Emmy Award-winner Rome Flynn is one of the most exciting newcomers currently making his mark in
the industry on both the small and big screens.
Flynn will next be seen in the fourth season of the Netflix hit comedy-drama Dear White People, which
follows several black college students at an Ivy League institution, touching on issues surrounding
modern American race relations. It is based on the 2014 film of the same name. Flynn plays David, an
engaging and charming suitor to Coco (Antoinette Robertson) in the final season, set to premiere later in
Flynn will also be seen in the second season of Netflix’s superhero drama, Raising Dion as Tevin
Wakefield, a former long-distance runner and Olympic track coach who becomes Dion’s trainer and
mentor. Based on the comic book by Dennis Liu, Raising Dion follows seven-year-old Dion (Ja’Siah
Young), a boy who has inherited superpowers from his father. Following his father’s death, Dion’s
mother Nicole (Alisha Wainwright) must keep her son’s gifts a secret and protect Dion from antagonists
out to exploit him while figuring out the origin of his abilities. The second season is set to premiere
during the summer of 2021.
Flynn was recently seen in 2020 in the sixth season of ABC’s highly successful Emmy Award-winning
drama series How To Get Away With Murder opposite Viola Davis. Flynn plays Gabriel Maddox, the son
of Sam Keating (Tom Verica) and a law student of Annalise Keating (Viola Davis). He first appeared in
season five as a guest star before making such a strong impression that led to a series regular role.
In December 2020, Flynn was seen in Hallmark’s A Christmas Duet. In March of 2019, Flynn appeared
opposite Tyler Perry in Lionsgate’s box office hit Madea Family Funeral. Also in 2019, Flynn was seen in
North Air Entertainment’s 1/2 Year, a film inspired by ensemble films from the 1980s. Additional film
credits include YouTube’s The Thinning: New World Order, Lifetime’s Ten and Lionsgate’s The Haves and
the Have Nots.
Other television credits include CBS’s NCIS: New Orleans, MacGyver and VH1’s Drumline: A New Beat. He
made his television debut as Zende Forrester Dominguez on the CBS daytime drama The Bold and the
Beautiful, for which he won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series.
Aside from acting, Flynn is extremely passionate about pursuing his music career, focusing on R&B with
his first single releasing 10/25 titled Brand New.
He currently resides in Los Angeles.