Billy Unger

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Billy Unger
Born William Brent Unger
(1995-10-15) October 15, 1995 (age 20)[1]
Palm Beach County, Florida, United States
Occupation Actor, musician, martial artist
Known for Lab Rats, National Treasure: Book of Secrets

William Brent "Billy" Unger (born October 15, 1995) is an American actor and martial artist, best known for playing Chase Davenport in the Disney XD sitcom Lab Rats. As of Lab Rats: Elite Force, he will be credited as William Brent.[2]

Life and career[edit]

Billy Unger was born in Palm Beach County, Florida, on October 15, 1995. Unger and his family moved to Hollywood in 2006. He enjoys extreme martial arts, advanced stunting, motocross, surfing, skateboarding, hip-hop dancing, singing, and playing guitar. Currently, Unger resides in Studio City, California with his family.[1]

Since moving to LA, Billy has guest starred on Disney XD's Kickin' It, Disney Channel's Sonny with a Chance, A.N.T. Farm, No Ordinary Family, Ghost Whisperer, Hawthorne, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Mental, Medium, Desperate Housewives, Cold Case, Scrubs, and made an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

Billy has also appeared in National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets, You Again, Monster Mutt, Opposite Day, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rock Slyde.

He also starred as "Chase", the youngest of the the super-human bionic teens, in the Disney series Lab Rats.

Billy plays guitar and has a band with singer Travis Cormier and bassist Marcelo Feldman. They toured in 2013 under the name "Fair Warning".[citation needed]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Seven's Eleven: Sweet Toys Frankie Film debut
National Treasure: Book of Secrets Charles Gates
2008 Changeling Screaming Boy Uncredited[citation needed]
Rock Slyde Young Rock Slyde
Crank: High Voltage Young Chev Chelios
Cop Dog Robby North Lead role
Opposite Day Sammuel " Sammy" Benson Lead role
2010 Jack and the Beanstalk Prince Charming
Monster Mutt Zack Taylor Lead role
The Invited Additional Voices
Sammy's Adventures: The Secret Passage Hatchling Sammy
You Again Ben Olsen
2012 The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone Billy Stone Lead role

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Scrubs Devin Episode: "My Turf War" (Season 6, Episode 18)
Cold Case Jeff Reed Episode: "Stalker" (Season 4, Episode 24)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Kid #2 Episode dated October 31, 2007
Desperate Housewives Chad Episode: "Gossip" (Season 3, Episode 20)
Jeremy McMullin Episode: "Something's Coming" (Season 4, Episode 9)
2008 Medium Young Joey / Teddy Carmichael Episode: "Being Joey Carmichael"
Can You Teach My Alligator Manners? Eric Episodes: "Birthday Manners", "Good Sport Gator"
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Martin "Marty" Bedell Episode: "Goodbye to All That"
Family Guy School Kid Voice role; Episode: "Tales of a Third Grade Nothing"
Special Agent Oso Michael Voice role
2009 Mental Conor Stephens Episode: "Manic at the Disco" (Season 1, Episode 4)
Nominated — Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV series – Guest Starring Young Actor (2005)
Hawthorne Sam Episode: "Yielding"
Children of the Corn Additional Voice Television movie
Alabama Moon Additional Voices Television movie
2010 Ghost Whisperer Pete Murphy Episode: "The Children's Parade"
Sonny with a Chance Wesley Episode: "Sonny With a 100% Chance of Meddling"
2011 No Ordinary Family Troy Cotten Episode: "No Ordinary Friends"
Fish Hooks Bradley "Brad" Kingstone Voice role; 2 episodes
2012–16 Lab Rats/Lab Rats: Bionic Island Chase Davenport/Spike Main role; 90 episodes
2012 Kickin' It Brody Episode: "The Wrath of Swan" (Season 1, Episode 20)
A.N.T. Farm Neville Episode: "endurANTs" (Season 2, Episode 7)
2016 Lab Rats: Elite Force Chase Davenport Main role;[3][4] as William Brent

Video games[edit]

Year Video Game Role Notes
2011 Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Young Nathan Drake
2012 Skylanders: Giants Commercial

Awards and nominations[edit]

Award Year Category Result Role
Young Artist Award 2009[5] Best Performance in a DVD Film Won Robby North in Cop Dog
Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actor Nominated Teddy Carmichael in Medium
2010[6] Guest Starring Young Actor 13 and Under Won Conor Stephens in Mental
2011[7] Best Performance Feature Film – Supporting Young Actor Won Ben in You Again
Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actor 14–17 Nominated Pete Murphy in Ghost Whisperer
2012[8] Best Performance in a DVD Film – Young Ensemble Cast Nominated Zack Taylor in Monster Mutt

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lab Rats Billy Unger "Chase"". Disney XD Medianet. 2012. Archived from the original on July 16, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Disney XD's New Spinoff Series "Lab Rats: Elite Force" Premieres Wednesday, March 2" (Press release). Disney XD. February 2, 2016. Retrieved February 2, 2016 – via The Futon Critic. Created and executive-produced by Chris Peterson and Bryan Moore ("That '70s Show"), the series stars Bradley Steven Perry as Kaz, William Brent (formerly known as Billy Unger) as Chase, Jake Short as Oliver, Paris Berelc as Skylar and Kelli Berglund as Bree. 
  3. ^ Wagmeister, Elizabeth (September 3, 2015). "Disney XD Greenlights ‘Lab Rats’ and ‘Mighty Med’ Spinoff Series". Variety. Retrieved September 4, 2015. 
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (September 3, 2015). "Lab Rats & Mighty Med Spin-off Series to Succeed the Two Comedies on Disney XD". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 3, 2015. 
  5. ^ "30th Annual Young Artist Awards". Retrieved May 11, 2012. 
  6. ^ "31st Annual Young Artist Awards". Retrieved May 11, 2012. 
  7. ^ "32nd Annual Young Artist Awards". Retrieved May 11, 2012. 
  8. ^ "33rd Annual Young Artist Awards". Retrieved May 11, 2012. 

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