Demetrius plays Dallas. Before joining the cast of Degrassi, he appeared in two seasons of Wingin' It and three seasons of The Latest Buzz alongside Degrassi castmates Justin Kelly and Munro Chambers. Like his character on Degrassi, Demetrius is an avid hockey player. A four-time Young Artist Award nominee, Demetrius also enjoys karate and playing guitar.
Sarah plays Becky. A Toronto native who has always loved to dance and sing, Sarah has performed in musical productions of Wicked, Mamma Mia and Grease. In addition to acting, Sarah models with Elite International Models. She enjoys writing songs and composes her own music.
Dylan plays Cam. Dylan was the series lead, Carl, on three seasons of Wingin' It. He played Marlon for three seasons on YTV's How To Be Indie, opposite fellow Degrassi castmate, Melinda Shankar. A Gemini Award nominee, and three-time Young Artist Award nominee, Dylan has over 20 TV and film credits to his name.
Craig plays Luke. Craig's television credits include SyFy's Haven, Showcase's King and NBC's The Firm. Like his character on Degrassi, Craig loves hockey. In real life, he also plays baseball, basketball, football and rugby. His musical talents include playing guitar and singing back-up vocals.
Alex plays Tori. When she was younger, Alex played the role of Angela Jeremiah for five seasons. She is the first actor to return to Degrassi as a different character. During her hiatus from the series, Alex appeared in the independent short film Red Velvet Girls and studied improv at Second City in Toronto. She enjoys singing, and plays the piano and guitar.
Ricardo plays Zig. Ricardo's TV credits includes The Jon Dore Show, The Rick Mercer Report, Outlander, Forever, 'Til Death Do Us Part, Haven, What You Eat, Good Morning World, Toronto Stories and Back in '93. He played a supporting role in the independent short film The Armoire, which premiered at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival. In 2010, Ricardo was nominated for a Young Artist Award in the category "Best Actor in a Short Film."
Olivia plays Maya. A London native, Olivia's television and film credits include Being Erica, Mistletoe in Manhattan and The Yard. Her theatre credits include Bridge to Terabithia, Ms. Scrooge, Mamma Mia and West Side Story. Olivia is trained in jazz, modern dance, and ballet. She plays the piano and cello.
Lyle plays Tristan. Prior to Degrassi, Lyle voiced the role of Alan "The Brain" Powers in Arthur and Postcards from Buster. Lyle acted in the independent films The Frog Prince and Beat a Path. His theatre credits include Snow White, The Best Christmas Ever, The Wishing Tree and The Wizard of Oz.
Munro's previous credits include The Latest Buzz, Murder in the Hamptons, Little Men, Godsend, A Wrinkle in Time, Bailey's Billion$ and Good Fences.
Before joining Degrassi, Jordan is most noted for her tomboyish role, as Lizzie in Life With Derek, where she shared a Young Artist Award for Best Young Ensemble. An Ontario native acting since the age of nine, she's made several appearances in shows such as Flashpoint, Instant Star and The Good Witches Wedding, due to be released in 2010. She's also appeared in the feature films The Stone Angel, a festival film based on a novel by Margaret Lawrence and as young Terry 'Tuff' Ryan in Ohio.
Performing the lead role of Amelia in the independent short film Santa Baby, directed by David Widdicombe, she took home a Golden Sheaf award for Best Female Performance. She was also the voice of the lead role of Willa in the animation series Willa's Wildlife.
A Toronto native, Charlotte's credits include roles in several TV movies, including Custody of the Heart, Uninvited, Giant Mine, One Kill. She also appeared in the feature film The Safety of Objects. Before Degrassi, Charlotte was best known for playing the title character in Naturally Sadie. Charlotte was a 2001 nominee for Best Performance in a TV Movie at The Young Artist Awards in Los Angeles. A ballet, jazz, and tap student of 10 years, Charlotte enjoys swimming, skating and alpine skiing. Charlotte traveled to Africa in 2007 with five members of the Degrassi cast to build a school in Kenya with the organization Free the Children. A documentary of the trip aired on MTV in Canada. In 2008, Charlotte traveled to Ecuador with the Degrassi cast and another MTV crew.
