Who is Jean-Luc Bilodeau?
Jean-Luc Bilodeau is a Canadian actor known for his roles in films such as ‘Trick ‘r Treat’ and the TV series ‘Baby Daddy’, for which he won a ‘Teen Choice Award’. Bilodeau used to be a dancer before he started his film career. He made his film debut with a role in the film ‘Ill Fated’. A few years later, he played a supporting role in the black comedy horror film ‘Trick ‘r Treat’. The film was appreciated by critics and has also earned a cult status over the years. Other works in his film career include his roles in the comedy horror film ‘Piranha 3DD’ and the drama film ‘Axis’. Bilodeau is also known for his main role in the science fiction TV series ‘Kyle XY’. Though the series received good ratings, it was cancelled after three seasons. The most notable work of his career was his lead role in the American sitcom ‘Baby Daddy’. Even though the series earned mixed reviews from critics, Bilodeau’s performance was appreciated and earned him three nominations for the ‘Teen Choice Award,’ out of which he won one. In his career so far, he has also appeared in several TV films, including ’16 Wishes’ and ‘Casa Vita’.
Childhood & Early Life
Jean-Luc Bilodeau was born in British Columbia, Canada, on 4th November 1990. His parents are Raymond and Barbara Bilodeau. He also has a sister named Danielle Bilodeau, who is a talent agent. Bilodeau is of French Canadian descent.
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Jean-Luc Bilodeau was a dancer for nine years before he began his acting career. After appearing in a role in the film ‘Ill Fated’, he portrayed Josh Trager, one of the main characters, in the sci-fi TV series ‘Kyle XY’. It aired from 2006 to 2009, covering three seasons. The story revolved around a teenage boy who wakes up naked in a forest with no memory. As the story progresses, he tries to uncover his identity as well as the cause of his memory loss.
In 2007, he played a supporting role in the black comedy anthology horror film ‘Trick ‘r Treat’, which was written and directed by Michael Dougherty. The film centered on four stories related to Halloween, tied together by the presence of a mysterious child trick-or-treater. The film earned positive reviews and also attained a cult status over the years.
In 2008, he played a guest role in the popular American fantasy horror TV series ‘Supernatural’. The next year, he was seen in an episode of the comedy series ‘The Troop’. He also appeared in the TV film ‘Spectacular’, which was directed by Robert Iscove.
In 2010, he appeared in the TV film ’16 Wishes’ in a main role. The movie was directed by Peter DeLuise. In 2011, he played a supporting role in another TV film ‘Best Player’.
He next played a minor role in the 2012 romantic comedy film ‘LOL’. Directed by Lisa Azuelos, the film starred Miley Cyrus in the lead role, along with actors such as Douglas Booth, Ashley Hinshaw, and Demi Moore. The film was a commercial failure and was also met with negative reviews.
He appeared in the comedy horror film ‘Piranha 3DD’ in 2012. The film was an average success commercially, earning $8.5 million on a budget of $5 million. The same year, he appeared in another film ‘Love Me’.
From 2012 to 2017, he played the lead role in the American sitcom ‘Baby Daddy’. The series was about a man in his twenties, who gets a huge surprise when a baby—the result of a one-night stand he had—is left on his doorstep. He decides to raise it with the help of his brother, his two close friends, and his mother. Bilodeau’s performance was appreciated and won him a Teen Choice Award for ‘Choice Comedy TV Actor.’ He received two other nominations as well.
In 2014, he appeared in the TV film ‘Expecting Amish’. His next role on the big screen was in the 2015 romantic comedy ‘All in Time’. It was directed by Chris Fetchko. His most recent works include the 2016 TV film ‘Casa Vita’ and a voice role in the 2017 feature film ‘Axis’.
Trick ‘r Treat,’ a black comedy anthology horror film was one of the early works in Bilodeau’s career. Directed by Michael Dougherty, the film starred actors Dylan Baker, Anna Paquin, Rochelle Aytes, and Brian Cox in main roles. The film revolved around four different stories which are tied together by a mysterious “trick-or-treat” child. The film received critical acclaim and also acquired a cult status over the years. It won two awards at the Screamfest Horror Film Festival and at the Toronto After Dark Film Festival.
Bilodeau played the lead role in the American sitcom ‘Baby Daddy’. Directed by Michael Lembeck, the series also starred actors, such as Tahj Mowry, Derek Theler and Melissa Peterman. The show aired from 2012 to 2017, covering six seasons. As the show gained popularity, it was broadcast in several other countries including Australia, New Zealand, Israel, and the UK. The show earned mixed reviews from critics, but Bilodeau earned three ‘Teen Choice Award’ nominations for his work, out of which he won one.
Jean-Luc Bilodeau was in a relationship with Emmalyn Estrada from 2010 to 2014. He is currently rumored to be dating Chelsea Hobbs.