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Brett Dier is an Canadian actor. He is known for his roles as Caden in Every Second Countsas Hutch in Mr. Young and currently stars as Michael Cordero Jr. on the CW's Jane the Virgin since 2014-present. He also played Luke Matheson on ABC Family's Ravenswood from 2013-2014.
Dier was born on February 14, 1990 in London, Ontario. He studied improv as well as receiving his first dan black belt in Taekwondo.He reached the 6th grade of Conservatory Music in piano, including the Suzuki method since the age of 4. He also plays the guitar. As a high school student, he was involved with a jazz band. Dier received honors for his work. Dier is a self-taught musician. He also breakdances and practices swimming.
Brett was born to act. He enjoys making people laugh while using his great improvisation skills. Many of his goals he has been able to achieve. He has his first Dan Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do, has reached the 6th grade in Conservatory Music (in piano) as well as the Suzuki Method. He has been playing since the age of 4. He is been in the Jazz Band in High School and obtained honors. He is an accomplished swimmer getting his Medallion Medal toward a lifeguard certificate. He also enjoys playing the guitar in a band and is self taught. Breakdancing has also been a priority when not acting.
Dier received his role in a TV movie, Family in Hiding, as Matt Peterson in 2006. In 2007, he appeared in Seventeen and Missing and The Secrets of Comforting House. In 2008, he gained the role of Caden in Every Second Counts and an alternate Clark Kent in Smallville. He appeared in a small role as Derek Edlund in Fear Itself.
In 2010, he had a cameo appearance in Diary of a Wimpy Kid as a breakdancer. He made appearances in Made: The Movie and Meteor Storm. He had a recurring role in Mr. Young as Hutch. He was in another TV movie, Mega Cyclone, as Will Newamr. In 2012, he had a role in Space Twister. In another recurring role, he was Brandon Kelly in The L.A. Complex.
In 2013, he played a lead role on Ravenswood as Luke Matheson. The series was cancelled after one season. He received critical acclaim for his role in Bomb Girls as Gene Corbett. He is set to appear in Backmask which filmed in 2013. In 2014, he began the role of Detective Michael Cordero in Jane the Virgin, which was renewed for a second season.
|2006||Family in Hiding||Matt Patterson||TV movie|
|2006||The Secrets of Comfort House||Bradley||TV movie|
|2007||Seventeen and Missing||Kevin Janzen||TV movie|
|2007||Battle in Seattle||Protester #2|
|2008||Every Second Counts||Caden||TV movie|
|2009||Phantom Racer||Taz||TV movie|
|2010||Meteor Storm||Jason||TV movie|
|2010||Dear Mr. Gacy||Marcus|
|2010||Diary of a Wimpy Kid||80s Breakdancer|
|2010||Made... The Movie||Marshall||TV movie|
|2011||Goodnight for Justice||Young Clerk||TV movie|
|2011||Ghost Storm||Rob||TV movie|
|2011||Mega Cyclone||Will Newmar||TV movie|
|2013||Barbie in the Pink Shoes||Dillon / Prince Seigfried||Voice|
|2013||The Wedding Chapel||Young Larry|
|2013||Mighty Mighty Monsters in Halloween Havoc||Jacob||TV movie|
|2013||Mighty Mighty Monsters in New Fears Eve||Jacob||TV movie|
|2014||The Hazing Secret||Brian||TV movie|
|2007||Kaya||Jake||Episode: "You Can't Always Get What You Want"|
|2007||Aliens in America||Junior #1||Episode: "Junior Prank"|
|2008||Smallville||Alternate Clark Kent||Episode: "Apocalypse"|
|2008||Fear Itself||Derek Edlund||Episode: "Skin and Bones"|
|2009||The Troop||Richard||Episode: "Forest Grump"|
|2010||Supernatural||Dylan||Episode: "99 Problems"|
|2010||V||James May||Episode: "John May"|
|2011||Shattered||Jonah Simms||Episode: "Key with No Lock"|
|2011||Endgame||Kitch Huxley||Episode: "The White Queen"|
|2011||Flashpoint||Jaime Dee||Episode: "Run, Jaime, Run"|
|2011–2013||Mr. Young||Hutch||7 episodes|
|2012||The Secret Circle||Kyle||Episode: "Sacrifice"|
|2012||The L.A. Complex||Brandon Kelly||7 episodes|
|2013||Emily Owens M.D.||Henry||Episode: "Emily and... The Social Experiment"|
|2013||Bomb Girls||Gene Corbett||4 episodes|
|2013||Pretty Little Liars||Luke Matheson||Episode: "Grave New World"|
|2013–2014||Ravenswood||Luke Matheson||Main Role|
|2014–present||Jane the Virgin||Michael Cordero Jr.||Main Role|
|2015||Backstrom||Archie Danforth||Episode: "Dragon Slayer"|