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Avan Jogia
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Gender:

Male

Age:

22

Born:

February 9, 1992

Eye Color:

Chocolate Brown

Occupation:

Actor

Years Active:

2006- Present

Avan Tudor Jogia (born February 9th, 1992; Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian actor. He is well known for portrayal as Beck Oliver on the TV series Victorious. His best friend is co-star Victoria Justice, who portrays Tori Vega. He launched and is a part of the "Straight But Not Narrow" campaign along with his co-star Matt Bennett, who portrays Robbie Shapiro. He and Matt were also roommates for a year. He is currently in a relationship with actress Zoey Deutch.

Early LifeEdit

Jogia was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He went to a few different schools in Vancouver, including Killarney Secondary School and King George Secondary School. In tenth grade he was 16 years old and left school altogether to pursue a career in acting. He is of Gujarati Indian, Welsh and Irish descent.


CareerEdit

Jogia's very first role came in 2006, when he played Danny Araujo, the younger brother of a transsexual teenage male to female, or transwoman, Gwen Araujo, in the television movie A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story, directed by Agnieszka Holland. He appeared in The CW TV series Aliens in America as the character Sam. In 2008, he appeared as Champ on Gym Teacher: The Movie and Tajid in Spectacular!, both for the Nickelodeon network. Jogia plays Ben Stark in the TV series Caprica, a spin-off of Battlestar Galactica, on the Sci Fi Channel. Jogia portrays Beck Oliver in the Nickelodeon television program Victorious, which premiered in March 2010. His new movie, Finding Hope Now. He also appeared as Beck Oliver in theVictorious crossover movie, iParty With Victorious. Along with Daniella Monet, he co-hosted the Transformers: Dark of the Moon premiere on June 28, 2011 in New York. Jogia also started the online PSA organization Straight But Not Narrow supported by his good friend Josh Hutcherson, which is aimed towards changing the attitudes and viewpoints of young, straight people about the LGBT community. The catchphrase is "we're guys talking to guys about guys who like guys."

Film and TelevisionEdit

Year Project Character Genre
2006 A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story Danny Araujo TV Movie
2007 Aliens in America Sam TV Series
2008 Gym Teacher: The Movie Champ TV Movie
2009 Spectacular! Tajid TV Movie
2009 Triple Dog Lemur Film
2009 Caprica Ben Stark Pilot/TV Movie
2010 Finding Hope Now Santos Delgato Movie
2010 Victorious Beck Oliver TV Series
2011 Celebrity Brain Surge Himself TV Series
2011 iCarly Guest Star in "iParty with Victorious"
(Season 4, Episodes 11-13)
TV Movie

2012

Rags

Finn

TV Movie

2012 Figure It Out Himself/Judge Panelist TV Series

Twitter FeedEdit

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