David Henrie

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David Henrie
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BornDavid Clayton Henrie
(1989-07-11) July 11, 1989 (age 25)
Mission Viejo, California, U.S.
OccupationActor, film producer, director and television writer
Years active2002-Present
ReligionRoman Catholicism
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David Henrie
David Henrie 2010 alt.jpg
BornDavid Clayton Henrie
(1989-07-11) July 11, 1989 (age 25)
Mission Viejo, California, U.S.
OccupationActor, film producer, director and television writer
Years active2002-Present
ReligionRoman Catholicism

David Clayton Henrie[1] (born July 11, 1989) is an American actor, television writer, director and producer. He is noted for playing Ted Mosby's future son Luke Mosby on How I Met Your Mother, Justin Russo in Wizards of Waverly Place and Larry on That's So Raven along with Rudy Ising in Walt Before Mickey.

Personal life[edit]

Henrie was born in Mission Viejo, California, the son of Linda Finocchiaro, a talent manager, and James Wilson Henrie, a producer formerly in real estate.[2][3] He is the brother of actor Lorenzo Henrie. His maternal grandparents were Italian[4][5] and his father has French and English ancestry.[6] Henrie was raised as a Roman Catholic,[7] and, in a video chat, stated that he is "a Christian and always will be."[8] He grew up in Phoenix, Arizona.[9][10]


By age 13, Henrie got his first big break, landing a regular role as Petey Pitt on the Fox sitcom The Pitts. Henrie next landed a leading role in the Hallmark movie, Monster Makers, with Linda Blair and George Kennedy, and was asked to come back for another Hallmark movie, to play a role in Dead Hollywood Moms Society.

Due to his involvement with Disney Channel, Henrie competed in the 2008 Disney Channel Games. He was team captain of the Green Team, also known as the Cyclones. He has a role in the Disney Channel Original Movie Dadnapped. Before his role on Wizards of Waverly Place, he had a recurring role on That's So Raven as Cory's friend Larry. Henrie also has a recurring role on How I Met Your Mother, and made a guest appearance as himself in 2 episodes of Jonas L.A.. According to Reuters, Henrie was officially named the Grand Marshal for the 2009 Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race.[11]

Henrie is credited with writing the special, Meet The Werewolves.[12] Henrie has also directed a short film titled "Boo!" and another one called "Catch", scheduled to debut in this summer.

Henrie shot a movie called Little Boy and plays the role of London Busbee.[13] He also appeared in Grown Ups 2 (2013), opposite Taylor Lautner and Adam Sandler.[14]

On April 6, 2012, which coincides with Good Friday, Henrie accompanied Eduardo Verástegui in a speech addressing life issues at the Church of the Most Blessed Sacrament in the city of Piura.[citation needed]

Wizards of Waverly Place[edit]

At the age of 18, Henrie got the role of Justin Russo in the Disney Channel Original Series, Wizards of Waverly Place. The show premiered on October 12, 2007. He was in the movie Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie with the cast of the series. Henrie played Justin Russo through the whole series. About a year after the finale a film, The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex premiered on March 15, 2013 without Henrie, but his character was mentioned, and a photo of him is shown.

Henrie is credited with writing two episodes of Wizards of Waverly Place, Alex's Logo and Meet the Werewolves.[15]


