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Devon Sawa

Sawa in Final Destination (2000)
Birth name Devon Edward Sawa
Born September 7, 1978 (1978-09-07) (age 29)
Flag of Canada Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Years active 1992 - present
Parents Joyce Sawa
Edward Sawa

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Biography

Sawa was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, the son of Joyce, a homemaker, and Edward Sawa, a refrigeration mechanic.[1] His father is of Polish descent and his mother is "a little bit of everything".[2] Sawa is the oldest of three children. For other uses, see Vancouver (disambiguation). ... Motto: Splendor sine occasu (Latin: Splendour without diminishment) Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Official languages English (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor Steven Point Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 36 Senate seats 6 Confederation July 20, 1871 (6th province) Area  Ranked 5th Total 944... Refrigeration is the process of removing heat from an enclosed space, or from a substance, and rejecting it elsewhere for the primary purpose of lowering the temperature of the enclosed space or substance and then maintaining that lower temperature. ... Look up Mechanic in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


He started his career in 1992 as a children's action toy spokesperson and was a very successful teen star during the 1990s. His most notable Hollywood film roles were Casper, Idle Hands, and Final Destination. He was featured on the covers of many teen magazines such as Tiger Beat and others during the height of his fame. In 2000, he portrayed the role of Stan, the obsessed Eminem fan in the music video "Stan" alongside singer Dido who played Stan's girlfriend. He has continued to work steadily in films. For the band, see 1990s (band). ... ... Casper is a 1995 live-action feature film based on the Casper the Friendly Ghost cartoons and comic strips. ... Idle Hands is a 1999 comedy/horror movie starring Devon Sawa, Seth Green, and Jessica Alba. ... Final Destination is a 2000 horror film about a group of students who cheat death by avoiding a plane crash when one has a premonition of their deaths, but soon after, they begin dying one by one in mysterious freak accidents. ... Teen magazines are magazines aimed at teenage readers. ... Tiger Beat is a longtime top selling American teen magazine. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), better known as Eminem or Slim Shady, is a Grammy and Academy Award-winning American rapper, record producer and actor from the Detroit, Michigan area. ... Dido singles chronology Stan was the third single (after The Real Slim Shady and The Way I Am) released from The Marshall Mathers LP, the second LP from rapper Eminem. ... Dido (born Florian Cloud de Bounevialle Armstrong,[1] December 25, 1971) is a British BRIT Award-winning and Grammy Award-nominated singer and songwriter who performs under a nickname her mother gave her in childhood. ...


Sawa resides in Los Angeles, California with his fiancĂ©e, Jessica.[citation needed] He was arrested in November of 2005 for charges of resisting arrest or obstructing the duties of a police officer. Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ...


Awards

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2001 Won Saturn Award Best Performance by a Younger Actor for Final Destination (2000)
2000 Nominated Saturn Award Best Performance by a Younger Actor/Actress for Idle Hands (1999)

Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... The Saturn Award is an award presented annually by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films to honor the top works in science fiction, fantasy, and horror in film, television, and home video. ... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Performance by a Younger Actor: ... Final Destination is a 2000 horror film about a group of students who cheat death by avoiding a plane crash when one has a premonition of their deaths, but soon after, they begin dying one by one in mysterious freak accidents. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... The Saturn Award is an award presented annually by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films to honor the top works in science fiction, fantasy, and horror in film, television, and home video. ... The following are a list of Saturn Award winners for Best Performance by a Younger Actor: ... Idle Hands is a 1999 comedy/horror movie starring Devon Sawa, Seth Green, and Jessica Alba. ...

Blockbuster Entertainment Award

Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2001 Nominated Blockbuster Entertainment Award Favorite Actor - Horror (Internet Only) for Final Destination (2000)

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Young Artist Awards

Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
1997 Nominated Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Movie/Mini-Series - Young Actor for Night of the Twisters (1996) (TV)

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Filmography

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References

  1. ^ http://www.filmreference.com/film/81/Devon-Sawa.html
  2. ^ http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1285/is_2_30/ai_59461533

External links


  Results from FactBites:
 
Devon Sawa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (170 words)
Devon Edward Sawa (born September 7, 1978) is a Canadian actor.
Sawa was born to a Polish father and a Canadian mother in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Sawa was featured on the covers of many teen magazines such as Tiger Beat and others during the height of his fame.
Devon Sawa , Celebrity profile, bio, biography (409 words)
Devon Sawa, or actually, Devon Edward Sawa was born on September 7, 1978 in Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
Devon Sawa had a small role in the Canadian fantasy series The Odyssey, and a larger role in KidZone, a Canadian docudrama about high school, which aired in America as Kerrisdale High.
Devon Sawa broke into movies as the quarterback in Little Giants (1994), and then kissed Christina Ricci in two 1995 flicks, Casper (he played the living boy who became the ghost) and Now and Then, where she was the young Rosie O'Donnell.
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