Austin Abrams

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) and as Ethan Lewis in Euphoria (since 2019). He has also appeared in films such as The Kings of Summer (2013), Paper Towns (2015), Brad's Status (2017), and Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019).

Austin Abrams
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Abrams in 2018
Born
Austin Noah Abrams

(1996-09-02) September 2, 1996 (age 24)
OccupationActor
Years active2011–present

Early lifeEdit

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

CareerEdit

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] In 2019, he had a major role in the horror book adaptation Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark,[7] and in 2020, he was the lead in the teen romance film Chemical Hearts.[8]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

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

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2012 The Inbetweeners Todd Cooper 4 episodes
2014 Shameless Henry McNally Episode: "Emily"
Silicon Valley The Carver Episode: "Third Party Insourcing"
2015–2016 The Walking Dead Ron Anderson Recurring role; 9 episodes
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"[9] and "The Summit"[10]
2019 Euphoria Ethan Lewis Recurring role; 6 episodes
2019–present This Is Us Marc Recurring role; 5 episodes
2020 Dash & Lily Dash Main role

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ "Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark | SHOWTIME". SHO.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  8. ^ Lattanzio, Ryan; Lattanzio, Ryan (July 29, 2020). "'Chemical Hearts' Trailer: Lili Reinhart, Austin Abrams Lead Amazon's Teen Heartbreaker". IndieWire. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  9. ^ Lea Palmieri (May 8, 2018). "Austin Abrams Is Hollywood's Go-To Cougar-bait". Decider.
  10. ^ Allison Shoemaker (May 16, 2018). "Between two conversations, The Americans do battle and seek absolution". The AV Club.

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