Ron Balls

Played by Jacob Ming-Trent

Ron Balls

"Balls" is Floyd's lifelong best friend, muse and now roommate, since Floyd split with his babymama. Balls is level headed and wise, and Floyd relies on his advice for pretty much everything. He is also head over heels in love with food of all kinds, and eats with relish and abandon as often as possible.

"Balls" is Floyd's lifelong best friend, muse and now roommate, since Floyd split with his babymama. Balls is level headed and wise, and Floyd relies on his advice for pretty much everything. He is also head over heels in love with food of all kinds, and eats with relish and abandon as often as possible.

Jacob Ming-Trent

Jacob Ming Trent has made a career on stage, television and film.  Prior to WHITE FAMOUS, he was most recently seen as Mose in AMC’s FEED THE BEAST.  Other TV appearances include LAW & ORDER, BORED TO DEATH, 30 ROCK, UNFORGETTABLE and HIGH MAINTENANCE. 

On Broadway he appeared in HANDS ON A HARDBODY and SHREK THE MUSICAL. His Off-Broadway credits include TWELFTH NIGHT, CYMBELINE, FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (Lortel Award for Best Supporting Actor), THE TEMPEST (The Public); Julie Taymor’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (TFANA); ON THE LEVEE (Lincoln Center); MOTHER COURAGE (CSC); DISPATCHES FROM (A)MENDED AMERICA, WIDOWERS' HOUSES, (Epic Theatre Ensemble).

He recently wrapped the film CADAVER and can also be seen in Julie Taymor’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, as well as FORBIDDEN LOVE and FORT GREEN. 

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