Mar. 5th, 1989
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, USA
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Sterling Sandmann Knight (born March 5, 1989) is an American actor, singer-songwriter and musician. He is best known for his roles in the 2009 film 17 Again as Alex, in Sonny with a Chance and So Random! as Chad Dylan Cooper, and in the Disney Channel Original Movie Starstruck as Christopher Wilde. He performed the title song from the movie StarStruck as Christopher Wilde (all the other songs were performed by Drew Ryan Scott as a vocal double).
Born in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina and raised in Houston, Texas. He has a sister, Samantha Scarlett, and a brother, Spencer Shuga. He enjoys golfing, snowboarding and guitar. Taking his guitar skills, Knight formed a YouTube band with fellow star and friend Matt Shively named "Connecting Channels" (in this case the channels connected being Disney Channel and Nickelodeon).
Knight discovered his passion for acting at an early age of 10. He appeared on various plays through out his school years and had his big film break as a supporting role on 17 Again (2009) as Alex O'Donnell.
In his first leading television role, Knight starred as Chad Dylan Cooper, a famous stuck up celebrity on the #1 show, MacKenzie Falls (2009), who unintentionally falls for his rival, Sonny Monroe, played by Demi Lovato, in Sonny with a Chance (2009).
Knight also played Christopher Wilde, a famous singer who falls for a Midwest down to earth girl, Jessica Olson, played by Danielle Campbell, in DCOM's Starstruck (2009) which had one of the highest ratings in Disney Channel history.
As of 2013 he is appearing as a guest star on Melissa & Joey as Lennox's boyfriend Zander. Knight will also be returning for the 4th season in 2014.
Knight resides in Los Angeles with his roommates. In his spare time, Knight enjoys playing music, playing sports, interacting with fans, and just having fun.
- Can play the guitar, and sing.
- Is the older brother of Scarlett Knight.
- Has a younger brother Spencer Knight.