Steven R. McQueen

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Steven R. McQueen
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Steve R. McQueen at the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con International.
BornSteven Chadwick McQueen
(1988-07-13) July 13, 1988 (age 25)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationActor, Model
Years active2005–present
Notable work(s)Piranha 3D
The Vampire Diaries
Partner(s)Hilary Harley
RelativesSteve McQueen (grandfather)
Neile Adams (grandmother)
Chad McQueen (father)
Luc Robitaille (stepfather)
Enrique Iglesias (second cousin - paternal grandmother's line)
 
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Steven R. McQueen
Steven R. McQueen by Gage Skidmore 2.jpg
Steve R. McQueen at the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con International.
BornSteven Chadwick McQueen
(1988-07-13) July 13, 1988 (age 25)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationActor, Model
Years active2005–present
Notable work(s)Piranha 3D
The Vampire Diaries
Partner(s)Hilary Harley
RelativesSteve McQueen (grandfather)
Neile Adams (grandmother)
Chad McQueen (father)
Luc Robitaille (stepfather)
Enrique Iglesias (second cousin - paternal grandmother's line)

Steven R. McQueen (born Steven Chadwick McQueen; July 13, 1988)[1] is an American actor and model, best known for his role as Jeremy Gilbert in The CW show The Vampire Diaries.[2]

Early life[edit]

McQueen was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of Stacey Toten (Stacia Robitaille) and actor/producer Chad McQueen. [3] His paternal grandparents were actor Steve McQueen and Filipina actress Neile Adams.[4] Neile Adams' niece is Filipino-Spanish socialite Isabel Preysler, mother of Enrique Iglesias, making McQueen and Iglesias second cousins.[5] His stepfather, Luc Robitaille, is a retired NHL hall of famer.[3] McQueen has two younger half siblings, Chase and Madison McQueen, from his father's remarriage, as well as a half brother, Jessarae Robitaille, from his mother's remarriage. McQueen uses the name 'Steven R. McQueen', professionally, the 'R' referring to his mother's surname of Robitaille.[2]

Career[edit]

McQueen in 2012

In 2005, McQueen made his acting debut appearing in an episode of the short lived Sci-Fi CBS television series Threshold. He has since made guest appearances on television shows such as Without a Trace, CSI: Miami and Numb3rs. One of his most notable roles to date was a recurring role for seven episodes as Kyle Hunter on the final season of The WB television series Everwood. In January 2008 he played the villainous role of Derek Beauguard on the Disney Channel Original Movie Minutemen which was Steven's first film role.

In February 2009, Steven was cast as the role of the rebellious Jeremy Gilbert on The CW supernatural drama television series The Vampire Diaries based on the book series of the same name. The series premiere proved successful with the series reaching record breaking ratings for the network and acclaim from critics as the series progressed. The role went on to be what is considered as Steven's breakout role. Steven starred as the protagonist of the 3D horror comedy film Piranha 3D as the role of Jake Forestor in the remake of the 1978 film of the same name. The film, which received mixed to positive reviews from critics, went on to make $83,188,165 worldwide.

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2006Club SodaThe KidShort Film
2008MinutemenDerek BeaugardDisney Channel Original Movie
American BreakdownThe

Kid

Short Film
2010Piranha 3DJake ForesterMain Role


McQueen in July 2010
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2005ThresholdJordan PetersEpisode: "Blood of the Children"
2005–2006EverwoodKyle Hunter7 episodes
2008Numb3rsCraig EzraEpisode: "Atomic No. 33"
Without a TraceWill DuncanEpisode: "True/False"
CSI: MiamiKeith WalshEpisode: "Gone Baby Gone"
2009–PresentVampire Diaries, TheThe Vampire DiariesJeremy GilbertTV Series

Regular Cast

Awards[edit]

YearAwardCategoryWorkResult
2006Beverly Hills Film FestivalBest Male PerformanceClub SodaWon
2011Youth Rock AwardsRockin TV ActorThe Vampire DiariesNominated
2013Teen Choice AwardsScene Stealer MaleThe Vampire DiariesNominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ According to the State of California. California Birth Index, 1905-1995. Center for Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, California. Searchable at http://www.familytreelegends.com/records/39461
  2. ^ a b Schneider, Michael (February 27, 2009). "CW casts 'Melrose Place,' 'Vampire'". Variety. Retrieved May 18, 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Steven R. McQueen: Biography". TV Guide. Retrieved 2010-08-20. 
  4. ^ Bentley, Jean (January 28, 2010). "'Vampire Diaries' Star Steven R. McQueen Dishes On Dude-Bonding Roadtrips And Filming In Atlanta". MTV Networks. Retrieved 25 April 2010. 
  5. ^ "Enrique Iglesias and Steven R. McQueen are second cousins". geni.com. accessdate=September 8, 2013. 

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