Drew Van Acker

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Drew Van Acker
Born(1986-04-02) April 2, 1986 (age 26)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
OccupationActor and Model
Years active2009–present
 
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Drew Van Acker
Born(1986-04-02) April 2, 1986 (age 26)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
OccupationActor and Model
Years active2009–present

Drew Van Acker (born April 2, 1986)[1] is an American actor. He starred as Ian Archer in the Cartoon Network live-action series Tower Prep and currently co-stars on Pretty Little Liars as Jason DiLaurentis. Van Acker was born in Philadelphia, but lived in Medford, New Jersey his entire life.[2] He began acting in high school drama classes, where he also played on his school's soccer and lacrosse teams. His soccer abilities led him to receive a soccer scholarship to Towson University in Maryland.[2] While attending Towson, Van Acker took a number of theater courses in order to refocus on acting. He then made the decision to move to New York City, followed by a move to Los Angeles.[2]

Van Acker's acting credits include Castle and ABC Family's Greek as well co-starring in the WB.com webisode series The Lake.

In 2010, Van Acker began starring as Ian Archer in the Cartoon Network live-action series Tower Prep. In June 2011, it was announced he had joined the cast of Pretty Little Liars for the second season to replace Parker Bagley who played Jason DiLaurentis during the first season. It is unsure if this character will be recurring or a cast regular.[3]

Filmography

Film
YearFilmRoleNotes
2010FortressTremaineIndependent film
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2009The LakeRyan WellingRecurring role
2010Tower PrepIan ArcherLead role
2011–presentPretty Little LiarsJason DiLaurentisRecurring cast (Seasons 2–present)
2012Devious MaidsRemi Delacourt
Television guest appearances
YearTitleRoleNotes
2009CastleDonny Kendall1 episode
2010GreekParker1 episode

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