Booboo Stewart

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Booboo Stewart
Booboo Stewart Australia 2014.jpg
Stewart at 2014 ComicCon Australia, September 2014
Born Nils Allen Stewart, Jr.
(1994-01-21) January 21, 1994 (age 20)
Beverly Hills, California, United States
Other names Boo Boo Stewart
Boo Boo Torra
Occupation Actor, martial artist, stuntman, singer-songwriter, dancer, model and film producer
Years active 2004–present (actor)
2006–present (singer)

Booboo Stewart[1] (born Nils Allen Stewart, Jr.; January 21, 1994) is an American singer, dancer, model, and actor best known for playing Seth Clearwater a werewolf in The Twilight Saga.

Early life[edit]

Stewart was born in Beverly Hills, California. His father, Nills Allen Stewart, is a stunt co-ordinator.[2] His mother is of Japanese, Chinese and Korean origin and Scottish, Russian and Blackfoot descent from his father's side.[3] Stewart was in a band named "Echoes of Angels" and toured with his three sisters Maegan, Fivel and Sage, who were known as "TSC" (The Stewart Clan).

Career[edit]

During 2006–2010 he appeared or starred in several independent, direct-to-video or TV films. He also hosted six episodes of the children's show Blue Dolphin Kids in Hawaii, and did stunt work on several films including the 2006 film Zoom and the 2007 film Beowulf. He has had roles on episodes of Steve Harvey's Big Time Challenge, ER, Dante's Cove, and Everybody Hates Chris. Stewart toured with Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus in her Best of Both Worlds Tour featuring the Jonas Brothers and appeared in the Target commercials with the same band and Miley Cyrus Danimals, and also toured in the Camp Rock Freestyle Jam concert series. He recorded the opening theme for the Disney Channel Games 2008 titled "Let's Go!", and in 2010 "Under the Sea (from The Little Mermaid)" for the Disney recompilation disc DisneyMania 7. He could also be seen appearing in various magazines and billboards promoting clothes, as well as promoting Wii Fit and Hot Wheels. In 2010, he appeared in the movie Logan. In 2013, Stewart played the lead role in Running Deer, an award-winning short film produced and directed by Brent Ryan Green through Toy Gun Films.[4]

During 2006–2008, he was a member of the musical group T-Squad.

2010: Theatrical debut[edit]

In 2010 he portrayed Seth Clearwater in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, the third installment of The Twilight Saga film series. Stewart's character played a more important role in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 and Part 2. Stewart co-starred in 2014's X-Men: Days of Future Past, in which he again teamed with Twilight co-star Daniel Cudmore.[5]

Philanthropic activities[edit]

Booboo and Fivel Stewart at the Hollywood Premiere of Disney Channel's "Let It Shine" In June 2012.

Stewart, along with other celebrities, helped at the Los Angeles Mission on Christmas Eve in 2009.[6] In 2010, he was named a Celebrity Ambassador by the Muscular Dystrophy Association. In his role, Stewart is helping raise awareness in the fight against muscle diseases. He is also part of MDA's "Make a Muscle, Make a Difference" PSA campaign, being featured in print and TV adverts. He also travelled to Perth, Australia for the Channel 7 Telethon, raising money for the Princess Margaret Hospital for Children. Additionally, Stewart, along with Fivel, will host two Free Concerts to End Child Abuse on behalf of national non-profit organization, Childhelp.

He appeared in a PETA advert campaign, encouraging people to adopt animals rather than to buy them from pet stores.[7] He is also involved in Four Green Steps, an environmental organization based in Canada.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Film Role Notes
2004 Yard Sale Little Boy
2005 Pit Fighter Vendor Uncredited
2006 18 Fingers of Death! Young Buford
The Conrad Boys Ben Conrad
666: The Child Donald
2007 The Last Sentinel Young Tallis
Uncle P Bike Kid
2008 The Fifth Commandment Young Chance
2009 American Cowslip Cary
How I Survived the Zombie Apocalypse Son Short film
2010 Dark Games Jake Wincott
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Seth Clearwater
Logan Ben Also producer
Smitty Peabo
2011 Jake Stevens: The Last Protector Jake Stevens
2011/2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Seth Clearwater Release date:
Part 1 – 18 November 2011 (USA)
Part 2 – 16 November 2012 (USA)
2012 White Frog Nick Young
2013 Hansel & Gretel: Warriors of Witchcraft Jonah (Hansel)
2013 Running Deer Tyler Short Film
2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past James Proudstar / Warpath
He Never Died Jeremy Filming
Film made for television
Year Title Role Notes
2004 Skeleton Man Child Warrior
2013 Space Warriors Child Warrior Sci Fi Pictures original film
2015 Descendants Jayden Lead role; Disney Channel Original Movie
Television guest appearances
Year Title Role Notes
2004 Big Time Martial artist Unknown episodes
2004–2006 Dante's Cove Stephen 5 episodes, 1 episode credit only
Unaired pilot as Boo Boo Torra
2005 ER Power Ranger Episode: "Man with No Name"
2006 Everybody Hates Chris Kid / Ping 2 episodes
Blue Dolphin Kids Himself / Host 11 episodes, 3 episodes as Actor
2010 CSI: Miami Kenny Turner Season 8: Episode 13: "Die by the Sword"
2011 Good Luck Charlie Kai 2 episodes ("Sun Show Part 1", "Sun Show Part 2")
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour Kai 1 episode ("Pool Shark")
2012 Kickin' It Carson 1 episode ("New Jack City") season 2 episode20[9]
2014 Hawaii Five-0 Tommy Fa'aloa 1 episode ("Ma Lalo o ka 'ili") season 4 episode17[10]
Music videos
Year Music video Artist(s) Notes
2008 Kung Fu Fighting Cee-Lo Green and Jack Black

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cambio, Team (2010-01-21). "Is Booboo Stewart Ready For Taylor-Lautner Status? Totally. on Cambio.". Cambio.com. Retrieved 2012-04-02. 
  2. ^ Name *. "Get to Know X-Men’s Booboo Stewart". Audrey Magazine. Retrieved 2014-05-27. 
  3. ^ "Eclipse’s BooBoo Stewart". Audrey Magazine. 2010-07-03. Retrieved 2011-12-12. 
  4. ^ "Award Winning Oklahoma Short Film Running Deer is Now Available on Vimeo on Demand". News OK. 8 August 2013. Retrieved 8 August 2014. 
  5. ^ "Twitter / BryanSinger: 3 #Oscars, 6 #GoldenGlobes". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2014-05-27. 
  6. ^ "Celebrities Support The Los Angeles Mission On Christmas Eve". Looktothestars.org. Retrieved 2011-12-12. 
  7. ^ Tara Kelly, "Booboo Stewart PETA Ad: Twilight Star Says 'Adopt, Don't Buy' Cats And Dogs," The Huffington Post, November 16, 2011.
  8. ^ "Reach for the Stars" Four Green Steps. Retrieved September 20, 2012.
  9. ^ '+relative_time(twitters[i].created_at)+' (2012-11-02). "Booboo Stewart Guest Stars on "Kickin’ It" & the "Lab Rats" Go to Space This Monday". Clevvertv.com. Retrieved 2014-05-27. 
  10. ^ Hawaii Five-0 (season 4)

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