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He's Bold, Beautiful and knows Mary Jane. Tonight we meet Aaron Spears

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Actor/Producer Aaron Darnell Spears was born on July 10, 1971 in Washington, DC. He received his primary education in Prince Georges County Maryland and later graduated from Delaware State University with a degree in Computer Science. At the insistence of one of his college professors, Aaron tried out for a part in the school play. One small part turned into six and the acting bug had taken effect.

Aaron has appeared in guest starring roles on television shows NCIS, Castle, Boston Legal, Lincoln Heights, Bones and Criminal Minds. His film credits include the Academy Award nominee Babel; blockbuster hit I Love You, Man and independent films 35 and Ticking, Disrupt/Dismantle. In 2007’s The Mannsfield 12, he not only starred in the film, but donned the Executive Producer hat as well. Additionally, Aaron composed the lyrics to and performed the title track as he did for two other films he appeared in.

In an effort to channel his creative energy into other talents, Aaron established a production company, Henna, LLC. The company strives to develop multiple facets of entertainment including Spoken-Word and thought provoking films. To date, Aaron has composed and released two Spoken-Word CDs, Thoughts of an Untamed Mind and Inception. Currently he portrays “Justin Barber” on the cast of CBS' Emmy Award winning, The Bold and the Beautiful, which reaches 35 million +viewers worldwide. He is a 2010 and 2011 NAACP Image Award nominee for Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama. His latest project is BET's Being Mary Jane, the highly anticipated drama series produced by Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil (The Game, Jumping the Broom).Aaron’s co-stars are Gabrielle Union, Richard Roundtree, Margaret Avery and Omari Hardwick.Overall Aaron is a proud family man, an avid sports enthusiast, and a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc.