Devon Joseph Werkheiser (born March 8, 1991) is an American actor, best known for his starring role as Ned Bigby on the Nickelodeon children's sitcom Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide and for his role in the 2007 TV Movie Shredderman Rules as the lead character Nolan Byrd. Currently, Werkheiser is pursuing a music career.
Born in Atlanta, Georgia
, Werkheiser discovered his gift for acting at an early age. Subsequently, his parents enrolled him in acting classes at the Talent Factory, a local children’s acting program. After landing a minor role in We Were Soldiers
, Werkheiser and his mother moved to LA to pursue his acting career. Since his arrival in Hollywood, Werkheiser has landed several big roles on television, the biggest of which is his role as Ned Bigby
on Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide
Currently, Werkheiser is pursuing both an acting and music career. He is also active in several charities, most notably the Starlight Starbright Children’s Foundation, which aids seriously ill children. He is also attending Laurel Springs School and lives with his father, a real estate executive; his mother, a homemaker; and his older sister, a student.
Werkheiser has signed with Universal Records
for his debut album, which is expected to be released later in 2008. His album, which is described as being a combination of rock and pop, will feature him singing and playing the guitar. Werkheiser has requested that he be able to co-write both the lyrics and the music to all of his songs and has been working with artists such as Tim Myers
, Wally Gagel, and Charlie Midnight
,he sings a song with vocalist, Kristen Marie Hollyin in his song So It Goes, among others to help write his songs. After the release of his album, Werkheiser plans to go on tour to play live shows.
Known Recorded Songs
- "To Do Right" - Devon's Official Music Myspace
- "What Did I Miss?" - Devon's Official Music Myspace
- "California Sun" - Devon's Official Music Myspace
- "141" - Devon's Official Music Myspace
- "Lonely Girl" - Devon's Official Music Myspace
- "Take It All Away" - Devon's Official Music Myspace
- "Standing Tall" - Devon's Official Music Myspace
- "Superhero" - Shredderman Rules DVD
- "The First Time" - Devon's Original Music Myspace The Dreamer
- "It's Christmas" - Devon's Original Music Myspace The Dreamer
- "So it Goes"- Devon's Official Music Myspace and youtube