Robbie Amell

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Robbie Amell
Robbie Amell.jpg
Amell in September 2010
BornRobert Patrick Amell
(1988-04-21) April 21, 1988 (age 25)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
OccupationActor, model
Years active2005–present
RelativesStephen Amell (cousin)
 
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Robbie Amell
Robbie Amell.jpg
Amell in September 2010
BornRobert Patrick Amell
(1988-04-21) April 21, 1988 (age 25)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
OccupationActor, model
Years active2005–present
RelativesStephen Amell (cousin)

Robert Patrick "Robbie" Amell (born April 21, 1988) is a Canadian actor, best known for playing the lead role of Stephen Jameson on the CW's The Tomorrow People as well as numerous recurring roles on such shows as Life with Derek, True Jackson, VP, Unnatural History, and Revenge. He is also known for playing Fred Jones in the television films Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins and Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster.

Early life[edit]

Amell was born in Toronto, Ontario[1] to Jennifer and Christopher Amell.[citation needed] He is a cousin of Green Arrow actor Stephen Amell. Along with his sister, he started modeling and acting in small roles in commercials when he was six years old. At age sixteen, he began landing roles in high school plays such as Louis and Dave and Fionia, Picasso at the Lapin Agile and The Importance of Being Earnest. His love for acting made him go to Canadian Studios Acting Academy. He graduated from Lawrence Park Collegiate Institute in Toronto in 2006.[2] Actor Stephen Amell is his cousin.[3]

Career[edit]

Amell first appeared as Daniel Murtaugh in Cheaper by the Dozen 2, which filmed in the Muskoka Region of Ontario. He also appeared in the 2010 horror film Left for Dead.

Amell had a role in the Canadian Family Channel series Life with Derek, playing lead character Casey McDonald's boyfriend, Max. Life with Derek was distributed worldwide, including US Disney Channel and its international affiliates.[4] He has also appeared in the ABC Family film Picture This.

Amell has a reoccurring role on both the Nickelodeon series True Jackson, VP as Max Madigan's nephew Jimmy, True's love interest, and the Cartoon Network series Unnatural History.

He played the role of Noel Kahn's brother Eric on the ABC Family television series Pretty Little Liars during the show's third season. Amell has played hockey since he was a child and considered making a career of it until discovering his love of acting.[5] He also takes break dancing lessons. He had a recurring role on MTV's Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous.

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2005Cheaper by the Dozen 2Daniel Murtaugh
2007Left for DeadBlair
2007American Pie Presents: Beta HouseNick AndersonDirect-to-video
2008Picture ThisDrew PattersonTelevision film
2009Alyson Stoner Project, TheThe Alyson Stoner ProjectVIP guest
2009Scooby-Doo! The Mystery BeginsFred JonesTelevision film
2010Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake MonsterFred JonesTelevision film
2012Hornet's NestAndy BrazilTelevision film
2012Struck by LightningJustin Walker
2013Anatomy of the TideBrad McManus
2013Hunters, TheThe HuntersPaxton FlynnUpcoming television film
2013CriminalDinoShort film
Post-production
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2006RunawayStephen2 episodes (1 unaired)
2006–2008Life with DerekMax Miller17 episodes
2008Murdoch MysteriesWallace DriscollEpisode: "Still Waters"
2008–2011True Jackson, VPJimmy MadiganRecurring (season 1); main cast (seasons 2–3); 40 episodes
2010Unnatural HistoryMichael O'Malley2 episodes
2010Destroy Build DestroyHimselfEpisode: "Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster vs. Dude, What Would Happen"
2010Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D'sLyndon (voice)Episode: "Mother Knows Best"
2011HallelujahGideon RomanUnsold ABC pilot
2011How I Met Your MotherScooby2 episodes
2011Brothers & SistersYoung William WalkerEpisode: "For Better or for Worse"
2011–2012RevengeAdam4 episodes
2011CSI: NYRiley FrazierEpisode: "Air Apparent"
2012Like Father...Will LyonsUnsold Fox pilot
2012AlcatrazYoung Ray Archer3 episodes
2012Pretty Little LiarsEric KahnEpisode: "The Kahn Game"
2012Hawaii Five-0Billy KeatsEpisode: "Popilikia"
2013Hot in ClevelandLloydEpisode: "The Conversation"
20131600 PennD.B.7 episodes
2013Zach Stone Is Gonna Be FamousNick8 episodes
2013–presentTomorrow People, TheThe Tomorrow PeopleStephen JamesonLead Role

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zach Stone is Gonna Be Famous " Cast " Robbie Amell". MTV. Retrieved October 8, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Robbie Amell Biography". Yahoo. Retrieved October 20, 2013. 
  3. ^ Bierly, Mandi (September 16, 2013). "Invasion of the Amells: A Q&A with The CW's best bloodline". Entertainment Weekly. Time. Retrieved October 8, 2013. 
  4. ^ Mcomet Biography
  5. ^ Wong, Tony (8 October 2013). "Robbie Amell debuts in The Tomorrow People". The Star. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 

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