Landon Liboiron

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Landon Liboiron
Landon Liboiron 2013.jpg
Liboiron in March 2013
Born 1990/1991 (age 22–23)[1]
Occupation Actor
Years active 2006–present
Home town Jenner, Alberta

Landon Liboiron (born c. 1990/1991) is a Gemini Award nominated Canadian actor. He is best known for playing Declan Coyne on Degrassi: The Next Generation and his current lead role as Peter Rumancek in Netflix's original series Hemlock Grove (2013–present).

Early life[edit]

Liboiron is from the small farming community of Jenner, Alberta, where he and his two older brothers were raised. He is the son of Lorraine Mack and Marcel Liboiron.[2] Liboiron's mother, an artist, supportive of his desire to act, frequently drove her son to Vancouver for acting classes and auditions.[3]

Career[edit]

Before Liboiron got his big break role, when he was cast in the Canadian teen drama television series Degrassi: The Next Generation, he appeared in several TV movies.

In 2011, Landon Liboiron played Josh Shannon in the sci-fi television series Terra Nova, the son of the lead character, played by Jason O'Mara, and his wife, played by Shelley Conn.[4]

In 2013, Liboiron starred opposite Bill Skarsgard and Famke Janssen as high school student and Romani werewolf Peter Rumancek in the Netflix original series Hemlock Grove (TV series). Liboiron reprised his role in the second season of the series which began airing on Netflix on July 11, 2014.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Film Role Notes
2007 Moondance Alexander Freddie
2008 Passchendaele Young German soldier
2010 Altitude Bruce Parker
Daydream Nation Paul
2011 The Howling: Reborn Will
2012 Girl in Progress Trevor
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Flashpoint Simon Strachan Episode: "He Knows His Brother"
2009 Wild Roses Jude 6 episodes
2009–2010 Degrassi: The Next Generation Declan Coyne Regular role
2010–2011 Life Unexpected Sam Bradshaw 5 episodes
2011 Terra Nova Josh Shannon Regular role; 13 episodes
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour Josh Episode: "The Perfect Brother"
2013–present Hemlock Grove Peter Rumancek [5] Lead role; 23 episodes

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Category Award Result
2010 Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series[6] Gemini Award Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Volmers, Eric (September 26, 2011). "Landon Liboiron's new world". Ottawa Citizen. p. D2. "the 20-year-old Liboiron" 
  2. ^ http://www.tvguide.com/celebrities/landon-liboiron/bio/287296
  3. ^ Allison (November 11, 2010). "Degrassi's Landon Liboiron Soars In Altitude". Red Hot Much. Retrieved November 13, 2010. 
  4. ^ Stuart Levine (October 26, 2010). "'Terra Nova' says kids are people too". Variety. Retrieved November 13, 2010. 
  5. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (April 3, 2012). "'Terra Nova's' Landon Liboiron Joins Netflix's 'Hemlock Grove' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 9, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Gemini Award nominations announced: Flashpoint, chef Lynn Crawford, Top Model host Jay Manuel among nominees". Toronto Life. Retrieved February 26, 2012. 

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