Ladies, who ordered the chocolate surprise? That’s right. We did. Actor eye candy Tobias Truvillion increased the female fanbase of Anton Fuqua’s gritty, violent thriller “Brooklyn’s Finest.” With a new movie on the horizon and a spot in the Off-Broadway play “Black Angels Over Tuskegee,” this sexy thespian isn’t going anywhere, thankfully. He stopped by ESSENCE.com to tell us why he likes acting and why he loves Black women.
Native New Yorker
Born in Flushing, Queens, Tobias Truvillion walks and talks with the swagger of a born and bred New Yorker. Raised by his grandmother, Tobias admits he’s an old soul.
Gotta Have Faith
“I’ve always had a lot of confidence and spirituality, knowing that it’s all good,” Tobias says. “I have a strong faith. My spiritual awareness is old.”
I Want More
Tobias broke into entertainment through modeling. He later chose acting out of his desire to “be an individual and express myself.”
Film Tested, Woman Approved
Truvillion is set to appear in the Russell Costanzo-directed film “The Tested” which drops this fall. He plays “James,” who he describes as a “gangster with morals.”
Know You Better
This single man is definitely looking for his better half. He wants a girl who is trustworthy, with a great sense of style and most importantly knowledge of self.
This foodie is quick to admit that he needs a woman who can throw down in the kitchen. “Eating is one of my favorite pastimes,” Tobias says. “I’m a breakfast master and I’m good on the grill, too.”
Who Do You Love?
“I love my sisters,” Tobias confesses. “I just love my chocolate girls. They’re just beautiful. I love their fire.”
Stand Up Guy
“I root for Black women,” Tobias continues. “I fight for them. If I see something I don’t like, I definitely speak up about it.”
Can You Dig It?
Truvillion definitely wants to get married and have children someday. For now he’s chilling with his pup, a miniature schnauzer hilariously named Mr. Can You Dig It. How cute?
Knows How to Treat Her
When he does meet the right woman, Tobias says he’ll “treat her with respect, bring her gifts and flowers and cook for her.”
A creative man, Truvillion likes to get a little crafty with his gifts. “On a first date, I’d make something. I’ve made a card for a girl before,” he says.
We Want More
“There’s a lady I have my eye on,” Tobias confessed to us during our interview. “She doesn’t know it yet. I’m a secret admirer.” Hmmm, we wonder who it could be.