Devon Werkheiser

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Devon Werkheiser
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Devon Werkheiser in February 2010
Background information
Born (1991-03-08) March 8, 1991 (age 24)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Genres Pop, alternative rock
Occupation(s) Actor, voice actor, singer-songwriter, musician
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 2002–present
Labels Universal Motown 2007 - 2011

Devon Werkheiser (born March 8, 1991) is an American actor, voice actor, singer-songwriter and musician, best known for his starring role as Ned Bigby on the Nickelodeon sitcom Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide and for his role in the 2007 TV Movie Shredderman Rules, as the lead character Nolan Byrd. Werkheiser also played Peter Parkes in the fourth and final season of the ABC Family show Greek.

Personal life[edit]

Werkheiser was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and raised in Johns Creek, Georgia. His parents enrolled him in acting classes at the Talent Factory, a local children’s acting program. While he was in Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide, he dated his co-star Lindsey Shaw for a couple of years until the couple split in late 2009. Currently, Werkheiser is dating actress Sara Montez.[1]


After landing a minor role in We Were Soldiers, Werkheiser and his mother moved to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career. In 2003, he had a main role as Max Korda in the TV movie Recipe for Disaster.[2] Since his arrival in Hollywood, Werkheiser has landed several television and film roles, the biggest of which is that of Ned Bigby on Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide. Werkheiser lent his voice in movies Casper's Scare School as Casper, Casper's Shadow, and Good Dragon and The Wizzard of Krudd as Gordo.

In 2007, Werkheiser starred in Nickelodeon movie based on Wendelin Van Draanen's Shredderman book series Shredderman Rules as Nolan Byrd/Shredderman.[3] Later that year, Werkheiser played the role of Chris Marino in Lifetime original movie Christmas in Paradise.[4] In 2009, Werkheiser starred as Victor in the movie The First Time.[5] He played the role of Victor, who has an incurable crush on hot senior Anya who is way out of his league and she doesn't have clue he exists. He also had a significant role in the movie The Prankster, in which he played the role of Brad Burris.[6]

In 2011, Werkheiser played the role of Danny in the movie Beneath the Darkness.[7] In 2012, he played the role of Cassidy Warren in web series Never Fade Away.[8] In 2013 Werkheiser starred as Max in the horror film The Wicked.[9][10] He played the role of Brett in Lifetime movie Zephyr Springs also know as Deadly Spa.[11] In 2014, Werkheiser starred as Nick Behrle in the movie California Scheming and had a role as Firch in the movie Helicopter Mom.[12][13] In 2015, he starred as Andy in the short film Arthur.[14]

His upcoming roles include Veracruz and Sundown.

Music career[edit]

Werkheiser originally signed with Universal Motown for his debut studio album, however his label status on MySpace has since changed to unsigned, possibly indicating that he is no longer with Universal.[15] His album, which has been described as being a combination of rock and pop, will feature him singing and playing the guitar.[16] Werkheiser has requested that he be able to co-write the lyrics and music of all of his songs, and he has been working with artists including Tim Myers, Wally Gagel, Eddie Galan, and Charlie Midnight to help write his songs.[citation needed] He performed live shows with female vocalists Kristen Marie Hollyin and Britney Christian[17] and plans to go on live tours after the release of the album.[18]

His first single, a full band production of "If Eyes Could Speak", was released April 1, 2010 on iTunes. The official music video was released via YouTube on June 15, 2010. It stars himself and his partner, Molly McCook.[19] His second single, "Sparks Will Fly", was released July 29, 2010 on iTunes.

He planned to release an extended play, which would in turn lead to an eventual release of an album. Werkheiser had written over 45 songs, though he hadn't decided which to include on an EP or album.[20]

He released his first EP named I Am on June 25, 2013.[18] In June 9, 2015, he released his second EP named Here and Now.[21]


Year Title Role Notes
2002 We Were Soldiers Steve Moore
2003 Recipe for Disaster Max Korda TV Movie
2006 Casper's Scare School Casper/Casper's Shadow/Good Dragon Voice; TV Movie
2007 The Wizzard of Krudd Gordo Voice; TV Movie
2007 Shredderman Rules Nolan Byrd/Shredderman TV Movie
2007 Christmas in Paradise Chris Marino TV Movie
2009 The First Time Victor Knudsen
2010 The Quinn-tuplets Teenage Martin Quinn TV Movie
2010 The Prankster Brad Burris
2010 Marmaduke Golden Dog/Cocker Spaniel Voice
2011 Beneath the Darkness Danny
2013 The Wicked Max Resse
2013 Zephyr Springs Brett TV Movie
2014 California Scheming Nick Behrle
2014 Helicopter Mom Fitch
2014 Arthur Andy Short Film
2015 Veracruz Joey Post-production
2016 Sundown Logan Post-production
Year Title Role Notes
2004–2007 Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide Ned Bigby 55 episodes
2009 American Dad! Benny Episode: "Stan Time"
2009 Three Rivers Bobby Episode: "Code Green"
2010 Memphis Beat Troy Groves Episode: "Baby, Let's Play House"
2010 Scared Shrekless Teenager #2/Teenager #3 Voice; TV Special
2011 Glenn Martin, DDS Corey Voice; Episode: "Glenn and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance"
2011 Greek Peter Parkes 7 episodes
2012 Never Fade Away Cassidy Warren 4 episodes
2012 Criminal Minds Billy Walton Episode: "The Wheels On The Bus"
2013 Major Crimes Buy Guy Episode: "Pick Your Poison"


