Beau Mirchoff

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Beau Mirchoff
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Beau Mirchoff in 2010
William Beau Mirchoff

(1989-01-13) January 13, 1989 (age 29)
NationalityAmerican / Canadian
Years active2003–present

William Beau Mirchoff (/ˈmɜːrɒf/;[1] born January 13, 1989) is an American-Canadian actor best known for his role in the MTV series Awkward.

Early life[edit]

Mirchoff was born in Seattle, Washington. Two days later, he moved to his family's home in Victoria, British Columbia. His father, Bill, is a podiatrist from California. His mother, Kelley, a Seattle native, is a full-time homemaker. Beau has an older brother, Luke (born 1985), who plays semi-pro lacrosse, and a younger sister, Raeanna.[2] He is a Mount Douglas Secondary School alumnus. Mirchoff holds dual citizenship in the United States and Canada.[3]


Mirchoff first got noticed for his role in the play Bubbly Stiltskin. His first feature was a supporting role in Scary Movie 4, playing 'Robbie Ryan'. He was a recurring character on the CBC series Heartland. He also landed a lead role in The Grudge 3. Mirchoff joined the cast of Desperate Housewives, playing Danny Bolen between 2009 and 2010.[4] He had supporting roles in the indie film The Secret Lives of Dorks and in the film I Am Number Four. Mirchoff stars as a lead in the MTV series Awkward.[5] He played the role of Dominic in the Disney Channel film The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex. Beau was also seen as recurring character on NBC's period drama Aquarius and in indie thriller Poker Night opposite Ron Perlman and Giancarlo Esposito.


Year Title Role Notes
2006 Scary Movie 4 Robbie Ryan
2007 In the Land of Women Teenager Uncredited
2009 The Grudge 3 Andy
Stranger with My Face Gordon Lambert Television film
2011 I Am Number Four Drew
2013 The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex Dominic Television film
The Secret Lives of Dorks Clark
2014 Born to Race: Fast Track Jake Kendall
See You in Valhalla Johnny
Poker Night Jeter
2015 Grass Stains Eric
Tell Tale Lies
The murder pact Will Lasalle Television film
2017 Party Boat Jonathan Television film
Flatliners Brad
Television series
Year Title Role Notes
2003 Romeo! Chase Episode: "He Got Blame"
2007–2008 Heartland Benjamine "Ben" Stillman Recurring role; 6 episodes
2009–2010 Desperate Housewives Danny Bolen Recurring role; 18 episodes
2011 CSI: Miami Jared Hatch Episode: "Paint It Black"
The Protector Tyler Episode: "Beef"
2011–2016 Awkward Matty McKibben Main role; 89 episodes
Teen Choice Awards TV Breakout Star: Male
2012 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Jake Pychan Episode: "Trends with Benefits"
2015 Aquarius Rick Zondervan Recurring role; 3 episodes
2018 The Fosters Jamie Hunter Recurring role; 3 episodes
2019 Good Trouble Guest role; 1 episode


  1. ^ TEENcom at YouTube (19 July 2012). "MTV Awkward's Beau Mirchoff -- Season 2 Interview". Retrieved 24 July 2012.
  2. ^ who was actually responsible for Beau getting started in acting
  3. ^ Beau Mirchoff
  4. ^ "Desperate" Books Nordling, Mirchoff, Hollywood Reporter, July 10, 2009
  5. ^ "Awkward | Season 2 Full Episodes, Photos, Episode Synopsis and Recaps". MTV. Retrieved 2012-07-05.

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