Drew Roy
Drew Roy 2013.jpg
Born
Andrew Roy

(1986-05-16) May 16, 1986 (age 36)[1][2]
OccupationActor
Years active2004–present
Known forFalling Skies
Spouse(s)Renee Gardner (m. 2015)
Children2

Andrew "Drew" Roy (born May 16, 1986) is an American actor. Roy was born and raised in Clanton, Alabama.[3] but moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career.[4] He is best known for his role in Falling Skies.

Career

Roy started his acting career with roles in movies such as Curse of Pirate Death and Blink.[5] He made his TV debut on Greek playing the role of omega chi pledge.[6] In 2009, he played Griffin in the television series iCarly. He has also guest starred in episodes of Hannah Montana as Jesse, Miley's love interest, and on Lincoln Heights.[6] He also had roles in short films Tag, Running Up That Hill, and Dissonance.

In 2010, he portrayed Seth Hancock son of Arthur "Bull" Hancock, thoroughbred horse farm owner in the film Secretariat.[1]

In 2011, he landed a lead role as Hal Mason on Falling Skies.[7] He starred as Miles West in the thriller film Sugar Mountain.[8] In 2017, he guest-starred as Joel in the TV show Timeless.[9] He also recurred in the TNT post apocalyptic drama The Last Ship.[10] He had a minor role as Carter in Lifetime movie Blood, Sweat, and Lies.[11] In 2019, he played a supporting role in the film The Murder of Nicole Brown Simpson.[12]

Personal life

Roy is married to Renee Gardner; the couple had a son named Jack in 2017. Their second son, Levi was born in 2019.

Filmography

Film
Year Title Role Note
2006 Curse of Pirate Death Boyfriend
2007 Blink
2009 Tag Josh Short Film
2010 One Wish
2010 Costa Rican Summer Doobie
2010 Secretariat Seth Hancock
2013 Running Up That Hill Chad Short Film
2014 Dissonance Matt Short Film
2016 Sugar Mountain Miles West
2019 The Murder of Nicole Brown Simpson Ron Goldman
Television
Year Title Role Episodes
2009 Lincoln Heights Travis Benjamin 3 episodes
2009–2010 iCarly Griffin 2 episodes
2009–2011 Hannah Montana Jesse 5 episodes
2011–2015 Falling Skies Hal Mason Main Role; 52 Episodes (season 1-5)
2017 Timeless Joel Episode: "Karma Chameleon"
2017 The Last Ship Christos Vellek 3 Episodes
2017 When the Streetlights Go On Mr. Carpenter unsold pilot
2018 Blood, Sweat, and Lies Carter TV movie (Lifetime)
2021 iCarly Griffin Guest star

References

  1. ^ a b Fodder: Could Clanton native join Twilight cast?, October 11, 2010, Press-Register
  2. ^ Roy, Drew (May 7, 2011). "Tweet 67015678439337984". Twitter. Retrieved May 7, 2011.
  3. ^ Local stars in Spielberg series, returns to Hannah Montana, August 20, 2010, The Clanton Advertiser, October 27, 2010
  4. ^ Cwelich, Lorraine (July 6, 2012). "HOT TOPIC: DREW ROY". Elle Magazine. Retrieved 2012-08-14.
  5. ^ "Drew Roy Biography". www.buddytv.com. Retrieved 2015-09-16.
  6. ^ a b Staff, Hollywood.com. "Drew Roy | Biography and Filmography | 1986". Retrieved 2015-09-16.
  7. ^ "'Falling Skies' - Hollywood Reporter". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2015-07-05.
  8. ^ "Cary Elwes, Jason Momoa Join Indie 'Sugar Mountain' - Hollywood Reporter". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2015-07-05.
  9. ^ "Timeless 1x13 Preview: Karma Chameleon | Three If By Space". Three If By Space. 2017-01-28. Retrieved 2017-02-27.
  10. ^ "The Last Ship Season 4 Finale Review | Three If By Space". Three If By Space. 2017-10-08. Retrieved 2017-10-14.
  11. ^ "Blood, Sweat and Lies | Lifetime". Lifetime. Retrieved 2018-01-16.
  12. ^ The Murder Of Nicole Brown Simpson Movie: Showtimes, Review, Trailer, Posters, News & Videos | eTimes, retrieved 2020-04-06

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