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Actor who conquered bullying on and off stage



Devon Bostick is one of the ‘hot guys’ Hollywood has produced over the years. However, not many ‘hot guys’ start out looking hot and that is the case with Bostick. His childhood was filled with many experiences and bullying was a major one.

His ability to tackle the bullying he faced while he was young and his portrayal of his Wimpy Kid character has piqued the interest of fans.

Devon Bostick

Devon Bostick biography

Born in 1991, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Devon Bostick is a Canadian actor. Born into a family immersed in the entertainment industry, his passion for the craft was fueled at an early age.

He honed his acting skills at the Etobicoke School of the Arts in Toronto, Canada.

It was his role as “Rodrick Heffley” in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series that catapulted him into the spotlight.

When it comes to his belief, Bostick is considered to be agnostic. The Adoration star believes that the existence of gods or a higher power is unknown or unknowable.  

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Despite being in the spotlight with the majority of his female fans gushing over how handsome he is, Bostick begs to differ. While speaking with Seventeen, the Saw IV star revealed that while growing up, he was never the ‘hot guy’.Devon Bostick smoking

Devon Bostick career

Bostick started his acting career when he was in fifth grade, making his debut on the TV show, Exhibit A: Secrets of Forensic Science in 1998. In the series, he played the role of “Son” in episode one. His subsequent appearances as “Gothic Teen” in two episodes of the 2002-2003 series, Odyssey 5 were followed by roles in television films such as Hustle and Knights of the South Bronx.

In 2005, he took on the character “Brian” in the film Land of the Dead. Over the next two years, he engaged in a variety of projects, spanning both television and the big screen, including Degrassi: The Next Generation, The Altar Boy Gang, A Life Interrupted, Aruba, Citizen Duane, Fugitive Pieces and Saw IV.

In 2008, he played the character “Simon” in the Atom Egoyan-directed film Adoration. The following year, in 2009, he portrayed the character “Brent” in the horror film Saw VI. Simultaneously, He also took on a role in the series Being Erica. Stepping into 2010, he portrayed the character “Rodrick Heffley” in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. Within the same year, he made guest appearances in individual episodes of ‘Rookie Blue’, ‘Flashpoint’, and ‘Haven’.

Given the frequent appearances of Bostick in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series and his character “Rodrick Heffley’s” involvement in bullying behaviour, it is noteworthy that both the Wimpy Kid movies and his role in Degrassi centred around bullying.

During an interview with Seventeen in 2011, the Wimpy Kid star was asked if he had ever been bullied before and he gave a shocking response.

He said: “Oh yeah. I was bullied from grade one to six. Even middle school was tough for me. Everyone had these pre-existing friendships, and I was the new kid, who was acting, so that didn’t help much either. It was tough. But you’ve just got to ignore them and know that down the line that kid will have nothing to do with your life, and who you are. It seems like the entire world revolves around being bullied at that time, but there’s so much more out there, so you have to stick it out.”

By 2013, he was engaged in a ten-episode stint on the web series, ‘Aim High’. Maintaining momentum from 2014 to 2017, he played the lead role of “‘Jasper Jordan” in the series The 100. Throughout this period, Bostick was also seen in films like Small Time, Regression, Being Charlie and Okj’.

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Notably, he even starred in a music video, Til It Happens to You, for Lady Gaga in 2015.

Devon Bostick giving a pose

Devon Bostick movies

The movies and TV series that Bostick has appeared in include:

  • Exhibit: Secrets of Forensic Science (1998)
  • Odyssey 5 (2002-2003)
  • DC/911:Time of Crisis (2003)
  • Jake 2.0 (2003)
  • The Truth About The Head (2003)
  • 1-800-Missing (2004)
  • Hustle (2004)
  • Godsend (2004)
  • Knights of the South Bronx (2005)
  • Land of the Dead (2005)
  • King of Sorrow (2006)
  • Aruba (2006)
  • Citizen Duane (2006)
  • American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile (2006)
  • Degrassi: The Next Generation (2006-2007)
  • Stump (2007)
  • A Life Interrupted (2007)
  • The Altar Boy Gang (2007)
  • The Poet (2007)
  • Finn’s Girl (2007)
  • Fugitive Pieces (2007)
  • The Stone Angel (2007)
  • Saw IV (2007)
  • Princess (2008
  • Roxy Hunter and the Horrific Halloween (2008)
  • Adoration (2008)
  • The Dreaming (2008)
  • The Good Germany (2009)
  • Guns (2009)
  • Borders (2009)
  • Survival of the Dead (2009)
  • Saw VI (2009)
  • Assassin’s Creed: Lineage (2009)
  • Being Erica (2009-2011)
  • Rookie Blue (2010)
  • Flashpoint (2010)
  • Haven (2010)
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010)
  • Verona (2010)
  • The Long Autumn (2010)
  • She’s the Mayor (2011)
  • The Listener (2011)
  • The Entitled (2011)
  • Hidden 3D (2011)
  • The Sacrifice (2011)
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011)
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012)
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Class Clown (2012)
  • Dead Before Dawn 3D (2012)
  • A Dark Truth (2012)
  • Aim High (2013)
  • The Art of the Steal (2013)
  • The 100 (2014-2017)
  • Small Time (2014)
  • Regression (2015)
  • Being Charlie (2015)
  • Okja (2017)
  • Tuscaloosa (2019)
  • Total Eclipse (2019)
  • I Am the Night (2019)
  • The Marvelous Mrs Maisel (2019)
  • A Teacher (2020)
  • Most Dangerous Game (2020)
  • Pink Skies Ahead (2020)
  • Words on Bathroom Walls (2020)
  • Everything’s Fine (2021)
  • FUBAR (2023)
  • Oppenheimer (2023)

Devon Bostick posing with statues
Devon Bostick’s net worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Bostick has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Devon Bostick family

Bostick comes from an entertainment-oriented family. His father, Joe Bostick, has made his mark as both an actor and film fight coordinator, while his mother, Stephanie Gorin, works as a casting agent in Canada. Bostick shares his passion for the arts with his brother Jesse, who is also an actor.

Coming to his personal life, Bostick was previously in a relationship with Swedish model and actress, Alexandra Burman. As of 2023, the Haven actor, according to GB Issue, is currently in a relationship with American actress Dylan Gelula. He refers to Gelula as the ‘light of his life’.

Devon Bostick age

Bostick was born on November 13, 1991. He is currently 31 years old and will be 32 years old in 2023.

Devon Bostick now

Devon Bostick is on Netflix’s latest action comedy series, FUBAR. Released in May 2023, the series has ignited a frenzy of excitement with its A-list cast, such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Monica Barbaro, Andy Buckley, Fortune Feimster and Gabriel Luna.

Devon Bostick posing with a bear statue

In the Netflix series, he plays the character “Oscar”, the protagonist’s son.

From attending red carpets and showing behind-the-scenes, Bostick currently utilises his Instagram to promote the movie.

PHOTOS CREDIT: Instagram/@devbostick@devbostick

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