Booboo Stewart

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Booboo Stewart
Booboo Stewart in 2017.jpg
Stewart in October 2017
Born Nils Allen Stewart Jr.
(1994-01-21) January 21, 1994 (age 24)
Beverly Hills, California, United States
Other names
  • Booboo Stewart
  • Booboo Torrali
Occupation Actor
Years active 2004–present

Nils Allen "Booboo" Stewart Jr.[1] (born January 21, 1994) is an American actor. He is known for playing Seth Clearwater, a shapeshifter in The Twilight Saga, Warpath in X-Men: Days of Future Past, and Jay in the Disney television films Descendants and Descendants 2.

Early life[edit]

Nils Allen Stewart Jr. was born in Beverly Hills, California. His father, Nils Allen Stewart, is a professional stuntman.[2] He has Japanese, Chinese, and Korean ancestry on his mother's side and Russian, Scottish, and Blackfoot ancestry on his father's side.[3] Stewart was in a band named "Echoes of Angels" and toured with his mother, Renee Stewart, and grandmother, who were known as "TSC" (The Stewart Clan).[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

During 2006–2010 Stewart appeared or starred in several independent, direct-to-video, or TV films. He also hosted six episodes of the children's show Blue Dolphin Kids in Hawaii, and did stunt work on several films including the 2006 film Zoom and the 2007 film Beowulf. He had roles on episodes of Steve Harvey's Big Time Challenge, ER, Dante's Cove, Everybody Hates Chris and "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour". Stewart also toured with Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus on her Best of Both Worlds Tour featuring the Jonas Brothers and in the Camp Rock Freestyle Jam concert series. He recorded the opening theme for the Disney Channel Games 2008 titled "Let's Go!", and in 2010 "Under the Sea (from The Little Mermaid)" for the Disney recompilation disc DisneyMania 7. He promoted clothes, as well as toys and games such as Wii Fit and Hot Wheels. He also played Roman in Lab Rats: Elite Force.

During 2006–2008, he was a member of the musical group T-Squad.

2010–present: Theatrical debut[edit]

In 2010, Stewart appeared in the movie Logan and portrayed Seth Clearwater in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, the third installment of The Twilight Saga film series.

In 2012, Stewart starred in the movie White Frog as Nick Young, a teen with Asperger's syndrome. In 2013, he played the lead role in Running Deer, an award-winning short film produced and directed by Brent Ryan Green through Toy Gun Films.[4] Stewart also appeared in 2014's X-Men: Days of Future Past[5] acting as Warpath.

In 2013, Stewart appeared in Space Warriors alongside Danny Glover, Dermot Mulroney, Josh Lucas, Mira Sorvino. Directed by Sean McNamara

Stewart starred in the 2015 Disney Channel original movie Descendants as Jay, the son of Jafar. He reprised his role in the 2017 sequel, Descendants 2.[6]

Philanthropic activities[edit]

Booboo and Fivel Stewart at the Hollywood Premiere of Disney Channel's "Let It Shine" In June 2012.

In 2010, he was named a Celebrity Ambassador by the Muscular Dystrophy Association. In his role, Stewart is helping raise awareness in the fight against muscle diseases. He is also part of MDA's "Make a Muscle, Make a Difference" PSA campaign, being featured in print and TV advertisements.[7] He also travelled to Perth, Australia for the Channel 7 Telethon, raising money for the Princess Margaret Hospital for Children. Stewart and his sister Fivel also hosted free concerts on behalf of the national non-profit organization Childhelp.[8]

He appeared in a PETA campaign, encouraging people to adopt animals rather than to buy them from pet stores.[9] He is also involved in Four Green Steps, an environmental organization based in Canada.[10]

Filmography[edit]

Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2004 Yard Sale Little Boy
2005 Pit Fighter Vendor Uncredited
2006 18 Fingers of Death! Young Buford
The Conrad Boys Ben Conrad
666: The Child Donald
2007 The Last Sentinel Young Tallis
Uncle P Bike Kid
2008 The Fifth Commandment Young Chance
2009 American Cowslip Cary
How I Survived the Zombie Apocalypse Son Short film
2010 Dark Games Jake Wincott
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Seth Clearwater
Logan Ben Also producer
Smitty Peabo
2011 Jake Stevens: The Last Protector Jake Stevens
2011–2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Seth Clearwater Release date:
Part 1 – 18 November 2011 (USA)
Part 2 – 16 November 2012 (USA)
2012 White Frog Nick Young
Just Yell Fire: Campus Life Himself Short documentary
2013 Hansel & Gretel: Warriors of Witchcraft Jonah (Hansel)
Running Deer Tyler Short film
2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past Warpath
An Evergreen Christmas Angel
2014 The Last Survivors Dean
2015 Hope Bridge Jackson
He Never Died Jeremy
Dominion Marek
2016 Honeyglue Bailey
2017 American Satan Vic Lakota
2018 Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors Victor Kohl / Exile Voice role; upcoming film[11]
2021 The Valiant Circus Penguin Victor Voice role; upcoming film
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2004 Big Time Martial artist Unknown episodes
2004 Skeleton Man Child Warrior Sci Fi Pictures original film
2004–2006 Dante's Cove Stephen 5 episodes, 1 episode credit only
Unaired pilot as Boo Boo Torra
2005 ER Power Ranger Episode: "Man with No Name"
2006 Everybody Hates Chris Kid / Ping 2 episodes
Blue Dolphin Kids Himself / Host 11 episodes, 3 episodes as Actor
2010 CSI: Miami Kenny Turner Episode: "Die by the Sword"
2011 TNA Impact Himself Special guest appearance
Good Luck Charlie Kai Episodes: "Sun Show Part 1", "Sun Show Part 2"
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour Kai Episode: "Pool Shark"
2012 Kickin' It Carson Episode: "New Jack City"[12]
2013 Space Warriors Conway Sci Fi Pictures original film
2014 Hawaii Five-0 Tommy Fa'aloa Episode: "Ma Lalo o ka 'ili"
2015 Grimm Simon George Episode: "Mishipeshu"
CSI:Cyber Owen Campbell Episode: "URL, Interrupted"
Blue Peter Himself 1 episode
Descendants Jay Disney Channel Original Movie
2015–2017 Descendants: Wicked World Jay Main voice role
2016 Lab Rats: Elite Force Roman Recurring role
2017 Descendants 2 Jay Disney Channel Original Movie
2018 Westworld Etu Recurring role
2018 Spider-Man Jack O'Lantern (voice) Episode: "Bring on the Bad Guys" Pt. 3
2019 Descendants 3 Jay Disney Channel Original Movie
Music video roles
Year Music video Artist(s) Notes
2004 "Just Lose It" Eminem
2005 "Keep It Goin' On" Daichi Miura
2008 "Kung Fu Fighting" Cee-Lo Green and Jack Black From the DreamWorks' Kung Fu Panda

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cambio, Team (2010-01-21). "Is Booboo Stewart Ready For Taylor-Lautner Status? Totally. on Cambio". Cambio.com. Retrieved 2012-04-02. 
  2. ^ "Get to Know X-Men's Booboo Stewart". Audrey Magazine. Retrieved 2014-05-27. 
  3. ^ "Eclipse's BooBoo Stewart". Audrey Magazine. 2010-07-03. Archived from the original on 2012-03-20. Retrieved 2011-12-12. 
  4. ^ "Award Winning Oklahoma Short Film Running Deer is Now Available on Vimeo on Demand". News OK. 8 August 2013. Retrieved 8 August 2014. 
  5. ^ "Twitter / BryanSinger: 3 #Oscars, 6 #GoldenGlobes". Twitter. Retrieved 2014-05-27. 
  6. ^ Swift, Andy (2016-06-10). "Descendants 2 Premiering in 2017; China Anne McClain Cast as Ursula 2.0". TVLine.com. Retrieved 2016-07-27. 
  7. ^ "Twilight Star Takes on Role as MDA Spokesman". MDA.org. Muscular Dystrophy Association. July 2010. Archived from the original on June 29, 2015. Retrieved February 24, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Twilight star Booboo Stewart and sister Fivel perform FREE Concert for Childhelp". Arizonafoothillsmagazine.com. Arizona Foothills Magazine. August 2011. Retrieved February 24, 2015. 
  9. ^ Tara Kelly, "Booboo Stewart PETA Ad: Twilight Star Says 'Adopt, Don't Buy' Cats And Dogs," The Huffington Post, November 16, 2011.
  10. ^ "Reach for the Stars" Archived June 25, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. Four Green Steps. Retrieved September 19, 2012.
  11. ^ "MARVEL RISING BEGINS! The Next Generation of Marvel Heroes (EXCLUSIVE)". Marvel HQ. December 7, 2017. Retrieved December 7, 2017. 
  12. ^ '+relative_time(twitters[i].created_at)+' (2012-11-02). "Booboo Stewart Guest Stars on "Kickin' It" & the "Lab Rats" Go to Space This Monday". Clevvertv.com. Archived from the original on 2013-11-03. Retrieved 2014-05-27. 

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