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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.

Early Life

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.[3] The series was cancelled after one season.[4] 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. The series ended in 2019

Year Title Role Notes
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 Goblin Matt TV movie
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
2014 Grace Brad
2015 Exeter Brad
Year Title Role Notes
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 Blackstone Jake Episode: "Forgiveness"
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
2014–2019 Jane the Virgin Michael Cordero Jr. Main Role
2015 Backstrom Archie Danforth Episode: "Dragon Slayer"


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