Michael Cera

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Michael Cera

Cera in March 2012
Born June 7, 1988 (1988-06-07) (age 26)
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Occupation actor
Years active 1998–present

Michael Austin Cera (born June 7, 1988 in Brampton, Ontario) is a Canadian actor who made his big screen debut in the 2000 movie Frequency as Gordy Jr., (Age 10) but first starred in the TV movie, Switching Goals as Taylor.

He was nominated for the Orange Rising Star Award in 2009.

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1999 Switching Goals Taylor
2000 Frequency Gordy Jr., Age 10
Steal This Movie! America Hoffman, Age 7-8
Ultimate G's: Zac's Flying Dream Young Zac
2001 Stolen Miracle Brandon McKinley
My Louisiana Sky Jesse Wade Thompson
The Familiar Stranger Young Ted Welsh TV
Walter and Henry Crying Kid TV
2002 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Chuck Barris, Age 8 and 11
2007 Superbad Evan
Juno Paulie Bleeker
2008 Extreme Movie Fred
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist Nick O'Leary
2009 Paper Heart Himself
Year One Oh
2010 Youth in Revolt Nick Twisp / François Dillinger
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Scott Pilgrim
2012 The End of Love
2013 This Is the End Himself
Crystal Fairy Jamie
Magic Magic Brink

Television[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1999 I Was a Sixth Grade Alien Larrabe Hicks Series regular
1998–2001 Rolie Polie Olie Little Gizmo Four Episodes, voice only
2000 La Femme Nikita Jerome Season four, one episode
2001–2003 The Berenstain Bears Brother Bear Series regular, voice only
2001–2005 Braceface Josh Spitz Series regular, voice only
2003–2006, 2013 Arrested Development George Michael Bluth Series regular
2005–2007 Wayside Todd (Pilot) Pilot, voice only
2006 Veronica Mars Dean Rudolph The Rapes of Graff, Guest Spot
2007 Clark and Michael Mikey Cera Series regular
2007 Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Jaime Stevens Season One, Episode Three
2008, 2010-present Childrens Hospital Sal Viscuso Recurring, voice only
2010 Scott Pilgrim vs. the Animation Scott Pilgrim Short animation based on the movie Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
2012 The Simpsons Nick One episode, voice only, "The Daughter Also Rises"

Awards[change | change source]

  • 2005 Best Actor Award - Darling, Darling at the San Gio Festival
  • 2007 Breakthrough Artist Award - Austin Film Critics Association
  • 2008 Canadian Comedy Award for Best Actor - Superbad
  • 2008 Canadian Comedy Awards for Best Actor - Juno (nomination)
  • 2009 BAFTA Rising Star Award - (nomination)