Member of Board
Ron King is an award-winning filmmaker and actor based in the “Heart of Screenland”, Culver City, USA. In 2018, Ron founded RMK Films as a home for independent cinema. Films include Ron’s short, Visitor, which is currently being developed as a feature and the award-winning short, Rose is a Rose is a Rose which is currently being developed as a comedy series: Ludd Life. Also, in development is the limited series; Top Hats based on Marc Wortman’s book: The Millionaires’ Unit. Ron is collaborating with filmmaker Jessica Janos on Fallout; a feature film including footage from Ron’s short of the same name shot in New York City in 1984. Ron serves on the board of Humanus Documentary Films Foundation which produced Ron and Darroch Greer’s award-winning documentary: The Millionaires’ Unit – The First U.S. Naval Aviators in World War I in 2015.
As an actor, Ron has performed on stages in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, London, Paris, and throughout the Netherlands. He has made many appearances in commercials, film & TV where his biggest claim to fame may be the portrayal of the first human to have contact with a Klingon on the TV premiere of Star Trek: Enterprise.
During his high school years, Ron trained at the American Conservatory Theater – Young Conservatory, performing in numerous plays in the Bay Area. Ron received a BFA (honors) from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1980. He is a member of Film Independent, The Digital Cinema Society and SAG-AFTRA. He volunteered for several years with Boy Scouts of America as a leader and was the founding Crew Advisor for advanced scouts with Troop 50 in West LA. He has lead hundreds of miles of hikes through the High Sierra and Grand Canyon National Park. Ron has volunteered in hospice care, urban homesteading, and leadership positions in a community renters’ association. Ron participated in Lifecycle 4, an AIDS charity ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles and is a blood donor to the American Red Cross. Ron lives in Culver City with his wife in their empty nest. In June 2019, Ron was overjoyed to become a grandfather.