Austin Abrams

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Austin Abrams
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Abrams in 2018
Born
Austin Noah Abrams

(1996-09-02) September 2, 1996 (age 25)
OccupationActor
Years active2011–present

Austin Noah Abrams (born (1996-09-02)September 2, 1996)[1] is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Ron Anderson in the fifth and sixth seasons of the television series The Walking Dead (2015–2016), as Ethan Lewis in Euphoria (since 2019) and as Dash in Dash & Lily (2020). He has also appeared in films such as The Kings of Summer (2013), Paper Towns (2015), Brad's Status (2017), Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019) and Chemical Hearts (2020).

Early life

Abrams was raised in Sarasota, Florida, and is the son of Lori and Bradley Abrams, who are doctors.[2] He is Jewish.[3]

Career

Austin is known for playing Ron Anderson in the AMC television series The Walking Dead during its fifth and sixth seasons.[4] In 2017, he co-starred in Kyle Wilamowski's film All Summers End, playing Hunter Gorski, a scruffy 16-year-old who pays little attention to his best friend Conrad's first love.[5]

In 2017, Abrams starred as Troy in the comedy-drama Brad's Status.[6] Abrams portrayed Jackson Barber on The Americans in 2018.[7][8] In 2019, he had a major role in the horror book adaptation Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark,[9] and in 2020, he was the lead in the Amazon teen romance film Chemical Hearts.[10] He also played the main role in the Netflix series Dash & Lily.[11][12] Since 2019, Abrams has portrayed Ethan in Euphoria.[13]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Ticking Clock James
2012 Jewtopia Young Adam Lipschitz
2013 Gangster Squad Pete
2013 The Kings of Summer Aaron
2014 Sacrifice Tim
2015 Paper Towns Ben Starling
2017 All Summers End Hunter Gorski
2017 Brad's Status Troy Sloan
2017 Tragedy Girls Craig Thompson
2017 We Don't Belong Here Davey
2018 Dude James
2018 Puzzle Gabe
2019 Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Tommy Milner
2020 Chemical Hearts Henry Page

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2012 The Inbetweeners Todd Cooper Recurring role
2014 Shameless Henry McNally Episode: "Emily"
2014 Silicon Valley The Carver Episode: "Third Party Insourcing"
2015–2016 The Walking Dead Ron Anderson Recurring role
2017 SMILF Casey Episodes: "1,800 Filet-O-Fishes & One Small Diet Coke" and "Mark's Lunch & Two Cups Of Coffee"
2018 The Americans Jackson Barber Episodes: "Rififi"[14] and "The Summit"[15]
2019–present Euphoria Ethan Lewis Recurring role (season 1); main role (season 2)
2019–2021 This Is Us Marc McKeon Recurring role
2020 Dash & Lily Dash Main role

References

  1. ^ Palmieri, Lea (August 21, 2020). "Chemical Hearts Star Austin Abrams On The Art of Leaving An Awkward Voicemail". Decider. Retrieved August 26, 2020. [H]is 24th birthday is on September 2nd...
  2. ^ "Sarasota's Austin Abrams Appears on AMC's The Walking Dead". Sarasota Magazine. Retrieved April 26, 2018.
  3. ^ "HBO's Euphoria, co-produced by Drake, is based on an Israeli show". April 16, 2019.
  4. ^ "Walking Dead Bosses Dissect "Big Pivotal Moment" in "Horrifying" Midseason Premiere". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 11, 2016.
  5. ^ "Austin Abrams and Beau Mirchoff Join Indie Drama Grass Stains". deadline.com. July 16, 2013. Retrieved July 17, 2013.
  6. ^ "Mike White on Brad's Status, Jack Black and The Emoji Movie". www.independent.co.uk. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  7. ^ "Austin Abrams Is Hollywood's Go-To Cougar-bait". May 8, 2018.
  8. ^ Petski, Nellie Andreeva,Denise; Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (October 31, 2018). "Euphoria: Algee Smith & Austin Abrams Cast In HBO Teen Drama Series".
  9. ^ "Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark | SHOWTIME". SHO.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  10. ^ Lattanzio, Ryan (July 29, 2020). "Chemical Hearts Trailer: Lili Reinhart, Austin Abrams Lead Amazon's Teen Heartbreaker". IndieWire. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  11. ^ Mizoguchi, Karen (November 10, 2020). "Austin Abrams 'Happy' to Bring 'Calming' Holiday Joy with Netflix's Dash & Lily: 'We Could All Use Some Cheering Up'". PEOPLE.com.
  12. ^ "Dash & Lily Canceled After One Season By Netflix". sports.yahoo.com.
  13. ^ "Austin Abrams Plays Yet Another Soft Boy In Dash & Lily". Bustle.
  14. ^ Palmieri, Lea (May 8, 2018). "Austin Abrams Is Hollywood's Go-To Cougar-bait". Decider.
  15. ^ Shoemaker, Allison (May 16, 2018). "Between two conversations, The Americans do battle and seek absolution". The AV Club.

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