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Brett Davern
American actor

Brett Davern

Brett Davern
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Quick Facts

Intro American actor
Is Actor Film actor Television actor
From United States of America
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 16 March 1983, Edmonds, Snohomish County, Washington, USA
Age 40 years
Star sign Pisces
Edmonds Woodway High School (-2001)
American Musical and Dramatic Academy
The details (from wikipedia)


Brett Davern is an American actor known for his role as Jake Rosati on the MTV series Awkward.

Early life

Davern was born and raised in Edmonds, Washington. His love of theater and acting started at Madrona elementary school in Edmonds. He then attended Edmonds-Woodway High School. During his Sophomore through Senior summers he would travel to Stagedoor Manor Theatrical Training Center in upstate New York. After graduating high school in 2001 Davern enrolled at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City.


While living and auditioning in New York City, Davern landed the lead role in his first film as William in Beautiful Ohio, starring alongside William Hurt, Rita Wilson, and Julianna Margulies. He has guest starred on CSI: Miami, Medium, NCIS, In Plain Sight and Cold Case, among other shows.

Since 2011, he played Jake Rosati on Awkward.. The series has been praised as the voice of this generation and won a People's Choice Award for favorite cable comedy in 2013.

Davern has appeared in the films The Pool Boys, Born to Race: Fast Track, Love & Mercy and The Stanford Prison Experiment.

Personal life

In his free time, Davern displays a passion for racing cars. In 2013 he competed in the Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race at the Grand Prix of Long Beach. The race raises funds for Racing for Kids, an organization helping multiple children's hospitals in southern California. After qualifying in 5th position he managed to finish the race in 2nd place. In 2014 he competed again and won after qualifying on the pole with the fastest time.

In addition to his charity work with Racing for Kids, Davern helps Wounded Warrior Project, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Stars for Smiles, and Ronald McDonald House.

He has revealed on podcasts that he is married with two children: a son and a daughter, the latter born in 2017.



Year Title Role Notes
2006 Beautiful Ohio William
2008 Player 5150 Mike
2009 The Pool Boys Alex Sperling
2010 Case 219 Leonard Gray
2010 Triple Dog Whisper
2012 Junk Billy
2013 Movie 43 Bobby Lee Mayflower Segment: "Victory's Glory"
Nominated - Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screen Combo (shared with the entire cast)
2014 Born to Race: Fast Track Danny Krueger
2014 Love & Mercy Carl Wilson
2015 The Stanford Prison Experiment Hubbie Whitlow
2015 The Culling Sean


Year Title Role Notes
2008 CSI: Miami Justin Marsh Episode: "And How Does That Make You Kill?"
2009 In Plain Sight Eric Episode: "Jailbait"
2009–2010 Cold Case Finn Cooper Recurring role
2010 The Deep End Charlie Holloway Episode: "White Lies, Black Ties"
2010 Medium Ryan Graff Episode: "It's a Wonderful Death"
2011–2016 Awkward Jake Rosati Main role
2012 NCIS Kris Taylor Episode: "The Namesake"
2012 The Finder Cooper Allison Episode: "An Orphan Walks Into a Bar"
2016 Chosen Paul Episodes: "The Fixers", "The Hunters" and "Collision Course"
2016 Shameless Larry Episode: "Be a Good Boy. Come for Grandma"
2016 Major Crimes Dwight Darnell 4 episodes
2016–2017 Relationship Status Justin 6 episodes
2017 Party Boat Max TV movie
2019 Hell Den Various 1 episode (voice role)
2019 NCIS: Los Angeles Petty Officer Stephen Lamb Episode: "Yellow Jack"
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