|Born||Daren Maxwell Kagasoff
September 16, 1987
Encino, California, U.S.
Kagasoff was chosen to appear in the role of Ricky Underwood in the ABC Family television series, The Secret Life of the American Teenager. In the January 2010 spread of VMAN, he gave an interview saying that the celebrities that he would like to be compared with are Leonardo DiCaprio and Emile Hirsch. He also said that despite liking television roles, he'd like to appear in movies and plays. It was announced on February 24, 2013, that Kagasoff has been cast as Alex in the FOX pilot Delirium, based on the novel by Lauren Oliver.On May 8 it was reported that Fox has decided not to pick up Delirium.
Kagasoff was born in Encino, California to a designer and a wholesale diamond dealer. He has an older brother, Justin, and a younger sister, Natalie. Kagasoff is Jewish.
While attending school at San Francisco State University, Kagasoff decided to become an actor. He moved to Los Angeles, and landed the leading role in a local theatre production of Suburbia, a play based on the 1996 film of the same name. After taking acting lessons, Kagasoff began auditioning for television and film roles. On one of his first auditions, he was hand-picked by Brenda Hampton to star as Ricky Underwood in the ABC Family television series, The Secret Life of the American Teenager.
- Ouija (2014)
|2008–2013||The Secret Life of the American Teenager||Richard "Ricky" Underwood||121 episodes|
|2013||Delirium||Alex Sheathes||"Pilot"; Not picked up|
|2009||Teen Choice Awards||The Secret Life of the American Teenager||Choice Summer TV Star: Male||Won|
|Choice TV Breakout Star: Male||Nominated|
|2010||Choice TV Actor: Drama||Nominated|
|Choice Summer TV Star: Male||Nominated|
|2011||Choice TV Actor: Drama||Nominated|
|2012||Choice Summer TV Star: Male||Nominated|
- Daren Kagasoff In His Underwear For VMAN January 28, 2010
- Hibberd, James (May 8, 2013). "Fox rejects 'Delirium' pilot starring Emma Roberts". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved May 8, 2013.