Stuart Stone

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Stuart Stone
Stu Stone in Baghdad.jpg
Born Stuart Stone (Stu Stone)
November 17 1977
Thornhill, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actor, comedian, rapper, Record producer, Television and Film producer

Stuart Stone (Stu Stone) (born November 17 1977) is a Canadian film, television, and voice-over actor as well as a producer of TV/film and music. Stone also has toured as a comedian and rapper. In March 2009, Stone was named one of the "10 most innovative on the web" for his groundbreaking work on The Sunday Nite Stu, a live streaming show and his TSM Radio Show, recognized as the longest running podcast of all time.

Stuart Stone (Stu Stone)
Born Stuart Eisenstein [1]
(1977-11-17) November 17, 1977 (age 37)
Occupation Actor, Voice Actor, Musician, Comedian, Producer
Years active still active

Biography[edit]

Early life and acting career[edit]

Stone was born Stuart Eisenstein in Thornhill. He started his acting career at age 2, and appeared in some Canadian TV commercials as a child actor in Toronto. He made his major motion picture debut in Heavenly Bodies as Joey, Samantha Blair (played by Cynthia Dale)'s son, in 1984. Since then, he has guest-starred in many TV series such as Goosebumps, Boston Public, and Flash Forward. He starred in animated features such as Babar: The Movie and The Magic School Bus as a voice-over actor. He has also done voice-over work for Care Bears, and voices both main characters in the Canadian cartoon Carl Squared. He also had a role in the cult films Donnie Darko and The Boys Club. After graduating highschool, he moved to Los Angeles, California to continue his career in acting.

Music career[edit]

Stone's hidden talent for rapping was "discovered" at the first public screening of Donnie Darko at the Sundance Film Festival in 2001. As the projector in a screening caused trouble, he jumped on the stage and started rapping and dancing to audience. He also created his own freestyle character "Stu the Jew" there. When his accidental rap debut was well received, he got an idea of starting a band to pursue a music career. That was the moment his local LA band "The Stone Movement" was born.

On July 27, 2001, the band debuted on stage at the world-famous Whisky a Go Go in Hollywood and had been playing to sold-out audiences on the California club scene ever since. Stone was a lead vocalist in the band and they mixed "a little rock and pop and hip-hop and underground" to create a whole new brand of music.

Blowin' Up[edit]

In 2006, Stone and actor/comedian (and also close friend) Jamie Kennedy starred together in the MTV reality show Blowin' Up, which showed the journey the two went through to create a hit rap album and "blow up". After the show aired its finale, the album Stone and Kennedy created was released, which was titled Blowin' Up to correspond with their reality series, and both also appeared on the MTV show True Love. The album featured guest appearances from Houston rapper Paul Wall and Bay Area rapper E-40, as well as actors Bob Saget and Jason Biggs.

Stone has been known to tour off and on with Kennedy on his stand up tours, performing songs from the Blowin' Up album, as well as the song "The Left One", featured on Kennedy's Unwashed album. Shows on these variety are routinely opened by comedian Bill Dawes, and at times have had guests, such as Saget at a November 17, 2006 Las Vegas show.

Stone recently[when?] completed a tour of Iraq and Kuwait with Kennedy, Dawes, B Boy Casper, DJ Joey Nicks and Paul Wall. "Circle Circle Dot Dot" recently[when?] went to #1 on YouTube. The Lego-themed video sparked new life into the Blowin' Up project. As of summer 2008, it is one of the most viewed videos ever on the site, with over 10 million views.

Solo projects[edit]

Stone is also released his own album, as noted on his internet radio show, TSM (The Stone Movement) Radio. Stu Stone "Return of the Stone Movement" is available now on iTunes and digitally worldwide on all platforms, most probably through the Warner Brothers label, who also released Blowin' Up as a part of a three feature deal.

"The Sunday Nite Stu"[edit]

Stu hosts his own show, "The Sunday Nite Stu", which is only broadcast online through Stickam webcasts. His show airs Sundays at 9 PM PST drawing in over 300 thousand viewers monthly. He brings along a variety of guest stars and anyone with a Stickam account can join his live room and watch or even get a chance to chat with him. The show was the first ever on the Stickam site and in 2012, "Sunday Nite Stu" celebrates over 10 million viewers! Recent guests included Colt Cabana, The Last Goodnight, Paul Wall, Young Church, Elliott Yamin, Kaz James, Friday Night Cranks, Andy Milonakis and Chester French.

"TSM Radio"[edit]

Stu Stone's TSM RADIO podcast continues to be one of the most listened to on the net. Stu's no holds barred interviews often give a chance for fans to hear their favourite artists and actors speak in a more "candid" fashion. Guests have included Tila Tequila, Perez Hilton, Jason Wahler, Talan Torriero, Elliott Yamin, Bonnie McKee, Everlast, Lucy Walsh, Dennis Haskins, Rohan Marley, Edward Furlong, Flower Tucci, Chyna, Kendra Jade, Christy Hemme, Diamond Dallas Page, Bobby Lee, Cisco Adler and many others.

