Quinton Aaron is best known for his portrayal of Michael Oher, aka Big Mike, alongside Oscar winner Sandra Bullock, in the Academy Award winning hit movie, The Blind Side (2009), which has grossed over $300 million in U.S. box office alone.
Quinton is dedicated to advocating for the fight against bullying. He began The Quentin Aaron Foundation, whose mission is to provide hope, encouragement, confidence and resources to children on the brink of suicide or battling the damaging effects on self-esteem and confidence caused by the actions or words of others.
Aaron has guest-starred on many television shows including Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) playing the son of Jill Scott, NBC’s Mercy (2009), and CBS’ Harry’s Law (2011). He also had recurring roles on _One Tree Hill_ and _Drop Dead Diva_.
In 2016, Lions Gate released the film 1982 (2013), where Quinton starred opposite Hill Harper and Wayne Brady. Aaron has three films coming out in 2016. Halfway (2017) premiering at Dallas International Film Festival was filmed in Wisconsin, September-November 2014; My First Miracle (2016), was shot in New York February-April 2015; and It’s Not My Fault and I Don’t Care Anyway (2017) was shot in Canada June-July 2015. Quinton will also be appearing on the big screen May 6th 2016 in the feature film Mothers and Daughters (2016) starring Selma Blair, Susan Sarandon, Sharon Stone and Courteney Cox. He has also worked on 3 period piece films so far in 2016 2 westerns and a bio film called Heart Baby starring Gbenga Akinnagbe and Jackson Rathbone.