As a young actor in the 1990s, Devon Sawa made his debut in movies including “Little Giants,” “Casper,” “Wild America,” and “Idle Hands.” In 2000, he became even more well-known after starring in the supernatural horror film “Final Destination” and the music video for Eminem’s smash hit “Stan.” Later, Sawa became a regular on both “Nikita” and “Chucky.”
Devon Sawa Early Life
Devon Sawa was born to Edward and Joyce Sawa on September 7, 1978, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. In a family of three, he is the youngest. Sawa started his career when he was only four years old, starring in commercials for children’s action toys.
Devon Sawa Film Career
Sawa made his acting debut in the 1994 family sports comedy “Little Giants,” which also featured Ed O’Neill and Rick Moranis as siblings who coach rival Pee-Wee Football teams in Ohio.
Sawa had roles in two movies the next year: the eerie comedy “Casper,” in which he played the ghost’s human form, and the coming-of-age drama “Now and Then.”
Sawa had roles in several films throughout the rest of the decade, including the crime thriller “The Boy’s Club,” the adventure comedy “Wild America,” the drama “A Cool, Dry Place,” the dramedy “SLC Punk!”, and the teen black comedy horror film “Idle Hands,” in which he co-starred with Seth Green, Jessica Alba, Elden Henson, and Vivica A. Fox. He portrayed stoner youngster Anton Tobias, whose possessed hand goes on a murdering spree in the film.
When the supernatural horror film “Final Destination” was a huge success in 2000, Sawa’s star began to rise. Alex Browning, one of a group of students who think they’ve dodged death only to meet grisly ends, was the character he played.
Due to its commercial success, the “Final Destination” franchise expanded to include novels, comic books, and several sequel films. Sawa played opposite Bill Pullman in the 2000 crime drama The Guilty. Subsequently, he worked on movies including “Slackers,” “Extreme Ops,” and “Devil’s Den.”
Sawa has since acted in several additional horror films thanks to his breakthrough role in “Final Destination,” including “388 Arletta Avenue,” “A Resurrection,” and “Hunter Hunter.” Other works include the comedic horror film Black Friday, the action films Disturbing the Peace and Gasoline Alley, and the psychological thriller The Fanatic.
Devon Sawa Television Career
In 1989, Sawa made his TV acting debut in an episode of the short-lived series “Unsub.” After that, from 1992 to 1994, he was a regular cast member in the Canadian series “The Odyssey.” Sawa portrayed a younger version of James Moriarty Booth in the TV movie “Sherlock Holmes Returns.”
Both his voice acting career on “Action Man” and his appearance on “Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years” began that same year (1995). Sawa had lead roles in two TV movies the next year: a catastrophe film called “Night of the Twisters,” and a school movie called “Robin of Locksley.”
About seven years after leaving television, Sawa came back in 2003 to voice Flash Thompson in an episode of “Spider-Man: The New Animated Series.” After another seven-year break, he made a cameo appearance in an “NCIS: Los Angeles” episode in 2010.
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— devon sawa (@DevonESawa) November 4, 2022
In the same year, Sawa also started making appearances as Owen Elliot in the action thriller series “Nikita.” After the first two seasons, he was elevated to a series regular. Seasons three and four were the show’s final two seasons. In 2015, Sawa starred in the TV movie “Broad Squad.” In 2017, he starred alongside Paula Patton on the short-lived ABC sitcom “Somewhere Between” as PI Nico Jackson.
In 2021, Sawa will play Lucas and Logan Wheeler, brothers, on the “Chucky” horror series, which is a spinoff of the “Child’s Play” film series. Sawa’s acting resume includes guest spots on the reimagined “Magnum P.I.” and the drama “Hacks.”
Devon Sawa’s Personal Life
Sawa wed Canadian film producer Dawni Sahanovitch in 2013. In addition to Scarlett, their children’s names are Hudson and Hudson Jr.
Devon Sawa Net Worth
Actor Devon Sawa of Canada has a $2 million fortune. As a young actor in the 1990s, Devon Sawa made his debut in movies including “Little Giants,” “Casper,” “Wild America,” and “Idle Hands.”
The part of Stan in the music video for Eminem’s 2000 smash hit “Stan” is one of Sawa’s most well-known and enduring performances. Sawa stars as the man in this video, a deranged Eminem fan who attempts and fails to get in touch with the rapper multiple times (the video was directed by Dr. Dre and Philip Atwell).
Because he feels rejected, our protagonist becomes angry and drives off a bridge, taking his pregnant girlfriend with him. The phrase “stan,” a combination of the words “stalker” and “fan,” entered the vernacular thanks to the viral video and song that sparked widespread outrage. For more updates, you can visit on TheActiveNews.Com.