Adam Aalderks is an American Actor who has been on the stage entertaining residence around his home town of Aplington, Iowa from before his earliest memories. As a child if you asked Adam what he wanted to be when he grew up, his answers were simple. He wanted to play in the National Football League, be a rock star and act in films along side his favorites Jim Carey, Chris Farley and Adam Sandler. Being raised in a musical blue collar family, He found value in the ‘craftsman trades’ and began working for his father’s construction company at the age of 12. It was during this time that Adam began build his musical skills on the guitar, piano and drums. In late high school as the topics of career choices came up, the two obvious choices for all ‘midwesterners’ is to work in Education or be a ‘stay-at-home mom’. So Adam chose to pursue a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Industrial Education, better known as ‘Shop.’
Adam first attended Buena Vista University in Storm Lake Iowa where he played collegiate football then transferring and completing his degree at the University of Northern Iowa. While in college, Adam began coaching high school athletics at the nearby school of Hudson and had many successes at the Drake Relays and IHSAA State Track meet during his time there.
Also while in college Adam started a Metal band with a few of his friends leading to a contract with a Chicago based record label shortly after. For nearly four years they toured across the United States playing venues with some of their musical idols.
Upon completing his degree and leaving the band, Adam began teaching high school Industrial Education but wasn’t able to shake the desire to pursue acting. September 24th 2012, Adam moved to Atlanta, Georgia and began his acting career. From day one, Adam’s mission statement has been: “Put yourself in positions to capitalize on opportunity expecting failures but only accepting results.”
Adam has since been seen on productions such as Ballers (HBO) Bull (CBS), NCIS (CBS) and many more.