Actor Anthony Michael Hobbs featured in Back to School marketing campaign for national retailer Villa

Young actor Anthony Michael Hobbs (Emmy nominated The Abolitionist).

Baltimore actor Anthony Michael Hobbs (Emmy nominated The Abolitionist).

*(Baltimore, MD) – Actor Anthony Michael Hobbs (Emmy nominated “The Abolitionist”) stars in the national marketing campaign for Villa stores. The campaign includes print, website, and in-store signage appearances. Villa is the premier fashion retailer that merges music into its customers’ shopping experience calling it the “movement.”

The Philadelphia based chain provides Urban-inspired footwear and apparel. It partners with schools, local government and community groups through community service, educational initiatives, anti-violence programs and economic investments. Villa stores ( offers neighborhood hubs equipped with flat screen televisions, apple computers and live DJs. In the Villa stores you will find guest appearances by the biggest stars in sports, music and acting. Villa also sponsors many of the hottest events in its covered regions. It has 85 stores in Philadelphia, Chicago, Michigan, Ohio, New Jersey, New York, Wisconsin and Delaware.

Anthony Michael acting credits includes film and stage performances including  a role as a young Frederick Douglass in the 2013 Emmy Award nominated PBS special “The American Experience: The Abolitionist;” as well as a starring role in DreamWorks documentary “How to Train Your Dragon: Dragons and Dinosaurs” ( ); a United Way PSA (;  a Norwegian Cruise-Line commercial; several PBS Sprout Network mini-segments; “SkWids” kids’ on-line Internet show; in the national classroom program called KinderRhyme which appears in over 2600 school programs; a Comcast’s Xfinity segment; and many more.

His theater credits include Nolan Williams, Jr.’s holiday musical presentation “Christmas Gift!” and a stage play titled “In a Roundabout Way.” Other marketing campaigns include Finish Line athletic chain print and in-store signage, and the USDA Healthy Kids’ national print campaign. Also a voice-over actor Anthony Michael’s voice can be heard in an instructional video for advertising firm TBWA World Wide – the largest advertising holding company in the world.

Anthony Michael Hobbs is also a winner of eight Global Stars Network acting awards. When not acting and going on auditions Anthony reads, plays sports, dances, and spends time with his dog.

For more information on Anthony Michael Hobbs log onto his website at or contact his management at 410-908-4869.




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