Calum Worthy (born January 28, 1991) is a Canadian actor, writer, and producer, known for his roles as Dez on the Disney Channel series Austin & Ally, Alex Trimboli in the Netflix series American Vandal, Nicholas Godejohn in the Hulu series The Act, and himself in The Coppertop Flop Show. He has won two Young Artist Awards in the Leading Young Actor category for his performances in the comedy film National Lampoon's Thanksgiving Family Reunion (2003) and the science fiction television series Stormworld (2009). He also won the Leading Actor award at the 2010 Leo Awards for his performance in Stormworld.
Worthy in 2017
|Born||January 28, 1991|
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Worthy has guest-starred in numerous television series, including ABC Family's Kyle XY, The CW's Supernatural and Smallville, CTV's Flashpoint, The Hub's R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series, Disney Channel's Good Luck Charlie, and Disney XD's Zeke and Luther.
Life and career
Worthy was born January 28, 1991, to Sandra Webster Worthy and David Worthy, in Victoria, British Columbia. He made his screen debut at the age of 9, guest-starring in Fox's Night Visions (directed by Bill Pullman). At the age of 10, he starred in the three-episode British miniseries I Was a Rat. He has since completed more than 50 film and TV projects, and has worked in five countries—Canada, United States, Australia, the United Kingdom, and Singapore. He won two Young Artist Awards for Leading Young Actor in 2004 and 2010, while receiving a nomination for Best Performance in a Short Film – Young Actor for When Jesse Was Born in 2006. He also won a Leo Award for Best Performance in a Youth or Children's Program or Series in 2010.
Worthy resided in Los Angeles, California, while a series regular on the Disney Channel series Austin & Ally in which he has written one episode. In 2013, he created, wrote, and executive produced—along with Derek Baynham and Kelly May—the sketch comedy series The Coppertop Flop Show, which was picked up by Disney Channel to air in late 2013.
|2004||Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed||Kid on bike|
|2005||When Jesse Was Born||Danny Ferrell||Short film|
|2006||Dr. Dolittle 3||Tyler|
|2006||Deck the Halls||Boy on bike||Uncredited|
|2007||The Last Mimzy||Teenage cyborg|
|2009||What Goes Up||Blastoff! chorus|
|2011||The Odds||Berry Lipke|
|2011||The Big Year||Colin Debs|
|2014||Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend?||Colin Doyle|
|2015||All She Wishes||Drake|
|2016||The Thinning||Kellan Woods|
|2018||The Thinning: New World Order||Kellan Woods|
|2019||Assimilate||Randy Foster||Originally titled Replicate|
|2001||Mysterious Ways||Alien / Kid clown||Episode: "Do You See What I See?"|
|2001||Night Visions||Prairie boy||Episode: "A View Through the Window"|
|2001||I Was a Rat||Roger/Ratty||3 episodes|
|2002||Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction||Randy||Episode: "The Mandarin's Bowl"|
|2003||Out of Order||Young Mark||Miniseries|
|2003||Bunshiro and Fuku||Young Yonosuke||Television miniseries; voice role (English version)|
|2003||National Lampoon's Thanksgiving Family Reunion||Danny Snider||Television film|
|2004||The Days||Keenan||2 episodes|
|2004||Stargate Atlantis||Hunter kid||Episode: "Childhood's End"|
|2006||Kyle XY||Toby Neuworth||Episode: "This Is Not a Test"|
|2006||Psych||Malone Breyfogle||Episode: "Shawn vs. the Red Phantom"|
|2007||Psych||Shockley||Episode: "If You're So Smart, Then Why Are You Dead?"|
|2007||Crossroads: A Story of Forgiveness||Kip||Television film|
|2007||Second Sight||Young Victor Kaufman||Television film|
|2008||Supernatural||Denny||Episode: "Wishful Thinking"|
|2009||Smallville||Garth Ranzz / Lightning Lad||Episode: "Legion"|
|2009||Stormworld||Lee||Main role, 26 episodes|
|2009||Flashpoint||Billy Dresden||Episode: "Perfect Storm"|
