Jared Abrahamson

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Jared Abrahamson is a Canadian actor.[1] He is known for his performance in the 2016 film Hello Destroyer, for which he garnered a Canadian Screen Award nomination for Best Actor at the 5th Canadian Screen Awards,[2] and for his role as Trevor Holden in the Showcase and Netflix series Travelers.[3] He also won the award for Best Actor in a Canadian Film at the Vancouver Film Critics Circle Awards 2016 for Hello Destroyer.[4]

Originally from Flin Flon, Manitoba, he studied acting at the Vancouver Film School.[1] He was named one of the Toronto International Film Festival's Rising Stars of 2016, alongside Grace Glowicki, Mylène Mackay and Sophie Nélisse.[5] He has also appeared in the television series Awkward and Fear the Walking Dead, and the films The Submarine Kid and Never Steady, Never Still.

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2012 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Tim Warren
2015 The Submarine Kid Cooper Koll
2016 Detour Paul
Texas Heart Roy
Hello Destroyer Tyson Burr
Blowtorch Dave Willis
2017 Be Afraid Ben Chambers
Gun Tommy
Never Steady, Never Still Daryl
Keep Watching Josh
Sweet Virginia Paul Anderson
Hollow in the Land Brandon Miller
Gregoire Felix
Break Night Jimmy
2018 American Animals Fictional Eric Borsuk

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2014–2015 Awkward Pete 5 episodes
2015 Fear the Walking Dead CPL Cole 2 episodes
2016–present Travelers Trevor Holden Main role

Television films[edit]

Year Title Role
2011 Finding a Family Alex Chivescu
Possessing Piper Rose Dylan Maxwell
2012 Seattle Superstorm Wyatt Foster
The Manzanis Mikey

Short films[edit]

Year Title Role
2009 Come Home Soon Bill
2013 Destroyer Tyson
2014 If You Ask Me To Wedding attendant
New Hugh
A Cold Night in a Small Town Shane
2017 Brother Paul

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2014 Leo Awards Best Performance by a Male in a Short Drama Destroyer Nominated
2016 Vancouver Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actor in a Canadian Film Hello Destroyer Won
2017 Canadian Screen Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Hello Destroyer Nominated
Leo Awards Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Motion Picture Hello Destroyer Won
Vancouver Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actor in a Canadian Film Gregoire Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Crawford, Julie (September 14, 2016). "VIFF: Vancouver actor's unlikely journey from mines to MMA to movies". Vancouver Courier.
  2. ^ "Orphan Black, Schitt's Creek, Kim's Convenience up for Canadian Screen Awards". CBC News. January 17, 2017.
  3. ^ Genzlinger, Neil (December 28, 2016). "Review: In 'Travelers,' Some Serious Time-Sharing". The New York Times.
  4. ^ Crawford, Julie (January 17, 2017). "Vancouver Film Critics Circle takes a shine to Hello Destroyer, Manchester by the Sea". Vancouver Courier.
  5. ^ "TIFF announces 2016 Rising Stars!". Tribute. August 3, 2016.

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