Dancing since the age of four, Alicia attended the Etobicoke School of the Arts for Dance and is trained in jazz, ballet, hip-hop and tap. Prior to Degrassi, she was a series regular in the Family Channel's show Abra Ca Dabra, and a featured dancer in Disney's Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam with Demi Lovato and the Jonas Brothers.
Alicia is a member of PETA, an animal activist, and proud owner of two cats. She's into cycling, swimming, downhill Skiing, and golf.
Luke's previous credits include The Jon Dore Show, Little Mosque on the Prairie, Death to Smoochy, Aurora Borealis, Inner Child, The Spot Hunters and My Babysitter's a Vampire. Luke was trained at the Toronto Academy of Acting and enjoys dance, hockey, football, volleyball, soccer, swimming, dirt biking, drums and trampolining.
Annie's TV credits include The Listener, Indie, Paper Scissors Glue, Angel on Campus and Roxy Hunter: Secret of the Shaman. A dance student in Toronto, she is trained in ballet, jazz, and hip-hop, and also plays guitar, piano, and clarinet. In her free time, Annie likes to swim, climb, snowboard and ice skate.
Aislin has a background in ballet and musical theater. Before joining the Degrassi cast, she played Jamie Johnston's younger sister, Hannah, on the TV series Wild Card. In 2007, she played Isabella on Tell Me You Love Me. In 2008, she traveled to Ecuador with the organization Free the Children, and a documentary of the trip was made for MTV in Canada. In addition to acting, Aislinn likes gymnastics, ice skating, and swimming.
In addition to appearing on Degrassi, Melinda stars in the YTV series How to be Indie. Melinda has a black belt in karate and enjoys dancing and swimming. In 2008, she traveled to Ecuador with the organization Free the Children. A documentary of the trip was made for MTV in Canada.
Sam played Curran Webster in the CTV movie Sticks and Stones. He has also appeared in several short films including Almost Tragic and Little Holland. Sam made his professional stage debut at age nine in Russell Hill at the Tarragon Theatre, and has also appeared in Waiting for Godot and The Girl Who Saw Everything. Sam's passions include guitar, hockey, computers, and improv. In 2008, he traveled to Ecuador with the organization Free the Children. A documentary of the trip was made for MTV in Canada.
A Toronto native, Argiris fell in love with acting in tenth grade drama classes. His credits include What's The Beef?, Don Juan, Cities of the Underworld, and Lookalike, where he was made over to resemble Justin Timberlake. Argiris starred in Grease and The Glass Menagerie at the East York Collegiate Institute. Degrassi is his first major television role. In 2008, he traveled to Ecuador with the organization Free the Children. A documentary of the trip was made for MTV in Canada.
Raymond began working in TV commercials when he was 11. He has appeared on the series Life with Derek. A competitive hockey player for thirteen years, Raymond played the role of Young Simba in the theatre production of The Lion King at the Princess of Wales theatre in Toronto before landing his role on Degrassi. Raymond has a first degree black belt in Goju Ryu Karate-do, Kobudo (weaponry) and Jiu-Jitsu (ground-fighting). He enjoys comedy, rock-reggae music, and writing/directing/filming/producing his own short films. He also plays punk rock, ska, and reggae music with his makeshift garage band, BlueberriesForSally. Ray traveled to Africa with members of the Degrassi cast to build a school in Kenya with the organization Free the Children. A documentary of Raymond and his castmates' trip aired on MTV in Canada in 2007, and in 2008, Ray and the cast traveled to Ecuador.
Jessica has been singing and playing music as long as she can remember. Prior to Degrassi, Jessica appeared on Overruled and Project Dad. She has also done voice work for Super Why, Franny's Feet, and Paws & Tales. When she's not acting, Jessica enjoys doing gymnastics, playing soccer and making music.
A Toronto native, her previous credits include Falcon Beach, Would Be Kings, Mayday and Zoey Busiek: Wildcard. Samantha was also a member of the Oshawa Little Theatre where she performed in Alice in Wonderland, Tom Sawyer and The Wizard of Oz. In 2008, she traveled to Ecuador with the organization Free the Children. A documentary of the trip was made for MTV in Canada. Samantha enjoys gymnastics, swimming, soccer, and horseback riding.
