Nolan Gerard Funk
Nolan Gerard Funk
Funk at the 70th Venice International Film Festival
|Born||28 July 1986|
Nolan Gerard Funk (born July 28, 1986) is a Canadian actor and singer known for portraying Hunter Clarington in the musical comedy-drama television series Glee, Collin Jennings in the comedy-drama television series Awkward, "Angel Eyes" in the drama series Counterpart and Conrad Birdie in the 2009 Broadway revival of the musical Bye Bye Birdie.
Life and career
Funk was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. He received his first break when cast opposite Tammin Sursok in the starring role of the Columbia Records/Nickelodeon movie Spectacular!. On January 12, 2009, he had his first live concert performance at New York City's Hard Rock Cafe.
Funk played the title role of Conrad Birdie in the revival of the Broadway musical Bye Bye Birdie, with a limited run at Henry Miller's Theatre from September 10, 2009 (previews) through January 24, 2010. Even though the show was mostly panned, he was a critical standout being cited "Excellent" by John Lahr of "The New Yorker" and also receiving kind words from "New York Times" critic Ben Brantley. He also played "Todd", Claudia Donovan's Allison Scagliotti short-term boyfriend and computer geek in Science fiction show Warehouse 13, who was placed under Witness Protection after witnessing a highly criminal act of fraud, he had to leave due to his identity being discovered by Claudia, who thought he was a spy. In 2012, Funk appeared opposite Jennifer Lawrence and Elisabeth Shue in House at the End of the Street.
Funk guest-starred in season four of Glee, playing the new frontman of the Dalton Academy Warblers, Hunter Clarington. He then played a recurring role in season three of the MTV comedy-drama series Awkward as Collin Jennings.
Funk starred alongside Lindsay Lohan and James Deen in the 2013 erotic thriller-drama film The Canyons, written by acclaimed novelist Bret Easton Ellis and directed by Paul Schrader. That same year, Funk appeared in the third installment in the Chronicles of Riddick film series, Riddick, with Vin Diesel, playing a devoutly religious mercenary named Luna. The film was released on September 6, 2013, and opened at number one. In December 2013, Funk was announced as the face of Versace's spring/summer 2014 menswear campaign, photographed by famed photographers Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott.
Funk was a series regular on the first season of the critically acclaimed Starz series “Counterpart” starring JK Simmons. Funk spoke German in the show and played Angel Eyes, a cult raised German assassin.
In 2019, Funk was cast as a series regular on the HBO Max Limited series “The Flight Attendant” opposite Kaley Cuoco.
|2002||Moon in the Afternoon||Alexander||Short film|
|2006||Hollow Man 2||Josh|
|2008||Class Savage||Preppy dealer||Short film|
|2012||House at the End of the Street||Tyler Reynolds||with Jennifer Lawrence|
|2013||The Canyons||Ryan||with Lindsay Lohan|
|2016||American Romance||Jeff Madison||with Daveigh Chase|
|2017||Hello Again||Les (The Soldier)|
|2018||Truth or Dare||Tyson Curran|
|2019||Berlin, I Love You||Nico|
|TBA||You Above All||Filming|
|2001||Seven Days||Ryan||Episode: "The Brink"|
|2002||Taken||Young Eric Crawford||Episode: "High Hopes"|
|2003||Romeo!||Booker||Episode: "Minimum Cool"|
|2004–2006||Renegadepress.com||Ben Lalonde||Recurring role, 7 episodes|
|2004||The L Word||Malcolm||Episode: "Losing It"|
|2005||Smallville||Zack Greenfield||Episode: "Krypto"|
|2006||Killer Instinct||Allan Harris||Episode: "While You Were Sleeping"|
|2006||The Dead Zone||Jake Phillips||Episode: "Independence Day"|
|2006||Alice, I Think||Daniel Feckworth-Goose||Episode: "Wise Womyn"|
|2006||Supernatural||Jake Tanner||Episode: "Croatoan"|
|2006||A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story||Michael Magidson||Television film|
|2006||The Obsession||Jesse Sherman||Television film|
|2007||My Name Is Sarah||Kit||Television film|
|2007||Aliens in America||Todd Palladino||Recurring role, 5 episodes|
|2009||Lie to Me||Dan||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2009||Castle||Brandon||Episode: "Hedge Fund Homeboys"|
|2009||Spectacular!||Nikko Alexander||Television film|
|2010||Warehouse 13||Todd||4 episodes|
|2010||Detroit 1-8-7||Trevor Elkin||Episode: "Déjà Vu/All In"|
|2010||Hellcats||MC Petey B||Episode: "Think Twice Before You Go"|
|2010||Jack's Family Adventure||Derek Vickery||Television film|
|2012–2013||Glee||Hunter Clarington||4 episodes|
|2013–2015||Awkward||Collin Jennings||Recurring role (season 3), 16 episodes|
|2014–2016||Arrow||Cooper Seldon/Brother Eye||3 episodes|
|2017||Quantico||Daniel Sharp||1 episode|
|2017||The Catch||Troy||3 episodes|
|2017||Dear White People||Addison||2 episodes|
|2017||Major Crimes||Seth Landon||4 episodes|
|2018||Counterpart||Angel Eyes||Recurring role|
|2018||The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel||Josh||2 episodes|
|2020||The Flight Attendant||Van||Main Cast|
- Twitter (@nolanfunk) "Nolan Funk on Twitter" Retrieved January 30, 2015
- LadyGunn Magazine "Nolan Gerard Funk" Retrieved 30 January 2015
- WhoSay "Nolan Gerard Funk Celebrates His Birthday With Fan Art" Retrieved 31 January 2015
- The Huffington Post. "Glee's Nolan Gerard Funk Talks Acting & More" Retrieved January 30, 2015
- "EXCLUSIVE! Our Event With David Archuleta & Spectacular's Nolan Funk". J-14.com. Bauer Publishing. 2009-01-13. Retrieved 2009-02-22.
- Jones, Kenneth. "Bye Bye Birdie, With Stamos, Gershon, Irwin, Houdyshell and Trimm, Returns to Broadway" Archived 2012-09-10 at Archive.today, Playbill.com, September 10, 2009
- Auseillo, Michael (October 1, 2012). "Glee Exclusive: Nolan Gerard Funk Cast as Lead Warbler – What Does He Want With [Spoiler]?". TVLine. TVLine Media, LLC. Retrieved November 18, 2012.
- "Glee Villain Nolan Funk on MTV's Awkward. His Scandalous Debut"
- Rodriguez, Javy (August 5, 2013). "Nolan Gerard Funk Joins the Cool Kids". Interview. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
- "Nolan Gerard Funk for Versace Spring/Summer 2014 Campaign"
- 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.
- D'Alessandro, Anthony (January 11, 2017). "'Blumhouse's Truth Or Dare' Moves Up Two Weeks To Friday The 13th – Update". Deadline. Retrieved January 13, 2018.
- "LEO AWARDS, Nominees 2007". LeoAwards.com. Archived from the original on February 20, 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-22.
- Petski, Denise (January 26, 2017). "'Counterpart' Casts Nolan Gerard Funk". Deadline. Retrieved January 11, 2018.