"Criss Angel: Believe"[edit]

Stu Stone worked as the producer of magician Criss Angel's television series. He also produced "Criss Angel: Loyal Saturday" and "Criss Angel: Live Wire" broadcasts.

"Donnie Darko"[edit]

Stone's most infamous film role was in the cult classic film "Donnie Darko".

"Magic School Bus"[edit]

Stuart "Stu" Stone was the voice of Ralphie on the award winning animated series "Magic School Bus".

"Championship Wrestling From Hollywood"[edit]

Stu Stone performs regularly on the weekly pro-wrestling MAV TV series "Championship Wrestling From Hollywood". Stone handles commentary on the broadcast as well as performing alongside his stable of wrestlers: The Family Stone.

"Friday Night Cranks"[edit]

Stone often plays a recurring role as Ralphie, an homage to a character from his past, in the online prank show Friday Night Cranks with Jared McMullin.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1984 Heavenly Bodies Joel Blair
The Edison Twins Pete TV series - 1 episode
1986 Lost!
Kay O'Brien Danny Villaneuva TV series - 1 episode
1987 My Pet Monster Chuckie (voice) TV series
Blue Monkey Joey
1988 War of the Worlds Bobby TV series - 1 episode
The Care Bears Additional Voices TV series
Clifford's Fun with Letters (voice) Direct to Video
Clifford's Fun with Numbers (voice) Direct to Video
AlfTales Additional Voices TV series
Police Academy Additional Voices TV series
1989 Babar Cousin Arthur (1989–1990) / Alexander #2 (1990–1991) TV series
Babar: The Movie Arthur (voice) Movie
The Teddy Bears' Picnic Wally Bear (voice) TV special
1990-91 The Raccoons Bentley Raccoon (voice) TV series - 7 episodes
1989-92 Katts and Dog Buddie TV series - 6 episodes
1990 The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3 Junior (voice) TV series - 1 episode
Swamp Thing Additional Voices TV series - 5 episodes
Little Rosey Additional Voices TV series
1991 Wish Kid Darryl Singletary (voice) TV series
Super Mario World Additional Voices TV series
Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventures Additional Voices TV series - DIC version only
Beetlejuice Ramon TV series - 1 episode
1992 Used People Cousin Stevie
X-Men Proteus TV series
Maniac Mansion Frankie Vaughn TV series - 1 episode
The Teddy Bears' Christmas Wally Bear TV special
1993 Dog City Eddie (voice) TV series - 1 episode
The Tick Charles [Brainchild] (voice) TV series - 1 episode
The Busy World of Richard Scarry Additional Voices TV series
1994 Are You Afraid of the Dark? Doug Johnston TV series - 1 episode
Tales from the Cryptkeeper (voice) TV series - 2 episodes
Highlander: The Animated Series Various TV series
WildC.A.T.S. Additional Voices TV series
1995 Goosebumps Brian Colson TV series - 1 episode
Little Bear Additional Voices TV series
Ultraforce Additional Voices TV series
1996 Flash Forward Jack Debbens TV series - 6 episodes
What Kind of Mother Are You? Steven Hyler TV film made for NBC
Journey to the Centre of the Earth (voice) TV special
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Additional Voices TV series
1997 The Boys Club Brad
Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women Aaron Weinstock (segment "Mamusha") TV film
Beverly Hills, 90210 Kid TV series - 1 episode
1994-97 The Magic School Bus Ralphie Tennelli (voice) TV series - 52 episodes
1998 Pacific Blue Jason Sanchez TV series - 1 episode
Fait Accompli Nick
1999 The Pretender Chris TV series - 1 episode
Vendetta Tony Provenzano TV film made for HBO
2000 Damaged Goods Felix TV film
The Independent Jack Barth
2001 Da Möb JT (voice) TV series
Donnie Darko Ronald Fisher
Joy Ride Danny, Lewis' Roommate
2001 Tracey McBean Additional Voices TV series
2002 Boston Public Jordan Murphy TV series - 1 episode
Sorority Boys Valet
2004 Cyberchase Sheldon, Scritter (voice) TV series - 1 episode
Braceface Taylor Knight (voice) TV series - 1 episode
Mutant X Einstein TV series - 1 episode
Serial Killing 4 Dummys Amil
NCIS Dillon TV series - 1 episode
2005 Carl Squared Carl Crashman/C2 (voice) TV series [2005-]
2006 Pope Dreams Fox
2007 Kickin' It Old Skool DJ Tanner
2008 Bitten Twitch
2009 2 Dudes & a Dream Barry Swift
Endure Jordan Seacrest
2011 Hard Love Snap
2013 A Resurrection Nick
2014 Fated (short) Agent Cliff

Awards and nominations[edit]

Canadian Awards for the Electronic and Animated Arts (CAEAA)[edit]

Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2008 Nominated ELAN Awards Best Male Voice Over in an Animated Feature or Television Production, for Episode 32 "Superstar" in Carl Squared

