Nolan Gerard Funk
|Nolan Gerard Funk|
July 28, 1986 |
|Occupation||Actor, singer, dancer|
Nolan Gerard Funk (born July 28, 1986) is a Canadian actor, singer, and dancer, known for his performance as Hunter Clarington in the musical comedy-drama television series Glee and Conrad Birdie in the 2009 Broadway revival of the musical Bye Bye Birdie.
Life and career
Funk started out as a national gymnast and diver. He received his first break when cast, opposite Tammin Sursok, in the starring role of the Columbia Records/Nickelodeon movie Spectacular!. Funk also appeared opposite Jennifer Lawrence, Max Thieriot, and Elisabeth Shue in House at the End of the Street, which was released theatrically by Relativity Media on September 21, 2012. Funk recently shot "Evidence" opposite Stephen Moyer for the producers of "Drive" and starred in the ABC Family Pilot "Intercept" which the network recently announced they were not picking up.
Funk played the title role of singer Conrad Birdie in the revival of the Broadway musical Bye Bye Birdie, with a limited run at Henry Miller's Theatre from September 10, 2009 (previews) through January 24, 2010.
Funk recently completed filming the third movie in the Chronicles of Riddick series with Vin Diesel. He plays a mercenary named Luna. The film is due out in 2013. He shot a starring role in "The Canyons" opposite Lindsay Lohan, directed by Paul Schrader, written by Brett Easton Ellis. Funk joined the cast of Glee in October 2012 in a recurring role. He plays the new frontman of the Dalton Academy Warblers, Hunter Clarington. Funk also featured in Awkward's third season.
|2006||Hollow Man 2||Josh||Video|
|2008||Class Savage||Preppy Dealer||Short film|
|2012||House at the End of the Street||Tyler Reynolds|
|2013||Canyons, TheThe Canyons||Ryan|
|2001||Seven Days||Ryan||Episode: "The Brink"|
|2002||Taken||Young Eric Crawford||Episode: "High Hopes"|
|2003||Romeo!||Booker||Episode: "Man of the Hizzouse"|
|2004||Sudbury||Mitch Newton||TV pilot|
|2004||L Word, TheThe L Word||Malcolm||Episode: "Losing It"|
|2004–2006||Renegadepress.com||Ben Lalonde||7 episodes|
|2005||Smallville||Zack Greenfield||Episode: "Krypto"|
|2006||Killer Instinct||Allan Harris||Episode: "While You Were Sleeping"|
|2006||Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story, AA Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story||Michael Magidson||TV movie|
|2006||Stephen King's Dead Zone||Jake Phillips||Episode: "Independence Day"|
|2006||Obsession, TheThe Obsession||Jesse Sherman||TV movie|
|2006||Alice, I Think||Daniel Feckworth-Goose||Episode: "Wise Womyn"|
|2006||Supernatural||Jake Tanner||Episode: "Croatoan"|
|2007||My Name Is Sarah||Kit||TV movie|
|2007||Aliens in America||Todd Palladino||5 episodes|
|2009||Lie to Me||Dan||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2009||Spectacular!||Nikko Alexander||TV movie|
|2009||Castle||Brandon||Episode: "Hedge Fund Homeboys"|
|2010||Jack's Family Adventure||Derek Vickery||TV movie|
|2010||Warehouse 13||Todd||4 episodes|
|2010||Detroit 1-8-7||Trevor Elkin||Episode: "Déjà Vu/All In"|
|2010||Hellcats||MC Petey B||Episode: "Think Twice Before You Go"|
|2012||Interception||Garret Foster||TV movie|
|2012–2013||Glee||Hunter Clarington||Episode: "Dynamic Duets"
Episode: "Sadie Hawkins"
|2013||Awkward||Collin Jennings||Season 3|
- "EXCLUSIVE! Our Event With David Archuleta & Spectacular's Nolan Funk". J-14.com. Bauer Publishing. 2009-01-13. Retrieved 2009-02-22.
- Jones, Kenneth. "Bye Bye Birdie, With Stamos, Gershon, Irwin, Houdyshell and Trimm, Returns to Broadway", Playbill.com, September 10, 2009
- Auseillo, Michael (October 1, 2012). "Glee Exclusive: Nolan Gerard Funk Cast as Lead Warbler – What Does He Want With [Spoiler]?". TVLine. TVLine Media, LLC. Retrieved November 18, 2012.
- "Glee Villain Nolan Funk on MTV's Awkward. His Scandalous Debut"
- "LEO AWARDS, Nominees 2007". LeoAwards.com. Retrieved 2009-02-22.[dead link]