Devon Ryan Gummersall (born October 15, 1978) is an American actor, writer, and television and film director, perhaps best known for acting on the cult classic television show My So-Called Life.
Life and career
Gummersall was born in Durango, Colorado, the son of artist C. Gregory Gummersall. He began acting at the age of 10, and his first major performance was as a guest star on the television series Dream On. He appeared in minor guest spots on various TV shows and in films like My Girl 2 until he was cast as the brainy character of Brian Krakow on My So-Called Life in 1994. The show was canceled after only one season. His talent was duly noted when he was nominated for a Young Artist Award for his performance as Brian. (He won one as an ensemble with his fellow cast members.)
He has, since 1994, appeared in various television shows and films, notably as a sexually confused teenager in the 1996 film It's My Party. He played "Zach" during the first season of the hit show Felicity. He was cast in the television series The Fugitive in 2000, but the show was canceled a year later. Devon also played Sean de Luca in the TV show Roswell and starred opposite Lili Taylor in the Lifetime series "State of Mind" (2006) and has continued to appear in independent films such as The Anarchist Cookbook, "Tripping Tommy" (2010). 2010 TV credits include "Private Practice", "Drop Dead Diva", "The Gates".
He married actor and singer Majandra Delfino in 2007, and played her character's cousin in Roswell. They were divorced in 2008.
Gummersall was a staff writer for Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick's hit internet series Quarterlife - as shown on MySpace.
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