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John Patrick De Sena
December 6, 1987
|Occupation||Actor, voice actor|
John Patrick De Sena (born December 6, 1987, in Boston, Massachusetts), better known by his stage name Jack De Sena, is an American actor and voice actor. He is best known for his work on the sketch comedy series All That, and voice work for the character of Sokka on the Nickelodeon series Avatar: The Last Airbender. Jack has appeared in the Hulu series "Battleground" and the 2016 horror movie "The Veil".
His family moved to Irvine, California in 1999 and he attended school there. He was a very active member of the international ComedySportz troupe (a comic improvisation team that participates in games as seen on Whose Line is it Anyway?). Having joined All That's cast at the start of its 7th season in 2002, he subsequently tied with Logan Lerman for the 2005 Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young Actor. He rapidly gained recognition for his skilled and clever ad-libbing from his work as Sokka on Avatar and also guest starred as Jimmy Olsen in The Batman.
De Sena worked on the online mockumentary web series Dorm Life, a 2008 Webby Honoree for Best Writing and Comedy: Individual Short or Episode. De Sena appeared on an episode of King of the Hill, "Luanne Gets Lucky." De Sena has also appeared in an episode of Generator Rex, "Crash and Burn." In 2012, De Sena appeared on the Hulu original series Battleground. In 2013, he appeared as the judge of the texting competition and later as an airport investigator on the Nickelodeon sitcom Sam & Cat. In 2014, he voiced Robin in the animated film JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time.
He is also known as "Mr. Roberts" in the TV series 100 Things to Do Before High School, a role he played from 2014 to 2016.
Since January 19th, 2016, he and his long time friend Chris W. Smith have been creating and starring in comedy sketches on their YouTube channel "Chris and Jack". New sketches are uploaded to the channel on the first Thursday of every month.
|2006||The Wild||Eze (voice role)|
|2008||Dorae the Movie: Nobia and the Green Giant Legend||Shiraa (voice role)||English version|
|2014||JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time||Robin (voice role)||Direct-to-Video|
|2015||Movies in Space||The CORPLOX Race||Short film|
|2016||The White Room||Mysterious Man||Short film
also Co-Director / Co-Producer
|2018||I Got This||Chris||Short film|
|2018||Missing Words||unknown role||Video Short|
|2019||They Won't Last||Alex||Short film|
|2019||How To Get Out of Jury Duty||unknown role||Video short|
|2020||Too Late||David Zeller||filming|
|2000–05||All That||Regular Performer||series regular (35 episodes)|
|2004||Grounded for Life||Jack / Jimmy's Friend||2 episodes
– Episode: "Beat on the Brat" (uncredited)
– Episode: "Get a Job"
|2005–08||Avatar: The Last Airbender||Sokka / Additional Voices (voice role)||series regular|
|2007||King of the Hill||Kevin (voice role)||Episode: "Luanne Gets Lucky"|
|2007||The Batman||Jimmy Olsen (voice role)||Episode: "The Batman/Superman Story: Part 1"|
|2008–09||Dorm Life||Shane Reilly||series regular/Writer (46 episodes)|
|2011||Generator Rex||Rand / Lance (voice role)||Episode: "Crash & Burn"|
|2012||Battleground||Cole Graner||series regular (13 episodes)|
|2013||Sam & Cat||Head Judge||Episode: "#TextingCompetition"|
|2014||Melissa & Joey||James||Episode: "My Roof, My Rules"|
|2014–16||100 Things to Do Before High School||Mr. Roberts||series regular (22 episodes)|
|2016||House of Lies||Bruce||Episode: "Violent Agreement"|
|2016||Legendary Dudas||Wizard Waiter||Episode: "King Sam/Karate Kids"|
|2016–19||Chris & Jack||Jack/Paul/Agent Seventeen/Holfax||series regular (22 episodes)|
|2017||Seven Bucks Digital Studios||Writer||Episode: "The Rock/s Independence Day Backyard Brawl with Wonder Woman's Samantha Jo"|
|2018||Sorry for Your Loss||unknown role||Episode: "A Widow Walks into a Wedding"|
|2018-present||The Dragon Prince||Callum (voice role)||series regular (18 episodes)|
|TBA||The Coop||Writer||2 episodes|
|2006||Avatar: The Last Airbender||Sokka (voice role)|
|2007||Avatar: The Last Airbender - The Burning Earth||Sokka (voice role)|
|2008||Avatar: The Last Airbender - Into the Inferno||Sokka (voice role)|
|2011||Nicktoons MLB||Dudley Puppy (voice role)|
- "Jack De Sena". IMDB. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
- "Chris and Jack". YouTube.
- Melrose, Kevin (September 13, 2018). "REVIEW: THE DRAGON PRINCE IS A CHARMING FANTASY, BUT IT'S NO AVATAR". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved September 14, 2018.