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Avan Jogia

Avan Jogia

Picture
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Birthname
Avan Tudor Jogia
Born
9 February 1992 (1992-Template:Pad2digit-Template:Pad2digit) (age 25)
Origin
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Genre(s)
Pop rock, pop, teen pop, bubblegum pop
Occupation(s)
Actor, singer
Instrument(s)
vocals
Years active
2006–present
Label
Nickelodeon Records
Associated acts


Avan Tudor Jogia(born February 9, 1992) is a Canadian actor and singer best known for playing Beck Oliver on Victorious.

Early life

Jogia was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia. His father is an Indian originally from London, England. His mother is Canadian, with her roots originating from Wales which is part of the United Kingdom. He went to a few different schools in Vancouver, including Killarney Secondary School and King George Secondary School, as well as being home-schooled. In tenth grade he left school altogether to pursue a career in acting.

Career

Jogia's first role came in 2006, when he played Danny Araujo in A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story, directed by Agnieszka Holland. He appeared in The CW TV series Aliens in America as the character Sam. In 2008, he appeared as Champ on Gym Teacher: The Movie and Tajid in Spectacular!, both for the Nickelodeon network.

Jogia plays Ben Stark in the TV series Caprica, a spin-off of Battlestar Galactica]], on the Sci Fi Channel. Jogia portrays Beck Oliver in the Nickelodeon television program Victorious, which premiered in March 2010. His upcoming new movie, Finding Hope Now is set to be released in 2011. On December 31'2010, He also appeared as Beck Oliver in the iCarly/Victorious crossover movie, iParty With Victorious. Along with Daniella Monet, he co-hosted the Transformers: Dark of the Moon premiere on June 28, 2011 in New York. He is the founder of the movement "Straight But Not Narrow", which promotes equality between all people irrespective of their sexual orientation.

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
2006 A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story Danny Araujo TV movie
2007 Devil's Diary Teenage Boy #1 TV movie
Aliens in America Sam 3 episodes
2008 Gym Teacher: The Movie Champ TV movie
2009 Spectacular! Tajid TV movie
2009-2010 Caprica Ben Stark 3 episodes
2010 Triple Dog Lemur
2010-present Victorious Beck Oliver Main role
2011 iCarly Beck Oliver Episode: "iParty with Victorious"
Finding Hope Now Santos Delgado
2012 Rags Finn TV movie
November 6'2011Halo Awards 2011HimselfAward Guest

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