Suspicious Onlooker Becomes Movie Star!

October 4th, 2012 by

People get discovered for a lot of different things in the film industry, but only now could someone like young Alexander Rhodes receive top billing on the Internet Movie Database (IMDB), a feat made even more impressive when you realize that he only has a few seconds of screen time. How could this possibly happen? Let us here at McCluskey Chevrolet, your home of the 2013 Chevrolet Impala, tell you all about it.

Alexander Rhodes has had a few acting jobs. You may remember him for thrilling blink and you miss it roles like “Football Player” and “Suspicious Onlooker”. Luckily, what he lacks in acting chops, he makes up for in internet savvy. He took his small acting page on the well know website IMDB.com and then managed to make it go viral, thanks mostly to social site Reddit.com. Thanks to the algorithms that operate IMDB’s ranking system, it took off more than Alexander could have ever imagined. Let us here at Chevy Dealers Cincinnati lay out some numbers.

Alexander is currently holding top billing in the movie Jack Reacher, above actors like star Tom Cruise (who plays the title character) and love interest Rosamund Pike. Additionally, Alexander has become one of the most popular actors in the world, at least according to IMDB. He’s currently ranked number #8 among all actors and actresses, behind Tom Hardy and just ahead of Claire Danes.

Will his internet movie success translate into some actual movie success? Who knows, but it’s safe to say that at the very least, he’s gained a lot of notoriety