2003Monster MakersDanny BurkeMinor Role
2004The Hollywood Mom's MysteryOliver PalumboMinor Role
2004Arizona SummerBadMinor Role
2009DadnappedWheezeMain Role; Disney Channel Original Movie
2009Wizards of Waverly Place: The MovieJustin RussoMain Role; Disney Channel Original Movie
2012The Secret World of ArriettyShawn(Voice)
20131000 to 1Cory WeissmanMain role
2013Grown Ups 2Frat Boy ZacMinor role
2013CatchShort film - Writer/director/producer[16]
2014Walt Before MickeyRudy IsingMain Role
2015Little BoyLondon Busbee
2015Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2LaneFilming
2002ProvidenceMark Triedman(1 episode) "Gotcha"
2002Without a TraceGabe Freedman(1 episode) "Birthday Boy"
2003The PittsPetey PittMain Role
2003The Mullets(1 episode) Grudge Match
2003Judging AmyJeremy(1 episode) "Sex and the Single Mother"
2004The D.A.Alex Henry(1 episode) "The People vs. Patricia Henry"
2004Method & RedSkyler BlafordRecurring
2004Jack and BobbySniffly(1 episode) "The Kindness of Strangers"
2004NCISWilly Shields(1 episode) "Terminal Leave"
2004–2007That's So RavenLarryRecurring; 12 episodes
2005HouseTommy(1 episode) "Cursed"
2005–2014How I Met Your MotherLuke MosbyRecurring (stock footage used since Season 2), 64 episodes
2006Cold CaseDale Wilson(1 episode) "Fireflies"
2007Studio DC: Almost LiveHimselfSecond Show
2007–2012Wizards of Waverly PlaceJustin RussoMain Role
2008Disney Channel GamesHimself (Cyclone's Team Captain)Green Team
2009The Suite Life on DeckJustin Russo(1 episode) "Double Crossed"
2009Disney Channel's 3 Minute Game ShowHimself(2 episodes) "The Cheetah Girls: One World" and "Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie"
2010JONAS L.A.Himself(2 episodes) "Boat Trip" and "On the Radio"
2010Easy to AssembleEthan(1 episode) "Flying Solo"
2011Disney's Friends for Change GamesHimselfGreen Team
2013Arrested DevelopmentHimselfTV Series
2014Mind GamesUnknown RoleTV Series

Awards and nominations[edit]

2003Young Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Drama Series - Guest Starring Young ActorWithout a TraceNominated
2004Young Artist AwardsBest Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young ActorArizona SummerNominated
2004Young Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young ActorThe PittsNominated
2008Young Artist AwardsBest Young Ensemble Performance in a TV SeriesWizards of Waverly PlaceNominated
2011Kids' Choice AwardsFavorite TV SidekickWizards of Waverly PlaceNominated[17]


  1. ^ According to the State of California. California Birth Index, 1905–1995. Center for Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, California. Searchable at http://www.familytreelegends.com/records/39461
  2. ^ http://weatherforddemocrat.com/top-news/x175565901/Weatherford-sixth-grader-stars-in-Hollywood-role/print
  3. ^ Twitter / David Henrie: @IanJSLover as in my nonno. Twitter.com (2010-05-21). Retrieved 2011-12-03.
  4. ^ http://oceanup.com/2008/12/david-henrie-italian-stallion.html
  5. ^ Henrie, David. "About Me" (official website). Retrieved 2011-09-26. 
  6. ^ [1]
  7. ^ "David Henrie Interview — JJJ Exclusive!". Just Jared Jr. 2009-02-17. Retrieved 2009-02-19. I went to Catholic school ... I still try to go to church ... I'm still definitely religious. 
  8. ^ David Henrie Live Chat – 2011-07-01. YouTube (2011-07-01). Retrieved 2011-12-03.
  9. ^ Black, Rosemary (2009-05-07). "Disney Channel's rising stars whip up a feast for Mother's Day". Daily News (New York). 
  10. ^ "David Henrie". Disney Channel Medianet. Retrieved 2009-07-29. 
  11. ^ "Disney Sensation David Henrie Named Grand Marshal for 2009 Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race". Reuters. 2009-04-17. 
  12. ^ Wizards of Waverly Place – 'Meet the Werewolves' Episode Info – MSN TV. Tv.msn.com (2011-06-17). Retrieved 2011-12-03.
  13. ^ Little Boy (2012). IMDB.com
  14. ^ [2]
  15. ^ David Henrie – IMDb
  16. ^ http://catchtheshortfilm.com/
  17. ^ Nominees 2011. Nick.com. Retrieved 2012-03-03.

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