Extended plays[edit]


List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
"Superhero" 2007 Shredderman Rules (DVD extra)
"If Eyes Could Speak"[24] 2010 non-album single
"Sparks Will Fly"[25] non-album single
"Stand Up"[26] 2013 I Am
"—" denotes a title that was not released or did not chart in that territory.

Other appearances[edit]

Year Song Note
2008 "141' Only released on Myspace
"Like The First Time (vol.1)"
"What Did I Miss?"
"To Do Right"
"So It Goes"
"Lonely Girl"
"Standing Tall"
"Take It All Away"
"It's Christmas"
2009 "California Sun"
2010 "One More Day" (featuring Daniel Curtis Lee)
"Never Walk Away"
"You Wear it Well"
"Winter Wonderland"
2011 "Like The First Time (vol. 2)"
"To Do Right (vol. 2)"

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2007 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young Actor Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide Nominated
2008 Young Artist Award Nominated
Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special - Leading Young Actor Shredderman Rules Nominated


  1. ^ "25 Adorable Pics of Devon Werkheiser and Sara Montez". Retrieved 2015-08-30. 
  2. ^ Watch Recipe For Disaster () online - Amazon Video, retrieved 2015-08-30 
  3. ^ Stewart, Susan (2007-06-09). "Shredderman Rules - Television - Review". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2015-08-31. 
  4. ^ "Christmas in Paradise". Retrieved 2015-08-31. 
  5. ^ Watch The First Time () online - Amazon Video, retrieved 2015-08-30 
  6. ^ "Cast - The Prankster". Retrieved 2015-08-30. 
  7. ^ Genzlinger, Neil (2012-01-05). "‘Beneath the Darkness,’ Starring Dennis Quaid". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2015-05-29. 
  8. ^ "The View from Denial Island: Web Series Never Fade Away Pilot Review!". The View from Denial Island. 2012-05-08. Retrieved 2015-08-31. 
  9. ^ "Review: The Wicked - Shock Till You Drop". Retrieved 2015-05-29. 
  10. ^ "'The Wicked' Attempts to Satisfy Fans of 'Saw' and 'Hostel'". Retrieved 2015-05-29. 
  11. ^ "Deadly Spa". Retrieved 2015-08-31. 
  12. ^ Scheck, Frank. "California Scheming: Film Review". Retrieved 2015-08-31. 
  13. ^ "Synopsis | helicopter Mom The Movie :: Now Hovering at Festivals". Retrieved 2015-08-31. 
  14. ^ ARTHUR, retrieved 2015-08-31 
  15. ^ Devon | Gratis muziek, tourneedata, foto's, video's. Retrieved on 2011-05-04.
  16. ^ Beck, Marilyn. (2007-07-10) Zac Efron Ready to Grow Up, Superman Brandon Routh Eager to Branch Out. National Ledger. Retrieved on 2011-05-04.
  17. ^ Britney Christian | Gratis muziek, tourneedata, foto's, video's. Retrieved on 2011-05-04.
  18. ^ a b "Home". Devon Werkheiser. 2015-07-24. Retrieved 2015-08-30. 
  19. ^ (Official) Devon Werkheiser- If Eyes Could Speak Music Video. YouTube (2010-06-15). Retrieved on 2011-05-04.
  20. ^ Check Out Our Exclusive Interview With Devon Werkheiser. (2010-07-30). Retrieved on 2011-05-04.
  21. ^ "Here and Now - EP by Devon Werkheiser". iTunes. Retrieved 2015-06-11. 
  22. ^ "I Am - EP by Devon Werkheiser". iTunes. Retrieved 2014-07-22. 
  23. ^ "Here and Now - EP by Devon Werkheiser". iTunes. Retrieved 2015-06-10. 
  24. ^ "If Eyes Could Speak - Single by Devon Werkheiser". iTunes. Retrieved 2010-05-13. 
  25. ^ "Sparks Will Fly - Single by Devon Werkheiser". iTunes. Retrieved 2010-05-13. 
  26. ^ "Stand Up - Single by Deven Werkheiser". iTunes. Retrieved 2014-07-22. 

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