Beau Mirchoff

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Beau Mirchoff
Born William Beau Mirchoff
(1989-01-13) January 13, 1989 (age 26)
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2003–present

William Beau Mirchoff (/ˈbɔː ˈmɜrˌɒf/;[1] born January 13, 1989) is an American-born Canadian actor, known for playing Danny Bolen on the sixth season of the ABC series Desperate Housewives and Matty McKibben on the MTV series Awkward. He also appeared in films such as Scary Movie 4 and The Grudge 3.

Early life[edit]

Mirchoff was born in Seattle, Washington. Two days later, he moved to his family's home in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada on Vancouver Island. His father Bill is a podiatrist from California. His mother Kelley, a Seattle native, is a full-time homemaker. Beau has an older brother Luke, (born 1985) who plays semi-pro lacrosse and a younger sister Raeanna, who was actually responsible for Beau getting started in acting. He is a Mount Douglas Secondary School alumnus. Mirchoff holds a dual citizenship for the United States and Canada.[2]


Mirchoff first got noticed for his role in the play Bubbly Stiltskin. His first feature was a supporting role in Scary movie 4, playing 'Robbie Ryan'. He was a recurring character on the CBC series Heartland. He also landed a lead role in The Grudge 3. Mirchoff joined the cast of Desperate Housewives, playing Danny Bolen between 2009 and 2010.[3] He had supporting roles in the indie film Secret Life of Dorks and in the film I Am Number Four. Mirchoff stars as a lead in the MTV series Awkward.[4] He played the role of Dominic in the Disney Channel film The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex.


Year Title Role Notes
2006 Scary Movie 4 Robbie Ryan
2007 In the Land of Women Teenager Uncredited
2009 Grudge 3, TheThe Grudge 3 Andy
2009 Stranger with My Face Gordon Lambert Television film
2011 I Am Number Four Drew
2013 Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex, TheThe Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex Dominic Television film
2013 Secret Lives of Dorks, TheThe Secret Lives of Dorks Clark
2014 Born to Race: Fast Track Jake Kendall
2014 See You in Valhalla Johnny In post-production
2014 Grass Stains Eric In post-production
2014 Poker Night Jeter
Year Title Role Notes
2003 Romeo! Chase Episode: "He Got Blame"
2007–08 Heartland Benjamine "Ben" Stillman 6 episodes
2009–10 Desperate Housewives Danny Bolen 18 episodes
2011 CSI: Miami Jared Hatch Episode: "Paint It Black"
2011–present Awkward Matty McKibben Main cast
2011 Protector, TheThe Protector N/A Episode: "Beef"
2012 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Jake Pychan Episode: "Trends with Benefits"


  1. ^ TEENcom at YouTube (19 July 2012). "MTV Awkward's Beau Mirchoff -- Season 2 Interview". Retrieved 24 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Beau Mirchoff
  3. ^ "Desperate" Books Nordling, Mirchoff, Hollywood Reporter, July 10, 2009
  4. ^ "Awkward | Season 2 Full Episodes, Photos, Episode Synopsis and Recaps". MTV. Retrieved 2012-07-05. 

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