Sawa, Devon 1978–

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Sawa, Devon 1978–


Full name, Devon Edward Sawa; born September 7, 1978, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; son of Edward (a refrigeration mechanic) and Joyce (a home-maker) Sawa. Education: Attended Vancouver Film School. Avocational Interests: Hockey, soccer, skating.

Addresses: Agent—David Decamillo, Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Manager—Lauren Lloyd, Bedlam Media, 9229 Sunset Blvd., Suite 810, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Career: Actor. Appeared in commercials, including one for Nerf toys.

Awards, Honors: Young Artist Award nomination, best young actor in a television movie or miniseries, 1997, for Night of the Twisters; Saturn Award nomination, best performance by a younger actor or actress, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films, 2000, for Idle Hands; Saturn Award, best performance by a younger actor, and Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination, favorite horror actor in Internet poll, both 2001, for Final Destination.


Film Appearances:

Junior Floyd, Little Giants, Warner Bros., 1994.

Live-action Casper, Casper (animated and live-action), Universal, 1995.

Scott Wormer, Now and Then (also known as The Gaslight Addition), New Line Cinema, 1995.

Eric, The Boy's Club (also known as Secrets d'ados), A-Pix Entertainment/Alliance, 1997.

Mark Stouffer, Wild America, Warner Bros., 1997.

Noah Ward, A Cool, Dry Place, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998.

Sean, SLC Punk!, Sony Pictures Classics, 1998.

Simon Harris, Around the Fire, Around the Fire Productions, 1999.

Anton Tobias, Idle Hands, Columbia/TriStar, 1999.

Nathan Corrigan, The Guilty, J&M Entertainment, 1999.

Stan, Stan (documentary; also known as Angelus), Fox, 2000.

Alex Chance Browning, Final Destination, New Line Cinema, 2000.

Dave Goodman, Slackers (also known as Les complices), Destination Films/Screen Gems, 2002.

Will, Extreme Ops (also known as Extremist), Paramount, 2002.

Daniel Roenick, Extreme Dating, Franchise Pictures, 2004.

Paul the Pawn, The Shooting Gallery, Seven Arts Pictures, 2005.

Andrew, Hunter's Moon, Stouffer Entertainment, 2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Young Booth, 1994 Baker Street: Sherlock Holmes Returns (also known as Sherlock Holmes Returns and Sherlock Holmes Returns! in The Adventure of the Tiger's Revenge), CBS, 1993.

Dan Hatch, Night of the Twisters, The Family Channel, 1996.

Robin McAllister, Robin of Locksley, Showtime, 1996.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Yudo, "The Believers," The Odyssey, CBC, 1992.

Hank Valen, "The Hanging," Lonesome Dove: The Series (also known as Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years), syndicated, 1995.

Himself, Cribs, MTV, 2003.

Performed voice of Flash Thompson for Spider-Man (animated), MTV.

Television Appearances; Other:

Kid Zone (series; also known as Kerrisdale High), 1992.

2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Fox, 2000.

Television Work; Series:

Additional voices, Action Man, 1995.



Stan in "Stan" segment, Eminem: E, Universal Music and Video Distribution, 2000.

Appeared in the music video "Father" by Why Store.



Interview, February, 2000 p. 145.

People Weekly, April 21, 1997, p. 100.

Teen, February, 1996, p. 50; February, 1997, p. 40.

Teen People, June, 1998, p. 43; April, 2000, pp. 144-146.