Davis Richard Cleveland is an American teen (formerly child) actor. He is best known for his role as Flynn Jones on Disney Channel's Shake It Up. He has also appeared in Good Luck Charlie, Hannah Montana, and the Disney XD series, Zeke and Luther, and Pair of Kings.
Life and career
Cleveland was born on February 5, 2002, in Houston, Texas. Cleveland was living in Los Angeles, California in 2011, and enjoys studying martial arts and playing guitar, as well as other hobbies including video games, skateboarding and rollerblading. He is involved in charity work by helping to raise money to help find a cure for cystic fibrosis through hosting cystic fibrosis walks and various other charities.
In 2010 Cleveland began playing the role of Flynn Jones on the Disney Channel comedy Shake It Up. In March 2011, he spoke with Tanya Rivero on Good Morning America of his experience working on Shake It Up stating, "It's the best experience ever. It's like Disney World every morning."
His other television appearances include an episode of How I Met Your Mother, Desperate Housewives and Good Luck Charlie, Ghost Whisperer, and Hannah Montana. He also played the part of Luther's little brother Roy in Zeke and Luther.
In January 2016, Cleveland starred in the Nickelodeon Original Movie, Rufus, which also starred Jace Norman. In January 2017 he starred in the film's sequel Rufus 2.
|2008||Criminal Minds||Ricky||Episode: "Masterpiece"|
|2008||How I Met Your Mother||Andy||Episode: "The Fight"|
|2009||Ghost Whisperer||Tyler Harmon||Episode: "Birthday Presence"|
|2009||Desperate Housewives||Jeffrey||Episode: "The Story of Lucy and Jessie"|
|2010–2013||Shake It Up||Flynn Jones||Main role (75 episodes)|
|2010–2011||Zeke and Luther||Roy Waffles||Episodes: "Little Bro", "Big Trouble", "Sibling Rivalries"|
|2010||Hannah Montana||Little Boy||Episodes: "Sweet Home Hannah Montana", "Hannah Montana to the Principal's Office"|
|2010||Pair of Kings||Chauncey||Episode: "Big Kings on Campus"|
|2011||Good Luck Charlie||Walker / Flynn Jones||Episodes: "Snow Show Part 2", "Charlie Shakes It Up"|
|2013||Alone for Christmas||Dillon||Direct-to-video film|
|2014||Rizzoli & Isles||Zach Langley||Episode: "Tears of a Clown"|
|2016||Rufus||Manny||Nickelodeon Original Movie|
|2016||Legendary Dudas||Icuzio||Episode: "Un Film de Duda/Homeroom Wars"|
|2017||Rufus 2||Manny||Nickelodeon Original Movie|
|2011||"Monster Mash"||Spooky Buddies||with Adam Irigoyen and Kenton Duty|
|2011||"I Am"||RO•SHON||Cameo appearance|
Awards and nominations
|2011||Young Artist Award||Outstanding Young Ensemble In a TV Series||Shake It Up||Nominated|
|2012||Young Artist Award||Outstanding Young Ensemble In a TV Series||Shake It Up||Nominated|