|2009||Living Out Loud||Henry||Television film|
|2010||Tower Prep||Don Fincher||2 episodes|
|2010||Bond of Silence||Shane Batesman||Television film; uncredited|
|2011||R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series||Kelly||Episode: "Game Over"|
|2011||Good Luck Charlie||Lewis||Episode: "A L.A.R.P. in the Park"|
|2011||Zeke and Luther||Teddy||Episode: "Zeke and Lu's New Crew"|
|2011||Best Player||Zastrow||Television film|
|2011–2016||Austin & Ally||Dez Wade||Main role|
|2012||Longmire||Zac Nunn||Episode: "8 Seconds"|
|2012||Jessie||Dez Wade||Episode: "Austin & Jessie & Ally All Star New Year"|
|2013–2014||The Coppertop Flop Show||Himself||Lead role; also writer and executive producer|
|2014||Some Assembly Required||Caden Clark||Episode: "Pop Superstar"|
|2015||Backstrom||Joshua Larimer||Episode: "Love Is a Rose and You Better Not Pick It"|
|2015||I Didn't Do It||Dez||Episode: "Bite Club"|
|2015||Wander Over Yonder||Teen leader||Voice role; episode: "The Black Cube"|
|2016||Motive||Derek Holstadt||Episode: "Foreign Relations"|
|2016||Aquarius||Steven Parent||2 episodes|
|2017||American Vandal||Alex Trimboli||7 episodes|
|2017||Wisdom of the Crowd||Jake||Episode: "Trade Secrets"|
|2018||New Warriors||Robbie Baldwin / Speedball||TV pilot|
|2019||The Act||Nick Godejohn||Main role|
|2021||Pieces of Her||Jasper||Recurring role|
|2021||Pacific Rim: The Black||Taylor Travis||Animated series; main voice role|
Awards and nominations
|2004||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special – Leading Young Actor||National Lampoon's Thanksgiving Family Reunion||Won|
|2006||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a Short Film – Young Actor||When Jesse Was Born||Nominated|
|2008||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Series – Recurring Young Actor||Psych||Nominated|
|2010||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) – Leading Young Actor||Stormworld||Won|
|2010||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actor 14 and Over||Flashpoint||Nominated|
|2010||Young Artist Award||Outstanding Young Ensemble Performers in a TV Series||Stormworld||Nominated|
|2010||Leo Award||Best Performance in a Youth or Children's Program or Series||Stormworld||Won|
- "Big Picture: Victoria actor Calum Worthy talks the talk as rapper". Times Colonist.
- "Calum Worthy "Dez"". Disney Channel Medianet. Disney–ABC Television Group. 2012. Archived from the original on September 21, 2013. Retrieved March 7, 2013.
- "25th Annual Young Artist Awards - Winners and Nominations". Retrieved 16 December 2016.
- "31st Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". Retrieved 16 December 2016.
- "27th Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". Retrieved 16 December 2016.
- "Leo Awards, 2010 Winners". Retrieved 16 December 2016.
- AustinAndAllyWiki (26 February 2013). "Disney Channel Fan Questions - Ross Lynch and Calum Worthy". Retrieved 16 December 2016 – via YouTube.
- Goldberg, Lesley (July 10, 2017). "Marvel's New Warriors Sets Its Cast — Including Squirrel Girl (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 10, 2017.
- Polito, Thomas (September 15, 2019). "Exclusive: Marvel's New Warriors is Dead; Superhero Show Fails to Find a New Home". The GWW. Archived from the original on September 16, 2019. Retrieved September 15, 2019.
- Ramos, Dino-Ray (August 3, 2017). "Netflix Announces True Crime Satire American Vandal With Absurdly Straight-Laced Trailer". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 15, 2018.
- Pedersen, Erik (October 2, 2018). "The Act: Calum Worthy To Star In Hulu's True-Crime Anthology Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 2, 2018.
- Petski, Denise (February 5, 2021). "Pieces Of Her: Gil Birmingham, Terry O'Quinn & Calum Worthy Join Netflix Series As Recurring". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 9, 2021.
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