Landon is an Alberta native. His television credits include Wild Roses, Flashpoint, Mayerthorpe, Don't Cry Now, Crossroads: A Story of Forgiveness, and The Dark Room. He won an AMPIA Award for Best Alberta Actor for his role in Mayerthorpe. Landon's film credits include Altitude, Zombie Punch, Passchendaele, Moondance Alexander, Run Rabbit Run, and Broken House. Landon also has a strong theatre background; he has acted in productions of The Jungle Book, Treasure Island, Red Riding Hood and Aladdin. Landon enjoys archery, trampolining, and mountain quading.
Jamie was a series regular on Wild Card and ZIXX: Level One. He has also appeared on Doc and I Was a Sixth Grade Alien. Jamie won a 2004 Young Artist Award for his role in the TV movie More Than Meets the Eye. In 2007, he traveled to Africa with five members of the Degrassi cast to build a school in Kenya with the organization Free the Children. A documentary about the trip aired on MTV in Canada. In 2008, Jamie won a Young Artist Award for Leading Young Actor for his work on Degrassi. Jamie's interests include soccer, snowboarding, ice hockey and cycling.
Born in Bulgaria, Nina is fluent in French and Bulgarian and has competed in gymnastics on the international level. Nina starred in the TV movies My Daughter's Secret and Never Cry Werewolf, and made guest appearances on The Border and Eleventh Hour. Nina's film, Fugitive Pieces, directed by Jeremy Podeswa, opened the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival. Nina's red-carpet gala debut at TIFF landed her the cover of the Toronto Sun and Canada's largest newspaper, The Globe and Mail. In 2007, Nina traveled to Africa with five members of the Degrassi cast to build a school in Kenya with the renowned organization Free the Children. A documentary about the trip aired on MTV in Canada. In 2008, Nina starred in MTV's The American Mall, and in 2009, she was cast as Elena in The Vampire Diaries. When she's not on set, Nina loves all beach sports, including swimming, windsurfing and scuba diving.
Jahmil's television credits include Flashpoint and Cartoon Gene. His theatre credits include Grease, Fiddler on the Roof, The Sound of Music, High School Musical and Too Darn Hot Cabaret. When he's not acting, Jahmil likes to DJ, MC events, play soccer, and swim.
Born and raised in Toronto, Scott started acting in kindergarten, when he landed a role in the play Alice in Wonderland. In 2005, he landed his first television acting role in the TV movie Knights of the South Bronx. His theatrical repertoire includes roles in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, Les Miserables, and Seussical: The Musical.
Shane trained with Second City and The Drama Workshop and began his acting career performing in improv shows. Shane played a lead role in the indie feature Todd and the Book of Pure Evil. He was a recurring character on the television series Life with Derek. Shane was a 2003 nominee and the 2002 winner of a Young Artist Award for Best Ensemble Actor in a TV Series for Degrassi. His other interests include sports, music and comedy.
Paula's television credits include a leading role on the CBC series The Blobheads, and guest appearances on Radio Free Roscoe, Doc, Veritas, Kevin Hill, and Angela's Eyes, Life with Derek, and Heartland. Paula also played principal roles in the Disney Channel movies Cow Belles and Jump In. Paula's film debut came in 2003 in the feature Cold Creek Manor alongside Sharon Stone and Dennis Quaid, and in that same year, she made her professional theatre debut with the Canadian Stage Company in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. In 2006, Paula was nominated for a Gemini Award for Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series for her work on the Emmy-winning YTV series, Dark Oracle. In 2009, she starred alongside three of her fellow Degrassi actors in the Toronto production of the award-winning off-Broadway play Dog Sees God and was nominated for two Dora Awards.
Born in Toronto, Ontario, Cassie has been acting on Degrassi since she was eleven. Her other television credits include the TV movie Lamont's Maccabees, young Sydney in the series Relic Hunter (2002 Young Artist Award nomination for Best Performance in a TV Drama Series), and Julie in Full Court Miracle (2004 Young Artist Award nomination for Best Performance in a TV Movie). Cassie was a 2003 nominee and the 2002 winner of a Young Artist Award for Best Ensemble Actor in a TV Series for Degrassi. In 2008, Cassie played Blu on Instant Star. In addition to acting, Cassie is a talented singer and songwriter; her second album Destructo Doll was released in July 2009.
