Chris Zylka

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Chris Zylka
Chris Zylka 2011 b.jpg
Zylka at The Ripple Effect red carpet event for the Water Project in 2011
Born Christopher Michael Settlemire[1]
(1985-05-09) May 9, 1985 (age 31)
Warren, Ohio, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2008–present

Chris Settlemire (born May 9, 1985), known professionally as Chris Zylka, is an American actor and model.

Life and career[edit]

Zylka was born Christopher Michael Settlemire in Warren, Ohio. He took his mother's maiden name as a stage name.[2]

Zylka attended the University of Toledo. Zylka began his career with a guest appearance on 90210 in 2008. He was soon cast in a recurring role in Everybody Hates Chris before also having guest appearances on the shows Hannah Montana, Cougar Town and Zeke and Luther. Zylka then landed a sixteen-episode recurring role as Joey Donner in 10 Things I Hate About You. Zylka began to move into films around this time, appearing in The People I've Slept With before starring in the horror television film My Super Psycho Sweet 16. Zylka would later reprise this role in the sequel, My Super Psycho Sweet 16: Part 2. Zylka also appeared in Kaboom in 2010.

Zylka starred in two animal-attack-themed films, Shark Night (2011) and Piranha 3DD (2012). Zylka portrayed Flash Thompson in The Amazing Spider-Man.[3] He played the role of Jake in the television drama The Secret Circle.[4][5] BuddyTV ranked him number ninety on its list of "TV's Sexiest Men of 2011".[6]

Personal life[edit]

Zylka was engaged to model Hanna Beth in April 2014,[7][8] but called off the engagement and broke up in early 2015.[9][10]


Title Year Role Notes
People I've Slept With, TheThe People I've Slept With 2009 Mr. Hottie
Kaboom 2010 Thor
Shark Night 2011 Blake Hammond
Piranha 3DD 2012 Kyle
Amazing Spider-Man, TheThe Amazing Spider-Man 2012 Eugene "Flash" Thompson
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 2014 Scenes cut
Freaks of Nature 2015 Chaz Jr.
Bare 2015 Haden
Dixieland 2015 Kermit
The Death and Life of John F. Donovan 2017 Will Jefford Jr. Filming
Title Year Role Notes
Everybody Hates Chris 2008 Various Characters 3 episodes
90210 2008, 2013 Jason 2 episodes
My Super Psycho Sweet 16 2009 Brigg Television film
Hannah Montana 2009 Gabe Lamotti 2 episodes
10 Things I Hate About You 2009–2010 Joey Donner 16 episodes
Cougar Town 2009 BJ 1 episode
Zeke and Luther 2009–2010 Doyce Plunk 3 episodes
My Super Psycho Sweet 16: Part 2 2010 Brigg Television film
Secret Circle, TheThe Secret Circle 2011–2012 Jake Armstrong 17 episodes (Recurring, episodes #6-13; Main cast, episodes #14-22)
Teen Spirit 2011 Nick Ramsey Television film
My Super Psycho Sweet 16: Part 3 2012 Brigg Television film
Twisted 2013 Tyler Lewis 4 episodes
The Leftovers 2014– Tom Garvey Main cast
I Killed My BFF 2015 Alex Lachan Television film


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  2. ^ Gray, Andy (July 2, 2009). "One-time Howland QB changes playing fields". Tribune Chronicle. Retrieved January 15, 2012.  – via MediaPass (subscription required)
  3. ^ B. Alan Orange (November 20, 2010). "Chris Zylka Is Eugene Flash Thompson in ‘Spider-Man’". MovieWeb. 
  4. ^ Abrams, Natalie (August 24, 2011). "Secret Circle Taps Chris Zylka As the Witchy New Bad Boy". TV Guide. Retrieved August 25, 2011. 
  5. ^ Peterson, Price (May 3, 2012). "The Secret Circle's Chris Zylka on Romancing Faye, Renewal Optimism, and His Proudest Season 1 Moment". Retrieved May 4, 2012. 
  6. ^ "TV's 100 Sexiest Men of 2011". BuddyTV. December 5, 2011. Retrieved March 9, 2012. 
  7. ^ Corriston, Michele (April 27, 2014). "Chris Zylka and Hanna Beth Are Engaged". People. 
  8. ^ Rivera, Zayda (April 27, 2014). "'Spider-Man 2' actor Chris Zylka gets engaged to Hanna Beth". New York Daily News. Retrieved June 14, 2015. 
  9. ^ Johnson, Zach (March 12, 2015). "Chris Zylka and Hanna Beth End Their Engagement and Their Breakup Gets Insanely Messy on Instagram and Twitter!". E! Online. 
  10. ^ McRady, Rachel (March 12, 2015). "Chris Zylka, Model Hanna Beth Split, End Engagement in Nasty Online Feud". Us Magazine. Retrieved June 14, 2015. 

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