Bryce Gheisar

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Bryce Gheisar
Born (2004-12-22) December 22, 2004 (age 19)
Years active2015–present

Bryce Gheisar (born December 22, 2004) is an American actor, best known for his leading roles as young Ethan in A Dog's Purpose[1] and Julian in Wonder.[2]

Early life[edit]

Bryce Gheisar was born on December 22, 2004, in Plano, Texas, into a family of three, made up of his parents, Todd and Nicole Gheisar, and his older brother, Blake Gheisar. Bryce was a rising star in competitive gymnastics before he first discovered his love for acting. He currently resides in Plano, Texas, but has filmed all around North America.[3]


Gheisar started his acting career aged eight. He landed his first role in 2015 as Elijah Gutnick in the short film The Bus Stop. After he was enrolled in Cathryn Sullivan's school for Acting,[3] he made his first theatrical appearance playing the leading role of young Ethan, in the acclaimed 2017 film, A Dog's Purpose. That same year, he gained that much more widespread recognition when portraying one of the lead roles, Julian, in the film Wonder, working alongside Jacob Tremblay, Millie Davis and Julia Roberts. From 2020 to 2021, Bryce portrayed Elliot Combes in the Nickelodeon TV series, The Astronauts.[4]



Year Title Role Notes
2017 A Dog's Purpose Young Ethan Montgomery
Wonder Julian Albans[5]
Into the Who Knows! Thomas
2018 The 15:17 to Paris Young Alek Skarlatos
2024 White Bird Julian Albans
TBA James the Second James Buck Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
2016–2018 Walk the Prank Herman[6] 58 Episodes, Main role
2019 9-1-1 Stevie 1 episode
2020–2021 The Astronauts Elliot Combes Main role
2021 Are You Afraid of the Dark?: Curse of the Shadows Luke McCoy[7] Main role


  1. ^ Scheck, Frank. "'A Dog's Purpose': Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 3, 2020.
  2. ^ Isbell, Katherine (October 17, 2018). "Stars of hit movie 'Wonder' make surprise visit in Hanover". The Patriot Ledger. Archived from the original on August 23, 2021. Retrieved December 3, 2020.
  3. ^ a b McPhate, Christian (October 26, 2020). "Plano Native Bryce Gheisar Stars in Nickelodeon's "The Astronauts"". Local Profile. Retrieved December 3, 2020.
  4. ^ Ed, Stockly (November 26, 2020). "What's on TV Friday: 'Great Performances' Lea Salonga on PBS". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved December 3, 2020.
  5. ^ Hipes, Patrick. "Mandy Patinkin Joins Lionsgate's 'Wonder'". Deadline. Retrieved December 3, 2020.
  6. ^ Petski, Denise. "'Walk The Prank' Renewed For Season 2 By Disney XD". Deadline. Retrieved December 3, 2020.
  7. ^ Petski, Denise (October 29, 2020). "'Are You Afraid Of The Dark?': Six Cast For Season 2 Of Nickelodeon's Horror Anthology Series Reboot". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 11, 2020.

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