, Anaheim, California, March 29, 2013
Tyler Garcia Posey
October 18, 1991
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Tyler Garcia Posey (born October 18, 1991) is an [1 ] American actor and musician. Posey is best known for his role as Scott McCall in MTV's show . Teen Wolf
Early life [ edit ]
Tyler Garcia Posey, son of Cyndi Garcia and actor John Posey, was born in
Santa Monica, California, and grew up in [1 ] Santa Clarita, California. His on-screen mom [2 ] Melissa Ponzio says: "I've had the pleasure to meet his mom and dad, and he is the perfect mix of the two." Posey has two brothers, Jesse and Derek. [3 ] [1 ]
His mother is of
Mexican descent. [2 ] [4 ]
Posey has worked steadily in
film and television for more than 10 years.
In February 2002, he appeared in the film
; in December of that year, he played Collateral Damage Jennifer Lopez's son in the romantic comedy . Maid in Manhattan He auditioned for the role of [5 ] Jacob Black in the in 2007 but lost the role to friend Twilight film series Taylor Lautner. The two regularly went for the same roles as child actors. That same year, Posey voiced a character in the pilot of the Disney original cartoon [5 ] , which aired on May 4 as a part of the SheZow Shorty McShorts' Shorts miniseries.
In 2011, Posey was cast in his
breakout role as the lead in the MTV television series which is based on the Teen Wolf, 1985 film. Posey plays the soft-spoken high school student Scott McCall, who is bitten by a werewolf and must keep this fact secret while protecting his loved ones from a host of supernatural threats.
In 2012, he co-starred with
Twilight actor Booboo Stewart in the film . White Frog
Posey also fronts and plays guitar in the band Disappearing Jamie, which was formerly called Lost in Kostko. Their first performance was at
The Roxy in Los Angeles in 2012. [6 ]
Personal life [ edit ]
Posey was engaged to his long time girlfriend Seana Gorlick,
[1 ] [7 ] but they called off their engagement in 2014. [8 ] [9 ]
Filmography [ edit ]
Television [ edit ]
Music videos [ edit ]
Best Coast music video
Awards and nominations [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ a b c d "Tyler Posey Biography". TV Guide . Retrieved August 9, 2014.
^ a b ". Teen Wolf star Tyler Posey on his character's ethnicity: 'I'm pretty sure that he's Latino '" . July 22, 2012 The Huffington Post . Retrieved August 23, 2014.
^ "Interview with Melissa Ponzio". myFanbase . Retrieved August 28, 2013.
^ "Tyler Posey". Tylergposey.com . Retrieved July 7, 2011.
^ a b "Sneak a peek at . This Is How I Made It" MTV. November 8, 2012.
^ "Boys in Pixels". June 6, 2012. Archived from the original on June 10, 2012 . Retrieved August 23, 2014.
^ Johnson, Zach (July 29, 2013). "Tyler Posey engaged to Seana Gorlick: how the . Teen Wolf star proposed" Us Weekly . Retrieved July 29, 2013.
^ Arreola, Cristina (January 6, 2014). "Exclusive: Tyler Posey talks new season of . Teen Wolf, his upcoming wedding, and more!" Latina . Retrieved January 6, 2014.
^ tierneyhl (October 23, 2014). "Tyler Posey & Seana Gorlick: Why He Dumped His Fiancee After 10-Year Romance". Hollywood Life . Retrieved October 24, 2014.
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