Apples don’t fall far from their trees. It’s an overused expression, but the cliché is the first thing that springs to mind when you learn that Filip Geljo is the son of Jasmin Geljo, the famous Bosnian-Canadian actor who was born on September 18, 1959 and works like Odd Squad (2014) and Odd Squad: The Movie (2016), Filip, as you will learn, is very much like his father, who started his career when he was eleven. The man established himself as a triple threat actor in his former country of Yugoslavia before relocating to Toronto, Ontario, Canada where he continued to pursue his acting career and eventually blossomed into a film producer.
Filip is still at the earliest in his career and far from matching his father’s achievements in the industry. But given the speed at which he’s progressed, the future looks bright for him. The following not only confirms Filip Geljo’s age, but also details his life in detail, including facts about his career, family and everything there is to know about the actor.
Filip Geljo Bio (Age)
Given that Filip Geljo is still scratching his head about his acting career, it’s only normal that many of the frequently asked questions about him have gone unanswered. Despite this, we were able to ascertain that he was born on April 13th and in the year 2002 in Toronto, Canada. Even if it is believed that he grew up in the dynamic metropolis of Canada, there are details of his upbringing. and things like the schools he attended have remained a mystery.
How he settled into an acting career is also unknown, although many believe his father pushed him down the path. As mentioned above, Filip is best known for his role in Odd Squad, the Canadian-American educational series created by Tim Mckeon and Adam Peltzman. The series, which premiered sometime in November 2014, stars Filip Geljo and other child actors such as Anna Cathcart, Millie Davis and Dalila Bela. As it became a huge hit, receiving multiple nominations for coveted awards and no fewer than 20 different prestigious awards, Filip, who played Agent Otto, was drawn into the limelight.
The massive attention of children drawn to the live-action series justified the emergence of Odd Squad: The Movie on August 1, 2016. Filip reprized his role as Otto in the JJ Johnson film and his fame soared. This must have helped him land his roles in the upcoming films in the Avatar franchise Yes, we’ve been able to confirm the claims that he’ll be cast as Aonung in Avatar 2 , due for release in December 2020; Avatar 3 and Avatar 4 which will follow in December 2021 and December 2024 respectively. Although the plot of the upcoming films is largely unknown, it is said that Filip Geljo will play a young free diver and hunter.
Meanwhile, Filip starred alongside his father in The Waiting Room , a 2015 film inspired by the real-life story of his father. The film, which earned two Canadian Screen Award nominations in 2016, was roughly based on his father’s experiences after immigrating to Canada from Yugoslavia.
His family (parents and siblings)
It’s as if Filip Geljo’s family life revolves only around his father, Jasmin Geljo. While the older actor is the only one who pops up when people talk about Filip’s parents, he’s also his only family member known to the public.
In fact, it’s not even known if the Odd Squad actor has any siblings, just like his father’s love life has remained a mystery – hence the identity of Filip’s mother isn’t known to the public either.
Facts about the actor
1. Odd Squad fans needn’t be told about Agent Otto’s ability to solve math problems. What they don’t know, however, is that the character’s performer is very good at the subject.
2. It is said that Filip Geljo rarely uses the script provided for him to solve the equations. Apparently, the subject is his favorite at school.
3. Other works he has been involved in are: The Last Chance (2014), Shahzad (2015) and Annedroids (2016).