Tony Oller

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Tony Oller
Born (1991-02-25) February 25, 1991 (age 24)
Springfield, Illinois, United States[citation needed]
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • actor
Years active 2004–present
Associated acts MKTO

Tony Michael Oller (born February 25, 1991) is an American singer, songwriter and actor. A native of Cypress, Texas,[citation needed] he may be best known for his roles as Walt Moore on Gigantic, and as Daniel "Danny" Neilson on As the Bell Rings. He appeared in the films Beneath the Darkness and The Purge.[1] He is also half of the group MKTO with his co-star Malcolm Kelley.

Acting career[edit]

He acted in the Lifetime original movie Unanswered Prayers based on the song by Garth Brooks. He appeared in both seasons of the Disney Channel short series As the Bell Rings as Danny. As The Bell Rings features three original songs recorded by Oller. His first song/music video "Could You Be The One" premiered August 2, 2008 on the Disney Channel followed by "Here I Go" and "All You Gotta Do". He also appeared on Savannah Outen's music video for her single, "If You Only Knew". He also appeared in the Teen Nick series Gigantic as Walt Moore. This is where he met Malcolm Kelley, one half of the pop-duo MKTO. He appeared in the 2012 horror film Beneath the Darkness and the 2013 thriller film The Purge.[2]

2014 he played with his pop duo Malcolm David Kelley in the series The Thundermans as himself.

Music career[edit]

In 2012, Oller and his former Gigantic co-star Malcolm David Kelley joined up to form the pop duo MKTO. The group signed to Columbia Records and released their debut single "Thank You" on January 15, 2013.[3] the single reached number 2 on the Australian charts.[4] and number 7 on the New Zealand charts.[5] In 2013 their single "Classic" was released with a music video.

Filmography[edit]

  • 2007: I Flunked Sunday School as Lloyd at 13[6]
  • 2007-09: As the Bell Rings as Danny
  • 2010–2011: Gigantic as Walt Moore (TV series)
  • 2010: Unanswered Prayers as Jesse beck (TV movie)
  • 2011: Field of Vision as Tyler McFarland (TV movie)
  • 2011: CSI:NY as Nicholas Albertson (episode, "Crossroads")
  • 2011: La femme de trop : Jesse
  • 2012: Beneath the Darkness as Travis
  • 2013: The Purge as Henry
  • 2014: The Thundermans as himself (episode, "Shred It Go")

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Title Album Notes
2007 "Shadow" As the Bell Rings with Demi Lovato
2008 "Could You Be the One"
"Here I Go"
"All You Gotta Do"
2009 "All I Need" Non-album singles Zoovolution.com
"Live Without You" with Naomi Jo Biggin
2012 "Thank You" MKTO
2013 "Classic"
"God Only Knows"
2014 "American Dream"

On June 2, 2015, MKTO released the lyric video of their new single, "Bad Girls". On June 5, 2015, the video for "Bad Girls" was released. It also appeared as #21 on the iTunes pop charts.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://bloody-disgusting.com/news/3230506/first-tv-spot-for-the-purge-reminds-you-that-nothing-will-be-okay-again/
  2. ^ http://bloody-disgusting.com/news/3230506/first-tv-spot-for-the-purge-reminds-you-that-nothing-will-be-okay-again/
  3. ^ http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/mkto-signs-with-columbia-records-186944001.html
  4. ^ http://australian-charts.com/showinterpret.asp?interpret=MKTO
  5. ^ http://charts.org.nz/showinterpret.asp?interpret=MKTO
  6. ^ "The Cast". I Flunked Sunday School. Silk Purse Entertainment. 2008-01-09. Retrieved 2012-03-16. 

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