public among others. He has gone on to appear in top films and television shows such as 9-1-1, Bosch, How to Get Away with Murder, NYPD Blue, ER, 24, Malcolm in the Middle, Prison Break, Modern Family, Dead Presidents, Get Smart and more. He has appeared on several top daytime dramas including ‘General Hospital’, ‘As the World Turns’, and ‘Guiding Light’ where he won the 1993 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series, as well as the Soap Opera Digest Award for Best Newcomer that same year.
Monti has been featured in a number of national commercials both on-camera and in voice-overs. He has written and directed a handful of short films and is an avid visual artist with pieces in public and private collections across the USA. A licensed private pilot, he holds a black sash in Wing Chun Kung Fu, and a yellow belt in Seido Karate.
Monti is based in Los Angeles, California, where he continues to develop his creative interests.