Devon Bostick

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Devon Bostick
DevonBostickSep08.jpg
Bostick at the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of Adoration, September 2008
Born Devon Kenneth-Thomas Bostick[1]
(1991-11-13) November 13, 1991 (age 23)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actor
Years active 1998–present

Devon Kenneth-Thomas Bostick (born November 13, 1991) is a Canadian actor, best known for playing the lead role in the Atom Egoyan-directed film Adoration, and Rodrick Heffley in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid movies.

Life and career[edit]

Bostick was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[2] His mother, Stephanie Gorin, is a casting agent in Toronto,[3] working in stage and screen, and his father, Joe Bostick, is an actor as well as a film fight coordinator. His maternal grandparents are English immigrants, and his father is of part Norwegian descent.[4][5][6] Devon began acting when in grade five. He is a graduate of the Etobicoke School of the Arts in Toronto.[7] He has had roles in the TV series Degrassi: The Next Generation, Flashpoint and in the film Citizen Duane.[8] His film work has included roles in Godsend,[9] Fugitive Pieces and The Stone Angel. In Adoration he plays Simon, a boy who is being raised by his uncle (played by Scott Speedman) after his parents' death. He also appears in an online spoof trailer for a hoax movie called "Ice Fortress". He had roles in The Poet, a World War II drama starring Roy Scheider and Colm Feore, Saw VI as Brent and Assassin's Creed: Lineage as Ezio Auditore.

Bostick also played Erica's deceased brother Leo in CBC Television's series Being Erica,[10] and Rodrick Heffley in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid movies.

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2003 The Truth About the Head Boy
2004 Godsend Zachary Clark Wells
2005 Land of the Dead Brian
2005 Knights of the South Bronx Darren Television Film
2006 King of Sorrow Low Man
2006 Aruba Mark
2006 Citizen Duane Maurie Balfour
2006 American Pie Presents The Naked Mile High School Student #4 Direct-to-video
2007 The Poet Guard #1
2007 Fugitive Pieces Ben - Teen
2007 The Stone Angel Young Marvin
2007 Saw IV Derek Scenes Cut[11]
2008 Adoration Simon
2008 The Dreaming Boy
2009 Survival of the Dead Boy
2009 Saw VI Brent
2009 Assassin's Creed: Lineage Ezio Auditore da Firenze Short film
2010 Diary of a Wimpy Kid Rodrick Heffley
2010 Verona Christopher Short film
2011 The Entitled Dean Taylor Post-production
2011 Hidden 3D Lucas
2011 The Sacrifice Mike Direct-to-video
2011 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Rodrick Heffley
2012 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Rodrick Heffley
2012 Dead Before Dawn Casper Galloway[12][13]
2012 A Dark Truth Renaldo
2013 The Art of the Steal Ponch
2014 Small Time Freddy Klein Coming Soon
2015 Regression Roy Gray Filming

Television[edit]

Television
Year Title Role Notes
1998 Exhibit A: Secrets of Forensic Science Son 1 episode
2001–
2002
Odyssey 5 Gothic Teen 2 episodes
2003 DC 9/11: Time of Crisis Fireman's son Television film
2003 Jake 2.0 Young Kid 1 episode
2004 1-800-Missing Zack 1 episode
2004 Hustle The Kid Television film
2006–
2007
Degrassi: The Next Generation Nic 3 episodes
2007 Stump Ryan TV series
2007 A Life Interrupted Young Bobby Television film
2007 The Altar Boy Gang Terry Television film
2008 Princess Older boy Television film
2008 Roxy Hunter and the Horrific Halloween Drew Television film
2009 The Good Germany Dale Mackay 1 episode
2009 Guns Boy #3 2 episodes
2009 The Border Ali Jabir 1 episode
2009 Being Erica Leo Strange 13 episodes
2010 Rookie Blue Martin Blentz 1 episode
2010 Flashpoint Paul 1 episode
2010 Haven Jimmy 1 episode
2011 She's the Mayor Doctor Jimmy 1 episode
2011 The Listener Bennie 1 episode
2013 Aim High Marcus Anderson Web series, 10 episodes
2014-present The 100 Jasper Main cast

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://mobile.twitter.com/devbostick/status/133027183059935233
  2. ^ Lederman, Marsha (March 27, 2011). "Devon Bostick's not really evil – he just acts that way". The Globe and Mail (Toronto). 
  3. ^ Ouzounian, Richard (March 25, 2011). "Devon Bostick: Not just another wimpy kid". The Star (Toronto). 
  4. ^ https://mobile.twitter.com/devbostick/status/307609464477986816?screen_name=devbostick
  5. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1256602/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm
  6. ^ http://nvsacom.com/Newsletters/Martha-Newsletter%20November%202007%20Final.pdf
  7. ^ Lacey, Liam (May 24, 2008). "Egoyan brings post-9/11 vision to Cannes". Toronto: The Globe and Mail. Retrieved May 25, 2008. 
  8. ^ Dinoff, Dustin (September 4, 2006). "Contemporary World Cinema: Film Diary: Citizen Duane". Playback. p. 13. 
  9. ^ Leydon, Joe (May 3, 2004). "Godsend". Variety. p. 62. 
  10. ^ Writer, Staff (2009-02-18). "Being Erica". Winnipeg Free Press. Retrieved 2012-11-21. 
  11. ^ Caims, Bryan (May 19, 2009). "EXCLUSIVE! We Chat With 'Saw VI' Star Devon Bostick". FEARnet. Horror Entertainment. Retrieved September 26, 2010. 
  12. ^ "Official Cast Reveal number 2 | Dead Before Dawn". Deadbeforedawnthemovie.com. Retrieved 2012-11-21. 
  13. ^ June 28, 2011 by Etan Vlessing (2011-06-28). "Bostick, Sutherland to star in Dead Before Dawn » Playback". Playbackonline.ca. Retrieved 2012-11-21. 

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