Devon Werkheiser in February 2010
March 8, 1991 |
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
|Genres||Pop, alternative rock|
|Occupation(s)||Actor, voice actor, singer-songwriter, musician|
|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.
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.
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. 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. Later that year, Werkheiser played the role of Chris Marino in Lifetime original movie Christmas in Paradise. In 2009, Werkheiser starred as Victor in the movie The First Time. 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.
In 2011, Werkheiser played the role of Danny in the movie Beneath the Darkness. In 2012, he played the role of Cassidy Warren in web series Never Fade Away. In 2013 Werkheiser starred as Max in the horror film The Wicked. He played the role of Brett in Lifetime movie Zephyr Springs also know as Deadly Spa. In 2014, Werkheiser starred as Nick Behrle in the movie California Scheming and had a role as Firch in the movie Helicopter Mom. In 2015, he starred as Andy in the short film Arthur.
His upcoming roles include Veracruz and Sundown.
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. His album, which has been described as being a combination of rock and pop, will feature him singing and playing the guitar. 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. He performed live shows with female vocalists Kristen Marie Hollyin and Britney Christian and plans to go on live tours after the release of the album.
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. 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.
|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|
|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"|
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Album|
|"Superhero"||2007||—||Shredderman Rules (DVD extra)|
|"If Eyes Could Speak"||2010||—||non-album single|
|"Sparks Will Fly"||—||non-album single|
|"Stand Up"||2013||—||I Am|
|"—" denotes a title that was not released or did not chart in that territory.|
|2008||"141'||Only released on Myspace|
|"Like The First Time (vol.1)"|
|"What Did I Miss?"|
|"To Do Right"|
|"So It Goes"|
|"Take It All Away"|
|2010||"One More Day" (featuring Daniel Curtis Lee)|
|"Never Walk Away"|
|"You Wear it Well"|
|2011||"Like The First Time (vol. 2)"|
|"To Do Right (vol. 2)"|
Awards and nominations
|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|
- "25 Adorable Pics of Devon Werkheiser and Sara Montez". Retrieved 2015-08-30.
- Watch Recipe For Disaster () online - Amazon Video, retrieved 2015-08-30
- Stewart, Susan (2007-06-09). "Shredderman Rules - Television - Review". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2015-08-31.
- "Christmas in Paradise". www.dolphinentertainment.com. Retrieved 2015-08-31.
- Watch The First Time () online - Amazon Video, retrieved 2015-08-30
- "Cast - The Prankster". www.theprankstermovie.com. Retrieved 2015-08-30.
- Genzlinger, Neil (2012-01-05). "‘Beneath the Darkness,’ Starring Dennis Quaid". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2015-05-29.
- "The View from Denial Island: Web Series Never Fade Away Pilot Review!". The View from Denial Island. 2012-05-08. Retrieved 2015-08-31.
- "Review: The Wicked - Shock Till You Drop". Retrieved 2015-05-29.
- "'The Wicked' Attempts to Satisfy Fans of 'Saw' and 'Hostel'". Retrieved 2015-05-29.
- "Deadly Spa". myLifetime.com. Retrieved 2015-08-31.
- Scheck, Frank. "California Scheming: Film Review". Retrieved 2015-08-31.
- "Synopsis | helicopter Mom The Movie :: Now Hovering at Festivals". www.helicoptermommovie.com. Retrieved 2015-08-31.
- ARTHUR, retrieved 2015-08-31
- Devon | Gratis muziek, tourneedata, foto's, video's. Myspace.com. Retrieved on 2011-05-04.
- 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.
- Britney Christian | Gratis muziek, tourneedata, foto's, video's. Myspace.com. Retrieved on 2011-05-04.
- "Home". Devon Werkheiser. 2015-07-24. Retrieved 2015-08-30.
- (Official) Devon Werkheiser- If Eyes Could Speak Music Video. YouTube (2010-06-15). Retrieved on 2011-05-04.
- Check Out Our Exclusive Interview With Devon Werkheiser. rick.com (2010-07-30). Retrieved on 2011-05-04.
- "Here and Now - EP by Devon Werkheiser". iTunes. Retrieved 2015-06-11.
- "I Am - EP by Devon Werkheiser". iTunes. Retrieved 2014-07-22.
- "Here and Now - EP by Devon Werkheiser". iTunes. Retrieved 2015-06-10.
- "If Eyes Could Speak - Single by Devon Werkheiser". iTunes. Retrieved 2010-05-13.
- "Sparks Will Fly - Single by Devon Werkheiser". iTunes. Retrieved 2010-05-13.
- "Stand Up - Single by Deven Werkheiser". iTunes. Retrieved 2014-07-22.
- Devon Werkheiser at the Internet Movie Database
- Devon Werkheiser's official website
- Devon Werkheiser's channel on YouTube
- Devon Werkheiser on Twitter