Devon Edward Sawa (born September 7, 1978) is a Canadian actor. He began acting when he was a teen, appearing in the films Little Giants (1994), Casper (1995), Now and Then (1995), Night of the Twisters (1996), Wild America (1997), and SLC Punk! (1998). In 1999 he starred in the comedy horror film Idle Hands with Jessica Alba. A year later he was cast as Alex Browning in the horror film Final Destination. From 2010 to 2013, he had a recurring role on the drama spy fiction series Nikita as Owen Elliot.
Sawa in 2019
Devon Edward Sawa
September 7, 1978
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Now and Then
|Spouse(s)||Dawni Sahanovitch (m. 2013)|
Sawa began his career in 1992 as a children's action toy spokesman. He appeared in the film Little Giants and then got his big break in Casper, playing the role of Casper as a human boy. In "Now and Then" Sawa played Scott Wormer the town bully, and shared a second on-screen kiss with his co-star Christina Ricci (the first was in Casper). Sawa also starred in Wild America, Idle Hands, SLC Punk! and Final Destination. In 2000, Sawa played the title character of the Eminem music video "Stan". Sawa later became a voice actor by voicing Flash Thompson in Spider-Man: The New Animated Series. Sawa continued steadily in recent years by appearing in several independent films including Extreme Dating, Shooting Gallery, Devil's Den, Creature Of Darkness, Endure, 388 Arletta Avenue, The Philly Kid, and A Resurrection.
Beginning in 2010, Sawa portrayed the role of Owen Elliott on The CW action drama series Nikita. In July 2012, he was promoted to series regular in season 3 of Nikita and the show ended after four seasons in 2013.
|1994||Little Giants||Junior Floyd|
|1995||Casper||Casper McFadden (human form)|
|1995||Now and Then||Scott Wormer|
|1996||Night of the Twisters||Danny Hatch|
|1997||The Boys Club||Eric|
|1997||Wild America||Mark Stouffer|
|1998||A Cool, Dry Place||Noah Ward|
|1998||Around the Fire||Simon Harris|
|1999||Idle Hands||Anton Tobias|
|2000||Final Destination||Alex Browning|
|2000||The Guilty||Nathan Corrigan|
|2000||Eminem: E||Stan||Segment: "Stan"|
|2005||Extreme Dating||Daniel Roenick|
|2005||Shooting Gallery||Paul the Pawn||Direct to video|
|2009||Creature of Darkness||Andrew|
|2010||Random Walk||Short film|
|2011||388 Arletta Avenue||Bill Burrows|
|2012||The Philly Kid||Jake|
|2014||A Warden's Ransom||Miller|
|2015||The Exorcism of Molly Hartley||Father John Barrow||Direct-to-video|
|2015||Life on the Line||Duncan|
|2019||Escape Plan: The Extractors||Lester Clark Jr.|
|1989||Unsub||Young John Wesley||Episode: "And the Dead Shall Rise to Condemn Thee: Part 2"|
|1992–1994||The Odyssey||Yudo||Episodes: "The Believers", "The Hall of Darkness", "The Prophecy"|
|1993||Sherlock Holmes Returns||Young Booth||TV film|
|1995||Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years||Hank Valen||Episode: "The Hanging"|
|1995–1996||Action Man||Additional Voices||26 episodes|
|1996||Night of the Twisters||Dan Hatch||TV film|
|1996||Robin of Locksley||Robin McAllister||TV film|
|2003||Spider-Man: The New Animated Series||Flash Thompson (voice)||Episode: "Flash Memory"|
|2010||NCIS: Los Angeles||Matt Bernhart||Episode: "The Bank Job"|
|2010–2013||Nikita||Owen Elliot / Sam Matthews||Recurring (seasons 1–2); main role (seasons 3–4)|
|2015||Broad Squad||Patrick Byrne||TV film|
|2016||Real Detective||Detective Eddie Herman||Episode: "Redemption"|
|2017||Somewhere Between||Nico Jackson||Main role|
|2018||Hawaii Five-0||Brad Woodward||Episode: "O Ka Mea Ua Hala, Ua Hala Ia"/"What Is Gone Is Gone"|
|2000||Best Performance by a Younger Actor||Idle Hands (1999)||Nominated|
|2001||Best Performance by a Younger Actor||Final Destination (2000)||Won|
|Blockbuster Entertainment Award|
|2001||Favorite Actor – Horror||Final Destination (2000)||Nominated|
|Young Artist Awards|
|1997||Best Performance in a TV Movie/Mini-Series – Young Actor||Night of the Twisters (1996)||Nominated|
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- D. Sawa DevonSawa.org Filmography: "Stan" Archived 2011-10-01 at the Wayback Machine
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