More Evan Peters Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Invasion)Evan Peters was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. When he was 14, his father took a job in Grand Blanc, Michigan, where the family moved to begin their new life. It was in Grand Blanc that Peters met Bob Lamb, a photographer who put him on tape for Los Angeles talent manager Craig Wargo. Upon viewing the tape, Mr. Wargo knew he had found his next great talent.
Weeks later, Peters and his family came to Los Angeles for a visit, which would soon turn into a permanent stay. Mr. Wargo sent Peters to Innovative Artists Agency, who signed him immediately. His next meeting was his first audition for the independent film Clipping Adam. Within a couple of weeks he landed the title role of Adam, and his career was underway.
Clipping Adam won a number of film festival best feature awards. Peters also won several awards for his role in the film, including SAG Emerging Actor at the St. Louis International Film Festival, Jury Award-Best Actor at the Eclipse Film Festival in St. George, Utah, Best Young Actor at the Down Under International Film Festival in Darwin, Australia, and Best Breakthrough Performance at the Phoenix Film Festival.
Numerous commercials followed, including Sony Play Station, Progressive Insurance, Moviefone, Sour Patch Kids, Papa John's Pizza and Kellogg.
In 2004 Peters made his television debut in the recurring role of Seth on Disney's Phil of the Future. That same year he played the laughable-yet-loveable skateboarder, Russell, in the motion picture Sleepover.
Biography #3 (for The Days)Evan Peters came to acting through a sense of determination: He saw several actors he admired on television, and thought the best way to meet them was to become an actor himself. He took acting classes and was instantly hooked.
Among Peters' credits are playing Fagin in a production of Oliver Twist at the Met Theater. He has appeared in two feature films, Sleepover, a Disney film directed by Joe Nussbaum, and Clipping Adam, an independent film directed by Michael Pincchioptino. He has also had a recurring television role in Disney's Phil of the Future.