Avan JogiaFeb 9, 1992, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Avan Tudor Jogia (; born February 9, 1992) is a Canadian-British actor, activist and director. He is known for his roles as Ben Stark in Syfy show Caprica, Beck Oliver in the Nickelodeon sitcom Victorious, and Danny Desai in the ABC Family drama Twisted. Jogia first came to prominence with his portrayal of Danny Araujo in the 2006 biographical television film A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story. After moving to the United States in his late teens, he landed various television roles within series such as Caprica (2009–2010), Victorious, Twisted, and miniseries Tut (2015). Jogia's numerous credits in television and cinema include Spectacular! (2009), Finding Hope Now (2010), Rags (2012), Ten Thousand Saints (2015), and I Am Michael (2015). His directorial debut came in 2011 with the short film Alex, which was followed by the 2016 web series Last Teenagers of the Apocalypse. In 2011, Jogia co-founded the LGBT online organization Straight But Not Narrow, which seeks to shape the viewpoints of teenagers and adults on matters pertaining to the LGBT community.