Video: Child Star Rising In West Point
West Point, Miss.[WCBI]-A young West Point teenager and his family are still pinching themselves after the young actor landed a role as an extra in the movie the Butler.
Its an a amazing story of an unknown being selected for a role next to Mariah Carey and others. Tyler Dora was spotted during the Dream 365 Breakfast a few years ago.
The child movie actor has not missed a beat since landing a role that is causing him to stand out among his peers at Fifth Street school. Tyler is an extra in the motion picture movie The Butler.
“I was amazed, I was surprised, I was… I couldn’t believe it. It was a dream come true. I mean,” said Dora.
“When I actually saw him on the, I was like oh my God there is my son. And everyone was like where, where, where. I knew exactly where he was. I know exactly when he was going to come out. It was amazing. And I just couldn’t believe it. I was just utterly shocked, I’m like God that’s my baby,” said Khalilah Bennett, Mother.
“Just seeing Tyler as a little boy running around the house I was like oh this is going to be a little mean child. But after awhile he would walk around the house just humming and we’d say like wow,” said Chartis Ivy, Tyler’s Aunt.
“Never ever did I imagine that some one would call me on my cell phone and say hey your son is so talented that I have this information I want you to use it,” said Bennett.
And so the sky seems to be the limit as Tyler Dora pursues his new career in show business. And with love support and advice from a loving family, he just may shine with the rest of the bigger stars.
“keep God first, remain humble at all times and just know that we all love you and support you,” said Ivy.
“To be more well known, not just in Mississippi, but more around the country. That’s my expectations,” said Dora.
The sky does seems to be the limit for the rising star. There is the possibility of Tyler Dora acting in a role of another movie.