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Jack Davis Griffo
December 11, 1996
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.
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.
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.
|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|
|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.
|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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