Amir O’Neil

Jordan Bell: The Crossover

Amir O’Neil plays the role of Jordan Bell in “The Crossover,” from Disney Branded Television, based on his best-selling, Newbery medal-winning middle-grade novel of the same name.

O’Neil started acting at the early age of 7 when he was cast in the leading role of Michael in TV One’s original movie “White Water.” Since then, he’s been working diligently and building his career credits with series regular roles on Bounce TV’s “Mann and Wife” and NBC’s “Marlon as Zack.” He is also the voice of Marty the Zebra in the hit animated series “Madagascar: A Little Wild,” streaming on Hulu and Peacock (nominated for a Children’s and Family Emmy® Award). O’Neil has guest starred on an amazing number of television shows, including ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Station 19,” CBS’s “The Neighborhood,” Netflix’s “Family Reunion” and Disney’s “Raven’s Home.”

O’Neil’s noted commercial credits include Walmart and Toyota. He also starred with his identical twin brother, Amari, in McDonald’s “Black and Positively Golden” campaign, McDonald’s largest African American-focused campaign in 16 years.

Among his many talents, O’Neil raps and has aspirations of becoming a writer and producer for television and film. O’Neil is repped by A3 Artists Agency and Gem Entertainment Group.