Jason Dolley

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Jason Dolley

Dolley in 2010
Born(1991-07-05) July 5, 1991 (age 21)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationActor, musician
Years active2004–present
Website
http://www.jasondolley.com/
 
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Jason Dolley

Dolley in 2010
Born(1991-07-05) July 5, 1991 (age 21)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationActor, musician
Years active2004–present
Website
http://www.jasondolley.com/

Jason Scott Dolley[1] (born July 5, 1991)[2] is an American actor and musician, best known for his roles in various Disney Channel projects. These include Newton "Newt" Livingston III on Cory in the House, Virgil Fox in Minutemen, Connor Kennedy in Read It and Weep and Pete Ivey in Hatching Pete. He currently stars as PJ Duncan in Disney's Good Luck Charlie.

Jason Dolley was born in Los Angeles, California.[3] Dolley gained his first stage experience at 11 when he and one of his brothers performed the Abbott and Costello "Who's on First" routine in a school talent show.[4] His first real acting jobs came that same year.[4] He won the lead role in the award winning short film entitled Chasing Daylight. He was then cast by director Mel Gibson to be 13-year-old T.J. Savage on the ABC TV series Complete Savages. After Complete Savages was cancelled, he starred in the film Saving Shiloh as Marty Preston, in the Disney Channel Original Movie Read it and Weep as Connor Kennedy and in the film The Air I Breathe as the younger form of the character named 'Pleasure' (the adult version of whom was played by Brendan Fraser).

In 2006, Dolley appeared in Duracell's commercial "Trusted Everywhere" Campaign "Amazon".[5] Dolley was part of the Yellow team in the second edition of the Disney Channel Games, broadcast in mid-2007. From 2007 to 2008, Dolley starred in the Disney Channel show, Cory in the House. In 2008, he appeared in the film Minutemen as Virgil Fox and was in the third edition of the Disney Channel Games on the Green Team. In 2009, Jason starred in the Disney film Hatching Pete as Pete Ivey. In 2010, Dolley began appearing in his second Disney Channel Original Series, Good Luck Charlie as P.J. Duncan.[6]

When asked about his role in the new Disney Channel Original Series family sitcom, Good Luck Charlie, he replied, "I have a crush on Bridgit Mendler. She has really pretty hair that smells like apples. I like the family sitcom. That's something different for Disney, which also appealed to me."[7] He also said in a different interview, "When I read the script, I was like, 'Oh, this is kind of cool. This is a little different. It has a Full House kind of feel. It's very family-friendly. Families can sit down and watch this and get a real laugh. I think that's what's been cool about it from the start and what's still cool about it today."[8]

Dolley and cast appeared be in a feature-length Christmas Disney Channel Original Movie based on the series entitled Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! began production in March 2011 for a December 2011 premiere. He also appeared on Disney Channel's Tinker Bell and the Pixie Hollow Games, an animated movie which also stars Brenda Song, Tiffany Thornton and Zendaya.[9]

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Personal life

His favorite things to do include guitar, piano, video games and paintball.[4] He likes to spend time with his pet chocolate Labrador retriever and his family as well as staying active in his church youth group.[10] Dolley currently lives with his parents in Simi Valley, California.[11] When not filming he takes college courses in philosophy.[12]

Filmography

Film
YearTitleRole
2004Chasing DaylightDylan Fox
2006Saving ShilohMarty Preston
Read It and WeepConnor Kennedy
2007The Air I BreatheYoung Pleasure
2008MinutemenVirgil Fox
2009Hatching PetePete Ivey
2011Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas!P.J. Duncan
Pixie Hollow GamesRumble (voice)
TBACaptain UnderpantsHarold Hutchins (voice)
Television
YearTitleRole
2004–2005Complete SavagesT.J. Savage
2006EnemiesYoung Mickey Holloway
2007–2008Cory in the HouseNewton "Newt" Livingston
2008The ReplacementsSkip Tripper
2009Imagination MoversPrince
2010–presentGood Luck CharlieP.J. Duncan"Rocketship" | Shane Harper's friend - cameo | Shane Harper music video

References

  1. ^ "Jason Dolley: Biography, Latest News & Videos". TV Guide.com. http://www.tvguide.com/celebrities/jason-dolley/190108. Retrieved 2010-02-06. 
  2. ^ "Jason Dolley". http://www.jasondolley.com/bio.asp. Retrieved 2009-05-16. 
  3. ^ "Jason Antrax Dolley". IMDb. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1591666/. 
  4. ^ a b c "Official Jason Dolley". JasonDolley.com. Retrieved 2010-12-04.
  5. ^ "Company: View Our Ads". duracell.com. Procter & Gamble. Retrieved 2010-12-04.
  6. ^ http://www.disneychannelmedianet.com/DNR/2009/doc/Good_Luck_Charlie.doc
  7. ^ Chmielewski, Dawn C. (2009-12-31). "A new Disney Channel niche: adults - Page 2". latimes.com. Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2010-08-10.
  8. ^ "Jason Dolley From Disney Channel's Good Luck Charlie Talks About Family Sitcoms". 2010-04-02. DisneyDreaming.com. Retrieved 2010-08-10.
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  10. ^ "Jason Dolley on TV.com". TV.com. Retrieved 2010-08-10.
  11. ^ "Jason Dolley Interview - Rough Cut". YouTube. Retrieved 2010-06-21.
  12. ^ "Jason Dolley on "The Bonnie Hunt Show" (May 3, 2010)". Event occurs at 4:30. YouTube. Retrieved 2010-06-21.

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