“On Stumptown, Cole [Sibus] plays Ansel Parios, younger brother to the main character Dex. Dex is a private investigator struggling with PTSD. In a refreshing departure from Hollywood’s stereotypical portrayal of people with intellectual disabilities, Ansel, who has Down syndrome, is depicted first and foremost as a brother and a friend who works at his family’s bar.” – Special Olympics


Our friend Sean McElwee interviewed Cole!



According to Variety, the show was cancelled because of the pandemic, but we’ll keep our fingers crossed that it gets picked up by another network.

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