Degrassi Cast

Luke Bilyk Picture - Degrassi

Luke Bilyk has been taking on the role of super jock Drew Torres on Degrassi since season 10. Most recently, Luke filmed an episode of CTV's Flashpoint ("The War Within") and also had a recurring role on the series Really Me for the Family Channel. Luke's previous credits include The Jon Dore Show, Little Mosque on the Prairie, Death to Smoochy, Aurora Borealis, Cartoons Gene, The Spot Hunters, My Babysitter's a Vampire and over 20 commercials. Luke is an avid supporter of the organization "Free The Children" (FTC). In 2010, Luke traveled to India to build a school with FTC and again to Haiti in 2011. A documentary for both trips was made for MuchMusic in Canada. Luke has also presented at the FTC "We Day" events in Vancouver and Saskatchewan. Luke's hosting credits include the "Miss Teen Canada World Pageant" (2011-2013), "America's Next Top Model" three-day event (2012) and the largest youth-run empowerment event of its kind, the CMIC "Count Me In" Conference, which was recognized by MPP Dipika Damerla in Parliament. In 2012, Luke was recognized by US Weekly Magazine as one of the "Top 100 up-and-coming male celebrities to look out for." Luke has also participated in the Marc Baur workshop Intensive Film/Television as well as the Lindsay Graham workshop in Los Angeles, CA. Luke will be seen throughout Asia, the USA and Canada in the new "Roots" store campaign posters. In his spare time, Luke enjoys hockey, soccer, dirt biking, swimming, trampolining and drums.

Munro Chambers Picture - Degrassi

Munro Chambers joined the cast of Degrassi in its tenth season as the dark and mysterious Eli Goldworthy. Munro's previous credits include Cracked, The Latest Buzz (for which he received a Gemini nomination), Beethoven's Christmas Adventure, Murder in the Hamptons, Godsend (Robert DeNiro, Greg Kinnear and Rebecca Romijn), A Wrinkle in Time, Bailey's Billion$ (Tim Curry, Jennifer Tilley, Dean Cain and John Lovitz), and Good Fences to name a few. Munro has traveled to India, Haiti and Ghana to build schools with the organization "Free The Children". In early 2011, Munro was in the running for a Shorty Award (honouring the best people and organizations producing short-form, real-time social media content) in the "Actor" category. Munro was ranked third overall, just behind Neil Patrick Harris and Ian Somerhalder. In 2011and 2012 Munro presented at the MuchMusic Video Awards. Most recently, Munro co-hosted Free The Children's first ever U.S. "We Day" event in Seattle.

Sarah Fisher Picture - Degrassi

Sarah Fisher joined Degrassi in its twelfth season as the religious good-girl Becky Baker. Prior to this, Sarah performed in musical productions of Wicked, Mamma Mia and Grease. She has studied thirteen years of dance and continues her studies in voice, piano and acting. She loves writing and composing her own music. When she isn't acting, Sarah also models with Elite International Models.

Ana Golja Picture - Degrassi

Ana Golja joins the cast of Degrassi as Zoë Rivas in its thirteenth season with a wide range of experience in front of the camera. Ana's television credits include How to Be Indie, Flashpoint, Life With Boys, Vacation With Derek, Little Mosque on the Prairie, 1-800-MISSING, In God's Country, King of Sorrow, Connor Undercover, What's Up Warthogs and Clue. Ana's theatre credits include The Sound of Music (Mirvish Productions Toronto) and Irving Berlin's White Christmas. In her spare time, Ana enjoys skiing, skating, gymnastics and playing the piano.

Ricardo Hoyos Picture - Degrassi

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."

