Brett Jordan Dier
February 14, 1990
London, Ontario, Canada
|Partner(s)||Haley Lu Richardson (2012–present)|
Brett Jordan Dier (//; born February 14, 1990) is a Canadian actor. He is best known for his role as Michael Cordero Jr. on Jane the Virgin. He is also known for his recurring roles on the Canadian TV shows Bomb Girls and The L.A. Complex, and most recently for his main role as "C.B." on the ABC sitcom Schooled.
Dier was born on February 14, 1990, in London, Ontario. He grew up with an older sister and younger brother. He studied improv as well as receiving his first dan black belt in Taekwondo. He reached the 6th grade of Conservatory Music in piano, including the Suzuki method since the age of 4. He also plays the guitar. Dier received honours for his work. Brett is a self-taught musician. He also breakdances and practices swimming.
Dier received his debut role in the TV movie Family in Hiding as Matt Peterson in 2006. In 2007, he appeared in Seventeen and Missing and The Secrets of Comforting House. In 2008, he gained the role of Caden in Every Second Counts and an alternate Clark Kent in Smallville. He appeared in a small role as Derek Edlund in Fear Itself.
In 2010, he had a cameo appearance in Diary of a Wimpy Kid as a breakdancer. He made appearances in Made: The Movie and Meteor Storm. He had a recurring role in Mr. Young as Hutch. He was in another TV movie, Mega Cyclone, as Will Newamr. In 2012, he had a role in Space Twister. In another recurring role, he was Brandon Kelly in The L.A. Complex. He also had a guest starring role in an episode of the television show Blackstone.
He received critical acclaim for his role in Bomb Girls as Gene Corbett. He appeared in Exeter which was released in 2015. Since 2014, he has played the role of Detective Michael Cordero Jr. in Jane the Virgin.
On October 3, 2018, it was announced by Deadline that Dier would have a series regular role on the ABC situation comedy Schooled as C.B., a teacher who is both a friend and rival to rookie teacher Lainey Lewis who is also based on series co-creator Adam F. Goldberg’s favourite teacher and friend.
In April 2018, American actress Haley Lu Richardson revealed that she and Dier were engaged, having proposed to him. They have been in a relationship since at least 2012. He went to elementary school at Lord Roberts French immersion school.
|2006||Family in Hiding||Matt Peterson||TV movie|
|2006||The Secrets of Comfort House||Bradley||TV movie|
|2007||Seventeen and Missing||Kevin Janzen||TV movie|
|2007||Battle in Seattle||Protester #2|
|2008||Every Second Counts||Caden||TV movie|
|2009||Phantom Racer||Taz||TV movie|
|2010||Meteor Storm||Jason||TV movie|
|2010||Dear Mr. Gacy||Marcus|
|2010||Diary of a Wimpy Kid||80s Breakdancer|
|2010||Made... The Movie||Marshall||TV movie|
|2011||Goodnight for Justice||Young Clerk||TV movie|
|2011||Ghost Storm||Rob||TV movie|
|2011||Mega Cyclone||Will Newmar||TV movie|
|2013||Barbie in the Pink Shoes||Dillon / Prince Seigfried||Voice|
|2013||The Wedding Chapel||Young Larry|
|2013||Mighty Mighty Monsters in Halloween Havoc||Jacob||TV movie|
|2013||Mighty Mighty Monsters in New Fears Eve||Jacob||TV movie|
|2014||The Hazing Secret||Brian||TV movie|
|2014||Poker Night||New Detective|
|2018||The New Romantic||Jacob|
|2007||Kaya||Jake||Episode: "You Can't Always Get What You Want"|
|2007||Aliens in America||Junior #1||Episode: "Junior Prank"|
|2008||Smallville||Alternate Clark Kent||Episode: "Apocalypse"|
|2008||Fear Itself||Derek Edlund||Episode: "Skin and Bones"|
|2009||The Troop||Richard||Episode: "Forest Grump"|
|2010||Supernatural||Dylan||Episode: "99 Problems"|
|2010||V||James May||Episode: "John May"|
|2011||Shattered||Jonah Simms||Episode: "Key with No Lock"|
|2011||Endgame||Kitch Huxley||Episode: "The White Queen"|
|2011||Flashpoint||Jaime Dee||Episode: "Run, Jaime, Run"|
|2011–2013||Mr. Young||Hutch Anderson||Recurring role, 7 episodes|
|2012||The Secret Circle||Kyle||Episode: "Sacrifice"|
|2012||The L.A. Complex||Brandon Kelly||7 episodes|
|2013||Emily Owens, M.D.||Henry||Episode: "Emily and... The Social Experiment"|
|2013||Bomb Girls||Gene Corbett||4 episodes|
Nominated – Leo Award for Best Guest Performance by a Male Dramatic Series (2014)
|2013||Pretty Little Liars||Luke Matheson||Episode: "Grave New World"|
|2013–2014||Ravenswood||Luke Matheson||Main cast|
|2014–2019||Jane the Virgin||Det. Michael Cordero Jr.||65 episodes; |
Main cast (seasons 1-3A, 5); Guest star (season 4)
|2015||Backstrom||Archie Danforth||Episode: "Dragon Slayer"|
|2019–2020||Schooled||C.B.||Main role, 34 episodes|
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- "Brett Dier on Michael's Return on JANE THE VIRGIN's Final Season". CelebSecretsTV. Retrieved February 12, 2020 – via YouTube.
- "Brett Dier Biography". Retrieved February 15, 2015.
- "Brett Dier Bio". Alloy Entertainment. Archived from the original on January 22, 2015. Retrieved January 20, 2015.
- Rawden, Jessica. "Pretty Little Liars Spinoff Ravenswood Adds Brett Dier And Elizabeth Whitson". Retrieved February 15, 2015.
- Ng, Philiana (February 14, 2014). "ABC Family Cancels 'Pretty Little Liars' Spinoff 'Ravenswood'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 14, 2014.
- "Yael Grobglas Back With CW For 'Jane The Virgin'; Brett Dier & Andrea Navedo Also Cast". Deadline. March 12, 2014. Retrieved February 15, 2015.
- Andreeva, Nellie (3 October 2018). "'Schooled': Brett Dier To Co-Star In 'The Goldbergs' Spinoff Series On ABC". Deadline. Retrieved 3 October 2018.
- "Haley Lu Richardson Breaks The News Of Her Engagement". ET Canada. Retrieved April 25, 2018.
- "Haley Lu Richardson on How She Proposed to Her Boyfriend, Jane the Virgin Star Brett Dier". People. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
- "2014 nominess" (PDF). leoawards.com. Retrieved November 13, 2016.