Adam first made a name for himself in Hollywood with a recurring role on Living Single as Queen Latifa's love interest, and across from Holly Robinson on Hanging with Mr. Cooper. Adam also Guest Starred on Will & Grace, Girlfriends and then later on Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice and notably recurring on HEROES as "Ian" with the power to bring the miracle of life by touching his hands to the earth.
However, Adam is probably best known for his early starring role as Nathan Hastings on The Young & The Restless, garnering an Image Award nomination for Best Actor in Daytime.
Recently, Adam Guest Starred on hit television shows including Rosewood and Criminal Minds, as well his coming appearance on 2017's highly anticipated, "GLOW" on Netflix from creator, Jengi Kohan (Orange is The New Black). In the last two years, Adam also starred in and produced festival hit, Forgiveness (available on Netflix) with Richard T Jones; and appeared with Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall and Allison Tolman in Joel Edgerton's directorial debut hit film, The Gift.
Following his love as a writer and director, Adam directed an intense short film, 200 Years, in 2012 for producer Rob Fried (Collateral, Rudy) and wrote Vin Deisel’s new, groundbreaking web-series, The Ropes.
Finally, as an acting coach Adam has loved teaching both privately and at his acting school, "ALW Acting Studios", for over a 15 years with his students growing as artists and working professionals. Adam's practical and entertaining book on acting, "Acting Truth" will be published available later in 2017
“The deep need to create life, truth, drama, comedy and beauty from a personal point of view, is what makes an actor an artist.”
– Adam Lazarre-White
Adam Lazarre-White is an actor, writer, director and producer, who is best known for roles in film and television like The Gift, Rosewood, Scandal, The Young and the Restless and Ocean's Thirteen.
Adam grew up in Manhattan and graduated from Harvard University with Honors in Government and Political Philosophy. He was also the starting Quarterback for the Harvard Crimson and played in the Harvard University Jazz Band.
While in college, Adam began cultivating his love for entertainment, writing script coverage for Deborah Schindler and Miriam Beliig. It was also during this time that he wrote his first screenplay, Other Sides of The River, a coming of age love story set at Harvard. At Harvard, Adam studied acting with Robert Brustein (former head of both Yale Drama School & Harvard’s A.R.T.), with Ken Howard (later to be President of SAG/AFTRA) and Claire Malardie for Alexander Technique. During summers and after graduating, he continued training at home in NYC, at T. Schreiber Studios, with Gloria Maddox, Betty Buckley and Terry Schreiber, admired as one of the finest acting teachers in the country.
Ready to build his career further, Adam relocated to Los Angeles and studied with revered teacher Milton Katselas as well as Jeffrey Tambor. In L.A., Adam worked with wonderful theater companies and directors, including The Actor’s Gang founded by Tim Robbins and the 'home' of Jack Black, as well as in multiple plays for director Michael Arabian including as 'Mercutio' in Romeo & Juliet. While starring on The Young & The Restless for CBS, Adam enjoyed years under the tutelage of the great playwright and director John Bishop (Trip Back Down, Legacies, Confluence), and the veterans of the famed Circle Rep Co. with Circle Rep. West.