Mike has acted in the movies Twist, Decoys, Brave New Girl, Selling Innocence, and the rock-n-roll vampire comedy Suck. In 2009, he starred alongside three of his fellow Degrassi actors in the Toronto production of the award-winning off-Broadway stage play Dog Sees God. His hobbies include snowboarding, scuba diving, swimming, skiing, and playing music. Mike plays keyboards, melodica, and the ukelele in the Toronto indie-rock band Boys Who Say No.
Miriam may be familiar to many as the "Voice of YTV." She has also voiced roles in Jojo's Circus, Ripping Friends, Cyberchase, Pecoca, and Englebert. She appeared as a series regular on the television series System Crash and as a lead in the Lifetime TV movie She's Too Young. Miriam was a 2003 nominee and the 2002 winner of a Young Artist Award for Best Ensemble Actor in a TV Series for Degrassi. Miriam played Willa in feature film The Poet, alongside fellow Degrassi cast member Nina Dobrev. She starred as Daisy in the TV movie The Secret Society and played Carly in the sci-fi film Troglodyte.
Lauren's extensive TV experience includes playing Alicia on The Best Years, Kendra on Life with Derek, Brooke on In a Heartbeat, and Lindy May on I Was a Sixth Grade Alien. She has also appeared on Being Erica, Grossology, Radio Free Roscoe, The Eleventh Hour, Mutant X, and Noddy and Friends. Lauren was a 2003 nominee and the 2002 winner of a Young Artist Award for Best Ensemble Actor in a TV Series for Degrassi. Her movie credits include Take the Lead, Picture This, and Charlie Bartlett.
His role as a gay teenager helped Degrassi garner a 2004 GLAAD Media Awards nomination for Outstanding Drama Series. Adamo has also worked with The Trevor Project, an organization that helps gay and questioning youth. In 2007, Adamo made a guest appearance on an episode of Canada's Next Top Model. In January 2008, he came out of the closet in an exclusive TV interview with eTalk and an exclusive print story in fab. In 2008, Adamo began hosting YTV's talent competition show The Next Star. In 2009, he starred alongside three of his fellow Degrassi actors in the Toronto production of the award-winning off-Broadway stage play Dog Sees God.
She was a 2003 Young Artist Award nominee for Best Ensemble Actor in a TV Series for Degrassi. Stacey plays Jessie in the TV series 18 To Life. She has guest-starred on numerous television shows including Dark Oracle, Doc, Best Friends Date and Instant Star, and has appeared in the films Narc, Rewind, and King of Sorrow. Stacey shares an interest in journalism with her Degrassi character; while studying at the New School in New York, Stacey landed internships at both Nylon magazine and Teen Vogue.
A Toronto native, Judy is fluent in French and Mandarin. She was discovered by a modeling agency while shopping in a mall. Degrassi is her first major television role. In 2008, she traveled to Ecuador with the organization Free the Children, and a documentary of the trip was made for MTV in Canada. In addition to acting, Judy enjoys playing the piano.
AJ comes from a family of entertainers -- both of his sisters are actors. He started out doing commercials and print work, and played Natalie Cole's son in The Natalie Cole Story when he was 7. He played Sollie on Friends and Heroes, Chris on Da Kink in My Hair, and hosted 13 episodes of YTV's music show Open Your Ears. In addition to acting, AJ would like to become a music engineer.
Dalmar's TV credits include a lead in Wild Card. His other talents include piano, soccer, hockey, snowboarding, ice-skating, swimming, basketball, singing and dancing. In 2007 and 2008, Dalmar traveled to Kenya and Ecuador with the organization Free the Children. Documentaries of Dalmar and his castmates' trips were produced by MTV in Canada.
Prior to Degrassi, she appeared in numerous commercial spots and a Whoopi Goldberg-produced television pilot for Nickelodeon. Shenae played a young Shania Twain in the 2005 TV movie Shania and had a recurring role on Naturally, Sadie. She played Cayenne in Picture This, alongside fellow Degrassi actress Lauren Collins. In October 2007, Shenae won the Gemini Award for Best Performance in a Children's Series for her work on Degrassi. In 2008, she joined the cast of 90210. Shenae's hobbies include singing and dancing. She currently lives in Los Angeles.
