Graham Rogers (actor)

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Graham Rogers
Born (1990-12-17) December 17, 1990 (age 26)
West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Occupation Actor
Years active 2009–present

Graham Rogers (born December 17, 1990) is an American actor from West Chester, Pennsylvania, best known for his roles as Scott Thomas in the comedy film Struck by Lightning (2012), Danny Matheson in NBC's science fiction series Revolution (2012–13), Al Jardine in the biopic Love and Mercy (2014), Carson in the thriller Careful What You Wish For (2015) and Tyler Stone on the Hulu original series Resident Advisors.

Currently, he is starring as Evan in the Netflix series Atypical and prior to that the role of Caleb Haas in the drama-thriller series Quantico on ABC.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Rogers was born on December 17, 1990, in West Chester, Pennsylvania. When Rogers was eighteen, he moved to Los Angeles, California, where he began pursuing acting by taking acting classes. He is best known for delivering the line, "Can I get a hot tub?" in the popular State Farm Insurance commercial. He also had a guest appearance on one episode of the TNT drama television series Memphis Beat. In 2012, he played Scott Thomas, a flamboyant member of Clover High's drama department, in the film Struck by Lightning.[2][3]

In 2013, Rogers co-starred as Henry Iris in the film Crazy Kind of Love, which is also known as Long Time Gone.[4] He then landed a television role as Danny Matheson in the NBC hit drama Revolution, which aired from 2012 to 2013.[5][6] In April 2013, Rogers started filming a role in the independent thriller film Careful What You Wish For (2015) in Charlotte, North Carolina, starring alongside singer Nick Jonas.[7][8][9] In June 2013, Rogers announced on Twitter that he had been cast in an upcoming biographical film about the life of singer-songwriter Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys, titled Love and Mercy (2014).[10] In 2015, he starred in the Hulu comedy series Resident Advisors as Tyler Stone.[11] Also in 2015, Rogers was cast in ABC's thriller series Quantico, portraying FBI recruit Caleb Haas.[12] On February 21, 2017, it was announced that Rogers was cast in the recurring role of Smitty in the fifth season of the Showtime crime drama series, Ray Donovan.[13]

Personal life[edit]

Rogers dated Pretty Little Liars star Lucy Hale, which was revealed by her in an interview with Us Weekly.[14] In July 2013, it was rumored that the couple had ended their relationship after 3 months of dating.[15][16]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 1313: Haunted Frat Brad Straight-to-video
2012 Struck by Lightning Scott Thomas
2013 Crazy Kind of Love Henry Iris
2014 Almost aWake Johndra Short film
2014 Love and Mercy Al Jardine
2015 Careful What You Wish For Carson
2017 1 Mile to You Kevin

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Memphis Beat Damon Eagan Episode: "Flesh and Blood"
2012–13 Revolution Danny Matheson Main role; 11 episodes
2014 Red Zone Jake Jordan Television movie
2015 Zombie Basement Guffy 2 episodes
2015 Resident Advisors Tyler Stone Main role; 7 episodes
2015–present Quantico Caleb Haas Main role (Season 1); Recurring (Season 2)
2017 Ray Donovan Smitty Recurring role (Season 5)
2017 Angie Tribeca Eric Episode: "Murder Gras"
2017 Silicon Valley Bryce Episode: "The Blood Boy"
2017 Atypical Evan

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rob Brown, Audrey Esparza & Ukweli Roach Join NBC's 'Blindspot'; Graham Rogers Enrolls In 'Quantico'". Deadline. February 20, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Screening Of Tribeca Film's "Struck By Lightning" – Red Carpet (Graham Rogers)". Zimbio. January 5, 2013. Retrieved June 30, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Struck by Lightning (2012)". The New York Times. Retrieved June 30, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Crazy Kind of Love (2013) Synopsis". Fandango. Retrieved June 30, 2013. 
  5. ^ Chalela, Martín (April 5, 2013). "Elizabeth Mitchell Teases New Secrets and the Return of Graham Rogers". Revolution Is On Fansite. Retrieved June 30, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Revolution Cast – Graham Rogers". NBC. Archived from the original on July 20, 2013. Retrieved June 30, 2013. 
  7. ^ Artz, Matt (April 17, 2013). "[Now Filming] Graham Rogers Joins Nick Jonas, Isabel Lucas In 'Careful What You Wish For'". NC Hollywood. Archived from the original on January 8, 2014. Retrieved June 30, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Paul Sorvino Joins Cast of CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR". Broadway World. April 16, 2013. Retrieved June 30, 2013. 
  9. ^ Dave McNary (April 4, 2013). "Graham Rogers Joins 'Careful What You Wish For' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved June 30, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Graham Rogers, Brett Davern Join Brian Wilson Movie (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. June 30, 2013. Retrieved June 30, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Hulu's 'Resident Advisors' Stars Discuss Sexiling and Condom Episodes". Variety. April 1, 2015. 
  12. ^ "Rob Brown, Audrey Esparza & Ukweli Roach Join NBC's 'Blindspot'; Graham Rogers Enrolls In 'Quantico'". Deadline. February 20, 2015. 
  13. ^ "‘Quantico’ Alum Graham Rogers Joins ‘Ray Donovan’ Season 5 (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. February 21, 2017. Retrieved March 25, 2017. 
  14. ^ Zach Johnson (June 26, 2013). "Exclusive: Lucy Hale Dating Graham Rogers!". US Weekly. Retrieved June 30, 2013. 
  15. ^ "Lucy Hale, Boyfriend Graham Rogers Break Up". Us Weekly. September 10, 2013. 
  16. ^ "Pretty Little Liars' Lucy Hale and Boyfriend Graham Rogers Break Up!". Wetpaint. October 9, 2013. 

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