Landon Liboiron

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Landon Liboiron
Landon Liboiron 2013.jpg
Liboiron in March 2013
Born1990/1991 (age 23–24)[1]
OccupationActor
Years active2006–present
Home townJenner, Alberta
 
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Landon Liboiron
Landon Liboiron 2013.jpg
Liboiron in March 2013
Born1990/1991 (age 23–24)[1]
OccupationActor
Years active2006–present
Home townJenner, Alberta

Landon Liboiron (born c. 1990/1991) is a Gemini Award nominated Canadian actor. He is best known for playing Declan Coyne on Degrassi: The Next Generation and his current lead role as Peter Rumancek in Netflix's original series Hemlock Grove (2013–present).

Early life[edit]

Liboiron is from the small farming community of Jenner, Alberta, where he and his two older brothers were raised. He is the son of Lorraine Mack and Marcel Liboiron.[2] Liboiron's mother, an artist, supportive of his desire to act, frequently drove her son to Vancouver for acting classes and auditions.[3]

Career[edit]

Before Liboiron got his big break role, when he was cast in the Canadian teen drama television series Degrassi: The Next Generation, he appeared in several TV movies.

In 2011, Landon Liboiron played Josh Shannon in the sci-fi television series Terra Nova, the son of the lead character, played by Jason O'Mara, and his wife, played by Shelley Conn.[4]

In 2013, Liboiron starred opposite Bill Skarsgard and Famke Janssen as high school student and Romani werewolf Peter Rumancek in the Netflix original series Hemlock Grove (TV series). Liboiron reprised his role in the second season of the series which began airing on Netflix on July 11, 2014.

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearFilmRoleNotes
2007Moondance AlexanderFreddie
2008PasschendaeleYoung German soldier
2010AltitudeBruce Parker
Daydream NationPaul
2011The Howling: RebornWill
2012Girl in ProgressTrevor
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2008FlashpointSimon StrachanEpisode: "He Knows His Brother"
2009Wild RosesJude6 episodes
2009–2010Degrassi: The Next GenerationDeclan CoyneRegular role
2010–2011Life UnexpectedSam Bradshaw5 episodes
2011Terra NovaJosh ShannonRegular role; 13 episodes
R.L. Stine's The Haunting HourJoshEpisode: "The Perfect Brother"
2013–presentHemlock GrovePeter Rumancek [5]Lead role; 23 episodes

Awards and nominations[edit]

YearCategoryAwardResult
2010Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series[6]Gemini AwardNominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Volmers, Eric (September 26, 2011). "Landon Liboiron's new world". Ottawa Citizen. p. D2. "the 20-year-old Liboiron" 
  2. ^ http://www.tvguide.com/celebrities/landon-liboiron/bio/287296
  3. ^ Allison (November 11, 2010). "Degrassi's Landon Liboiron Soars In Altitude". Red Hot Much. Retrieved November 13, 2010. 
  4. ^ Stuart Levine (October 26, 2010). "'Terra Nova' says kids are people too". Variety. Retrieved November 13, 2010. 
  5. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (April 3, 2012). "'Terra Nova's' Landon Liboiron Joins Netflix's 'Hemlock Grove' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 9, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Gemini Award nominations announced: Flashpoint, chef Lynn Crawford, Top Model host Jay Manuel among nominees". Toronto Life. Retrieved February 26, 2012. 

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