Lucas Grabeel
American actor and musician
Lucas Grabeel
Lucas Stephen Grabeel is an American actor, singer, dancer, songwriter, director and producer. As a performer, he is best known for his role as Ryan Evans in Disney Channel Original Movie's High School Musical and its sequels High School Musical 2 (2007) and High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008), and as Ethan Dalloway in the third and fourth installments of the Halloweentown series: Halloweentown High (2004) and Return to Halloweentown.
Biography
Lucas Grabeel's personal information overview.
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Zac Efron, Corbin Bleu And Lucas Grabeel Had A 'High School Musical' Reunion On Broadway
Huffington Post - 5 months
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Zac Efron And Vanessa Hudgens' Original 'High School Musical' Audition Is Perfect
Huffington Post - about 1 year
The Wildcats (minus Zac Efron) were in the house once again on Wednesday night for a special "High School Musical" 10-year anniversary show, and it was just what we'd been waiting for.  Things got pretty nostalgic when the cast members -- Monique Coleman, Corbin Bleu, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale and Lucas Grabeel -- started watching their old audition videos. Tisdale and Grabeel proved they were always meant to bop to the top, and Coleman and Bleu had instant chemistry (and the same hairstyle). But the best part was seeing Hudgens and Efron share the screen for the first time. (Considering the pair went on to date off-screen, it really was the start of something new.)  In their audition, the pair, acting as Troy and Gabriella, describe how it feels to sing with each other.  "Remember in kindergarten, how you’d meet a kid and know absolutely nothing about them and then 10 seconds later, you’re playing like you’re best friends, because you didn’t have to be ...
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High School Musical Cast to Reunite After Five Years For Charity
US Magazine - over 3 years
The wildcats are back! Us Weekly can exclusively confirm that the cast of Disney's High School Musical will be reuniting after five years -- and all for a great cause! The cast from the 2006 hit will reunite in December to help support social activist Monique Coleman in her nonprofit web series GimmeMo' Foundation, which helps to invest in and create programs to improve the lives of youth globally. PHOTOS: Costars reunited! The private reunion party will take place in Los Angeles, but fans can enter to win for the chance to attend! Fans who would like the chance to win can donate starting at $3 to the fundraiser in order to be entered to win the grand prize. The grand prize winner and a friend — chosen at random -- will then win a trip to L.A. to join the HSM cast in their VIP homecoming party. PHOTOS: Zac's buff body! Those who donate more can receive other exclusive prizes though, including exclusive campaign t-shirts, hoodies and personalized thank-you's from the cast. ...
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'Switched At Birth' Makes TV History
Huffington Post - about 4 years
"Switched At Birth" will air an episode told entirely in American Sign Language (ASL) on Monday, March 4 at 8 p.m. on ABC Family. In the episode, the students at Carlton School for the Deaf protest to keep their school open. Daphne (Katie Leclerc) leads the student protest and arranges a demonstration to take place the night before their production of "Romeo and Juliet," in which she stars. Meanwhile, Bay (Vanessa Marano), one of the few hearing students in the school, is challenged when she tries to join the cause. This is the first time a scripted series on mainstream television has done this, according to the network. The episode was inspired by the real-life protests at Gallaudet University that took place 25 years ago. Students, staff, faculty and alumni demanded a deaf president bet elected after another hearing president of the university was selected in 1988. Constance Marie, D.W. Moffett, Lea Thompson, Lucas Grabeel, Sean Berdy and Gilles Marini also star in ...
