Dylan Sprayberry: biography
Dylan Sprayberry is an American actor who earned his fame for the role of young Clark Kent in Man of Steel. He began his career as a child actor; today, Dylan’s filmography includes a dozen roles. The artist promises to become a notable figure in cinematography.
Few fans know that Sprayberry is fond of music: he plays the guitar and drums and wants to become famous as a rock musician.
Childhood and youth
The would-be star was born on July 7, 1998in Houston, Texas, and spent his childhood there. The boy got his first part at three and participated in a social ad for a local TV channel. Soon, the charming child received many offers; he appeared in commercials and photo shoots.
Today, Dylan has graduated from middle school; he has not entered a college or university yet.
The actor has a younger sister, Ellery Sprayberry. The young woman is a popular actress who is going to surpass her brother in the number of her roles. As the parents noticed their kids’ talents, they moved to Los Angeles to give them a chance to build their careers in Hollywood.
Dylan immediately got invitations to TV shows and series: iCarly, Tracey Ullman's State of the Union, Criminal Minds. He often played main characters in their childhood.
In 2013, the young man played in the fantastic action Man of Steel. He had to audition for it twice, but the endeavor was well worth it: it was the turning point in Dylan’s life.
The names and titles in the monolog were changed; the young actor only knew it was a new Warner Bros. project. When the director approved of Sprayberry, the artist learned the news: he would play in the fantastic movie with Kevin Costner himself.
The role of Liam Dunbar in the series Teen Wolf also gave the young man many fans. His character is a smart young werewolf notable for his arrogance. However, fans all over the world loved Liam for his charming manners and self-confidence.
Filming was pretty challenging: the artist had to wear lenses all the time so that his eyes looked golden. Besides, it took several hours to get his werewolf makeup done.
The series proved to be popular in the United States and abroad. Critics appreciated Teen Wolf: there was no racism, sexism, and homophobia there, and diverse characters helped the protagonists save the world.
Throughout the first four seasons, Sprayberry’s character was secondary. He became the central figure in the fifth one. Initially, Dylan auditioned for Derek Hale, but the series creators did not give it to him because of his age.
Sprayberry made friends with the cast. In 2016, the funny video of the fight between Dylan and Tyler Posey, who played the main character, spread in the social networks.
In 2017, the actor’s colleague Cody Christian was involved in an unpleasant situation: hackers posted his intimate photos on the Internet. The artist felt so humiliated he was afraid to leave his house and answer people’s calls. Dylan supported his friend and tried to turn it to a joke; he grabbed everyone’s attention and promised to share his own intimate pictures.
Teen Wolf finished in 2017, and Dylan continued to appear in other projects, such as Malibu Tapes.
In 2018, Sprayberry presented his debuting punk rock album. Black Flag, Neck Deep, and Blink-182 are his favorite groups. As for acting, Dylan calls Jack Nicholson, Joaquin Phoenix, and Jake Gyllenhaal his icons.
Millions of girls adore the actor. Dylan does not like to talk about his personal life, though. When Teen Wolf was filmed, he dated his stage partner Joey King, but the couple split up in 2017.
Rumors had it the artist had a romance with Victoria Moroles who played Hayden in Teen Wolf. Their characters were a couple in the series, and there were several bed scenes there. However, the young people claimed they were only friends.
Whether Dylan Sprayberry is seeing someone is unknown. Some media say that the model Estelle Yves is his girlfriend, but Dylan has not confirmed it.
The actor’s height is 5.68 feet (173 cm.), and his weight is 163.14 lbs. (74 kg.).
Sprayberry’s fans follow the events of his life on Twitter. Besides, Dylan often shares pictures with friends and family on Instagram; more than 2.8 million users have subscribed to his page.
Today, Dylan Sprayberry is a popular actor whose schedule is full of projects and activities. The young man would like to continue his education and try himself as a director.
The celebrity plans to enter the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art soon. The young man mentioned in one of his interviews:
“My biggest challenge is just getting myself out of my comfort zone. I don’t have any interest in being a celebrity. I want to be an artist”.
Dylan Sprayberry’s net worth is $2 million in 2019.
- 2007 – My Father
- 2008 – Criminal Minds
- 2008 – MADtv
- 2009 – The Three Gifts
- 2009 – Reconciliation
- 2009 – Old Dogs
- 2010 – Bedrooms
- 2011 – Spooky Buddies
- 2011 – Shuffle
- 2013 – Man of Steel
- 2014-2017 – Teen Wolf
- 2016 – Vanished – Left Behind: Next Generation