Goûchy Boy has starred alongside Hollywood legends -- from Jon Voight ("Second String") to John Hurt ("New Blood"). In addition to his role in "Brick Mansions" with Paul Walker, Goûchy Boy has shared a limo with Robert Pattinson in David Cronenberg's Cannes-nominated film, "Cosmopolis," and engaged in hand-to-hand combat with Steven Seagal in "Maximum Conviction." Goûchy Boy's credits include John Moore's "Max Payne" and "The Last Kiss," directed by Tony Goldwyn. He also portrayed Val Kilmer's sidekick in the TV mini-series, "XIII."
An accomplished recording artist in his own right, Goûchy Boy was bitten by the acting bug early in his musical career and hasn't missed a beat since. Had that dramatic turn as a teenager not directed Goûchy Boy to the craft of acting, the next acts might have played out a lot differently. Goûchy Boy's big break came in "Highlander: The FInal Dimension," starring Mario Van Peebles, a film that provided Goûchy Boy a way to exit stage left from the gang-infested life in his troubled neighborhood of Montreal, Quebec.
As for the moniker Goûchy Boy -- it traces to a bullying incident from his childhood and a character on TV's "Diff'rent Strokes." Who would have thought that a man who now stands six feet, five inches tall and weighs 300 pounds could have once been the victim of bullying as a child? Yet that is the reality the future Goûchy Boy endured as a teen. But one day, he'd had enough -- and fought back, beating down the neighborhood bully. A spectator in awe of his feat proclaimed, "You're The Gouch now!" (a reference to the bullying character, "The Gooch," from "Diff'rent Strokes). But Montreal's real-life, newly-proclaimed Goûchy Boy managed to turn a negative into a positive, becoming the protector of the underdogs -- the guy everyone would call on if a bully tried to intimidate the neighborhood youth.
A Canadian native of Nigerian descent, Goûchy Boy calls Montreal home. He is fluent in English, French and Creole.
Name: Gouchy Boy
Known for: Brick Mansions