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Jason Dolley
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Dolley (left) with Bridgit Mendler (center) and Bradley Steven Perry (right) in 2010
Born
Jason Scott Dolley

(1991-07-05) July 5, 1991 (age 32)
Alma mater California Lutheran University
Occupation Actor, musician
Years active 2002−present

Jason Scott Dolley (born July 5, 1991) is an American actor and musician, known for his roles in Disney Channel shows and movies. These include Newton "Newt" Livingston III on Cory in the House, Virgil Fox in Minutemen, Connor Kennedy in Read It and Weep, Pete Ivey in Hatching Pete, and PJ Duncan on Good Luck Charlie.

Early life and education

Jason Scott Dolley was born in Los Angeles, California on July 5, 1991. He has an older brother named Jeffrey (b. 1989). In 2010, he took online courses at Moorpark College. In 2016, Dolley graduated from California Lutheran University.

Career

Dolley gained his first stage experience at 11 when he and one of his brothers performed the Abbott and Costello "Who's on First?" routine in a school talent show.

His first acting jobs came that same year. He won the lead role in the award-winning short film titled Chasing Daylight with actress Jillian Clare. He was then cast by director Mel Gibson to be T.J. Savage on the ABC series Complete Savages. After Complete Savages was canceled, he starred in the film Saving Shiloh as Marty Preston, in the Disney Channel Original Movie Read It and Weep as Connor Kennedy and in the film The Air I Breathe.

In 2006, Dolley appeared in Duracell's commercial "Trusted Everywhere" Campaign "Amazon". Dolley was part of the Yellow team in the second edition of the Disney Channel Games, broadcast in mid-2007. From 2007 to 2008, Dolley starred in the Disney Channel show Cory in the House. In 2008, he appeared in the film Minutemen as Virgil Fox and was in the third edition of the Disney Channel Games on the Green Team. Dolley also guest-starred as the prince in Imagination Movers. In 2009, Jason starred in the Disney film Hatching Pete as Pete Ivey. In 2010, Dolley began appearing in his second Disney Channel Original Series, Good Luck Charlie as P.J. Duncan.

When asked about his role in the Disney Channel Original Series family sitcom, Good Luck Charlie, he replied, "I like the realness of it. I like the more authentic tone. I like the family sitcom. That's something different for Disney, which also appealed to me." He also said in a different interview, "When I read the script, I was like, 'Oh, this is kind of cool. This is a little different. It has a Full House kind of feel. It's very family-friendly. Families can sit down and watch this and get a real laugh. I think that's what's been cool about it from the start and what's still cool about it today."

Dolley and cast appeared in a feature-length Christmas Disney Channel Original Movie based on the series titled Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas!, which aired on December 2, 2011. He also voiced the character Rumble in Disney Channel's animated film Pixie Hollow Games, which also stars Brenda Song, Tiffany Thornton, and Zendaya.

Filmography

Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2004 Chasing Daylight Dylan Fox Short
2006 Saving Shiloh Marty Preston
2006 Read It and Weep Connor Kennedy Disney
2007 Air I Breathe, TheThe Air I Breathe Young Pleasure
2014 Helicopter Mom Lloyd
2019 Staged Killer Jake
2020 Secret Agent Dingledorf and His Trusty Dog Splat Wing Nut
2020 The Devil's Advocate Terry Short
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2004–2005 Complete Savages T.J. Savage Main role; 19 episodes
2007–2008 Cory in the House Newton "Newt" Livingston III Main role; 30 episodes
2008 Minutemen Virgil Fox Television film
2008 Disney Channel Games Himself 5 episodes
2008 Replacements, TheThe Replacements Skip Tripper Voice role' episode: "The Campiest Episode Never"
2009 Hatching Pete Pete Ivey Television film
2009 Imagination Movers Prince Episode: "A Fairy Tale Ending"
2010–2014 Good Luck Charlie PJ Duncan Main role; 97 episodes
2011 Pixie Hollow Games Rumble Television film; voice
2011 Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! PJ Duncan Television film
2013 Jessie PJ Duncan Episode: "Good Luck Jessie: New York City Christmas"
2014 Major Crimes James "J-Me" Martin Elliott Episode: "Acting Out"
2018–2019 American Housewife Kevin 4 episodes
2018 The Ranch Dr. Hopkins Episode: "Part 6, Episode 5"

See also

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