A true definition of a triple threat executor, Drew Seeley is an actor, dancer and singer. The Canadian-American prolific entertainer began dancing as a child and is now an accomplished actor, known for his roles in films such as Another Cinderella Story, The Abbreviation , among others. He has also left a mark on several television projects and has equally recorded some Walt Disney songs/compositions.
Only Drewwar gets more interesting on stage and has added a couple of music albums and web projects to his impressive resume. Did we mention that he lent his singing voice to the character Troy played by Zac Efron in the opera? High School Musical Franchise? Learn more about Drew Seeley as you read on.
Drew Seeley – biography
Named after Andrew Michael Edgar SeeleyArrival, the actor was born on April 30, 1982 in Ottawa, Canada. He spent his childhood in Toronto, where his love for the performing arts began. He was in a boy band called Nu Ground in his early years.
At Lake Brantley High School (Orlando, FL), where he graduated in 2000, he starred in major productions of Into the Woods , Gypsies , Once Upon a Mattress , The Miracle Worker , and The Merchant of Venice
He later became a student at the University of Central Florida. However, it is unknown if he checked that box in his educational background when he graduated from college.
It is very safe to say that Drew Seeley is one of the Hollywood stars whose careers have stood the test of time since its formative years. Making the most of his prime, he has already achieved more than most veterans in the industry could dream of.
The young actor has at least 10 film contributions, double that in television shows, seven web series and three stage appearances as an actor. These are just some of his recognized works. In the music department, Drew has produced three studio albums including ~DS~ (2006), The Breakup (2011), and Downtime (2018).
In 2006, he was nominated alongside Ray Cham and Greg Cham at the Creative Arts Primetime Emmys in the category Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics. He received the award for High School Musical’s “Get’cha Head in the Game.”
Movies and TV Shows
What would prove to be a booming career for Drew began professionally in 1999, when he lent his voice to Tommy in Camp Tanglefoot: Everything Adds Up While still in the film department, he landed his next role in Stuck in the Suburbs in 2004, and followed that up the next year with his role as Stearns in The Complete Guide for Boys. 2006 brought several projects its way and the world class High School Musical was one of them while others are Christopher Brennan Saves the World and The Modern Unicorn’s Guide to Love and Magic. Between 2008 and 2009 he played one of his most significant roles in Another Cinderella Story and The Shortcut with Joey Parker and Derek.
In 2012 he tackled triple film projects in I Kissed a Vampire, the Madame and Pitch Perfect – the latter of which cast him with a male voice. Other films he has worked on include Bring That Girl Back (2013), LA Bound: 7 Things Nobody Tells You About Moving to LA (2014), For the Second Time (2014), Yellow Day (2015 ) as well as Union Bound – English term, and Make it Over in 2016.
Drew Seeley has also compiled an impressive television show resume from 2000, when he appeared in three episodes of Exemplar He has been involved in a few other television projects including Dawson’s Creek (2002), One Tree Hill (2003-2004), The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (2008) and The Closer (2010). Drew only had one starring role in Fame Daze from 2010 to 2011 as Jason Wilson. He also has television movie credits to his name among which are Stuck in the Suburbs (2004), Locusts (2005), High School Musical (2006), Claire (2007), Freshman Dad(2010), Lovestruck: The Musical (2013), Non-Stop (2013), Deadly Admirer (2018) and He Knows Your Every Move (2018).
His web series roles began in 2009 on the set of I Kissed a Vampire where he starred as Trey Sylvania. He continued his web venture into other projects like Trend This! (2012), The Downside (2013), Being Her (2014) and more. His Broadway appearances were from 2009 to 2014 on The Little Mermaid: On Broadway, Celebrity Improv Mashup, and Jersey Boys.