(In case you missed it, here's Part 1)
I can't tell you how to write an Acting Resume. I have to show you.
I can tell you, though, that underneath your name, union status, representation's phone number (or yours if you don't have one) there goes your credits.
It's usually categorized by genre: Film, Television, Theater. Then Training, Then Special Skills. You can add New Media, since that's all over the place now, and I've seen some people put "Commercials - list upon request" to pretty much add space on a small resume. No hating! I did that, and it's fine, but once you can get rid of it (or are submitting to theatrical representation) take it off.
Film and television have they size of the role listed (TV: co-star, guest star, recurring, series regular, and film: Lead, supporting, etc.) BEWARE! If you have "featured" on your resume, it's glorified extra work. We know that, casting knows that, and you can't put extra work on your resume. Sorry.
Theater has the name of the character you played. I've seen some people add parentheses to the character's name with the size of the role, like this: Sheila (Lead). I think it muddies up your resume, but that's just my opinion. If they haven't heard of the play, they might ask you about it. Probably not if you're in LA, though.
If you have any awards or special honors, put them on your resume!
Then Training with what it was, who it was with, and where or what school it was at.
Special Skills. We mean real skills. If you live in LA and list "driver's license" under special skills, you look silly. In NYC, it might be a great skill to have. If you can drive stick, though, notate it.
And if it's a thing that maybe you did once at summer camp, like kayaking, you shouldn't put it on your special skills. If you rode horses for 5 years, on there it goes. Bilingual? Put it on there! Took four years of French 20 years ago? I doubt you're fluent. Take it off.
And take classes that interest you so you can always build your skills. It just makes more fun.
But okay, okay, you want to see a good resume, and some tweaking, right? Here you go!
The top page is a decent resume, the second page is my tweaking with some comments to see why I changed some things around. click on the highlighted part and my corresponding comment will come up.
If you have any other questions, you know I'm just a comment away from answering it!
"The label you give yourself cannot impact external forces that are not motivated by your own psychology or influenced by a third party's pre-existing consciousness of you. We are all presented with reasons to struggle which come from completely external forces; to pretend that one is not struggling is either arrogance or an admission of defeat. To admit that one is struggling is a sign and a source of strength." - Evan A. Baker