Cal R. Barnes was born in Salem, OR in 1988. After studying creative writing, journalism, and drama at Portland State University in Portland, OR, Cal moved to Los Angeles in 2009 where he immediately began acting and writing screenplays. After a few years he also began producing films as well, enjoying all aspects of the creative process. Between acting jobs, filmmaking, and writing scripts and novels, he runs his production company, Nineteen Films, in Los Angeles, CA. He is a connoisseur of film, literature, music, yoga, fruits, vegetables, coffee, tea, and sunshine.