Davis Cleveland is a 14-year-old American actor who is best known for playing the character of Flynn Jones in the Disney Channel original series ‘Shake It Up.’ He has also appeared in commercials for brands like McDonalds and General Mills Cereal.Apart from acting, he also composes his own music and is good at rapping. He has done cameos in severalpopular television series including ‘How I Met Your Mother’, ‘Criminal Minds’, ‘Hannah Montana’, ‘Good Luck Charlie’, ‘Alone For Christmas’, ‘Zeke and Luther’, and ‘Desperate Housewives.’ In a 2011 interview, Davis stated that working with the entire cast and team of ‘Shake It Up’was a fun and amazing experience. Not just that, healso went on to say that being on the set was almost as good as being at Disney World!
The Meteoric Rise to Stardom
Davis started acting at a young age. He made his first appearances in a few commercials and then went on to appear in a 2008 episode of the popular series ‘How I Met Your Mother.’ The same year saw him appear in the crime-drama ‘Criminal Minds’ as Ricky. In the subsequent year, he continued appearing in a number of television series in minor roles. The year 2010 saw him land one of the main roles in the Disney Channel Original Series ‘Shake It Up.’He played themischievous and fun-loving younger brother of CeCe Jones (Bella Thorne), called Flynn Jones, in the series. He continued to play the role in 75 episodes of the show. One of his most recent works include playing one of the lead characters, Manny Garcia, in Nickelodeon’s original television movie ‘Rufus.’ The movie released on January 18, 2016.
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What Makes Davis Cleveland So Special
In addition to being great at acting, Davis is also good at dancing. He is humorous in nature and thinks he would make a decent comedian. He is also fond of athletics. His athletic skills include swimming, skateboarding, rollerblading, and other challenging activities. He also loves practicing various forms of martial arts.
For his remarkable performances in a number of series and movies, Davis has been nominated twice for the Young Artist Award for Outstanding Young Ensemble in a TV series. These nominations were received for his role in the popular series ‘Shake It Up.’ Apart from his official YouTube channel, Davis has another channel that he uses to post his rap videos and other music videos. He also likes composing music and has made a music video called ‘Monster Mash.’ The song is a funky number and features Adam Irigoyen and Kenton Duty.
Davis is actively involved in fundraising campaigns and charity events for research on diseases and spreading their awareness. He has raised considerable amounts of money to help find a cure for Cystic Fibrosis. He has helped in hosting walks and organizing various other eventsto help the cause. He follows the stories of Cystic Fibrosis patients and has also visited the Houston Children’s Hospital in the past.He has actively followed the treatment of a girl called Maci Drewry. It was her videos and her struggle with the disease that inspired him to take up the cause and help the research.
Behind The Curtains
Davis’s father Anthony was a businessman and his mother Kendall used to be a model. They got divorced when Davis was still a baby. He has three siblings. He developed an interestin acting when he was a kid and has always loved it since before he can even remember! One of his favorite hobbies is playing video games. Heis a follower of Christianity. Being so popular and philanthropic at such a young age, he is an inspiration for many young people around the world.
Davis loves playing the guitar and composing music. He is also passionate about different types of martial arts.