McDonell in 2017
Thomas Hunter Campbell McDonell
May 2, 1986
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
|Relatives||Nick McDonell (brother)|
McDonell co-starred with Eliza Taylor as Finn Collins, and Clarke Griffin, respectively, in The 100, The Forbidden Kingdom alongside Jackie Chan and Jet Li, and in Twelve, starring Chace Crawford. McDonell played the main role in 2011 teenage film Prom as Jesse Richter, alongside Aimee Teegarden. He has guest-starred in Suburgatory as Scott Strauss, Tessa's boyfriend. He is the lead singer and guitarist for the band Moon. As a visual artist, McDonell has exhibited his own work internationally and has curated several exhibitions including a tunnel exhibit at the historic Southwest Museum site in Los Angeles, a video art show at a Best Buy in New York, and a monochrome painting exhibition at the ArcLight Hollywood movie theater complex. His conceptual fashion editorials and photographs have been published in print and online in magazines including the Marfa Journal, Buffalo Zine, Teen Vogue, and F Magazine.
McDonell was born and raised in Manhattan, New York, and attended boarding school in Andover, Massachusetts. He graduated from New York University. His mother, Joanie, who is of Jewish descent, is a writer, and his father, Terry McDonell, is editor of Sports Illustrated. His brother is writer Nick McDonell.
|2008||The Forbidden Kingdom||Young Southie|
|2010||Twelve||Kid in Plaid Tie|
|2012||Dark Shadows||Young Barnabus Collins||Uncredited|
|2012||Fun Size||Aaron Riley|
|2014||Life After Beth||Dan||Scenes deleted|
|2014||Where the Devil Hides||Trevor|
|2014||I'm Obsessed with You||Freddie Diaz|
|2014||10 Things I Hate About Life||Unknown role|
|2010||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Eddie Boyle||Episode: "Broad Channel"|
|2012–2013||Suburgatory||Scott Strauss||Recurring role (season 1); 4 episodes|
|2014–2015||The 100||Finn Collins||Main cast (seasons 1–2)|
|2017||The Long Road Home||Spc Carl Wild||Recurring role (season 1); 8 episodes|
|2018||LA to Vegas||Justin||Episode: "Things to Do in Vegas When You're Grounded"|
|2018||Good Girls||Brian||Episode: "Taking Care of Business"|
|2011||"Your Surrender" (Prom version)||Neon Trees|||
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