Actor Daryl “Chill” Mitchell and Lt. Ian Brown, Retired Air Force Officer, were at Kessler Foundation filming a public service announcement (PSA) campaign. The campaign will feature TV and radio spots that only focus on abilities.
Paralyzed in a motorcycle accident in 2001, “Chill” worked hard in rehabilitation to learn how to adapt to daily activities. He couldn’t wait to get back to acting. In a wheelchair, however, roles either had to be written for him or directors had to be open to adapting the written role to fit someone in a wheelchair. Instead of just waiting for the next job to come along, “Chill” also became a director and producer.
But he didn’t stop there. Chill also advocates for people with disabilities, spreading the message of staying positive and never