Landon Liboiron

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Landon Liboiron
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Liboiron in 2013
Born Landon Ryan Liboiron[citation needed]
(1991-03-10) March 10, 1991 (age 27)
Jenner, Alberta, Canada
Occupation Actor
Years active 2006–present
Home town Jenner, Alberta

Landon Liboiron (born March 10, 1991[1]) is a Canadian actor. He is best known for playing Declan Coyne in Degrassi: The Next Generation and his lead role as Peter Rumancek in Netflix's original series Hemlock Grove (2013–15).

Early life[edit]

Liboiron is from the small farming community of Jenner, Alberta, where he and his two older brothers were raised. He is the son of Lorraine Mack and Marcel Liboiron.[1] His mother, an artist,[2] supportive of his desire to act, frequently drove her son to Vancouver for acting classes and auditions.[3]

Career[edit]

Liboiron was cast in TV films before his breakout role in the Canadian teen drama television series Degrassi: The Next Generation. In 2011, Liboiron played Josh Shannon in the sci-fi television series Terra Nova, the son of the lead character, played by Jason O'Mara, and his wife, played by Shelley Conn.[4]

In 2013, Liboiron was cast in a lead role opposite Bill Skarsgård and Famke Janssen as high school student and Romani werewolf Peter Rumancek in the Netflix original series Hemlock Grove.[5] Liboiron reprised his role in the second and third season of the series.[6]

In 2017, Liboiron was cast as Carter / Sam Meehan in the Blumhouse supernatural thriller film Truth or Dare.[7][8] The film was released in theaters on April 13, 2018.[9]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Crossroads: A Story of Forgiveness Brody Murakami
2007 Don't Cry Now Sam
2007 Moondance Alexander Freddie
2008 Menace Brian Ranfield
2008 Passchendaele Young German soldier
2008 Run Rabbit Run Skate Park Kid
2010 Altitude Bruce Parker
2010 Daydream Nation Paul
2011 The Howling: Reborn Will Kidman Direct to video
2012 Girl in Progress Trevor
2015 Burning Bodhi Dylan
2018 Blumhouse's Truth or Dare Carter / Sam Meehan

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 The Virgin of Akron, Ohio
2008 Flashpoint Simon Strachan Episode: "He Knows His Brother"
2009 Wild Roses Jude 6 episodes
2009–2010 Degrassi: The Next Generation Declan Coyne Regular role
2010–2011 Life Unexpected Sam Bradshaw 5 episodes
2011 Terra Nova Josh Shannon Regular role; 13 episodes
2011 R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series Josh Episode: "The Perfect Brother"
2013–2015 Hemlock Grove Peter Rumancek Lead role; 33 episodes
2016–present Frontier Michael Smyth

Web[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2016 Last Teenagers of the Apocalypse Grim 4 episodes

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Category Award Result Ref.
2010 Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Gemini Award Nominated [10]
2017 Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role Canadian Screen Awards Pending [11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Landon Liboiron". TV Guide.
  2. ^ http://www.lorrainemackliboiron.com/
  3. ^ Allison (November 11, 2010). "Degrassi's Landon Liboiron Soars In Altitude". Red Hot Much. Archived from the original on November 13, 2010. Retrieved November 13, 2010.
  4. ^ Levine, Stuart (October 26, 2010). "'Terra Nova' says kids are people too". Variety. Archived from the original on May 1, 2013. Retrieved November 13, 2010.
  5. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (April 3, 2012). "'Terra Nova's' Landon Liboiron Joins Netflix's 'Hemlock Grove' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 9, 2012.
  6. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (September 2, 2014). "Netflix Renews 'Hemlock Grove' For Third And Final Season". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 2, 2014.
  7. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (May 24, 2017). "'Teen Wolf' Star Tyler Posey, Violett Beane & More Are Game For 'Truth Or Dare' From Blumhouse". Deadline. Retrieved January 3, 2018.
  8. ^ Kennedy, Michael (January 3, 2018). "Blumhouse's Truth or Dare Trailer Plays a Deadly Game". Screenrant. Retrieved January 3, 2018.
  9. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (November 9, 2017). "Blumhouse's 'Truth Or Dare' To Scare In April 2018". Deadline. Retrieved January 3, 2018.
  10. ^ "Gemini Award nominations announced: Flashpoint, chef Lynn Crawford, Top Model host Jay Manuel among nominees". Toronto Life. Retrieved February 26, 2012.
  11. ^ "2017 TV Nominees - Academy.ca". Academy.ca. Retrieved 18 January 2017.

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