Trevor Donovan

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Trevor Donovan
Trevor Donovan July 2010.jpg
Donovan in July 2010
Born Trevor Donovan
(1980-10-11) October 11, 1980 (age 36)
Bishop, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor, model
Years active 2004–present

Trevor Donovan (born October 11, 1980)[1] is an American model and actor. He is known for his role as Teddy Montgomery on the teen drama television series 90210.

Life and career[edit]

Donovan was born in Bishop, California, and raised in Mammoth Lakes, California.[2] He had short stints in 2007 on the NBC daytime soap Days of Our Lives as Jeremy Horton. He had a minor role in the 2009 sci-fi film Surrogates, that of the Surrogate form of Tom Greer (Bruce Willis).

In June 2009, Donovan landed a recurring role on 90210 as Teddy Montgomery,[3] first appearing on September 8, 2009.[4] On May 20, 2010, The CW announced that he was upgraded to series regular.[5] It was later reported that his character would come out as gay in the third season, which premiered on September 13, 2010.[6]

In July 2011, it was reported that Donovan had been signed for a role in Oliver Stone's film Savages, released in July 2012.[7] He had originally screen-tested for a character who was edited out, but after seeing Donovan's screen-test video recording, Stone wrote a part for him that was not in the original book.[8] After 90210 ended, Donovan landed a recurring role in the third season of Melissa & Joey, a situation comedy that starred Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence as the two main characters.[9]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2009 Surrogates The Surrogate of Thomas Greer
2010 Takers John Rahway's body double
2011 Birds of a Feather Trevor
2012 Savages Matt
2012 Strawberry Summer Jason Keith Television film
2013 A Snow Globe Christmas Eric Television film
2014 Bermuda Tentacles Trip Oliver Television film
2016 JL Ranch Brady Landsburg Television film
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2004 Quintuplets Waiter Episode: "Date Night"
2007 Days of Our Lives Jeremy Horton Role held: June 1 – October 17, 2007
2009–13 90210 Teddy Montgomery 53 episodes
2011 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Spartan Episode: "Man Up"
2013 Client List, TheThe Client List Dashiell Codd 2 episodes
2013–14 Melissa & Joey Austin 6 episodes
2013 Drop Dead Diva Keith Episode: "50 Shades of Grayson"
2014 Awkward Stevie Shay Episode: "My Personal Statement"
2015 Love Finds You in Charm Noah Weaver TV movie
2016 Love on a Limb Kyle Sorenson TV movie
2017 Sun Records Eddy Arnold 4 episodes
2017 Escaping Dad Wes TV movie

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Celebrity birthdays: Who's another year older Oct. 11?". The Orange County Register. October 11, 2010. Retrieved January 2, 2011. 
  2. ^ "What's Up Up Here? Aug 17–23, starring Dan and Dan, Trevor Donovan, Paul Ryan". Mammoth Times. August 17, 2012. Retrieved September 18, 2013. 
  3. ^ Entertainment Weekly report on Trevor Donovan
  4. ^ Mickey O'Connor (July 1, 2009). "90210: Trevor Donovan to Play "Teddy"". TVGuide.com. Retrieved July 1, 2009. 
  5. ^ Nededog, Jethro (May 20, 2010). "'90210' exclusive: Trevor Donovan officially promoted to series regular". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved May 20, 2010. 
  6. ^ "All About 90210's Gay Teen". Advocate. August 21, 2010. Retrieved September 4, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Trevor Donovan Gets Work post-90210!". perezhilton.com. July 14, 2011. Retrieved July 21, 2011. 
  8. ^ Malkin, Marc (April 23, 2012). "Oliver Stone Wrote a Part in His New Movie for Who? (Hint: A 90210 Star!)". E! Online. Retrieved May 26, 2012. 
  9. ^ "'90210' star Trevor Donovan moves on to 'Melissa and Joey,' leaving his old zip code behind", blog.zap2it.com; accessed May 6, 2014.

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