Cameron Boyce

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Cameron Boyce
Cameron Boyce, 2011.jpg
Boyce at the Radio Disney's "N.B.T." Winner Finale Concert in December 2011
Born (1999-05-28) May 28, 1999 (age 15)
Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Occupation Actor, dancer
Years active 2008–present

Cameron Boyce (born May 28, 1999) is an American teen actor and dancer best known for his roles in the feature films Mirrors, Eagle Eye, Grown Ups, and Grown Ups 2, as well as for his co-starring role as Luke Ross on the Disney Channel comedy series, Jessie. Cameron was the voice of Jake on the Disney Junior show Jake and the Never Land Pirates from 2013.

Personal life[edit]

Boyce lives in the Los Angeles area with his mother, father, younger sister and his favorite style of dance is break.[1] Along with four of his friends, he is a member of the breakdancing crew "X Mob".[1]

Career[edit]

In May 2008, Cameron Boyce made his television debut on the Panic! At The Disco music video, That Green Gentleman (Things Have Changed), appearing as a kid version of the guitarist Ryan Ross. Then, in July, he appeared as a recurring role, "Michael 'Stone' Cates Jr." on the nighttime soap opera General Hospital: Night Shift.[2] In August of that year, he made his feature film debut with a co-starring role in the horror film Mirrors, as well as appearing in the mystery-thriller film Eagle Eye that fall.[3][4] In June 2010, Boyce co-starred as Keith Feder, the spoiled son of Adam Sandler's character, in the comedy film Grown Ups, and appeared later that same year showing off his dance skills on the web series. The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers.[5]

In 2009, Boyce also made a cameo in a Burger King commercial, showcasing the movie Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. He, along with three other kids and Autobots Skids and Mudflap wait for Bumblebee to transform, which ends up being just a regular Camaro, which the kids walk away disappointed, where Skid says, "It's just some dude's car."

In April 2011, Boyce made a guest-appearance on the Disney Channel series, Good Luck Charlie and later that same month he was one of the featured dancers in a Royal Wedding tribute on ABC's Dancing with the Stars.[1] In June 2011, he had a small role as one of Judy's classmates in the family comedy film Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer and in August, he was one of the featured dancers on the Disney Channel series Shake It Up.[1][6]

In September 2011, Boyce was cast in a co-starring role on the Disney Channel comedy series, Jessie in the role of "Luke Ross".[7] During pre-production of the show, the role of "Luke" was originally intended to be a boy named "Hiro" adopted from Korea, but casting directors were impressed with Boyce during the audition process, and ultimately decided to recreate the role specifically for him.[8][9]

Filmography[edit]

List of film performances
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Mirrors Michael Carson
2008 Eagle Eye Sam Holloman
2010 Grown Ups Keithie Feder
2011 Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer Hunter/Wolf
2013 Grown Ups 2 Keithie Feder Disney Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
List of television performances
Year Title Role Notes
2008 General Hospital: Night Shift Michael 'Stone' Cates Jr. Recurring role
2009 The 7th Annual TV Land Awards Jimmy
2010 The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers Young Jasper James 1 Episode: "Origins"
2011 Good Luck Charlie Fake Gabe Duncan 1 Episode: "The Singin' Dancin' Duncans"
2011 Shake It Up Little Highlighter 1 Episode: "Throw It Up"
2011–present Jessie Luke Ross Main role: Disney Channel Original Series

Nominated- Disney Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role- Comedy

2013-2014 Jake and the Never Land Pirates Jake Lead Role, replacement of Colin Ford
2014 Ultimate Spider-Man Luke Ross Voice/1 Episode
2015 Descendants Carlos Disney Channel Original Movie

Awards[edit]

Year Award Work Result
2012 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Ensemble Cast
(shared with Jordana Beatty, Preston Bailey, Parris Mosteller, Garrett Ryan, Ashley Boettcher, Taylar Hender, Jackson Odell)
Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Cameron Boyce "Luke Ross"". DisneyChannelMedianet.com. Retrieved September 15, 2011. 
  2. ^ "What's On Tonight 'General Hospital Night Shift'". NYTimes.com. August 12, 2008. 
  3. ^ "Movie review: Mirrors". PegasusNews.com. August 16, 2008. 
  4. ^ "Family Filmgoer "Eagle Eye"". WashingtonPost.com. October 3, 2008. 
  5. ^ "Movie: 'Grown Ups'". TorontoSun.com. June 20, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Review: 'Judy Moody'". The Providence Journal. June 10, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Movie Web Credit List". Retrieved 28 March 2013. 
  8. ^ "Disney's New Show 'Jessie' Casting Starring Roles". New Faces. May 23, 2011. 
  9. ^ "An interview with Cameron Boyce from "Jessie"". PopCulturePassionistas.com. September 28, 2011. 

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