Derek Mio

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Derek Mio
Born1982 (age 38–39)
OccupationActor
Years active2003–present

Derek Mio (born 1982) is an American film and television actor who attended USC School of Cinematic Arts.[1] He is a fourth generation Japanese American.

Personal life[edit]

Mio was born in Huntington Beach, California and attended Huntington Beach High School. He attended the University of Southern California. He currently resides in Los Angeles.[2]

Acting career[edit]

Mio is known for portraying the recurring character Wade Matthews on the ABC Family series Greek[3] and his portrayal of Glenn in the 2013 movie G.B.F. (Gay Best Friend). He had a role in the NBC series Day One, which was scheduled as a mid-season replacement in 2010. One of his first roles was playing the lead in the PBS Special Day of Independence. He also had a lead role in the indie feature Purity, directed by NaRhee Ahn.[4] In 2014, he played the role of Elliot on the Geek & Sundry web-series Spooked. In 2019, Mio appeared in the World War II-themed second season [5] of the AMC horror, drama anthology television series The Terror, playing the lead role of Chester Nakayama, the son of Japanese-born immigrants, who joins the army.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Meet: Derek Mio". Yow Yow!. 31 August 2009. Retrieved 16 October 2015.
  2. ^ Mellen, Greg (December 14, 2017). "Actor comes home as a stand-up guy". Huntington Beach Wave. The Orange County Register. pp. 1–2.
  3. ^ "Derek Mio". Zimbio. 21 July 2013. Retrieved 16 October 2015. Derek Mio is an actor best known for his role as Wade on the ABC television series Greek.
  4. ^ "NaRhee Ahn on "Purity"". AsianAmericanFilm.com. August 3, 2006. Retrieved 16 October 2015.
  5. ^ ""'The Terror' Renewed for World War II-Themed Second Season at AMC". thehollywoodreporter.com. June 22, 2018. Retrieved 16 December 2018.
  6. ^ """The Terror": Derek Mio To Star In AMC Anthology Series"". Deadline.com. October 18, 2018. Retrieved 16 December 2018.

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