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Zylka at The Ripple Effect red carpet event for the Water Project in 2011
May 9, 1985
Warren, Ohio, U.S.
Chris Settlemire (born May 9, 1985), known professionally as Chris Zylka, is an American actor.
Life and career
Zylka was born Chris Settlemire in Warren, Ohio. He took his mother's maiden name as a stage name. His father is of German and British descent, and his mother is of half Polish and half Czech ancestry (the surname Zylka is Polish).
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. He played the role of Jake in the television drama The Secret Circle. BuddyTV ranked him number ninety on its list of "TV's Sexiest Men of 2011".
|People I've Slept With, TheThe People I've Slept With||2009||Mr. Hottie|
|Shark Night||2011||Blake Hammond|
|Amazing Spider-Man, TheThe Amazing Spider-Man||2012||Eugene "Flash" Thompson|
|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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- 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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