Noah Ringer

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Noah Ringer
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Born
Noah Andrew Ringer

(1996-11-18) November 18, 1996 (age 22)
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active2010–present

Noah Andrew Ringer (born November 18, 1996)[1][2] is an American actor. He starred as Aang in the movie The Last Airbender. He was discovered in an open casting call for Airbender in Texas.[3] He has also been cast in the upcoming film Cowboys & Aliens as Emmett.[4][5][6]

Life and career[change | change source]

Ringer is a young taekwondo practitioner who was born and raised in Dallas, Texas.[7] At age 12, he achieved a first-degree black belt rank with the American Taekwondo Association and is proficient with a variety of Eastern weapons. He is part of a taekwondo club, from which he heard about Paramount Pictures' open casting call to play Aang.[3] For his audition, he sent in a homemade video that depicted him showing off his skills in martial arts.[8][9] After being signed for The Last Airbender movie, he joined the Creative Artists Agency.[3]

Ringer attended the 2010 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards on March 27 with his Airbender cast mates Nicola Peltz, Dev Patel, and Jackson Rathbone to debut the new TV spot for the film. He watched Nicola Peltz and Jackson Rathbone perform "Slimebending".[10] While on site, he was interviewed by the Los Angeles Times about the movie.[11]

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Film Role Notes
2010 The Last Airbender Aang
2011 Cowboys & Aliens Emmett

References[change | change source]

  1. http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local-beat/From-Regular-Kid-to-Movie-Star-Back-Again-97676089.html
  2. According to the State of Texas. Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997. Searchable at http://www.ancestry.com/
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 D'Alessandro, Anthony (December 9, 2009). "Noah Ringer heeds Shyamalan's call". Variety. Reed Business Information. Retrieved April 18, 2010.
  4. "Cowboys & Aliens". DreamWorks Studios. Retrieved 2010-08-15.
  5. Kroll, Justin (April 16, 2010). "Noah Ringer". Variety. Reed Business Information. Retrieved April 18, 2010.
  6. Marnell, Blair (April 19, 2010). "'Last Airbender' Star Noah Ringer Joins 'Cowboys And Aliens' Cast". Splash Page. MTV. Retrieved May 4, 2010.
  7. Bowles, Scott (May 25, 2009). "First Look: Actors put up a real fight in 'Airbender'". USA Today.
  8. Bowles, Scott (May 21, 2009). "First Look: Actors put up a real fight in 'Airbender'". USA Today. Gannett Company. Retrieved April 18, 2010.
  9. Fleming, Michael (February 1, 2009). "Shyamalan cast floats on 'Air'". Variety. Reed Business Information. Retrieved April 18, 2010.
  10. "Nickelodeon's 23rd Annual Kids' Choice Awards - Arrivals". LIFE. Time Inc. March 27, 2010. Retrieved April 18, 2010.
  11. D'Zurilla,Christie; Kaufman, Amy (March 27, 2010). "2010 Kids' Choice Awards: the red carpet, the winners". Los Angeles Times. Tribune Company. Retrieved April 18, 2010.

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