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Meet 'Pose' Actor Dyllón Burnside with These 10 Fun Facts! (Exclusive)

Meet 'Pose' Actor Dyllón Burnside with These 10 Fun Facts! (Exclusive)

The new FX series Pose is winning over audiences and we caught up with one of the show’s stars, Dyllón Burnside, to learn more about him!

Dyllón plays the role of Ricky, the boyfriend of Ryan Jamaal Swain‘s character Damon.

Here are 10 Fun Facts about him:

  • 1. I grew up on a ranch in Pensacola, FL where we raised chickens, cattle, horses and pigs.
  • 2. I got my start as a professional performer at age 12 as the lead singer of teenage boy band “3D”.
  • 3. The character Ricky in Pose did not exist in the pilot episode. Ryan Murphy, Steven Canals and the team decided to write it for me after auditioning for another role.
  • 4. I’m an Aquarius and share a birthday with Mozart.
  • 5. If I didn’t pursue an acting career I would’ve studied to be an architect.

Click inside to read the rest of the fun facts…

  • 6. Starred as good kid gone bad, Anthony in Tupac inspired musical Holler if Ya Hear Me, which marked my Broadway debut.
  • 7. The beach is my favorite place to unwind.
  • 8. I was raised and mentored by the legendary boxing champ Roy Jones Jr.
  • 9. Cooking for and hosting people is one of my greatest joys.
  • 10. “Notes of a Native Son” by James Baldwin had a profound effect on me and is one of my favorite books.

Make sure to watch Pose on Sunday nights at 9/8c on FX.

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