Tyler Blackburn in 2016
October 12, 1986|
Burbank, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, singer, model|
Tyler Blackburn (born October 12, 1986) is an American actor, singer and model. He is best known for playing Caleb Rivers on the hit Freeform series Pretty Little Liars and its spin-off, Ravenswood.
Blackburn has a 4 inch long scar on his left shoulder. This was caused due to the removal of a benign bone tumor at the age of 10.
Blackburn began performing in 2004 and appeared on the series Unfabulous on Nickelodeon. In the following year he was a teacher in the short film The Doers of Coming Deeds. In 2008, he made a cameo in the film Next of Kin. In 2007, Blackburn appeared in Cold Case and Rockville CA, a webseries launched by Josh Schwartz. In 2010, he appeared on Days of Our Lives, Gigantic, and was also in the independent film Peach Plum Pear.
In October 2010, Blackburn was cast in a recurring role as Caleb Rivers in the television series Pretty Little Liars. He was upgraded to series regular for the third season starting in the summer of 2012. In March 2011, he joined the cast of the NBC comedy pilot Brave New World, which was not picked up to series.
Blackburn also starred as Pete in the six-episode web series Wendy, a project developed by Alloy Entertainment and Macy's that was based on Peter Pan which premiered on September 15, 2011. In 2012, he starred in drama Hiding alongside Ana Villafañe, Jeremy Sumpter, Dean Armstrong and Dan Payne.
For his role in Alloy Entertainment web series Wendy, Blackburn recorded a song that was released on August 15, 2011. He recorded another song for the ABC Family television show, The Secret Life of the American Teenager. He recorded "Find a Way" in 2012 and the song played while he was starring as Caleb Rivers in Pretty Little Liars.
|2008||Next of Kin||French Student|
|2011||Peach Plum Pear||Jesse Pratt|
|2016||Love Is All You Need?||Ryan Morris|
|2017||Hello Again||Jack (The Young Thing)|
|2009||Cold Case||Jeff Feldman / Foster||Episode: "Witness Protection"|
|2010||Days of Our Lives||Ian||Recurring role, 17 episodes|
|2010||Gigantic||Echo||Episode: "Bye Bye Baby"|
|2011–2017||Pretty Little Liars||Caleb Rivers||Recurring role (seasons 1–2); main role (seasons 3–7)|
|2011||Brave New World||John Litchfield||Unsold television pilot|
|2013–2014||Ravenswood||Caleb Rivers / Original Caleb||Main role|
|2019||Roswell, New Mexico||Sgt. Alex Manes||Main role|
|2009||Rockville CA||Spencer||Episode: "Shoegazed"|
|Find a Way|
As main artist
|"Find a Way"||2012||Find a Way|
As featured artist
(Novi featuring Tyler Blackburn)
|"Hard to Forget"
(with Anabel Englund)
|2012||Find a Way and Anabel Englund|
|As main artist|
|"Hard to Forget"||2012||Anabel Englund||Hannah Lux Davis|||
|As featured artist|
|"Long Day"||2017||Novi||Quinn Starr|||
Awards and nominations
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|2014||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Summer TV Star: Male||Pretty Little Liars||Won|
|2015||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Summer TV Star: Male||Pretty Little Liars||Won|
|2016||Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV Actor: Drama||Pretty Little Liars||Nominated|
|Choice TV: Chemistry (shared with: Ashley Benson)||Pretty Little Liars||Won|
- "Tyler Blackburn". Hollywood.com. Retrieved April 30, 2017.
- Neha Gandhi. "Exclusive Interview: PLL's Tyler Blackburn". Seventeen. Retrieved June 10, 2013.
- Erica. "Pretty Little Liars - Fan Q&A With Tyler Blackburn". ABC Family. Archived from the original on February 15, 2013. Retrieved June 10, 2013.
- Erica (June 6, 2012). "Chatting with Tyler Blackburn from Pretty Little Liars". ABC Family. Archived from the original on June 16, 2013.
- Natalie Alcala (December 3, 2012). "Tyler Blackburn on 'Pretty Little Liars,' Female Fans, & His Soap Opera Past". Bullettmedia.com. Retrieved June 10, 2013.
- Andrea Reiher (October 8, 2010). "'Pretty Little Liars' Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Shay Mitchell on new bad boy Caleb". Zap2it. Retrieved August 23, 2011.
- Lesley Goldberg (January 30, 2012). "'Pretty Little Liars': Tyler Blackburn Promoted to Series Regular (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 31, 2012.
- Megan Masters (March 23, 2011). "Pilot Scoop: Pretty Little Stud Braves New World". TVLine. Retrieved April 30, 2017.
- "Four More Comedies Make the Cut on NBC's 2011-12 Roster". The Futon Critic. May 13, 2011. Retrieved April 30, 2017.
- "'Wendy' Starring Tyler Blackburn & Meaghan Martin". Clevvertv.com. August 12, 2011. Retrieved June 10, 2013.
- Zach Johnson (May 1, 2013). "Tyler Blackburn Starring in Pretty Little Liars Spinoff Ravenswood". Us Magazine. Retrieved June 10, 2013.
- Marc Graser (August 12, 2011). "'Wendy' gets some retailtherapy". Variety. Retrieved August 16, 2011.
- Maranda Pleasant (January 15, 2013). "Interview with Tyler Blackburn from Pretty Little Liars |". Originmagazine.com. Retrieved June 10, 2013.
- "Find a Way - EP". iTunes. November 5, 2013.
- "Find a Way - Single". iTunes. April 2, 2012.
- "Long Day (feat. Tyler Blackburn) - Single". iTunes. August 18, 2017.
- "Hard to Forget - Single". iTunes. August 1, 2012.
- "Save Me - Official WENDY Music Video". YouTube. August 14, 2011.
- "Hard to Forget (Official Video)". YouTube. October 17, 2012.
- "NOVI - Long Day Ft. Tyler Blackburn". YouTube. September 29, 2017.