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Devon Sawa

Devon SawaAKA Devon Edward Sawa

Born: 7-Sep-1978
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: Final Destination

Devon Sawa started acting on stage when he was eleven. At 14, he was the advertising spokeschild for Kenner's Nerf Toys. He had a small role in the Canadian fantasy series The Odyssey, and a larger role in KidZone, a Canadian docudrama about high school, which aired in America as Kerrisdale High. Sawa broke into movies as the quarterback in Little Giants (1994), and then kissed Christina Ricci in two 1995 flicks, Casper (he played the living boy who became the ghost) and Now and Then, where she was the young Rosie O'Donnell. After his first few film credits, Sawa became a teen heartthrob and Tiger Beat coverboy.

In 1996, Sawa played Robin Hood with a computer in Showtime's Robin of Locksley with Sarah Chalke, who had been in KidZone with Sawa several years earlier. He stole The Boys Club from Sean Penn, had a jones for nature in Wild America, and was featured in Eminem's video "Stan." Sawa's solid work in thrillers Idle Hands, Final Destination, The Guilty, and Extreme Ops, and the frat comedy Slackers have made him a bonafide star.

Father: Edward Sawa (mechanic)
Mother: Joyce Sawa
Brother: Brandon Sawa (b. 1983)
Sister: Stephanie Sawa (b. 1986)
Girlfriend: Alessia Lancia (dating since high school)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Philly Kid (11-May-2012) · Jake
    388 Arletta Avenue (11-Sep-2011)
    Endure (2010) · Zeth Arnold
    Creature of Darkness (31-Jan-2009)
    Shooting Gallery (27-Dec-2005) · Paul The Pawn
    Extreme Ops (27-Nov-2002)
    Slackers (1-Feb-2002)
    The Guilty (1-Jun-2000) · Nathan Corrigan
    Final Destination (16-Mar-2000)
    Idle Hands (30-Apr-1999)
    Around the Fire (10-Apr-1999)
    SLC Punk! (22-Jan-1999) · Sean
    A Cool, Dry Place (3-Apr-1998)
    Wild America (2-Jul-1997)
    The Boys Club (7-Feb-1997)
    Robin of Locksley (26-Feb-1996)
    Night of the Twisters (14-Feb-1996)
    Now and Then (20-Oct-1995)
    Casper (26-May-1995) · Casper on Screen
    Little Giants (14-Oct-1994)



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