Kenton Duty

Born May 12, 1995

Kenton Duty is an American actor dancer and singer. He is best known for his recurring role as "Young Jacob" on the final season of the ABC primetime drama, Lost, and for his co-starring role as the flamboyant European exchange student, Gunther Hessenheffer on the Disney Channel comedy series, Shake It Up!.… Read More

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1995 Birth Duty was born on May 12, 1995 and raised in Plano, Texas.
1999 4 Years Old He has two younger siblings, twin sisters, Jessica and Rebecca, born in 1999. … Read More
2004 9 Years Old In 2004, Duty began his acting career in Dallas, Texas at the age of 9, playing "Young Scrooge" in the Dallas Theater Center's musical stage production of A Christmas Carol. … Read More


2007 12 Years Old In 2007, after several appearances in comedy sketches on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Duty landed his first featured role as Michael in the Lifetime television movie, Christmas in Paradise. … Read More
2009 14 Years Old In 2009, Duty landed his first feature film role in the suspense thriller, 2:13, as well as feature film roles in the horror film, Forget Me Not, the comedy film, Crazy on the Outside, and the Bollywood film, My Name Is Khan.
2010 15 Years Old 1 More Event
In the spring of 2010, Duty gained popular notoriety in the role of "Young Jacob" on the hit TV series Lost, although no one, including Duty himself, knew who his character was until nearly the final episode of the series. … Read More
2012 17 Years Old On June 4, 2012, it was announced that Duty would no longer be a regular on Shake It Up, but would possibly return in a recurring capacity much like co-star Caroline Sunshine during the first season, though, he did not return at all. … Read More
2013 18 Years Old After a brief stint in the musical group Invasion, Duty moved on to developing his solo music career. In May 2013, he released the lyric video for his first single, titled "Teenage Summer Nights." … Read More
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