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Dier at the 2015 PaleyFest presentation for Jane the Virgin
Brett Jordan Dier
February 14, 1990
London, Ontario, Canada
Brett Jordan Dier (//; born February 14, 1990) is a Canadian actor. He is best known for his role as Michael Cordero Jr. on Jane the Virgin. He is also known for his recurring roles on the Canadian TV shows Bomb Girls and The L.A. Complex, and most recently for his main role as "C.B." on the ABC sitcom Schooled.
Dier was born on February 14, 1990, in London, Ontario and went to London South Collegiate Institute. He grew up with an older sister and younger brother. He studied improv as well as receiving his first dan black belt in Taekwondo. He reached the 6th grade of Conservatory Music in piano, including the Suzuki method since the age of 4. He also plays the guitar. Dier received honours for his work. He also breakdances and practices swimming and bouldering.
Dier received his debut role in the TV movie Family in Hiding as Matt Peterson in 2006. In 2007, he appeared in Seventeen and Missing and The Secrets of Comforting House. In 2008, he gained the role of Caden in Every Second Counts and an alternate Clark Kent in Smallville. He appeared in a small role as Derek Edlund in Fear Itself.
In 2010, he had a cameo appearance in Diary of a Wimpy Kid as a breakdancer. He made appearances in Made: The Movie and Meteor Storm. He had a recurring role in Mr. Young as Hutch. He was in another TV movie, Mega Cyclone, as Will Newamr. In 2012, he had a role in Space Twister. In another recurring role, he was Brandon Kelly in The L.A. Complex. He also had a guest starring role in an episode of the television show Blackstone.
In 2013, he played a lead role on Ravenswood as Luke Matheson. The series was cancelled after one season.
He received critical acclaim for his role in Bomb Girls as Gene Corbett. He appeared in Exeter which was released in 2015. From 2014 to 2019, he played the role of Detective Michael Cordero Jr. in Jane the Virgin.
On October 3, 2018, it was announced by Deadline that Dier would have a series regular role on the ABC situation comedy Schooled as C.B., a teacher who is both a friend and rival to rookie teacher Lainey Lewis who is also based on series co-creator Adam F. Goldberg’s favourite teacher and friend.
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|2007||Battle in Seattle||Protester #2|
|2010||Dear Mr. Gacy||Marcus|
|2010||Diary of a Wimpy Kid||80s Breakdancer|
|2013||Barbie in the Pink Shoes||Dillon / Prince Seigfried||Voice|
|2013||The Wedding Chapel||Young Larry|
|2014||Poker Night||New Detective|
|2018||The New Romantic||Jacob|
|TBA||About My Father||Doug Collins||Filming|
|2006||Family in Hiding||Matt Peterson||TV movie|
|2006||The Secrets of Comfort House||Bradley||TV movie|
|2007||Seventeen and Missing||Kevin Janzen||TV movie|
|2007||Kaya||Jake||Episode: "You Can't Always Get What You Want"|
|2007||Aliens in America||Junior #1||Episode: "Junior Prank"|
|2008||Smallville||Alternate Clark Kent||Episode: "Apocalypse"|
|2008||Every Second Counts||Caden||TV movie|
|2008||Fear Itself||Derek Edlund||Episode: "Skin and Bones"|
|2009||Phantom Racer||Taz||TV movie|
|2009||The Troop||Richard||Episode: "Forest Grump"|
|2010||Meteor Storm||Jason||TV movie|
|2010||Supernatural||Dylan||Episode: "99 Problems"|
|2010||V||James May||Episode: "John May"|
|2010||Made... The Movie||Marshall||TV movie|
|2011||Shattered||Jonah Simms||Episode: "Key with No Lock"|
|2011||Goodnight for Justice||Young Clerk||TV movie|
|2011||Ghost Storm||Rob||TV movie|
|2011||Mega Cyclone||Will Newmar||TV movie|
|2011||Endgame||Kitch Huxley||Episode: "The White Queen"|
|2011||Flashpoint||Jaime Dee||Episode: "Run, Jaime, Run"|
|2011–2013||Mr. Young||Hutch Anderson||Recurring role, 7 episodes|
|2012||The Secret Circle||Kyle||Episode: "Sacrifice"|
|2012||The L.A. Complex||Brandon Kelly||7 episodes|
|2013||Emily Owens, M.D.||Henry||Episode: "Emily and... The Social Experiment"|
|2013||Bomb Girls||Gene Corbett||4 episodes
Nominated – Leo Award for Best Guest Performance by a Male Dramatic Series (2014)
|2013||Pretty Little Liars||Luke Matheson||Episode: "Grave New World"|
|2013–2014||Ravenswood||Luke Matheson||Main cast|
|2013||Mighty Mighty Monsters in Halloween Havoc||Jacob||TV movie|
|2013||Mighty Mighty Monsters in New Fears Eve||Jacob||TV movie|
|2014||The Hazing Secret||Brian||TV movie|
|2014–2019||Jane the Virgin||Det. Michael Cordero Jr.||65 episodes;
Main cast (seasons 1-3A, 5); Guest star (season 4)
|2015||Backstrom||Archie Danforth||Episode: "Dragon Slayer"|
|2019–2020||Schooled||C.B.||Main role, 34 episodes|
In Spanish: Brett Dier para niños
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