Demetrius Joyette Picture - Degrassi

With over 20 television and film credits to his name, Demetrius Joyette joined the cast of Degrassi in its twelfth season as hockey jock Mike Dallas. Prior to this, he appeared in two seasons of The Family Channel's Wingin' It and three seasons of The Latest Buzz – starring alongside Degrassi castmates Justin Kelly and Munro Chambers. The role of Mike Dallas comes naturally to Demetrius, as he is an avid hockey player himself. A four time Young Artist Award nominee, Demetrius also enjoys karate and plays guitar in his spare time.

Andre Kim Picture - Degrassi

Edmonton native Andre Kim fell in love with acting when he first performed in The Princess and the Pea with Toronto's "Liberty Junction" theatre group. A student of Cawthra Park's drama program, Andre joins the cast of Degrassi as Winston Chu in its thirteenth season. This is Andre's first ever role on television.

Lyle Lettau Picture - Degrassi

Lyle Lettau made his television drama series debut in the eleventh season of Degrassi. Lyle started working at age 10, appearing in several commercials for Wal-Mart, World Wildlife Fund, Hess Trucks, SportChek and Leap Frog Toys, among others. Lyle's other television credits include the voice of Alan "The Brain" Powers in the animated series Arthur and Postcards from Buster. Lyle also appeared in the independent films The Frog Prince and Beat a Path. In addition to acting from such a young age, Lyle has managed to explore other interests including competing in horse shows and working as a funeral director's assistant. Lyle is inspired by Hollywood glamour, Grindhouse films, Marilyn Monroe, Andy Warhol and Quentin Tarantino.

Eric Osborne Picture - Degrassi

Eric Osborne makes his television series debut as Miles in Degrassi's thirteenth season. Currently attending high school, Eric's professional acting career began only six months before joining Degrassi with the "Hockey is Ours" commercial for Nike. Eric's talent doesn't end at acting. He has sung and played guitar and piano at local festivals and cafés. In school theatre productions, Eric has played the roles of Willie Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Mowgli in The Jungle Book. In his spare time, Eric enjoys soccer, water and downhill skiing, wakeboarding and hockey.

Aislinn Paul Picture - Degrassi

Prior to joining Degrassi, Aislinn played pre-teen sister Hannah to Jamie Johnston (a Degrassi alumnus) in the television series Zoey Busiek: Wildcard and Isabella in the HBO series Tell MeYou Love Me. Aislinn also earned the role of Beth Ellen in the Disney remake of the Nickelodeon classic Harriet the Spy. In 2013, Aislinn was nominated for a first-ever Canadian Screen Award for "Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program" for her continuing role of Clare Edwards in Degrassi. Aislinn is also very passionate about her work with "Free The Children." She traveled to Ecuador with her Degrassi castmates in 2008. She loved it so much that she went again in 2010 to India, in 2011 to Haiti, and in 2012 to Ghana. Aislinn was honoured to be asked to speak to youth crowds of 20,000+ students at the "We Day" events in Toronto, Winnipeg, and Saskatoon.

Cristine Prosperi Picture - Degrassi

Cristine Prosperi joined as Imogen in Degrassi's eleventh season. Her previous credits include The Latest Buzz and the feature films Your Beautiful Cul de Sac Home and Stir of Echoes. Some upcoming projects include two shows, Really Me and Totally Amp'd, and a Nickelodeon film, Nicky Deuce. Cristine is a classically trained singer (alto, soprano, classical,pop and belt) and dancer (jazz, lyrical and hip hop).

AJ Saudin Picture - Degrassi

A.J. has been part of the Degrassi cast since its eighth season as Connor. A.J. started his acting career at a young age doing commercials and print work.  Then at 7, he played Natalie Cole's son (actually starring opposite Natalie Cole) in The Natalie Cole Story. He also hosted 13 episodes of the music show Open Your Ears on YTV. A.J. won the 2012 "Best Performance in a TV Series" (Recurring Young Actor 17-21) at the Young Artist Awards in Los Angeles. A.J. is also a two-time nominee at the "Marty Awards" with honorable mention, which are given out for achievement in the arts by the Community of Mississauga. In 2010, A.J. traveled to India to build a school with the organization "Free The Children." A documentary of the trip was made for MuchMusic in Canada. A.J. will be seen throughout Asia, the USA and Canada in the 2013 Canada Day "Roots" store campaign posters.

