Graham Rogers (actor)

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Graham Rogers
Born (1990-12-17) December 17, 1990 (age 27)
West Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active2009–present

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

He has a recurring role as Evan Chapin in the Netflix series Atypical, and previously starred as Caleb Haas in ABC's drama-thriller series Quantico.[1]

Early life[edit]

Rogers was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania to John and Susan Rogers. He has four siblings: one older sister, two older brothers, and one younger brother. Graham attended West Chester East High School. When he was eighteen, he moved to Los Angeles, California, to pursue an acting career.

Career[edit]

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 in an episode of the TNT drama 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 drama series Revolution.[5][6] In 2014, Rogers appeared in a biographical film about the life of singer-songwriter Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys, Love and Mercy.[7] The following year, Rogers co-starred in the independent thriller film Careful What You Wish For (2015), alongside Nick Jonas.[8][9][10] That same year, he had a main role 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] In 2017, Rogers had a recurring role as Smitty in the fifth season of Showtime's crime drama series Ray Donovan.[13] On April 2, 2018, it was announced by Deadline, that Rogers was promoted to a series regular role, ahead of the premiere of the sixth season of Ray Donovan.[14]

Personal life[edit]

Rogers dated Pretty Little Liars star Lucy Hale, which was revealed by her in an interview with Us Weekly.[15] In July 2013, it was rumored that the couple had ended their relationship after 3 months of dating.[16][17]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 1313: Haunted Frat Brad
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"
2012–2013 Revolution Danny Matheson 9 episodes
2014 Red Zone Jake Jordan Television movie
2015 Zombie Basement Guffy 2 episodes
2015 Resident Advisors Tyler Stone 7 episodes
2015–2017 Quantico Caleb Haas 24 episodes
2017–present Ray Donovan Smitty Recurring role (season 5); main role (season 6–present)
2017 Angie Tribeca Eric Episode: "Murder Gras"
2017 Silicon Valley Bryce Episode: "The Blood Boy"
2017 SMILF Casting Director Episode: "A Box of Dunkies and Two Squirts of Maple Syrup"
2017-2018 Atypical Evan Chapin 16 episodes
2018 Love Mike Episode: "Bertie's Birthday"
2018 The Kominsky Method Jude Recurring

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rob Brown, Audrey Esparza & Ukweli Roach Join NBC's 'Blindspot'; Graham Rogers Enrolls In 'Quantico'". Deadline.com. 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. ^ "Graham Rogers, Brett Davern Join Brian Wilson Movie (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. June 30, 2013. Retrieved June 30, 2013.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ "Paul Sorvino Joins Cast of CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR". Broadway World. April 16, 2013. Retrieved June 30, 2013.
  10. ^ Dave McNary (April 4, 2013). "Graham Rogers Joins 'Careful What You Wish For' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. 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.com. February 20, 2015.
  13. ^ Wagmeister, Elizabeth (February 21, 2017). "'Quantico' Alum Graham Rogers Joins 'Ray Donovan' Season 5". Variety. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
  14. ^ Petski, Denise; Andreeva, Nellie (April 2, 2018). "'Ray Donovan': Graham Rogers Upped To Series Regular For Season 6". Deadline. Retrieved April 4, 2018.
  15. ^ "Exclusive: Lucy Hale Dating Graham Rogers!". US Weekly. June 26, 2013. Retrieved June 30, 2013.
  16. ^ "Lucy Hale, Boyfriend Graham Rogers Break Up". Us Weekly. September 10, 2013.
  17. ^ "Pretty Little Liars' Lucy Hale and Boyfriend Graham Rogers Break Up!". Wetpaint. October 9, 2013.

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