Austin Amelio

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Austin Amelio
Austin Amelio (cropped).jpg
Born (1988-04-27) April 27, 1988 (age 30)[1]
Austin, Texas, U.S.[1]
Occupation Actor
Years active 2010–present
Known for Dwight on The Walking Dead

Austin Amelio is an American actor best known for his roles on The Walking Dead[2][3] and Everybody Wants Some!![4]

Career[edit]

Amelio began his career in array of short films. His most notable roles are Dwight on The Walking Dead[5][6] and Nesbit in Everybody Wants Some!!.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2017 Song to Song BV's Brother
2016 Cabin Crew Billy
2016 Everybody Wants Some!! Nesbit
2014 Putting the Dog to Sleep Thomas short film
2014 Wind & Rain John
2014 Over Again David short film
2013 A Kiss Before You Go Man #2 short film
2011 The Devil's Toy Austin Amelio skateboard film
2010 Potluck Vincent Lowe short film

Television[edit]

Year TV Show Role Notes
2015–present The Walking Dead Dwight Recurring (season 6)
Also Starring (season 7–present)
22 episodes
2014 Deliverance Creek Soldier TV movie

Skateboarding background[edit]

Amelio was an avid skateboarder, filming a part in and around Austin, Texas for The Devil's Toy (2011).[8] He was sponsored by No Comply Skate Shop and briefly received free product from Osiris shoes as a flow-sponsored rider. Amelio at one point solicited sponsorship from Karl Watson's Organica brand, also receiving a free deck and some lasting advice from the senior Bay Area skateboarder.[9] In April 2017, Amelio appeared on The Nine Club skateboarding podcast hosted by Chris Roberts, Roger Bagley, and Kelly Hart.[9] He was previously interviewed by Transworld Skateboarding.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thompson, Avery (March 28, 2016). "Austin Amelio". Hollywood Life. Retrieved November 13, 2016. 
  2. ^ "AMC REVEALS IDENTITY OF AUSTIN AMELIO'S CHARACTER IN THE WALKING DEAD". The Nerdist Podcast. Retrieved September 17, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Walking Dead' Promotes 4 to Series Regular for Season 7 (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 17, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Austin Amelio Height". celebheights.com. 
  5. ^ "The Walking Dead's Dwight (Austin Amelio) Explains That Crazy Ending With Daryl". Us Weekly. Retrieved September 17, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Dwight speaks! Austin Amelio on playing the new Walking Dead villain". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved September 17, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Review: In 'Everybody Wants Some!!,' Casual Sex and Casual Philosophizing". The New York Times. Retrieved September 17, 2016. 
  8. ^ Calvin Millar (2011-02-03), Austin Amelio - The Devils Toy, retrieved 2017-06-24 
  9. ^ a b "Austin Amelio". THE NINE CLUB WITH CHRIS ROBERTS. Retrieved 2017-06-24. 
  10. ^ "Interview With The Walking Dead's Austin Amelio | TransWorld SKATEboarding". TransWorld SKATEboarding. 2017-04-21. Retrieved 2017-06-24. 

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