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Jack Griffo
Born
Jack Davis Griffo

December 11, 1996 (1996-12-11) (age 24)
Occupation Actor
Years active 2011–present

Jack Davis Griffo (born December 11, 1996) is an American actor. He starred as Max Thunderman on the Nickelodeon series The Thundermans (2013–2018). Griffo also had starring roles in the network's original movies Jinxed and Splitting Adam, and the Netflix original series Alexa & Katie.

Career

Acting

Griffo first made appearances as an extra in 2011, on the television series Kickin' It and Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures. He followed this up with several guest appearances on television series such as See Dad Run and Jessie.

From 2013 to 2018, Griffo starred in the Nickelodeon series The Thundermans, where he played Max Thunderman, the twin brother who strived to become a supervillain (his twin sister Phoebe is played by Kira Kosarin). In the same year, Griffo starred alongside Ciara Bravo in the Nickelodeon original film Jinxed.

Griffo starred alongside Isabela Moner, Tony Cavalero, and Jace Norman in the Nickelodeon original movie Splitting Adam, which aired in February 2015. He played the role of Billy, the boyfriend of Fin Shepard (Ian Ziering)'s daughter Claudia Shepard (Ryan Newman), in the Syfy original movie Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!, which premiered on July 22, 2015. In 2016, Griffo guest-starred in the season 7 finale of NCIS: Los Angeles as a military cadet named McKenna.

In 2017, Griffo played the role of Sebastian in the inspirational family drama film Apple of My Eye (originally titled And Then There Was Light). That same year, he was cast as Noah in the indie drama film Those Left Behind. In August 2017 Griffo was added to the cast of the Netflix original series Alexa & Katie, playing the recurring role of Dylan. He guest starred in School of Rock, Knight Squad, and SEAL Team. In 2020, Griffo starred as Sean Davis in the action film The 2nd alongside Ryan Phillippe. In 2021, he had a minor role in liftime original movie The Christmas High Note.

Music

Griffo has a YouTube channel where he posts music covers. As of November 2019, the channel has over 178,000 subscribers and over 8.60 million views. Griffo released a single, "Hold Me", with his friend Kelsey, on October 17, 2011. The music video for "Hold Me" was released on October 29, 2011, and received over 4 million views. He released his solo debut single, "Slingshot", on November 13, 2013, which features Douglas James. The music video for "Slingshot" was released on Griffo's YouTube channel on January 14, 2014, and has received over 1.8 million views.

Filmography

Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2011 Sound of My Voice Young Peter
2012 American Hero Big Brother
2017 Apple of My Eye Sebastian originally titled And Then There Was Light
2017 Those Left Behind Noah
2020 The 2nd Sean Davis
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2011 Kickin' It Benny Episode: "All the Wrong Moves"
2011 Bucket and Skinner's Epic Adventures Surf Team Member Episode: "Epic Musical"
2013 Marvin Marvin Ellis Episode: "Scary Movie"
2013 Jessie Brett Summers Episode: "Somebunny's in Trouble"
2013 See Dad Run Xander McGinley Recurring role
2013 Jinxed Brett Television film (Nickelodeon)
2013–2018 The Thundermans Max Thunderman Main role
2014 AwesomenessTV Himself Episode: "Teen Challenge"
2015 Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn Himself Episode: "Go Hollywood"
2015 Splitting Adam Vance Hansum Television film (Nickelodeon)
2015 Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! Billy Television film (Syfy)
2016 NCIS: Los Angeles McKenna Episode: "Talion"
2016 Henry Danger Max Thunderman Crossover episode: "Danger & Thunder"
2016–2017 Paradise Run Himself Contestant, 7 episodes
2017 The Dude Perfect Show Himself Episode: "Velcro Dodgeball, Trust"
2018–2019 Alexa & Katie Dylan Recurring role (seasons 1, 3); main role (season 2)
2018 Lip Sync Battle Shorties Himself Episode: "Catwalk/Jungle/Girls Night Out"
2018 The Loud House Blake Bradley Voice role; episode: "Fandom Pains"
2018 School of Rock Slade Episodes: "I Love Rock and Roll, Parts I & II"
2018 Best.Worst.Weekend.Ever. Jumping Jack Lightning 2 episodes
2018 Knight Squad Sir Swayze Episode: "Working on the Knight Moves"
2019 SpongeBob SquarePants Himself Episode: "SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout"
2020 SEAL Team PV2 Elliot Mounds Episodes: "Drawdown", "Edge of Nowhere"
2020 The Christmas High Note Todd Television film (Lifetime)

Awards and nominations

Griffo has been nominated for five Kids' Choice Awards for Favorite TV Actor, the first in 2014, the second in 2015, the third in 2016, the fourth in 2017, and the fifth in 2018.

Year Award Category Work Result Refs
2014 Kids' Choice Award Favorite TV Actor The Thundermans Nominated
2015 Kids' Choice Award Favorite TV Actor The Thundermans Nominated
2016 Kids' Choice Award Favorite Male TV Star The Thundermans Nominated
2017 Kids' Choice Award Favorite Male TV Star The Thundermans Nominated
2018 Kids' Choice Award Favorite Male TV Star The Thundermans Nominated
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