Davis Cleveland

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Davis Cleveland
Born (2002-02-05) February 5, 2002 (age 15)
Houston, Texas, United States
Occupation Actor
Years active 2007–present

Davis Cleveland (born February 5, 2002[1][2]) is an American actor. He is known for his role as Flynn Jones on the Disney Channel original series Shake It Up. Cleveland starred as Manny in the 2016 Nickelodeon Original Movie Rufus and its 2017 sequel Rufus 2.

Life and career[edit]

Cleveland was born on February 5, 2002, in Houston, Texas.[1] Cleveland currently lives in Los Angeles, California and enjoys studying martial arts and playing guitar, as well as other hobbies including video games, skateboarding and rollerblading.[1][3] He is involved in charity work by helping to raise money to help find a cure for Cystic Fibrosis through hosting Cystic Fibrosis walks and various other charities.[citation needed]

In 2010 Cleveland began playing the role of Flynn Jones on the Disney Channel comedy Shake It Up.[4] In March 2011, he spoke with Tanya Rivero on Good Morning America of his experience working on Shake It Up stating, "It's the best experience ever. It's like Disney World every morning."[5]

His other television appearances include an episode of How I Met Your Mother, Desperate Housewives and Good Luck Charlie, Ghost Whisperer, and Hannah Montana. He also played the part of Luther's little brother Roy in Zeke and Luther.

In January 2016, Cleveland starred in the Nickelodeon Original Movie, Rufus, which also starred Jace Norman.[6] In January 2017 he starred in the film's sequel Rufus 2.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Television and film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Criminal Minds Ricky Episode: "Masterpiece"
2008 How I Met Your Mother Andy Episode: "The Fight"
2009 Ghost Whisperer Tyler Harmon Episode: "Birthday Presence"
2009 Desperate Housewives Jeffrey Episode: "The Story of Lucy and Jessie"
2010–2013 Shake It Up Flynn Jones Main role (75 episodes)
2010–2011 Zeke and Luther Roy Waffles Episodes: "Little Bro", "Big Trouble", "Sibling Rivalries"
2010 Hannah Montana Little Boy Episodes: "Sweet Home Hannah Montana", "Hannah Montana to the Principal's Office"
2010 Pair of Kings Chauncey Episode: "Big Kings on Campus"
2011 Good Luck Charlie Walker / Flynn Jones Episodes: "Snow Show Part 2", "Charlie Shakes It Up"
2013 Alone for Christmas Dillon Direct-to-video film
2014 Rizzoli & Isles Zach Langley Episode: "Tears of a Clown"
2016 Rufus Manny Nickelodeon Original Movie
2016 Legendary Dudas Icuzio Episode: "Un Film de Duda/Homeroom Wars"
2017 Rufus 2 Manny Nickelodeon Original Movie

Discography[edit]

Year Song Album Notes
2011 "Monster Mash" Spooky Buddies with Adam Irigoyen and Kenton Duty
2011 "I Am" RO•SHON Cameo appearance

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2011 Young Artist Award Outstanding Young Ensemble In a TV Series
(shared with Bella Thorne, Zendaya, Roshon Fegan, Adam Irigoyen, Kenton Duty, Caroline Sunshine)
Shake It Up Nominated [7]
2012 Young Artist Award Outstanding Young Ensemble In a TV Series
(shared with Bella Thorne, Zendaya, Roshon Fegan, Adam Irigoyen, Kenton Duty, Caroline Sunshine)
Shake It Up Nominated [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Davis Cleveland is "Flynn Jones"". Medianet: Disney Channel. Archived from the original on 2011-07-10. Retrieved 2010-11-12. 
  2. ^ a b Katie Wingfield (January 16, 2017). "Meet the Cast of ‘Rufus 2’ – Tune In Tonight!". Tiger Beat. Retrieved 2017-01-18. 
  3. ^ "Shake it up! stellt vor: Davis Cleveland". GoGirl.de. Archived from the original on 2011-05-19. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  4. ^ Shelley Ng (March 15, 2011). "Disney's 'Shake It Up' Cast On New Show, Dancing". NY PIX Morning News. Archived from the original on 2011-07-24. Retrieved 2011-03-29. 
  5. ^ "Good Morning America: Backstage Pass: 'Shake It Up' Cast". ABC News. Retrieved 2011-03-27. 
  6. ^ "Best Bets for Jan 18, 2016: Rufus". TV Weekly Now. NTVB Media. January 18, 2016. Retrieved 2016-03-07. 
  7. ^ "32nd Annual Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Awards. Archived from the original on 2011-09-09. Retrieved 2011-03-28. 
  8. ^ "33rd Annual Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Awards. Archived from the original on 2012-04-04. Retrieved 2012-04-07. 

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