Skyler Gisondo

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Skyler Gisondo
Born (1996-07-22) July 22, 1996 (age 24)
OccupationActor
Years active2003–present

Skyler Augustus Gisondo (born July 22, 1996)[1] is an American actor. He starred in Santa Clarita Diet and Vacation. He also had a role as Young Shawn in Psych.

Early life and education[edit]

Gisondo was born in Palm Beach County, Florida. His parents, Stacey (née Berke) and Ron, are ocean engineers. His last name comes from his paternal grandfather, who was Italian-American. His other three grandparents were Jewish.[2] After he began working frequently, he was homeschooled for several years.[3] He spent a number of years in high school involved in the Jewish organization USY, including going to Israel on a program offered by them. He attended Milken Community High School in Los Angeles, graduating in 2014.[4][5]

In 2015, he began attending the University of Southern California's film school, at first full-time and later, part-time before taking a hiatus to film The Santa Clarita Diet. He has stated that he plans to finish his college education.[3]

Career[edit]

Gisondo began acting on television at the age of six. In Southern California, his mother sent photos of him to talent agencies. This led to a successful audition for a national Pizza Hut commercial. Gisondo later appeared in other commercials, television series and movies.

Personal life[edit]

Gisondo grew up in Florida and later moved to South Bay, Los Angeles. He is a resident of Manhattan Beach.[4]

While filming Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb in Vancouver during his Junior Year, Gisondo asked Ben Stiller and Robin Williams to help him film a "promposal" formally asking his girlfriend to senior prom. They filmed a three-minute comedy routine with Crystal the Monkey.[4][6]

Skyler has been in a relationship with Ari Haagen since July 2018.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Jam Robert
Air Buddies B-Dawg Voice
2007 Halloween Tommy Doyle
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Dewdrop
2008 Snow Buddies B-Dawg Voice
Four Christmases Connor McVie
2009 Space Buddies B-Dawg Voice
Santa Buddies Voice
2011 Spooky Buddies B-Dawg (voice) and Billy (live action)
2012 Treasure Buddies B-Dawg Voice
The Three Stooges Young Moe
The Amazing Spider-Man Howard Stacy
2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Nick Daley
2015 Vacation James Griswold
2016 Hard Sell Hardy Buchanan
2017 Class Rank Bernard Flannigan
2018 The Cat and the Moon Seamus
Time Freak Evan
2019 Booksmart Jared
Feast of the Seven Fishes Tony
2020 The Binge Griffin
The Social Dilemma Ben
TBA The Starling Post-production

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2003 Miss Match Jeffrey Episode: "Forgive and Forget"
2005 Huff Jackson Coleman Episode: "Christmas Is Ruined"
Everybody Loves Raymond Chris Episode: "The Faux Pas"
What I Like About You Ryan Episode: "The Kid, the Cake, and the Chemistry"
Monk Kyle Episode: "Mr. Monk Stays in Bed"
Cold Case Ned Burton (1972) Episode: "Honor"
Strong Medicine Tommy Nauls Episode: "We Wish You a Merry Cryst-Meth"
2006 Criminal Minds Boy #1 Episode: "What Fresh Hell?"
House M.D. Clancy Green Episode: "Cane and Able"
ER Timmy Jankowski Episodes: "Twenty-One Guns" and "Bloodline"
Drake & Josh Tyler Episode: "I Love Sushi"
2007 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Danny Curtis Episode: "Leaving Las Vegas"
2008 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Young Kyle Reese Episode: "What He Beheld"
My Name Is Earl Gerald Episode: "I Won't Die with a Little Help from My Friends: Part 2"
2008–2009 American Dad! TV Announcer / Matty Moyer (voices) Episodes: "Stanny Slickers II: The Legend of Ollie's Gold"
and "Rapture's Delight"
2009 CSI: NY Jake Kaplan Episode: "The Party's Over"
The Bill Engvall Show Bryan Pearson 31 episodes
2009–2010 Eastwick Gene Friesen Episode: "Magic Snow and Creepy Gene", and "Pampered and Tampered"
2010–2012 Psych Young Shawn Recurring cast; 10 episodes
2013 Once Upon a Time Devin Episode: "Good Form"
2017 Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later Jeremy "Deegs" Deegenstein 3 episodes
2017–2019 Santa Clarita Diet Eric Bemis Series regular
2018 The Real Bros of Simi Valley Tyler Episode: "Obnoxiously Depressed"
2019 The Righteous Gemstones Gideon Gemstone Series regular
2020 Curb Your Enthusiasm Sam Winokur Episode: "The Ugly Section"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gisondo, Skyler. "Skyler Gisondo". buddyTV. buddyTV. Retrieved July 29, 2015.
  2. ^ "Jews in the News: Ben Stiller, Bennett Miller and Sarah Koenig". Jewish Tampa. December 19, 2014. Retrieved May 13, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "USC's Skyler Gisondo Joins The Morning Brew". The Morning Brew. USC. November 16, 2016. Retrieved May 12, 2017. (Interview begins at 19:20)
  4. ^ a b c Hixon, Michael (November 24, 2014). "A star on the rise". The Beach Reporter. Retrieved May 12, 2017.
  5. ^ Kamran, Gabi (March 6, 2015). "Breaking: MAST robot comes alive at night". The Roar. Retrieved May 12, 2017.
  6. ^ D'Zurilla, Christie (December 23, 2014). "Robin Williams, Ben Stiller helped 'Museum's' Skyler Gisondo get a date". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved May 13, 2017.
  7. ^ https://www.instagram.com/p/CCg95WGAtd_/?igshid=1t6j200xvhf8v https://www.instagram.com/p/CCg95WGAtd_/?igshid=1t6j200xvhf8v

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