Olivia Scriven Picture - Degrassi

London, Ontario native Olivia Scriven joined Degrassi in its eleventh season, playing the role of Maya Matlin. Olivia's television and film credits include Being Erica, Mistletoe Over Manhattan and The Yard. Olivia's theatre credits include Bridge to Terabithia, Ms. Scrooge, Mamma Mia and West Side Story. A trained soprano, Olivia also plays piano, cello, ukulele, guitar, and has studied jazz, modern dance and ballet.

Melinda Shankar Picture - Degrassi

Hailing from Canada's capital, Ottawa, Melinda Shankar joined the cast of Degrassi in its eighth season as Sav's little sister, Alli. Prior to this, she did runway and print modeling. In 2008, Melinda traveled to Ecuador with the organization "Free The Children." In 2011 Melinda traveled again with FTC, this time to Haiti. Documentaries of the trips were made for MTV and MuchMusic in Canada. In 2009, Melinda made her lead role debut as Indie Mehta for the YTV series How to Be Indie and for her work was nominated for a Gemini Award for "Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program." Melinda played the role of Janie Gibb in the Disney remake of the Nickelodeon classic Harriet the Spy and also starred with Aidan Quinn in the independent film The Festival of Lights, for which she received a Best Actress award at the Ibiza Film Festival in Spain. The movie was filmed on location in New York City and Guyana. Melinda has a black belt in karate and has been studying martial arts for over 15 years. She also started taking ballet, pointe, and other forms of dance at only three years old. In February 2010, Melinda accepted an award for Actress of the Year at the Anokhi Magazine Gala. In early 2013, Melinda appeared as Kaitlyn in Shawn Desman's 30-minute music and dance infused special for MuchMusic. In March 2013 Melinda nabbed a Canadian Screen Award for "Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program" for her role in How to be Indie. Most recently, Melinda co-hosted (alongside Degrassi castmate Munro Chambers) Free The Children's first U.S. "We Day" event in Seattle.

Jordan Todosey Picture - Degrassi

Jordan Todosey joined the cast of Degrassi in its tenth season as Adam Torres. Prior to this, Jordan was most recognized for her role as "Lizzie" in the children's television series Life With Derek, where she shares in a Young Artist Award for "Best Young Ensemble." Acting since the age of nine, this Ontario native has made several appearances in series such as Flashpoint, Instant Star and The Good Witches Wedding. Not one to shy away from the big screen, 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. In 2010, Jordan traveled to India to build a school with the organization "Free The Children." A documentary of the trip was made for MuchMusic in Canada. In March 2011, the episode featuring Jordan entitled "My Body is a Cage" won Degrassi the prestigious Peabody Award. The award was presented in May 2011 to Linda Schuyler and Jordan in New York at the historic Waldorf Astoria hotel. That episode also garnered the series a Primetime Emmy© nomination for Degrassi in 2011. In 2011 Jordan won a Gemini Award for "Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series."

Jessica Tyler Picture - Degrassi

Joining Degrassi in its ninth season as Jenna, Jessica Tyler has been singing and playing music as long as she can remember. Prior to Degrassi, Jessica appeared on the series Overruled and Project Dad. Jessica has also done voice work for Super Why, Franny's Feet and Paws & Tales. In 2010, Jessica traveled to India to build a school with the renowned organization "Free The Children." Jessica also traveled to Haiti with FTC in 2011. Documentaries of both trips were made for MuchMusic in Canada. When not acting, Jessica enjoys keeping fit, playing the guitar, singing, and writing music. In January 2013, Jessica traveled across Canada with Nelly Furtado as the opening act on her "Spirit Indestructible" tour.