Who is Devon Bostick?

Devon is a Canadian actor, probably best known for his role as Rodrick Heffley in the “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” film series, and recently as Green in the TV series “Most Dangerous Game”, in addition to numerous other roles he has had so far in his career.

Devon Bostick Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education

Devon Bostick was born on 13 November 1991, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, of part Norwegian ancestry, the son of Joe Bostick, an actor and a film fight co-ordinator, and Stephanie Gorin, a casting director in Toronto. He went to Etobicoke School of the Arts in Toronto.

Career Beginnings

Devon Bostick began his career with a minor role in the TV series “Exhibit A: Secrets of Forensic Science” in 1998. Five years forward, Devon made his film debut in “The Truth About The Head”, and continued with minor roles throughout the next decade. In “Odyssey 5” (2002-2003), he portrayed Gothic Teen in two episodes alongside stars Peter Weller, Sebastian Roché, and Christopher Gorham, then played the Fireman’s Son in the television film “DC 9/11: Time of Crisis” (2003), which also featured John Cunningham and Timothy Bottoms as President George W. Bush.

Bostick appeared as Young Kid in one episode of the series “Jake 2.0” also in 2003, alongside Christopher Gorham, Philip Anthony-Rodriguez and Marina Black.

In “1-800-Missing” (2004), he portrayed Zack in one episode, acting alongside stars Gloria Reuben, Caterina Scorsone and Dean McDermott. Also in 2004, the television film “Hustle” featured Bostick as The Kid, sharing the screen with Tom Sizemore, Michael Jai White and Kevin McNulty. Then in “Knights of the South Bronx” (2005), he played Darren in the television film that starred Ted Danson, Malcolm David Kelley and Keke Palmer.

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Next, in 2008 he appeared as Simon in the film “Adoration”, directed by Atom Egoyan, which tells the story of a high school student who fabricates a terrorist plot, co-starring Rachel Blanchard, Scott Speedman, and Kenneth Welsh. The same year, he appeared in the film “The Dreaming”, sharing the screen with such actors as Diana Bracho, Tara Spencer-Nairn, and Stephanie Morgenstern.

Then in 2009, he featured in the horror film “Survival of the Dead”, acting alongside such stars as Alan Van Sprang, Kenneth Welsh and Kathleen Munroe in a story set in a world overrun by zombies.

Bostick portrayed the iconic character Ezio Auditore da Firenze in the short film “Assassin’s Creed: Lineage”. The film served as a prequel to the “Assassin’s Creed II” game, and starred Bostick alongside co-stars Romano Orzari, Claudia Ferri, and Manuel Tadros.

Rise to Prominence

Devon Bostick gained recognition for his standout portrayal of Rodrick Heffley in the film “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” (2010). The film, directed by Thor Freudenthal, is based on the beloved book series by Jeff Kinney and follows the misadventures of middle-school student Greg Heffley. Bostick’s performance as Rodrick, Greg’s older brother, brought a mischievous and rebellious charm to the character. His portrayal perfectly captured Rodrick’s laid-back and carefree attitude, often clashing with his younger brother’s aspirations for popularity and acceptance – Bostick shared the screen with talented co-stars who brought the rest of the Heffley family and friends to life. Zachary Gordon played the lead role of Greg Heffley, capturing the awkwardness and humor of the character. Robert Capron portrayed Rowley Jefferson, Greg’s best friend, providing a lovable and endearing presence. Steve Zahn took on the role of Frank Heffley, Greg, and Rodrick’s father.

In the sequel “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules” (2011), Devon Bostick reprised his role as Rodrick Heffley, once again delivering a memorable performance. Directed by David Bowers, the film continues to follow the adventures of Greg Heffley and his older brother Rodrick. Furthermore, in the 2012 third installment of the film “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days”, he once again reprised his role as Rodrick Heffley.

Continued Success

Devon continued his career rather successfully after completing his work on “Diary of a Wimpy Kid”. He shared the screen with an impressive cast that included Andy Garcia, Eva Longoria and Forest Whitaker in the political action-thriller film “A Dark Truth”. Then in 2013, he appeared in the heist comedy “The Art of the Steal”, co-starring Kurt Russell, Matt Dillon and Jay Baruchel, while the film was directed by Jonathan Sobol.

In the drama film “Small Time” (2014), directed by Joel Surnow, Bostick acted alongside Christopher Meloni, Dean Norris and Bridget Moynahan. The movie follows a young man who becomes entangled in his father’s used car business.

Furthermore, from 2014 to 2017, he played the main role of Jasper Jordan in the TV series “The 100”, developed by Jason Rothenberg, and set in a post-apocalyptic world where a group of young survivors from a space station called “The Ark” return to Earth to explore its habitability. Bostick’s character, Jasper Jordan, is one of the original 100 young prisoners sent to Earth, and becomes an integral part of the group’s dynamics and survival, co-starring Eliza Taylor, Bob Morley and Lindsey Morgan.

In 2015 he was Roy Gray in the psychological thriller “Regression”, directed by Alejandro Amenabar and co-starring Ethan Hawke and Emma Watson. Then in 2017, Devon portrayed Silver in the critically acclaimed “Okja”, directed by Bong Joon-ho and starring Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano and Ahh Seo-hyun.

He continued rather successfully into recent years, particularly with the role of Joaquin in the film “Words of Bathroom Walls” (2020), directed by Thor Freudenthal and co-starring Charlie Plummer, Taylor Russell and AnnaSophia Robb.

In the upcoming film “Oppenheimer” (2023), directed by Christopher Nolan, Bostick is set to portray the character Seth Neddermeyer. The film is a biographical thriller based on the book “American Prometheus”, about American theoretical physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer, who helped develop the first nuclear weapons, with Cillian Murphy in the lead role.

Net Worth

According to sources, Devon Bostick’s net worth is estimated at over $3 million, as of mid-2023.

Personal Life, Dating, Married, Single

Devon has been known as a heartthrob since entering show business. In the past, he dated model Alexandra Burman – the two were together for over a year before breaking up.

As of 2023, Devon Bostick is in a romantic relationship with actress Dylan Gelula.

In March 2016, Devon Bostick demonstrated his commitment to supporting the LGBTQ+ community by raising more than $11,000 for the Trevor Project, a renowned organization that focuses on providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. Their mission is to create a safe and accepting environment for LGBTQ+ individuals, reduce the stigma surrounding their identities, and support them during challenging times.

Appearance and Body Measurements

Devon Bostick has black hair and brown eyes. He stands at a height of 6ft (1.8m), weighs approximately 170lbs (76 kgs), with vital statistics of 39-32-13.

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