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Devon Werkheiser
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Werkheiser in 2019
Born (1991-03-08) March 8, 1991 (age 32)
  • Actor
  • musician
Years active 2002–present
Musical career
Labels Universal Motown (2007–11)

Devon Joseph Werkheiser (born March 8, 1991) is an American actor and musician. As an actor, Werkheiser is known for his starring role as Ned Bigby on the Nickelodeon sitcom Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide, and for his role as the lead character Nolan Byrd in the 2007 Nickelodeon television movie Shredderman Rules. Werkheiser also played Peter Parkes in the fourth and final season of the ABC Family series Greek.

Early life

Werkheiser was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and raised in Johns Creek, Georgia. His parents enrolled him in acting classes at the Talent Factory, a local children’s acting program.



After landing a minor role in We Were Soldiers, Werkheiser and his mother moved to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career. In 2003, he had a main role as Max Korda in the TV movie Recipe for Disaster. Since his arrival in Hollywood, Werkheiser has landed several television and film roles, the biggest of which is that of Ned Bigby on Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide. Werkheiser lent his voice in movies such as: Casper's Scare School the voice of as Casper the Friendly Ghost, Casper's Shadow, and Good Dragon and The Wizzard of Krudd as the voice of Gordo.

In 2007, Werkheiser starred in a Nickelodeon movie based on Wendelin Van Draanen's Shredderman book series Shredderman Rules as Nolan Byrd/Shredderman. Later that year, Werkheiser played the role of Chris Marino in Lifetime original movie Christmas in Paradise. In 2009, Werkheiser starred as Victor in the movie The First Time. He played the role of Victor, who has an incurable crush on hot senior Anya, who is way out of his league and she doesn't have a clue he exists. He also had a significant role in the movie The Prankster, in which he played the role of Brad Burris.

In 2011, Werkheiser played the role of Danny in the horror thriller movie Beneath the Darkness. In 2012, he played the lead role of Cassidy Warren in web series Never Fade Away. In 2013 Werkheiser starred as Max in the horror film The Wicked. He played the supporting role of Brett in Lifetime movie Zephyr Springs also known as Deadly Spa. In 2014, Werkheiser starred as Nick Behrle in the movie California Scheming and had a role as Fitch in the movie Helicopter Mom.

In 2016, Werkheiser starred as Jason in the television movie Bad Sister, which premiered on Lifetime on January 4, 2016; in the movie his character is stalked by the school's newest nun. He hosted DanceOn's first competition series Dance-Off Juniors on free mobile-streaming service Go90, which premiered on April 20, 2016. In summer 2016, Werkheiser starred as Logan in the romantic comedy film Sundown directed by Fernando Librrija and co-starring Camilla Belle, Sean Marquette, and Sara Paxton. On December 5, 2016, he guest starred in an episode of 2 Broke Girls. In 2017, Werkheiser played the role of Brock in the comedy film Where's the Money alongside Andrew Bachelor and Logan Paul.

In 2018, he had a supporting role as Joey in the indie crime drama Break Night and played the role of a judge in the dance film To The Beat! alongside Alyson Stoner. Werkheriser played the role of Charlie in the web mini-series Rough Draft, which was released on YouTube on February 11, 2019. Werkheiser played the supporting role of Floyd Stiles in the crime film Crown Vic. In 2019, Werkheiser starred as Sam in the romantic comedy film Santa Girl alongside Jennifer Stone.

In 2021, Werkheiser was a member of the cast in the film Rust, when production was suspended after a prop gun held by Alec Baldwin unintentionally discharged, resulting in the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Production on the film was later scheduled to resume in early 2023.


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Werkheiser in February 2010

Werkheiser was signed with Universal Motown, however his label status on Myspace later changed to unsigned. He performed live shows with female vocalists Kristen Marie Hollyin and Britney Christian.

His first single, "If Eyes Could Speak", was released April 1, 2010 on iTunes. The official music video was released via YouTube on June 15, 2010. It stars himself and his partner at the time, Molly McCook. His second single, "Sparks Will Fly", was released July 29, 2010 on iTunes.

