A brilliant and talented thespian, Casey Cott is an American actor who has become a darling of many American movie lovers. This is not just because of his ability to perfectly interpret roles but also because he is such a good looking man. Starting his career from the theatre, Casey has transitioned into television, managing to win over lots of fans to himself over the years. He has been able to build a large fan-base on social media where he boasts of millions of followers.
As an actor, he is now best known for his portrayal of Kevin Keller on Riverdale, an American teen drama television series which grew to become popular around the USA. He is also known for playing the supporting role of Trevor Olsson in All the Little Things We Kill, a feature movie.
Casey Cott’s Bio & Age
Casey Cott was born on the 8th of August, 1992 in New Jersey, USA. He, however, grew up in Chagrin Falls, a village in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. His full birth name has been revealed to be Casey Morton Cott.
The actor was born to a father identified as Rick Cott and a mother called Lori Cott. According to sources, Casey’s father, Rick, is an investment manager. He is also reported to be a former fighter pilot in the Air Force. Not much is known about what his mother does.
Casey Cott has two siblings and he is the middle child; he has an older brother called Corey Cott and a younger sister whose identity remains vague. It is noteworthy that Corey Cott is also an actor who has had roles in feature movies, TV series and theatre productions. The siblings maintain a close relationship with each other even as adults.
Growing up, Casey Cott attended Chagrin Falls High School. The actor later attended Boston University, a private research university in Boston, for two years before he decided to transfer to the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in Pittsburgh to study acting. He graduated from the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in 2016.
Casey Cott developed an interest in acting since he was just a little boy. According to reports, his interest in acting was sparked when his mother offered him a $50 incentive to take part in a school musical. After taking part in the musical, he decided to do some more acting because he enjoyed the experience.
The actor was still very young when he started performing in local theatres in Ohio. Casey took part in many theatre productions including that of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson as well as Romeo and Juliet and several others. While at this, he was gaining lots of experience that will later help him do much more as an actor in the future.
When he transferred from Boston University to the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in Pittsburgh, Casey continued taking part in theatre productions and gaining some more experience. According to sources, Casey got himself very involved with Pittsburgh area’s regional theatre scene. At the same time, he was concurrently performing in university theatre productions.
In 2014, Casey took part in a play called Parade which was held at the New Hazlett Theater in Pittsburgh. The play also featured many of his classmates from the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama. In 2016, he took part in the stage production of the play, The Prince of Egypt which happened to be premiere concert reading of Stephen Schwartz’s musical project which held at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, New York.
During his final year at the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in 2016, Casey transitioned to television when he was cast to play the role of Kevin Keller in Riverdale, an American teen drama TV series. Talking about this role once, Casey revealed that he originally auditioned for the roles of Archie Andrews and Jughead Jones but ended up being given the role of Kevin. The actor’s portrayal of Kevin Keller was hailed among fans and critics.
Apart from Riverdale, Casey also starred in other projects in 2017; he played the role of Lucas Hull in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, a TV Series and then starred in Sabrina Carpenter: Why, a short film. In 2018, he appeared as Dino Moretti in Instinct and then he was cast as Trevor Olsson in All the Little Things We Kill, a drama movie.
Is Casey Cott Gay?
There have been speculations that Casey Cott is gay. These rumours began to spread after the actor played a gay role in Riverdale. His character was seen kissing another actor on the TV series and this sparked some debate about whether or not he is gay in real life.
However, despite the rumours that Casey Cott may be gay in real life, there is absolutely no evidence to prove the claim. The actor has also reportedly exclusively dated women in the past, debunking the gay rumours for the moment.
Does He Have A Girlfriend? Is He Married Or In A Relationship?
Casey Cott is not yet a married man. He also does not have any kids of his own too. He, however, is an uncle because his elder brother, Corey is already married and now has a kid with his wife.
Fans of Casey have often asked who the actor’s girlfriend is but there hasn’t been a straightforward answer. This is because he has kept this side of his life quite private. This notwithstanding, he has been romantically linked to Stephanie Styles, an American actress and singer. However, this has not been entirely proven.
Casey Cott is a handsome man and this is one reason why his fans love him so much. The actor is also quite a tall man; he stands at 6 feet or 1.83 m in height. In addition to this, he is reported to weigh about 78 kg or 172 lbs. The actor’s chest, arms/biceps and waist measurements have been revealed to be 42-15-32 inches respectively.