Antoine McKay portrays Bunkie Campbell in the FOX television series, Empire. For over 20 years, McKay has been among the leading actors and directors to hail from the MidWest.
McKay began his professional acting career at the Second City’s Main Stages in Detroit and Chicago, where he wrote and performed in over 20 critically acclaimed shows. His credits include starring roles in countless commercials and television appearances on programs including Detroit 187 (ABC), ER (NBC), Prison Break (FOX), Sports Action Team (NBC).
McKay has appeared in such feature films as The Weatherman, with Nicholas Cage, Someone to Eat Cheese With, alongside Jeff Garland, Standing in the Shadows of Motown, and Osso Bucco, with Mike Starr.
His most recent appearances are on Empire and Comedy Central’s Review, starring Andy Daly.
Antoine McKay attended Wayne Memorial High School in Wayne, Michigan. Meanwhile, in 1988, he portrayed a lead role in his high school production of Pippin.
McKay developed his passion for acting at a young age and honed his skills at Eastern Michigan University’s prestigious theater arts program and by studying under world famous acting coach, Uta Hagen.