Calum Worthy began his acting career at the age of nine with his screen debut in Fox’s Night Visions and went on to land the starring role in the BBC One award-winning mini-series I Was a Rat. He has since appeared in a number film and television productions, including a series regular role on HBO’s Out of Order and recurring roles on series such as The Days, Reunion and Psych.
In addition to his early feature films such as The Last Mimzy, Dr. Dolittle 3 and Deck The Halls, he has also appeared on hit television shows including Stargate Atlantis, Kyle XY, Smallville, Supernatural and Stormworld, the latter of which earned him the 2010 Leo Award in Canada for his performance. His breakout came 2011 on Disney channel with a guest-starring role on Good Luck Charlie, which soon led to a series regular role on Austin & Ally as Dez. Following his time on Disney, he went on to star in the Netflix breakout series American Vandal and recently wrapped the newest Kenya Barris pilot for NBC, Bright Futures. His next main roles on television will come as the superhero Speedball in Freeform’s New Warriors and as the male lead in the upcoming true-crime anthology series The Act on Hulu with Joey King & Patricia Arquette.
Calum recently starred in the film Bodied, directed by Joseph Kahn and produced by Eminem, where he played a progressive graduate student who finds success and sparks outrage when his interest in battle rap as a thesis subject becomes a competitive obsession. The film took home the Midnight Madness People’s Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2017 and was released on November 2, 2018. Following Bodied, he can next be seen in the 2019 independent film Corporate Animals, directed by Patrick Brice and starring opposite Demi Moore & Ed Helms.
Calum is a supporter of The Climate Reality Project founded by Al Gore and continues to travel on behalf for the ONE Campaign to help fight global extreme poverty and spotlight the issue that Poverty is Sexist. Born in Victoria, British Columbia, Worthy currently resides in Los Angeles.