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Avan Jogia        

Actor Known for "Victorious," "Twisted" & "Tut", Author & LGBTQ+ Activist

Avan Tudor Jogia, born February 9, 1992, is a Canadian actor, singer, writer, director and activist. He is best known for his television roles as Beck Oliver in Nickelodeon sitcom Victorious, Danny Desai in ABC Family drama Twisted, Roman Mercer in Syfy paranormal action series Ghost Wars, and Ulysses Zane in Starz comedy Now Apocalypse.

Jogia first came to prominence with his portrayal of Danny Araujo in the 2006 biographical television film A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story. After moving to the United States in his late teens, he landed various television roles within series such as Caprica (2009–2010) and the miniseries Tut (2015). Numerous credits in television and cinema include Spectacular! (2009), Finding Hope Now (2010), Rags (2012), Ten Thousand Saints (2015), I Am Michael (2015) and Zombieland: Double Tap (2019). His directorial debut came in 2011 with the short film Alex, which was followed by the 2016 web series.

In 2011, Jogia co-founded the LGBT online organization Straight But Not Narrow, which seeks to shape the viewpoints of teenagers and adults on matters pertaining to the LGBT community. In 2019, he published his first book, Mixed Feelings, a series of short stories and poems about multiracial identity. He and is brother Ketan make up the band St. Ivory, they released an album to complement the book also titled “Mixed Feelings”.

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Victoria Justice Teases Possibility of Victorious Reboot | PEOPLE.com
So who knows?" The show, created by Dan Schneider, also starred Ariana Grande, Leon Thomas III, Matt Bennett, Elizabeth Gillies, Avan Jogia ...
Canadian actor Avan Jogia explores race and identity in new book ...
Avan Jogia is a Canadian actor, musician and poet. In a new book called Mixed Feelings, he takes a look at what it means to be a mixed race person through a ...
'Resident Evil' Reboot: Kaya Scodelario, Robbie Amell & More ...
(L-R) Kaya Scodelario, Robbie Amell, Hannah John-Kamen (Bottom L-R) Tom Hopper, Avan Jogia and Neal McDonough Mega. Constantin Film has set in ...
Avan Jogia Doesn't Remember Anything From Victorious
The series followed Tori Vega and her ~wacky~ friends, who all attended a performing arts high school. Avan Jogia, who played Beck Oliver, recently took to  ...
Ariana Grande's 'Victorious' Zoom Reunion Is What Nostalgic ...
The cast Leon Thomas 111, Matt Bennett, Avan Jogia, Elizabeth Gillies, Ariana Grande, and Daniella Monet of the television ... March 31, 2020 9:50 AM EDT.
Avan Jogia on Life After 'Victorious'
After playing Victoria Justice's goofy sidekick on Nickelodeon for three years, Avan Jogia's about to get serious.

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