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
Other names William Brent
Occupation Actor
Years active 2007–present
Known for

William Brent "Billy" Unger (born October 15, 1995) is an American actor. He is known for playing Chase Davenport on the Disney XD series Lab Rats and Lab Rats: Elite Force. Credited as Billy Unger before 2016, starting with Lab Rats: Elite Force he is credited as William Brent.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Unger was born in Palm Beach County, Florida. He moved to Hollywood with his family in 2006.[1]

Unger 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]

Career[edit]

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

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

Beginning in 2012 he began starring as Chase, the youngest of the super-human bionic teens, in the Disney XD series Lab Rats. In 2016, he continued to play Chase on the Lab Rats spinoff series Lab Rats: Elite Force,[3][4] now credited as William Brent.[2]

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 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
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)
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"
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"
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 Chase Davenport 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- Present Lab Rats: Elite Force Chase Co-lead role; 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. ^ a b "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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