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David Clayton Henrie
July 11, 1989
|Relatives||Lorenzo James Henrie (brother)|
David Clayton Henrie (// HEN-ree; born July 11, 1989) is an American actor, writer, and director. He is noted for playing Ted Mosby's future son Luke on How I Met Your Mother and Justin Russo in Wizards of Waverly Place, as well as starring in the films Little Boy and Walt Before Mickey.
Henrie was born in Mission Viejo, California, to Linda Henrie (née Finocchiaro), a talent manager, and James Wilson Henrie, a producer formerly in real estate. He is the older brother of actor Lorenzo James Henrie. Henrie is of English, German, Swiss-German and Welsh descent on his father's side, and his maternal grandparents were Italian. Henrie was raised as a Roman Catholic, and, in a video chat, stated that he is "a Christian and always will be". He grew up in Phoenix, Arizona. On April 6, 2012, Good Friday, Henrie accompanied Eduardo Verástegui in a speech addressing life issues at the Church of the Most Blessed Sacrament in the city of Piura, Peru.
At age 13, Henrie landed a regular role as Petey Pitt on the Fox sitcom The Pitts. Henrie next landed a leading role in the Hallmark movie, Monster Makers, with Linda Blair and George Kennedy, and was asked to come back for another Hallmark movie, to play a role in Dead Hollywood Moms Society. He also starred as Skylar Blaford in the Fox's sitcom Method & Red.
Henrie guest starred in many shows such as Providence, Without a Trace, The Mullets, Judging Amy, The D.A., Jack & Bobby, NCIS, House, and Cold Case. Before his role on Wizards of Waverly Place, he had a recurring role on That's So Raven as Cory's friend Larry. Henrie also had a recurring role on How I Met Your Mother, where he played Ted's future son.
At the age of 18, Henrie got the role of Justin Russo in the Disney Channel Original Series, Wizards of Waverly Place. The show premiered on October 12, 2007. He was in the movie Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie with the cast of the series. Henrie played Justin Vincenzo Pepé Russo through the whole series. About a year after the finale, a film, The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex premiered on March 15, 2013, without Henrie, but his character was mentioned, and a photo of him is shown. Henrie is credited with writing two episodes of Wizards of Waverly Place, "Alex's Logo" and the series special "Meet the Werewolves".
He had a role in the Disney Channel Original Movie Dadnapped co-starring Emily Osment. Henrie made a guest appearance as himself in 2 episodes of Jonas. According to Reuters, Henrie was officially named the Grand Marshal for the 2009 Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race.
In 2010, Henrie guest-starred in the web series Easy to Assemble. In 2012, Henrie voiced the character of Shawn in the movie The Secret World of Arrietty.
Henrie appeared in Grown Ups 2 (2013), opposite Taylor Lautner and Adam Sandler. In 2014, Henrie played the lead in 1000 to 1: The Cory Weissman Story, the true story of a young basketball player who suffered a catastrophic stroke as a freshman at Gettysburg College. Later that year, Henrie guest starred in the ABC show Mind Games.
As of 2014, Henrie has directed two short films, Boo! and Catch.
In 2015, Henrie played the role of Lane, a valet who falls for Paul Blart's daughter, in the sequel Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2. He also co-starred as London Busbee, older brother of the title character, in the drama Little Boy, and had a role in the indie biographical drama film Walt Before Mickey in which he plays Rudy Ising, who worked for Walt Disney. Henrie had cameo appearances in indie drama Cardboard Boxer and Warrior Road.
In 2018, Henrie directed a coming-of-age film This Is the Year, which he also starred in and co-wrote. In August 2020, Henrie and his Wizards of Waverly Place co-star Selena Gomez, who served as executive producer on the film, announced the virtual movie premiere of This Is the Year.
In October 2016, Henrie became engaged to former Miss Delaware 2011, Maria Cahill. They were married on April 21, 2017. They have three children, a girl born in March 2019, a boy born in December 2020, and a girl born in July 2022. He is a practicing Roman Catholic.
|2003||Monster Makers||Danny Burke|
|2004||Hollywood Mom's Mystery||Oliver Palumbo|
|2012||The Secret World of Arrietty||Shawn||Voice role, US English dub|
|2013||Grown Ups 2||Frat Boy Zac|
|2014||1000 to 1: The Cory Weissman Story||Cory Weissman|
|2015||Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2||Lane|
|Little Boy||London Busbee|
|Walt Before Mickey||Rudy Ising|
|2016||Cardboard Boxer||Clean Cut Man|
|2020||This Is the Year||Sebastian||Writer/Director|
|TBA||Boys of Summer||Director|
|2023||Reagan||President Ronald Reagan||Filming; Shared role with Dennis Quaid|
|TBA||Max & Me||D.J. (voice)|
|2002||Providence||Mark Triedman||Episode: "Gotcha"|
|Without a Trace||Gabe Freedman||Episode: "Birthday Boy"|
|2003||The Pitts||Petey Pitt||Main role|
|The Mullets||N/A||Episode: "Grudge Match"|
|Judging Amy||Jeremy||Episode: "... and the Single Mother"|
|2004||The D.A.||Alex Henry||Episode: "The People vs. Patricia Henry"|
|Method & Red||Skyler Blaford||Recurring role|
|Jack and Bobby||Sniffly||Episode: "The Kindness of Strangers"|
|NCIS||Willy Shields||Episode: "Terminal Leave"|
|2004–2007||That's So Raven||Larry||Recurring role; 12 episodes|
|2005–2014||How I Met Your Mother||Luke Mosby||Recurring role (stock footage used since season 2); 65 episodes|
|2006||Cold Case||Dale Wilson||Episode: "Fireflies"|
|2007||Studio DC: Almost Live||Himself||Episode: "The Second Show"|
|2007–2012||Wizards of Waverly Place||Justin Russo||Main role; 106 episodes|
|2008||Disney Channel Games||Himself||Cyclone's Team Captain; Green Team|
|2009||The Suite Life on Deck||Justin Russo||Episode: "Double Crossed"|
|Disney Channel's 3-Minute Game Show||Himself||Episodes: "The Cheetah Girls: One World", "Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie"|
|Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie||Justin Russo||Television film|
|2010||Jonas||Himself||Episodes: "Boat Trip", "On the Radio"|
|Easy to Assemble||Ethan||Episode: "Flying Solo"|
|2011||Disney's Friends for Change Games||Himself||Green Team|
|2013||Arrested Development||Himself/David Henrie||Episode: "It Gets Better"|
|2014||Mind Games||Elliot||Episode: "Embodied Cognition"|
|2021||A Tale Dark & Grimm||Handsome Young Man|
|2014||Catch||Short film; writer/director/producer|
|2020||This Is the Year||Debut feature film|
Awards and nominations
|2003||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a TV Drama Series – Guest Starring Young Actor||Without a Trace||Nominated|
|2004||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actor||Arizona Summer||Nominated|
|Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young Actor||The Pitts||Nominated|
|2008||Young Artist Awards||Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series||Wizards of Waverly Place||Nominated|
|2011||Kids' Choice Awards||Favorite TV Sidekick||Wizards of Waverly Place||Nominated|
|2013||Behind the Voice Actors Awards||Best Vocal Ensemble in an Anime Feature Film/Special||The Secret World of Arrietty||Nominated|
|2014||Cleveland International Film Festival||Best Live Action Short Film||Catch||Nominated|
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