He released his first EP I Am on June 25, 2013. On June 9, 2015, he released his second EP Here and Now. On January 3, 2016, Werkheiser released the single "Stuck On the Ground". He released the single "Fire" on January 22, 2016. On January 29, 2016, Werkheiser released a stripped version of "Stuck on the Ground".

On April 23, 2020, he released his third EP Chapter One, which consists of five songs.



Year Title Role Notes
2002 We Were Soldiers Steve Moore
2009 The First Time Victor Knudsen
2010 The Prankster Brad Burris
2010 Marmaduke Golden Dog/Cocker Spaniel Voice role
2011 Beneath the Darkness Danny
2013 The Wicked Max Reese
2014 California Scheming Nick Behrle
2014 Helicopter Mom Fitch
2016 Sundown Logan
2017 Where's the Money Brock
2018 Break Night Joey
2018 To The Beat! Judge
2019 Crown Vic Floyd Stiles
2019 Santa Girl Sam Direct-to-video film
TBA Rust TBA Production suspended


Year Title Role Notes
2003 Recipe for Disaster Max Korda Television movie
2004–2007 Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide Ned Bigby Lead role
2006 Casper's Scare School Casper/Casper's Shadow/Good Dragon Television movie; voice role
2007 The Wizzard of Krudd Gordo Television movie; voice role
2007 Shredderman Rules Nolan Byrd/Shredderman Television movie (Nickelodeon)
2007 Christmas in Paradise Chris Marino Television movie (Lifetime)
2009 American Dad! Benny Episode: "Stan Time"
2009 Three Rivers Bobby Episode: "Code Green"
2010 Memphis Beat Troy Groves Episode: "Baby, Let's Play House"
2010 Scared Shrekless Teenager #2/Teenager #3 Television special; voice role
2010 The Quinn-tuplets Teenage Martin Quinn Unsold television pilot (CBS)
2011 Glenn Martin, DDS Corey Voice role; episode: "Glenn and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance"
2011 Greek Peter Parkes Recurring role (season 4), 7 episodes
2012 Never Fade Away Cassidy Warren Web series; main role
2012 Criminal Minds Billy Walton Episode: "The Wheels On The Bus"
2013 Major Crimes Buy Guy Episode: "Pick Your Poison"
2013 Zephyr Springs Brett Television movie (Lifetime)
2014 Franklin & Bash Josh Taylor Episode: "..."
2016 Bad Sister Jason Television movie (Lifetime)
2016 Dance-Off Juniors Himself Host; mobile streaming series (Go90)
2016 2 Broke Girls Tyler Episode: "And the About FaceTime"
2019 Rough Draft Charlie Web miniseries


Studio albums

Title details
  • Released: September 5, 2016
  • Format: digital download
  • Label: Werkharder Records

Extended plays

Title EP details
I Am
  • Released: June 25, 2013
  • Format: digital download
  • Label: Werkharder Records
Here and Now
  • Released: June 9, 2015
  • Format: digital download
  • Label: Werkharder Records
Chapter One
  • Released: April 23, 2020
  • Format: digital download
  • Label: Crystal Boy Records


Year Title Album
2007 "Superhero" Shredderman Rules (DVD extra)
2010 "If Eyes Could Speak" Prologue
"Sparks Will Fly" non-album single
2013 "Stand Up" I Am
2016 "Stuck on the Ground" Prologue
"Fire" Prologue
"Stuck on the Ground (Stripped)" N/A
2017 "Settle" N/A

Other appearances

All of the following were only released on Myspace.

Year Song Notes
2008 "141'
"Like The First Time (vol.1)"
"What Did I Miss?"
"To Do Right"
"So It Goes"
"Lonely Girl"
"Standing Tall"
"Take It All Away"
"It's Christmas"
2009 "California Sun"
2010 "One More Day" (featuring Daniel Curtis Lee)
"Never Walk Away"
"You Wear it Well"
"Winter Wonderland"
2011 "Like The First Time (vol. 2)"
"To Do Right (vol. 2)"

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result Refs
2007 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) – Leading Young Actor Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide Nominated
2008 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) – Leading Young Actor Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide Nominated
Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special – Leading Young Actor Shredderman Rules Nominated

See also

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