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Switched at Birth star Katie Leclerc Visits - ABC 4
Google News - over 5 years
"Bay Kennish" (Vanessa Marano) ends up living the life of a girl from a wealthy family (Lea Thompson, DW Moffett and Lucas Grabeel). As the two families come together to confront the discovery, there is nothing but thrilling drama
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'The Lying Game,' 'Switched at Birth' Contrasting Takes on Similar Themes - Associated Content
Google News - over 5 years
On "The Lying Game," Laurel (Allie Gonino) resents the fact that Sutton was "chosen" while she herself was the "accident that happened 10 months later." On "Switched at Birth," Toby (Lucas Grabeel) is much more similar to his parents than his sister
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Disney Releases The Fox and the Hound / The Fox and the Hound Two on Disney ... - Magical Definition (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Lastly on disc 3 there is the sequel and two bonuses; the first is a featurette going into the making of the music of the film as well as the music video for the song “You Know I Will” by Lucas Grabeel. It's a rare thing in these times that any movie
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THE FOX AND THE HOUND & THE FOX AND THE HOUND II - Very Aware
Google News - over 5 years
THE FOX AND THE HOUND II DVD has a music video from the film from High School Musical alum Lucas Grabeel, and Making Music, about the incorporation of Nashville recording stars and songwriters in the creation of THE FOX AND THE HOUND II's songs and
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Vanessa Marano & Lucas Grabeel -- Teen Choice Awards 2011 - Just Jared Jr.
Google News - over 5 years
Vanessa Marano goes sheer as she arrives at the 2011 Teen Choice Awards on Sunday (August 7) at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, Calif. The 18-year-old actress, who headed on over to the Disney ABC Television Group's Summer Press TCA Tour
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T-Pain, Dot Marie Jones & Others Hit Up KIIS FM's Teen Choice Awards Gifting ... - Celebuzz
Google News - over 5 years
High School Musical Star Lucas Grabeel, who's now on ABC Family's Separated At Birth, as well as Wizards of Waverly Place mom Maria Canals Barrera, accompanied several other Disney family members. The Real Housewives of Orange County cast member
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Lucas Grabeel Talks Teen Choice Awards Nomination - OzarksFirst.com
Google News - over 5 years
If you don't believe it, just check out the Teen Choice Awards Sunday night on Fox. "Honestly, awards shows look a lot different on TV that they actually really are," he tells KOLR/KSX. "They're actually pretty boring, but this one's not
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Exclusive Photos from the CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER premiere - Assignment X
Google News - over 5 years
Joining them were guests, which included: Reb Brown (Original CAPTAIN AMERICA), Cisse Cameron, Jaimie Alexander, Doug Jones, Lucas Grabeel, Ki Hong Lee, Alyssa Diaz, Grey Damon, Stephen Howard, Vanessa Marano, Katie Leclerc, Idris Elba, Josie Bisset,
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Episode Title: (#108) "Pandora's Box" - The Futon Critic
Google News - over 5 years
... Lopez") as Regina Vasquez; DW Moffett ("Friday Night Lights") as John Kennish; Lea Thompson ("Back to the Future," "Caroline in the City") as Kathryn Kennish; Lucas Grabeel ("High School Musical") as Toby Kennish; and newcomer Sean Berdy as Emmett
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Lucas Grabeel
    FORTIES
  • 2014
    He also recorded and released a new track titled '135n8' in early 2014 with the music video being uploaded to his YouTube account.
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    In January 2014 he provided his first-ever voice over role for an animated series, Deputy Peck on Sheriff Callie's Wild West.
    More Details Hide Details Aside his involvement in the High School Musical soundtracks, Grabeel has recorded a song called "You Know I Will" for the soundtrack of The Fox and the Hound 2 and also recorded his own version of the Michael Bolton track "Go the Distance", from Disney's Hercules, for DisneyMania 5. In 2007, Grabeel co-wrote and recorded a song called "You Got It" which was released in the iTunes Store on August 19, 2007 while its accompanying music video was released on his official website. Grabeel also recorded another original song called "Trash Talkin'" which was released November 15, 2008 on YouTube. Grabeel also sings in the iTunes show I Kissed a Vampire, in which, he stars. In early 2009, he appeared at the Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (S.T.A.G.E.), an AIDS charity event, in Beverly Hills performing George and Ira Gershwin's "I Can't Be Bothered Now".
  • THIRTIES
  • 2009
    They debuted their work at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.
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    In May 2009 he portrayed the role on stage of Matt in the Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones musical, The Fantasticks with Eric McCormack and Harry Groener at UCLA's Freud Playhouse.
    More Details Hide Details Since the summer of 2011, Grabeel has been starring in the ABC Family drama Switched at Birth, in which he plays the brother of one of the two girls that were mistakenly switched at birth in the hospital. In March 2012 I Kissed A Vampire was released in the U.S. where Lucas stars alongside Drew Seeley and Adrian Slade.
