Graham Verchere

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Graham Verchere
Born
Graham Marc Verchere

(2002-02-04) February 4, 2002 (age 19)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
OccupationActor
Years active2014–present

Graham Marc Verchere (born February 4, 2002) is a Canadian actor, known for roles in Stargirl, Fargo, The Good Doctor, and Summer of 84.[1][2][3][4]

Early life[edit]

Verchere was born in Vancouver to Cynthia, a pediatric plastic surgeon at BC Children's Hospital, and Bruce, a diabetes researcher at the University of British Columbia.[5] He has a twin brother and an older brother.[6][7] Verchere and his twin brother became involved in acting because of their cousin.[8][9]

Career[edit]

In 2014, Verchere landed his first voice role in My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic as Pip Squeak. In 2017, Verchere appeared as recurring character Nathan Burgle in Fargo, Tommy Walters in the film Woody Woodpecker, and the role of young Shaun Murphy in The Good Doctor.

In 2018, Verchere appeared in the horror mystery film Summer of 84.[10][11] On August 21, 2018, it was announced that Verchere would be starring as Leo Borlock in Disney's movie adaptation of Jerry Spinelli's young adult novel Stargirl.[12] Stargirl was released on Disney+ on March 13, 2020.[13]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2017 Woody Woodpecker Tommy Walters
2018 Summer of '84 Davey Armstrong
2020 Stargirl Leo Borlock

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2014 Along Came a Nanny Brody Television film
Psych Buduski Episode: "A Nightmare on State Street"
Signed, Sealed, Delivered Young Danny Barrett Episode: "The Masterpiece"
2014–2017 My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Pip Squeak / Chipcutter (voices) Recurring role; 4 episodes
2015 Impastor Miles Episode: "The Body of Kenny Compels You"
Jim Henson's Turkey Hollow Tim Emmerson Television film
My New Best Friend Jonathan Television film
Once Upon a Time Young Apprentice Episode: "Nimue"
Perfect Match Luke Television film
2017 Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library Curtis Keeley Television film
Fargo Nathan Burgle Recurring role (season 3)
2017–2019 The Good Doctor Young Shaun Murphy Recurring role; 8 episodes
2018 Deadly Deed: A Fixer Upper Mystery Elliot Television film
2018–2019 Supergirl George Lockwood Recurring role (season 4)
2020 50 States of Fright Liam Episode: "13 Steps to Hell"

Music[edit]

Title Year Album Notes
"Thirteen" 2020 Stargirl (Original Soundtrack) Duet with Grace VanderWaal

Song originally by Big Star

"Just What I Needed" 2020 Stargirl (Original Soundtrack) Song originally by The Cars

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2015 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in Live Theater – Young Actor Mary Poppins Nominated [14]
2016 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries, Special or Pilot – Young Actor Perfect Match Nominated [15]
Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actor (11–13) Impastor Won
Best Performance in a TV Series – Supporting Young Actor Once Upon a Time Nominated
Best Performance in a Voice-Over Role – Young Actor (12–21) My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ McNary, Dave (12 July 2017). "Rich Sommer, Tiera Skovbye to Star in Horror Movie Summer of 84 (EXCLUSIVE)". variety.com. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Filming Wraps for Summer of '84 from Turbo Kid Directors - Dread Central". dreadcentral.com. 10 August 2017. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  3. ^ "A horror film signed by three Quebec - The Sherbrooke Times". sherbrooktimes.com. Archived from the original on 4 September 2017. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  4. ^ Desk, BWW News. "Bring On Tomorrow Co's 13: THE MUSICAL Unites Top Teen Actors in Coming of Age Comedy". broadwayworld.com. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Verchere joins BCMJ Board". British Columbia Medical Journal. Retrieved 14 December 2019.
  6. ^ Verchere, Graham (2016-03-05). "Family photos back. Me and my brother Toby acting so chill @photosbykathryn #twins #notIRLpic.twitter.com/vH1Hw1lCtu". @grahamverchere. Retrieved 2020-03-22.
  7. ^ Obituaries (2013-12-12). "David JOHNSTON Obituary". Peace Arch News. Retrieved 2020-03-22.
  8. ^ Staff, VanderVault (2018-10-22). "Stargirl Cast and Crew: Graham Verchere | VanderVault: The Grace VanderWaal Digital Archive Project". Retrieved 2020-03-22.
  9. ^ Blue, Jeannie (2018-08-16). "Interview – Graham Verchere". Cryptic Rock. Retrieved 2020-03-22.
  10. ^ Squires, John (2017-07-12). ""Mad Men" and "Riverdale" Stars Head Back to the 'Summer of '84'". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved 2018-12-06.
  11. ^ "2018 Sundance Film Festival: Feature Films Announced". www.sundance.org. Retrieved 2018-01-08.
  12. ^ N'Duka, Amanda. "Graham Verchere Set As Co-Lead Opposite Grace VanderWaal in Disney's 'Stargirl' Film". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 21 August 2018.
  13. ^ Tracey, Brianne. "Grace VanderWaal Says She Has to 'Fight for a Later Curfew' Like Any Other Teen Her Age". People. Retrieved 3 March 2020.
  14. ^ "36th Annual Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Awards. Archived from the original on November 19, 2016. Retrieved October 3, 2016.
  15. ^ "Nominations Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Awards. March 13, 2016. Archived from the original on April 24, 2016. Retrieved April 18, 2017.

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