Gregg Sulkin

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Gregg Sulkin
Gregg Sulkin at Paleyfest 2014.jpg
Sulkin at the 2014 PaleyFest Fall TV Premiere presentation for MTV's Faking It.
Born Gregg Sulkin
(1992-05-29) 29 May 1992 (age 22)
London, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 2002–present

Gregg Sulkin (born 29 May 1992) is an English actor. At age ten he made his film debut in the 2002 Doctor Zhivago mini-series. He later landed the starring role in the 2006 British release Sixty Six, and subsequently became known for appearing in the Disney Channel comedy series As the Bell Rings and Wizards of Waverly Place. In 2010, he starred in the Disney Channel television movie Avalon High. He also appears in the television special The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex. He is currently a main character on the MTV's show Faking It.

Life and career[edit]

Sulkin was born in London. He is Jewish and had his Bar Mitzvah by the Western Wall in Israel.[1][2][3][4] He attended Highgate School in North London.[5]

Sulkin made his acting debut in the 2002 mini-series Doctor Zhivago. He subsequently starred in the comedy Sixty Six,[6] as Bernie Rubens, alongside Helena Bonham Carter, Eddie Marsan and Catherine Tate.[7] Sulkin also played the role of JJ in the Disney Channel comedy, As the Bell Rings,[6] worked on a CBBC children sci-fi show The Sarah Jane Adventures (spin-off of Doctor Who), playing Adam in series 3 two-episode story The Mad Woman in the Attic.

Sulkin was on Disney Channel's Pass the Plate as Gregg from the UK. He had a recurring guest role on the Disney Channel series Wizards of Waverly Place, where he played Alex's love interest Mason Greybeck he reprised his role in 4 episodes of season 3 and returned to the series in its fourth season,[8] and through to its finale.[9]

Sulkin has also landed a role in the thriller The Heavy.[10]

In 2010 he went to New Zealand making a Disney Channel film Avalon High, which premiered on 12 November 2010.[11][12] In an interview with Kyle Martino, aired on Soccer Talk Live on the Fox Soccer Channel in the US, Gregg announced that he was a fan of Arsenal.

Sulkin was on the Disney Channel's Friends for Change Games and was on the Yellow Team.[13]

Sulkin posing with a fan in January 2012

He reprised his role as Mason Greyback in The Wizards Return : Alex vs. Alex on Friday, 15 March on Disney Channel.

In 2012, Gregg was starred in the American teen drama series Pretty Little Liars as a recurring character, Wesley Fitzgerald brother of Ezra Fitz.

In February 2013, it was announced that Sulkin would play Julian Fineman in FOX's television adaptation of Lauren Oliver's young adult novel, Delirium. On 8 May, it was reported that Fox has decided not to pick up Delirium.[14]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Sixty Six Bernie Rubens
2009 The Heavy Teen Two
2012 White Frog Randy Goldman
2013 Another Me Drew
2014 Affluenza Dylan Carson Completed 2014

A Daughter`s Nightmare Ben

Anti-Social Dee Post-production
2015 Don't Hang Up Sam Fuller Post-production
Television Films
Year Title Role Notes
2002 Doctor Zhivago Seryozha
2006 Man on the Moon Michael Aldrin
2010 Avalon High Will Wagner Main Role, Disney Channel Original Movie
2011 Camilla Dickinson Frank Rowan
2014 A Daughter's Nightmare Ben
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Pass the Plate Himself
2007–2008 As the Bell Rings JJ Main role
2009 The Sarah Jane Adventures Adam 2 episodes
2010–2012 Wizards of Waverly Place Mason Greyback Recurring role, seasons 3 and 4 (15 episodes)
2011 R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour Matt 1 episode - Season 1 Episode 20 "The Perfect Brother"
2011 Get the Look Himself
2012 Melissa & Joey Haskell Davis 3 episodes
2012 Pretty Little Liars Wesley Fitzgerald Recurring Role (4 episodes)
2013 The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex Mason Greyback Main Cast, a 1-hour special TV Event : The Wizards Return : Alex vs. Alex
2013 Delirium Julian Fineman "Pilot"; not picked up
2014–present Faking It Liam Booker Main cast

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://twitter.com/greggsulkin/status/494150767691841536
  2. ^ Gorov, Lynda (17 August 2008). "Just a Jewish mum (no corset, cauldron)". Boston Globe. Retrieved 25 August 2014. 
  3. ^ http://ca.shalomlife.com/culture/19514/exclusive-gregg-sulkin-talks-disney-turning-21-and-his-bar-mitzvah/
  4. ^ Srulowitz, Rebecca (23 July 2009). "Miley Cyrus’ boyfriend kicks around Israel". JWeekly. Retrieved 29 March 2010. 
  5. ^ Wallis, Lauren. "The barmitzvah boy". TotallyJewish.com. Retrieved 28 May 2010. 
  6. ^ a b McPartland, Ben (20 April 2007). "Highgate's Sixty Six star is getting dizzy with his Disney days". Hampstead and Highgate Express. Retrieved 20 April 2009. 
  7. ^ Jury, Louise (22 October 2005). "Four goals and a Bar Mitzvah: '66 World Cup made into film". The Independent. Retrieved 20 April 2009. 
  8. ^ "The magic continues as Disney Channel orders fourth season of Emmy award-winning series "Wizards of Waverly Place"". Disney Channel. 3 June 2010. Retrieved 4 June 2010. 
  9. ^ "Gregg Sulkin Talks About Wizards Finale". Sinchronicity. 11 December 2011. Retrieved 15 January 2012. 
  10. ^ "Sixty Six Production Notes". p. 15. Retrieved 20 April 2009. 
  11. ^ "Production has begun in New Zealand on "Avalon High," a Disney Channel original film that brings Arthurian legend alive at a contemporary high school". Disney Channel. 3 May 2010. Retrieved 4 June 2010. 
  12. ^ "Disney Channel & Disney XD Present Programming Plans for 2010-11". TVbytheNumbers.com. 3 March 2010. Retrieved 5 June 2010. 
  13. ^ Help People and the Planet, Friends for Change.
  14. ^ Hibberd, James (8 May 2013). "Fox rejects 'Delirium' pilot starring Emma Roberts". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 8 May 2013. 

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