Apr. 21st, 1988
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Robert Patrick "Robbie" Amell (born April 21, 1988) is a a canadian actor, perhaps best known for his numerous recurring roles on such shows as Life with Derek, True Jackson, VP, Unnatural History, and Revenge. He is also known for playing Fred Jones in the television films Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins and Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster.
Amell was born in Howell, Michigan to Jennifer and Christopher Amell. Along with his sister, he started modeling and acting in small roles in commercials when he was six years old. He attended Toronto Public Schools and graduated in 2000.
At 16, he began landing roles in high school plays such as Louis and Dave and Fionia, Picasso at the Lapin Agile and The Importance of Being Earnest. His love for acting made him go to Canadian Studios Acting Academy. He graduated from Lawrence Park Collegiate Institute in Toronto in 2006. 'Stephen Amell' is his cousin.
Amell first appeared as Daniel Murtaugh in Cheaper by the Dozen 2, which filmed in the Muskoka Region of Ontario. He also appeared in the 2010 horror film Left for Dead. Amell is currently set to star in the comedy film Seeing is Believing playing one of the 3 lead characters, Nick Wright, production for the film began on May 3, 2010 and ended on July 1. The film is set to premiere on January 14, 2011.
Amell had a role in the Canadian Family Channel series Life with Derek, playing lead character Casey McDonald's boyfriend, Max. Life With Derek was distributed worldwide including US Disney Channel and its international affiliates. He has also appeared in the ABC Family film Picture This.
Amell has a reoccurring role on both the Nickelodeon series True Jackson, VP as Max Madigan's nephew Jimmy, True's love interest and Cartoon Network series Unnatural History.
He played the role of Noel Kahn's brother Eric on the ABC Family television series Pretty Little Liars during the show's third season. Amell has played hockey since he was a child. He also takes break dancing lessons. He had a recurring role on Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous on MTV.
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