His film and television credits include lead roles in Blue Murder, Soul Food and Conviction. He was a 2003 nominee and the 2002 winner of a Young Artist Award for Best Ensemble Actor in a TV Series for Degrassi. More recently, Aubrey has been declared the next big thing in hip hop by everyone from Jay-Z to Jamie Foxx. He records and performs under his middle name, Drake, and is a frequent collaborator with Trey Songz and Lil Wayne.
Jajube has a strong gymnastics background, and had no trouble jumping into the role of a Degrassi cheerleader. Jajube's other skills include taekwondo and weight lifting, which helped her land the part of Yolanda Brooks in the TV movie, Jump In. In 2009, she received rave reviews for her portrayal of Binti, a young Malawian girl orphaned by AIDS, in Theatre Direct Canada's production of Binti's Journey. Jajube, a mezzo soprano singer, also plays the guitar and piano. She enjoys skating, volleyball and snowboarding.
In 2001, Sarah played Young Nala in the Toronto production of The Lion King. She made her television debut in the 2002 Gregory Hines movie The Red Sneakers. Sarah's other talents include piano, trombone and dance. Sarah is the founder of the Toronto Schools Snowsuit Challenge, a project that collects warm clothes for Toronto's needy. She also supports the Windfall Project, which keeps new clothing with minor defects out of landfills. In 2005, Sarah was a contributor for CTV's eTalk during the Scotiabank Giller Prize, Canada's most prominent literary awards show. In 2008, she traveled to Ecuador with the organization Free the Children.
Toronto native Jake Goldsbie has performed in the films Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang, Prince Charming, The Red Sneakers and The Rescuers: Marie Taquet. On television, Jake's appearances include Leap Years, Twice in a Lifetime, Noddy and Friends and the movie s When Andrew Came Home and Black and Blue. He has also voiced over a dozen animated series including Green Gables. A fan of comedy, Jake has studied improv with The Second City Troupe for several years. Jake was nominated for a Young Artist Award for a Leading Young Actor in a TV Series category for Degrassi in 2002 and for The Red Sneakers in 2003. Jake was also a 2003 nominee and the 2002 winner of a Young Artist Award for Best Ensemble Actor in a TV Series for Degrassi. Jake attends university in Montreal.
Deanna was a series regular on I Was A Sixth Grade Alien and has been a background performer in more than ten productions. Deanna's training includes work at the Young People's Theatre, five years of jazz dance and three years of ballet and theatrical dance. She also enjoys singing, rollerblading, ice-skating, swimming and cycling.
Melissa McIntyre has appeared in a number of community theatre and professional productions such as Guys & Dolls, Millennium Magic, Santa Klutz, The Secret Garden and The Children's Hour. Her television credits include the series SCI Squad Cadets and Real Kids Real Adventures. She has also done voice work for the animated series Red Wall and played the lead in the radio drama Disco Does Not Suck. Melissa was a 2003 nominee and the 2002 winner of a Young Artist Award for Best Ensemble Actor in a TV Series for Degrassi. She takes occasional breaks from acting to concentrate on her singing career.
A citizen of both Canada and the U.S., Mazin's previous film and television credits include The Weight, Jump, The Battery Powered Duckling, The Perfect Man, Doc and The Latchkey Kid. Having trained at the New York Academy of Dramatic Art, his theatre credits include The Girls of Kensington, When It Will Be, The Interview and Departures and Arrivals. Mazin enjoys swimming, basketball and jogging.
Nathaniel began acting when he was very young, doing small roles in community musical theatre productions like that of Judah in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat. He moved into the film and television industry with a lead role on YTV's System Crash. From there, he went on to play Robbie (a.k.a. Question Mark) in the popular series Radio Free Roscoe. Other recent film and television credits include Walter in the horror flick, Heartstopper, Marcus Warburton in Disney's Twitches Too, Emmett in YTV's Dark Oracle, and a guest starring role as Dante Aureus in NBC Sci-Fi's The Dresden Files.
Danny was born in Chicago, Illinois. His acting credits include roles on Eerie: Indiana, Goosebumps, I was a Sixth Grade Alien, The City, Earth: Final Conflict; ER; and Darcy's Wild Life. Danny played Steve Rendazo in the movie Juno. He has been nominated for several Young Artist Awards as part of Degrassi's ensemble cast; they won the award in 2002. He was also nominated in 2000 for his work on I Was a Sixth Grade Alien.