Gregg Sulkin

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Gregg Sulkin
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Gregg Sulkin posing with a fan
BornGregg Sulkin
(1992-05-29) 29 May 1992 (age 22)
London, England
OccupationActor
Years active2002–present
 
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Gregg Sulkin
Gregg Sulkin.png
Gregg Sulkin posing with a fan
BornGregg Sulkin
(1992-05-29) 29 May 1992 (age 22)
London, England
OccupationActor
Years active2002–present

Gregg Sulkin (born 29 May 1992) is an English actor. At age ten he made his film debut in the 2002 Doctor Zhivago mini-series. He later landed the starring role in the 2006 British release Sixty Six, and subsequently became known for appearing in the Disney Channel comedy series As the Bell Rings and Wizards of Waverly Place. In 2010, he starred in the Disney Channel television movie Avalon High. He also appears in the television special The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex. He is currently a main character on the MTV's show Faking It.

Life and career[edit]

Sulkin was born in London. He was raised Jewish and had his Bar Mitzvah by the Western Wall in Israel.[1][2][3] He attended Highgate School in North London.[4]

Sulkin made his acting debut in the 2002 mini-series Doctor Zhivago. He subsequently starred in the comedy Sixty Six,[5] as Bernie Rubens, alongside Helena Bonham Carter, Eddie Marsan and Catherine Tate.[6] Sulkin also played the role of JJ in the Disney Channel comedy, As the Bell Rings,[5] worked on a CBBC children sci-fi show The Sarah Jane Adventures (spin-off of Doctor Who), playing Adam in series 3 two-episode story The Mad Woman in the Attic.

Sulkin was on Disney Channel's Pass the Plate as Gregg from the UK. He had a recurring guest role on the Disney Channel series Wizards of Waverly Place, where he played Alex's love interest Mason Greybeck he reprised his role in 4 episodes of season 3 and returned to the series in its fourth season,[7] and through to its finale.[8]

Sulkin has also landed a role in the thriller The Heavy.[9]

In 2010 he went to New Zealand making a Disney Channel film Avalon High, which premiered on 12 November 2010.[10][11] In an interview with Kyle Martino, aired on Soccer Talk Live on the Fox Soccer Channel in the US, Gregg announced that he was a fan of Arsenal.

Sulkin was on the Disney Channel's Friends for Change Games and was on the Yellow Team.[12]

He reprised his role as Mason Greyback in The Wizards Return : Alex vs. Alex on Friday, 15 March on Disney Channel.

In 2012, Gregg was starred in the American teen drama series Pretty Little Liars as a recurring character, Wesley Fitzgerald brother of Ezra Fitz.

In February 2013, it was announced that Sulkin would play Julian Fineman in FOX's television adaptation of Lauren Oliver's young adult novel, Delirium. On 8 May, it was reported that Fox has decided not to pick up Delirium.[13]

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2006Sixty SixBernie Rubens
2009The HeavyTeen Two
2012White FrogRandy Goldman
2013Another MeDrew
2014AffluenzaDylan CarsonCompleted
2014Anti-SocialDeePost-production
2015Don't Hang UpSam FullerPost-production
Television Films
YearTitleRoleNotes
2002Doctor ZhivagoSeryozha
2006Man on the MoonMichael Aldrin
2010Avalon HighWill WagnerMain Role, Disney Channel Original Movie
2011Camilla DickinsonFrank Rowan
2014A Daughter's NightmareBen
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2006Pass the PlateHimself
2007–2008As the Bell RingsJJMain role
2009The Sarah Jane AdventuresAdam2 episodes
2010–2012Wizards of Waverly PlaceMason GreybackRecurring role, seasons 3 and 4 (15 episodes)
2011R.L. Stine's The Haunting HourMatt1 episode - Season 1 Episode 20 "The Perfect Brother"
2011Get the LookHimself
2012Melissa & JoeyHaskell Davis3 episodes
2012Pretty Little LiarsWesley FitzgeraldRecurring Role (4 episodes)
2013The Wizards Return: Alex vs. AlexMason GreybackMain Cast, a 1-hour special TV Event : The Wizards Return : Alex vs. Alex
2013DeliriumJulian Fineman"Pilot"; not picked up
2014-presentFaking ItLiam BookerMain cast

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gorov, Lynda (17 August 2008). "Just a Jewish mum (no corset, cauldron)". Boston Globe. Retrieved 29 March 2010. 
  2. ^ http://ca.shalomlife.com/culture/19514/exclusive-gregg-sulkin-talks-disney-turning-21-and-his-bar-mitzvah/
  3. ^ Srulowitz, Rebecca (23 July 2009). "Miley Cyrus’ boyfriend kicks around Israel". JWeekly. Retrieved 29 March 2010. 
  4. ^ Wallis, Lauren. "The barmitzvah boy". TotallyJewish.com. Retrieved 28 May 2010. 
  5. ^ a b McPartland, Ben (20 April 2007). "Highgate's Sixty Six star is getting dizzy with his Disney days". Hampstead and Highgate Express. Retrieved 20 April 2009. 
  6. ^ Jury, Louise (22 October 2005). "Four goals and a Bar Mitzvah: '66 World Cup made into film". The Independent. Retrieved 20 April 2009. 
  7. ^ "The magic continues as Disney Channel orders fourth season of Emmy award-winning series "Wizards of Waverly Place"". Disney Channel. 3 June 2010. Retrieved 4 June 2010. 
  8. ^ "Gregg Sulkin Talks About Wizards Finale". Sinchronicity. 11 December 2011. Retrieved 15 January 2012. 
  9. ^ "Sixty Six Production Notes". p. 15. Retrieved 20 April 2009. 
  10. ^ "Production has begun in New Zealand on "Avalon High," a Disney Channel original film that brings Arthurian legend alive at a contemporary high school". Disney Channel. 3 May 2010. Retrieved 4 June 2010. 
  11. ^ "Disney Channel & Disney XD Present Programming Plans for 2010-11". TVbytheNumbers.com. 3 March 2010. Retrieved 5 June 2010. 
  12. ^ Help People and the Planet, Friends for Change.
  13. ^ Hibberd, James (8 May 2013). "Fox rejects 'Delirium' pilot starring Emma Roberts". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 8 May 2013. 

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