    Early in 2009, Grabeel was voted Most Likely to Do Big Things in 2009 by MTV and had an exclusive interview with them.
    More Details Hide Details He mentions the release of another music video for his track Get Your Ass On. He also mentioned his latest movie project, The Legend of the Dancing Ninja, where he played the lead Tokyo Jones alongside David Hasselhoff.
    In early 2009, Billboard believed that Grabeel and Tisdale's track "I Want It All" should be nominated for an Oscar in the Best Original Song category however, the song did not make the final shortlist.
    More Details Hide Details During his time in High School Musical, Grabeel (along with his co-stars) had a total of six tracks chart in the Billboard Hot 100. Furthermore, he was the first artist to debut in the Billboard Hot 100 with two simultaneous new entries in one week. While with Disney Channel, Grabeel also participated in the first ever Disney Channel Games and co-captained the green team along with Ashley Tisdale, Mitchel Musso, Miley Cyrus, Emily Osment and Kyle Massey. A year later, he returned to repeat his captaincy of the green team with Dylan Sprouse, Miley Cyrus, Monique Coleman and Brandon Baker.
  • 2008
    He also appeared in the 2008 Walt Disney Pictures film College Road Trip as Scooter, which features other Disney stars Raven-Symoné, Brenda Song and Margo Harshman.
    More Details Hide Details He also stars in the independent movie Lock and Roll Forever alongside Ore Ska Band. Grabeel also guest starred in an episode of The Cleveland Show.
    In 2008, he also appeared in the movie Milk, a biopic about the slain gay rights activist Harvey Milk.
    More Details Hide Details Grabeel played a friend and supporter of Milk, photographer Danny Nicoletta.
  • 2007
    In 2007, he filmed the movie, The Adventures of Food Boy with Brittany Curran, as the lead Ezra.
    More Details Hide Details Other film projects Grabeel was involved with include the animated film, At Jesus' Side, where he voiced a dog named Jericho. He also filmed the independent film, Alice Upside Down, as the character of Lester McKinley, based on the "Alice book series" by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor.
  • 2006
    Grabeel has made television guest appearances in TV series such as Boston Legal, 'Til Death, Veronica Mars and Smallville, where he portrayed a young Lex Luthor in 2006 and reprised the role as a clone of Lex Luthor in the series' 10th season In 2011.
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    In 2006, he was cast in the role of Ryan Evans, the fraternal twin brother of Sharpay Evans (played by Ashley Tisdale), in the Emmy Award-winning made-for-television Disney movie High School Musical.
    More Details Hide Details He reprises his role in the television sequels High School Musical 2 and High School Musical 3: Senior Year. In 2007, he joined co-stars Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Corbin Bleu and Monique Coleman on the 51-date High School Musical: The Concert.
  • 2002
    During the summer of 2002, He attended the Missouri Fine Arts Academy (MFAA) at Missouri State University.
    More Details Hide Details In a letter written to protest eliminating MFAA, Grabeel stated, "I wouldn't be where I am at if it weren't for my time at MFAA." His time there, as he refers to it, is what led him to move to LA and pursue an acting career. Following his graduation, Grabeel moved to Los Angeles to become an actor. After two months living there, Grabeel landed his first television role in a commercial for toothpaste and then eventually went to star in other commercials for Lego and Hot Wheels. Soon after, he starred in his first film role as Ethan Dolloway in the third installment of the Halloweentown series Halloweentown High. He subsequently reprised this role in the series' fourth installment Return to Halloweentown.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1984
    Grabeel was born in Springfield, Missouri on November 23, 1984, the son of Jean (née Harman) and Stephen Grabeel.
    More Details Hide Details Before transferring to and graduating from Kickapoo High School in Springfield in 2003, he attended Logan-Rogersville Elementary, Middle and High School. He also played drums for a local church and initiated a men's a cappella singing group at a high school. At school, he found passions in the guitar and the accordion while also enjoying dance. He can dance in the styles of jazz, ballet, hip-hop and tap. While in Rogersville, Missouri, he regularly attended Harmony Baptist Church, where he was a part of the children's and youth groups.
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