Tony Oller

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

Anthony Michael "Tony" Oller (born February 25, 1991) is an American singer, songwriter and actor. He had 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.

Early life[edit]

Oller was raised in Houston, Texas, the son of Mary Anne (Brown) and Jeff Oller.[2] He acted in the Lifetime original movie Unanswered Prayers based on the song by Garth Brooks.

Career[edit]

He appeared in both seasons of the Disney Channel short series As the Bell Rings as Danny.[3] 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".[4]

In 2010, Oller had a supporting role in the Lifetime drama movie Unanswered Prayers.[5] He also appeared in the Teen Nick series Gigantic as Walt Moore.[6] This is where he met Malcolm Kelley, one half of the pop-duo MKTO. In 2011, Oller starred in the NBC's tv movie Field of Vision.[7] The movie was about a high-school football player (Tony Oller) must make a difficult decision regarding bullies.[8]

Later in 2011, Oller guest starred in an episode of CSI: NY.[9] He had a lead role in the 2012 horror thriller film Beneath the Darkness.[10] In 2013, he appeared as Henry in the horror thriller film The Purge.[11][12] 2014, he played with his pop duo Malcolm David Kelley in the series The Thundermans as himself.[13]

In 2016, Oller appeared as Ian in romantic series Relationship Status co-starring Mekenna Melvin, which premiered on Go90 app.[14]

With MKTO[edit]

In 2012, Oller and his former Gigantic co-star Malcolm David Kelley joined up to form the pop duo MKTO.[15] The group signed to Columbia Records and released their debut single "Thank You" on January 15, 2013.[16] the single reached number 2 on the Australian charts.[17] and number 7 on the New Zealand charts.[18] In 2013 their single "Classic" was released with a music video.[19]

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.[20] It also appeared as #21 on the iTunes pop charts. A double A-side single including two brand new tracks "Hands Off My Heart/Places You Go" was premiered exclusively on Billboard on March 9, 2016.[21]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 I Flunked Sunday School Lloyd at 13
2007-2009 As the Bell Rings Daniel 'Danny' Neilson Disney Channel Original Series
2010 Unanswered Prayers Jesse Beck TV movie (Lifetime)
2010-2011 Gigantic Walt Moore TV series
2011 The Hangover Hollywood Tony Short film
2011 Field of Vision Tyler McFarland TV movie (NBC)
2011 CSI: NY Nicholas Albertson Episode: "Crossroads" (S 8:EP8)
2012 Beneath the Darkness Travis
2013 The Purge Henry
2016 Relationship Status Ian TV series (Go90)

Discography[edit]

See Also: MKTO discography

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"
2015 "Bad Girls"
2016 "Hands Off My Heart/Places You Go"

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://breezecourier.com/main.asp?SectionID=1&SubsectionID=1&ArticleID=96810
  3. ^ TV.com. "As the Bell Rings". TV.com. Retrieved 2016-04-15. 
  4. ^ Savannah Outen (2009-04-03), If You Only Knew Official video (Savannah Outen), retrieved 2016-04-15 
  5. ^ "Unanswered Prayers". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 2016-04-15. 
  6. ^ "Gigantic". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 2016-04-15. 
  7. ^ "P&G Family Movie Night Field of Vision on NBC". Sweeties Kidz. Retrieved 2016-04-15. 
  8. ^ Field of Vision DVD - Faith Ford, Tony Oller, Joe Adler, Alyssa Shafer, Philip Casnoff, retrieved 2016-04-15 
  9. ^ TV.com. "CSI: NY: Crossroads". TV.com. Retrieved 2016-04-15. 
  10. ^ "Beneath the Darkness: Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2016-04-15. 
  11. ^ http://bloody-disgusting.com/news/3230506/first-tv-spot-for-the-purge-reminds-you-that-nothing-will-be-okay-again/
  12. ^ Felperin, Leslie. "Film Review: ‘The Purge’". Variety. Retrieved 2016-04-15. 
  13. ^ "Exclusive Pics: Get The First Look At MKTO On Nickelodeon's 'The Thundermans'". MTV News. Retrieved 2016-04-15. 
  14. ^ "Milo Ventimiglia, James Frey to Debut New Series on Verizon's Go90 (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2016-05-07. 
  15. ^ "MKTO - Biography Billboard". 
  16. ^ http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/mkto-signs-with-columbia-records-186944001.html
  17. ^ http://australian-charts.com/showinterpret.asp?interpret=MKTO
  18. ^ http://charts.org.nz/showinterpret.asp?interpret=MKTO
  19. ^ Records, Columbia. "We Are MKTO // The Official MKTO Site". WeAreMKTO.com. Retrieved 2016-04-15. 
  20. ^ "Bad Girls - EP by MKTO on iTunes". iTunes. Retrieved 2016-04-15. 
  21. ^ "MKTO Returns With New Song 'Hands Off My Heart'/'Places You Go': Exclusive Premiere". Billboard. Retrieved 2016-05-13. 

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