Ross Butler (actor)
Ross Fleming Butler
May 17, 1990
|Occupation||Actor • model|
|Home town||Fairfax, Virginia, U.S.|
Butler was born in Singapore to a Chinese-Malaysian mother and an English-Dutch father.  He moved to the United States when he was four and was raised by his mother in Fairfax, Virginia, a suburb outside Washington, D.C.
He studied chemical and biomolecular Engineering at Ohio State University. However, he was unhappy with the career path and dropped out after a year. He later moved back to Virginia, where he took courses at a community college, before moving out to Los Angeles at the age of 20.
Butler began acting at 21 when his friend paid for his acting class. Afterwards, he got his start with roles in student films and low budget projects. He landed his breakthrough recurring role on the Disney Channel series K.C. Undercover. He also has roles in Disney Channel films Teen Beach 2 and Perfect High.
In 2017, he was cast as Reggie Mantle in Riverdale. He was later cast as Zach Dempsey in 13 Reasons Why. He left the cast of Riverdale due to his commitment to 13 Reasons Why and was replaced by Charles Melton.
|2013||The Internship||Noah #2|
|Work It Out||Eddie Peon||Short film|
|Rules of the Trade||Leroy|
|2018||Flavors of Youth||Limo
|2018||Hacker's Game Redux||Jeremy||completed|
|2019||Shazam!||Super Hero Eugene|
|2020||To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You||Trevor Pike|
|2012||The Gateway Life||Allen||Television film|
|2013||Major Crimes||Ian Yorita||Episode: "Pick Your Poison"|
|Camp Sunshine||Tony||Television film|
|2014||Star Seed||Chris Choi||Unknown episodes|
|Dog Park||Scott||Episode: "Roll Over"|
|Happyland||Scott||Episode: "Repeated Infractions"|
|2015||Teen Beach 2||Spencer Watkins||Television film|
|Perfect High||Nate||Television film|
|Chasing Life||Hunter||3 episodes|
|2015–2016||K.C. Undercover||Brett Willis||8 episodes|
|2016||Teen Wolf||Nathan Pierce||3 episodes (Season 6)|
|2017||Riverdale||Reggie Mantle||6 episodes|
|2017–2020||13 Reasons Why||Zach Dempsey||Main role|
|2020||Swimming with Sharks||Alex||Main role|
|2018||Waste It on Me||Steve Aoki (feat. BTS)|
|2019||Graduation||Juice Wrld (feat. Benny Blanco)|
- Chandra, Jessica (April 24, 2017). "HOW '13 REASONS WHY' STAR ROSS BUTLER AVOIDS GETTING CAST IN STEREOTYPICAL ASIAN ROLES". Cosmopolitan. Archived from the original on June 12, 2018. Retrieved August 1, 2017.
- Ross Butler [@RossButler] (May 17, 2011). "Ross Butler on Twitter" (Tweet). Retrieved March 24, 2016 – via Twitter.
- Ross Butler [@RossButler] (May 2, 2012). "Ross Butler on Twitter" (Tweet). Retrieved March 24, 2016 – via Twitter.
- McGinnis, Dan (April 22, 2015). "Focused with Ross Butler". The Hollywood Billboard. Archived from the original on August 16, 2015.
- Ausiello, Michael (April 25, 2017). "Riverdale Set to Recast a Major Character Ahead of Season 2". TVLine. Archived from the original on April 26, 2017. Retrieved April 27, 2017.
- Khosla, Proma (April 22, 2017). "This '13 Reasons Why' star could be the Asian leading man Hollywood needs". Mashable. Archived from the original on April 26, 2017. Retrieved April 23, 2017.
- Haddad, Hanan; Varinata, Michelle (2019-01-08). "BAZAAR Spotlight: Meet Rising Singapore-Born Superstar, Ross Butler". Harper's Bazaar Singapore. Retrieved 2020-03-11.
- "Interview With Ross Butler, An Actor to Watch". Mochimag.com. Archived from the original on January 10, 2017. Retrieved January 9, 2017.
- Jagota, Vrinda (2018-05-18). "Ross Butler Is Redefining the Asian American Dream". PAPER. Retrieved 2020-03-11.
- Hong, Tae (2018-01-12). "Cover Story: A Lesson in Confidence from '13 Reasons Why' Actor Ross Butler". Character Media. Retrieved 2020-03-11.
- Sutton, Samantha (2017-05-15). "Ross Butler Makes a Good Point about That Note from 13 Reasons Why". Coveteur. Retrieved 2020-03-11.
- Clerine, Alain. "Breaking Stereotypes". CIVILIAN MAGAZINE. Retrieved 2020-03-11.
- Lee, Traci G. (April 26, 2017). "Ross Butler is Hollywood's leading man waiting in the wings". NBC News. Retrieved 2020-03-11.
- Andreeva, Nellie (June 8, 2016). "'13 Reasons Why' Netflix Series: Dylan Minnette & Katherine Langford Lead Cast". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on September 14, 2016. Retrieved September 16, 2016.
- Lawrence, Derek (May 12, 2017). "Riverdale casts its new Reggie". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on May 16, 2017. Retrieved May 13, 2017.
- "Exclusive: 'To All the Boys I've Loved Before' sequel adds '13 Reasons Why' actor Ross Butler". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on 2019-04-02. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
- Nesvig, Kara (March 1, 2020). "Kiernan Shipka and Ross Butler Are Teaming Up For a New Series". Teen Vogue. Retrieved 2020-03-11.
- Early interview with Teen.com
- Interview with Salon
- Interview with Flaunt
- Interview with Bello Magazine
- Interview with Glass Magazine
- Interview with Euphoria Magazine
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