Aaron Moten

Aaron Clifton Moten was born in 1989 in Austin, TX. His affinity for acting began at age 12, when he starred in a production of Jim Leonard's play "The Diviners." This passion stayed with him through his tenure at the Julliard School, which launched him into a career of stage and screen acting. Among Moten's earliest notable works were the 2013 Off-Broadway production of Annie Baker's "The Flick" and the Chris Rock comedy film "Top Five" (2014), in which he made his feature debut with a bit part. Moten's screen presence grew in the years to come, with more substantial roles in films like "Ricki and the Flash" (2015) and the horror film "The Transfiguration" (2016). On the small screen, Moten earned recurring appearances on productions like the popular dramedy series "Mozart in the Jungle" (Amazon 2015- ), playing Erik Winkelstrauss, and on the acclaimed drama miniseries "The Night Of" (HBO 2016), on which he played an prison inmate. Next, Moten accepted a part among the starring cast of the comedy series "Disjointed" (Netflix 2017-), playing opposite headliner Kathy Bates.