Shayne Topp

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Shayne Topp
Born Shayne Robert Topp[1]
(1991-09-14) September 14, 1991 (age 27)
Los Angeles, California
Residence Los Angeles, California
Occupation
  • Actor
  • internet personality
Height 5' 10"
Weight 155

Shayne Robert Topp (born September 14, 1991) is an American actor known for his work with The Goldbergs, Smosh, and Disney Channel's So Random!. He is also known for his improv and vocal work.

Early life[edit]

Shayne was born to Catherine Topp (née Person) and Robert Royal Topp,[2] a fighter pilot.[3] His grandfather, Wayne Topp, was also a fighter pilot. Topp participated in an acting class with his friend who is also an actor, Noah Grossman, taught by the mother of Laura Marano.

Career[edit]

Shayne also has experience in theatre performances, starring in "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" at Wonderworks Theatre Co. and "Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" at Highland Lakes Theatre (as the title role).[4] Additionally, he has appeared in commercials.[5]

He went on to win the Jury Prize at the 2009 Los Angeles Film Festival for his performance in Dear Lemon Lima.[6] He was also nominated for "Exciting New Face (Male)" at the 2014 Young Hollywood Awards. Originally deciding to move away in 2015 due to a lack of work, he was convinced by Grossman to audition for the cast of Smosh, which he remains a part of as of 2018.[7][8]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Moonpie John Paul
2008 iCarly Phillip Brownley Episode: iMight Switch Schools
2009 Dear Lemon Lima Philip Georgey
2010 Eli Stone Young Nathan Stone Pilot
2011 Love Bites Ian Episode: Too Much Information
2011 All Kids Count Corey
2012 Fred: The Show Steve Episode: Expired Cow
2012 So Random! Shayne Zabo
2012 Hi, Lillian Dylan Short
2013 The Violation Oscar Hel Short
2013 AwesomenessTV Episode: Swag Master J: Swagify for School
2013 First Rick Short
2014 Re-Writes Short
2014 Sam & Cat Vance Anderson Episode: #StuckInABox
2014 What's Next for Sarah? Chad Episode 2
2015 Switched at Birth Taylor Halsted Episode: I Lock the Door Upon Myself
2015 A Sort of Homecoming Dylan Conti
2015 Henry Danger Dennis Episode: Captain Jerk
2015 Astrid Clover Cop with Taser Episode: Photo Fads
2016 Boys on Film 14: Worlds Collide Oscar Heim Segment: "The Violation"
2016 Cell Outs
2016- Smosh Random characters Recurring appearance in sketches and events
2017- The Goldbergs Matt Bradley[9] Recurring

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2009 Role in Dear Lemon Lima Los Angeles Film Festival (Jury Prize) - Outstanding Performance Won
2010 Role in Dear Lemon Lima Method Fest - Best Ensemble Cast Won
2014 Role in Dear Lemon Lima Young Hollywood Awards - New Exciting Face (Male) Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Subject's actual Resume". LA Casting. Retrieved December 15, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Twitter post by the subject of the article". Twitter.com. Retrieved December 15, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Instagram post by the subject of the article". Instagram.com. Retrieved December 15, 2017. 
  4. ^ "The Subject's actual Resume". LA Casting. Retrieved December 15, 2017. 
  5. ^ "The Subject's actual Resume". LA Casting. Retrieved December 15, 2017. 
  6. ^ "'Dear Lemon Lima' Trailer". Slashfilm. Retrieved November 9, 2017. 
  7. ^ "'Smosh' New Comedy Shows Lead Defy Media's Fall Slate of Original Series". Variety. Retrieved November 9, 2017. 
  8. ^ "How two high school friends built a YouTube empire". Mashable. Retrieved November 9, 2017. 
  9. ^ "Scoop: THE GOLDBERGS on ABC - Today, November 1, 2017". Broadway World. Retrieved November 9, 2017. 

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