Colby Sheppard as Elgie Whitlock
Colby is a native of Madisonville, Texas he has been performing Western Swing Music since the age of 3. Colby sings, plays fiddle and guitar with many Western Swing bands around the state of Texas.
Colby has opened up for and performed with Ray Price, Ray Benson and Asleep At The Wheel, Leon Rauche and The Texas Playboys and Little Jimmy Dickens to name a few. He is also a featured artist on "The Shotgun Red Variety Show" on RFD Television.
His musical talents have opened up some new ventures for him in acting. He plays the part of a 10 year old Bob Wills in Asleep At The Wheel's musical "A Ride with Bob" that is touring in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma this year.
Colby is an avid outdoorsman that enjoys working cows and rodeo's with his horse Ruby, fishing, hunting and playing baseball. He loves performing live music on stage; he is a straight-A student and likes learning new things.
He has an interest in theatre and acting and feels his Texas upbringing ona ranch and accent will make him the perfect choice to play the role of Elgie Whitlock in the feature film Cottonwood. [BACK]