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Album information Tracklist & Credits for each track
Blowin' Up
  • Released: July 11, 2006
  • Label: Warner Bros/JKss Records
  • Type of label: Major
  • Chart Positions: N/A
  • U.S. certification: N/A
  • U.S. Sales: N/A
  • Worldwide sales: 350,000
  • Circle Circle Dot Dot [Written and Produced by Stu Stone and Jamie Rise]
  • Rollin With Saget [Written and Produced by Stu Stone and D Sissive]
  • 1984 [Written and Produced by Stu Stone, Jamie Kennedy and DJ Lethal]
  • Flirt [Written and Produced by Stu Stone and Richard "Younglord" Frierson]
  • Crooked Stick [Written and Produced by Stu Stone and Jamie Rise]
  • Knuckle Up [Written and Produced by Stu Stone and Richard "Younglord" Frierson]
  • Car Rear [Written and Produced by Stu Stone and Jamie Rise]
  • F*ck Jamie Kennedy [Written and Produced by Stu Stone, E40 and Jamie Rise]
  • Rush the Club [Written and Produced by Kardinal Offishal and Stu Stone]
  • Celebrity Stalker [Written and Produced by Stu Stone, Jamie Kennedy and Eric V]
  • Mattress Mack [Written and Produced by Stu Stone, Justin Trugman, Sporty O and Paul Wall]
Album information Tracklist & Credits for each track
Return of the Stone Movement
  • Released: July 27, 2011
  • Label: The Stone Movement
  • Type of label: Independent
  • Give It Up [Written and Produced by Stu Stone and Optimus Rock]
  • Super Bird [Written and Produced by Stu Stone and DJ Lethal]
  • Barely Legal [Written and Produced by Stu Stone, Justin Trugman and Marty James]
  • Memory Lane [Written and Produced by Stu Stone and Justin Trugman]
  • Wassupwidit [Written and Produced by Stu Stone, Young Church, Nic Nac and Oliver Goldstein]
  • Doin Just Fine [Written and Produced by Stu Stone and Party Slayerz - DJ Lethal and Franko]
  • Ordinary Girl [Written and Produced by Stu Stone and Jamie Rise]
  • Stu Stone(d) [Written and Produced by Stu Stone and Justin Trugman]
  • Two Sixteens [Written and Produced by Stu Stone, DJ Lethal and D-Sisive]
  • Day I Died in California [Written and Produced by Stu Stone and Jamie Rise]
  • How You Want It [Written and Produced by Stu Stone, Jay E and Joel Madden]
  • I'd Like To Know [Written and Produced by Stu Stone, DJ Lethal and Ely "the Creep" Rise]
  • Phake Wit Da Phunk [Written and Produced by Stu Stone and Christopher Lawrence]
  • The Message feat Perez Hilton [Written and Produced by Stu Stone]
  • Love Song [Written and Produced by Stu Stone and Justin Trugman]
  • She Don't Know My Name [Written and Produced by Stu Stone and Jamie Rise]
  • Breathe [Written and Produced by Stu Stone and Kaz James]
  • Save The Gingers [Written and Produced by Stu Stone and Justin Trugman]

Singles[edit]

  • "Save the Gingers (Red Head Woman)" (2010)
  • "Super Bird" (2011)
  • "Kid On X-Mas" feat Jamie Kennedy (2011)

As featured performer
Kaz James, Sony BMG, 2008
(from James' debut solo album If They Knew)

  • "Breathe" - written and produced by Stu Stone and Kaz James
  • "Subwoofers in the Neighborhood" - written and produced by Stu Stone and Kaz James

Videography[edit]

Jamie Kennedy & Stu Stone[edit]

Year Song title Director
2006 "Rollin' With Saget"(featuring Bob Saget) Dave Dean
"Circle Circle Dot Dot" [Unreleased Version] -
2007 "Circle Circle Dot Dot" [Lego Version] Nate Blurr (Blunty3000)
"1984" Janet Roston & Gerry Stansgar
2011 "Kid On X-Mas" Ilya Farfell

Stu Stone[edit]

Year Song title Director
2008 "Breathe"(featuring Kaz James) Fred Schepisi
2010 "Save the Gingers" Ron Howard
2011 "Super Bird" David Finkelstein
2013 "Ordinary Girl" Jeremy Foley

R.O.T.N.[edit]

Year Song title Director
2012 "I Just Wanna" Ilya Farfel
2013 "High As Hell" Ilya Farfel

See also[edit]

Other works[edit]

  • Commercial for Maple Leaf Ham (at age 2) and Kraft Dinner.
  • Stu Stone has scored and composed music for many television and film projects and continues to do so with high acclaim.
  • Stu Stone has produced television shows and films including "Kickin It Old Skool" and "Blowin' Up" in which he served as Exec Producer.
  • Stu Stone has a recurring role as "Ralphie" on the prank call show Friday Night Cranks.
  • Stu Stone appears weekly on the wrestling television program "Championship Wrestling from Hollywood" where he provides color commentary, as well as serving as the manager for his own wrestling stable, The Family Stone.
  • Stu Stone is the producer of the television show "Criss Angel: Believe" on Spike TV.

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