Ross Butler is an American actor whose career is just beginning to gain momentum. The artist remained in the shadows for a long time, playing in low-budget films or performing minor roles in TV shows. That all changed after Ross became part of the cast of 13 Reasons Why.
Ross Fleming Butler was born in Singapore. His unusual appearance is the result of a mixture of different bloods. Ross's relatives include the Dutch, Malaysians, Chinese and British. Artist's date of birth: May 17, 1990.
Ross Butler's childhood and adolescence
Despite the fact that the boy was born in Singapore, he spent his childhood and youth in the US state of Virginia. When his parents divorced, his mother moved with him to a small town called McLeaney. At one time, the family also lived in Fairfax, which is in the same state.
From an early age, the boy began to show his acting talent, he was interested in creativity. However, the second very important interest in Ross's life was chemistry. Initially, the boy did not dream of an acting career, on the contrary, he wanted to connect his life with science.
Received his basic education from Butler at Langley School. When Ross graduated from the walls of this educational institution, he successfully passed the entrance exams to the university, which was located in Ohio. However, despite a strong love for chemistry, Ross Butler still could not get a higher education in a similar direction. He dropped out after a couple of years, deciding for himself that filming and on television attracted him much more.
In 2010, Ross moved to Los Angeles. He set himself a goal - to master acting. Therefore, he began to attend private courses, gradually honing his talent, learning the basics of the acting profession and trying himself on the stages of small theaters. Only two years later in the Californian city of Ross Butler was able to get his first role in a feature film.
The creative biography of the artist began with a role in the low-budget film "The Gateway Lifetime". Despite the fact that Ross got the central role, the young man did not become famous after the release of the film. This film did not attract attention from either the audience or the film critics.
In 2013, Butler appeared in a short film that also fell out of favor. In the same year, he starred in the television film "Camp Sunshine", thereby expanding his acting portfolio. After these two projects, Ross received an invitation to shoot in the TV show "Especially Serious Crimes". True, the novice actor had a chance to play only a small background role and only in one episode.
Over the next year, Butler tirelessly attended auditions, but received either rejections or offers to shoot in cameo roles. Certain success has brought Ross Butler a role in the youth TV series "Happyland".
2015 added several films to Ross's filmography, but among them there were almost no particularly remarkable ones. Perhaps only the musical “Summer. Beach. Movie 2 ", where Ross Butler got a lot of screen time, so he was able to demonstrate his acting talent and get attention from the audience. However, in the same year, Ross was cast in the teenage television series KC. Undercover”, in which he stayed until the end of 2016. And this role has already brought some fame to Ross.
Ross Butler became really famous after he appeared in three high-rated television series that had a huge audience in 2016. The first was "Teen Wolf", where the actor flashed in several episodes. Even if he did not get the leading role, for Ross it was a definite breakthrough. The second series of the same year was "Riverdale". Here the actor stayed for one full season.Initially, negotiations were under way to continue filming, but Butler opted for a different TV show. The third and most successful project for the actor in 2016 was the show "13 Reasons Why". As a result, the artist stayed for a long time in this series: in 2018 he continued to work on this particular project.
In 2019 - in April - the movie "Shazam!", Which is part of the DC comics cinematic universe, should be released on the big screens. In this film comic strip Ross played one of the roles.
Personal life and relationships
Ross Butler is now fully focused on developing his career in film and television. There is a lot of conversation around him, but no gossip, but there are no confirmed facts about any romantic relationship.