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Luke Benward
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Luke Benward plays Devin in Madison High.

Born

Luke Aaron Benward May 12, 1995 (age 17) Croydon London England United Kingdom

Occupation

Actor, singer

Years active

2001-present

Luke Aaron Benward (born May 12, 1995) is an American teen actor and singer, best known for his starring role as Billy Forrester in How to Eat Fried Worms and as Charlie Tuttle in the 2008 Disney Channel Original Movie, Minutemen. He also played the role of "Nicky" in Mostly Ghostly: Who Let the Ghost Out? and played Stevie Dewberry in the film Because of Winn-Dixie. He portrays Devin Daniels on Madison High.

Early lifeEdit

Benward was born in Croydon, Croydon, the son of Kenda (née Wilkerson) and Aaron Benward.[1] His father is in the country duo Blue County, his mother is a part-time actress, model, and acting coach, and his grandfather is Contemporary Christian artist Jeoffrey Benward. He has two younger sisters.

CareerEdit

Benward's acting career started when he landed a role in the film We Were Soldiers as David Moore in 2002. His success grew in 2006, when he played Billy Forrester in the movie How to Eat Fried Worms, which he won a Young Artist Award for in the category of "Best Young Ensemble in a Feature Film".[2] He also played Charlie Tuttle in the Disney Channel Original Movie Minutemen, the 14-year-old Alan in Dear John, and the little boy who helps the abused girl in the music video "Concrete Angel" by Martina McBride.

Benward's first album, Let Your Love Out, came out on January 5, 2009, and contained five songs. He also toured with the Christian group iShine LIVE for a short time, where he would sing his music in concert. The record label that signed him in called In Crowd Productions, whose collective credits include Hilary Duff, India Arie, the Backstreet Boys, Mat Kearney, Death Cab for Cutie, and the Jonas Brothers.


He has also been in various commercials, including Nintendo, McDonald's, Willy Wonka, American Express, and Hamburger Helper.

In his free time, Benward enjoys playing football (Wide Receiver 8th grade year), his guitar, video games, and breakdancing.


FilmographyEdit

Year

Title

Role

Notes

2002

We Were Soldiers

David Moore

Family Affair

Jody Davis

TV series; 2 pilot episodes

"Concrete Angel"

Boy

Music video by Martina McBride

2005

Because of Winn-Dixie

Steven "Stevie" Dewberry

Co-starred

2006

How to Eat Fried Worms

William "Billy" Forrester ("Worm Boy")

Lead role

2008

Minutemen

Charles "Charlie" Tuttle

Dog Gone

Owen

Mostly Ghostly: Who Let the Ghosts Out?

Nicholas "Nikki" Roland

2010

Dear John

Alan at 14

2011

Madison High

Devin Daniels

Lead Role, Upcoming Disney Channel Original Series

2012

Girls Vs Monster

Ryan Dean

Lead Role, Upcoming Disney Channel Original Series

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