Drew Van Acker

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Drew Van Acker
Born (1986-04-02) April 2, 1986 (age 30)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Occupation Actor, model
Years active 2009–present

Drew Van Acker (born April 2, 1986)[1] is an American actor, known for playing Jason DiLaurentis, the older brother of Alison DiLaurentis (Sasha Pieterse) on ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars (2011–present). He also starred as Remi Delatour on Lifetime's Devious Maids (2013–2015)

Van Acker was born in New York, but lived in Medford, New Jersey, his entire life. He attended Shawnee High School,[2] where he began acting in their high school drama classes, where he also played on his school's soccer and lacrosse teams. His soccer abilities led him to receive a soccer scholarship to Towson University in Maryland.[2] While attending Towson, Van Acker took a number of theater courses in order to refocus on acting. He then made the decision to move to New York City, followed by a move to Los Angeles.[2]

Van Acker's acting credits include Castle and ABC Family's Greek as well co-starring in the TheWB.com series The Lake.

In 2010, Van Acker starred in the short-lived Cartoon Network live-action series Tower Prep. In June 2011, it was announced he had joined the cast of Pretty Little Liars for the second season to replace Parker Bagley, who played Jason DiLaurentis during the first season. He has been cast on Lifetime's show Devious Maids as Remi Delatour.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role
2012 Fortress Tremaine
2014 Camouflage Tim Lounge

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Castle Donny Kendall Episode: "Hedge Fund Homeboys"
2009 Greek Parker Episode: "High and Dry"
2010 Tower Prep Ian Archer Main cast; 13 episodes
2011–present Pretty Little Liars Jason DiLaurentis Recurring role
2013–2015 Devious Maids Remi Delatour Main cast (seasons 1–2); Guest star (season 3); 21 episodes
2017–present Training Day Tommy Campbell

Web[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 The Lake Ryan Welling Main cast; 12 episodes
2012 Pretty Dirty Secrets Jason DiLaurentis Episode: "A Reunion"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ABC Family Live Chat". ABC Family. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  2. ^ a b c Drew Van Acker at Poptower.com

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