Jake Borelli

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Jake Borelli
Born (1991-05-13) May 13, 1991 (age 27)
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active2007–present
Home townColumbus, Ohio, U.S.

Jake Borelli (born May 13, 1991) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Wolfgang on the Nickelodeon comedy series The Thundermans (2015–2018) and Dr. Levi Schmitt on the ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy (2017–present).[1]

Early life[edit]

Borelli was born in Columbus, Ohio, to Linda Borelli and Mike Borelli. He has two older brothers, Ben and Zack. He enjoys painting, art and considered attending art school when he won a national art competition during his senior year of high school. In 2009, he graduated from Upper Arlington High School and was accepted to University of California, Los Angeles and Ohio State University but decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue acting. Whilst in Columbus, Borelli also performed in more than a dozen shows with the Columbus Children's Theatre which included roles in Cheaper by the Dozen, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, Wiley and the Hairy Man and Holes.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Borelli publicly came out as a gay man on Instagram in November 2018, moments after the airing of the 6th episode of Grey's Anatomy Season 15 where his character, Dr. Levi Schmitt, came out as gay.[3]

Career[edit]

Upon moving to Los Angeles Borelli quickly landed supporting roles in television shows such as iCarly, Parenthood, NCIS: Los Angeles, True Jackson, VP, Greek and Suburgatory. He's also appeared in several short films...

In 2017, he landed a role in the Netflix comedy drama film Reality High. That same year it was announced that Borelli would be playing intern Dr. Levi Schmitt on Grey's Anatomy.[4][5]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Note
2011 Elf Employment Harlan Short film
2012 Nesting Josh
2015 Meanamorphosis Bryce Short film
2017 Reality High Freddie Myers
In Searching Jon
2019 A Cohort of Guests The Guest Short film

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Note
2009 Psych: Flashback to the Teen Years Teenage Shawn Lead role; 3 episodes
2010 iCarly Roy Episode: "iSpace Out"
The Forgotten High School Guy Episode: "Donovan Doe"
Parenthood Steve's Friend Episode: "Team Braverman"
NCIS: Los Angeles Stefan Maragos Episode: "Little Angels"
True Jackson, VP Harvey Recurring role; 2 episodes
2011 Greek OX Pledge #1 Recurring role; 2 episodes
Suburgatory Boy Episode: "Charity Case"
2012 CeReality Josh Episode: "The Breakfast Table of Terror"
2014 Gang Related Andy Schiller Episode: "Invierno Cayó"
2015–2018 The Thundermans Wolfgang Recurring role
2016 NCIS Dean Campbell Episode: "React"
2017–present Grey's Anatomy Dr. Levi Schmitt Recurring role; 36 episodes
2018 Grey's Anatomy: B-Team[6] ABC webseries; 3 episodes
2018–2019 Station 19 Recurring role; 4 episodes

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ausiello, Michael (October 9, 2017). "Grey's Anatomy Adds Six (!) New Cast Members in Season 14 Intern Surge". TV Line. Retrieved October 12, 2018.
  2. ^ Grossberg, M (October 15, 2010). "Roles mount for '09 Arlington grad". Columbus Dispatch. Retrieved October 12, 2018.
  3. ^ "'Grey's Anatomy' actor Jake Borelli comes out as gay". EW.com. Retrieved 2018-11-02.
  4. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (October 9, 2017). "'Grey's Anatomy' Enlists New Set Of Interns In Recurring Roles For Season 14". Deadline. Retrieved October 12, 2018.
  5. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (October 9, 2017). "R'Grey's Anatomy': Meet the 6 New Interns for Season 14". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 12, 2018.
  6. ^ Bricker, Tierney (January 11, 2018). "Grey's Anatomy's New Interns Are Getting Their Own Show". E Online. Retrieved October 12, 2018.

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