Davis Cleveland

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Davis Cleveland
Born (2002-02-05) February 5, 2002 (age 20)
Houston, Texas, United States
Years active2007–present

Davis Cleveland (born February 5, 2002) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Flynn Jones on the Disney Channel original series Shake It Up. Recently, he stars in the new Nickelodeon original movie Rufus as Manny.

Life and career[edit]

Davis Cleveland was born on February 5, 2002, in Houston, Texas.[1][2][3] Cleveland currently lives in Los Angeles, California and enjoys studying martial arts and playing guitar, as well as other hobbies including video games, skateboarding and rollerblading.[1][2] In March 2011, Cleveland told Tanya Rivero on Good Morning America of his experience working on Shake It Up - "It's the best experience ever. It's like Disney World every morning."[4] He is also involved in charity work by helping to raise money to help find a cure for Cystic Fibrosis through hosting Cystic Fibrosis walks and various other charities.

His other television appearances include an episode of How I Met Your Mother, Desperate Housewives and three episodes of Good Luck Charlie, Ghost Whisperer Episode Birthday Presence in season 5 as Tyler Harmon and a small part as the little boy who wanted the tiger in the first episode of Hannah Montana season 4. He also has a part as Luther's little brother in Zeke and Luther little brother trouble.

Davis enjoys meeting his fans, signing autographs, and plays an important role in Shake it Up. Zendaya plays Raquel Blue (AKA Rocky), Bella Thorne plays Cecelia Jones (AKA CeCe), and Davis Cleveland plays Flynn Jones, CeCe's little brother.

On January 18, 2016, Cleveland starred in a New Nickelodeon Original Movie, "Rufus", which also starred Jace Norman (known as Henry/ Kid Danger from "Henry Danger.")


Year Title Role Notes
2008 How I Met Your Mother Andy Episode The Fight
Criminal Minds Ricky CBS Network
2009 Ghost Whisperer Tyler Harmon Episode: Birthday Presence
Desperate Housewives Jeffrey ABC
2010–13 Shake It Up Flynn Jones Main Role; Disney Channel Original Series (75 episodes)
2010–11 Zeke and Luther Roy Waffles Disney XD Original Series; Little Bro, Big Trouble & Sibling Rivalries
2010 Hannah Montana Forever Little Boy 2 episodes
Pair of Kings Chauncey Disney XD Original Series; Big Kings on Campus
2011 Good Luck Charlie Flynn Jones Episode crossover: Charlie Shakes It Up
Walker Snow Show Part 2
2014 Rizzoli & Isles Zach Langley Episode: Tears of a Clown
2016 Rufus Manny Lead Role
Legendary Dudas Icuzio Episode: "Un Film de Duda/Homeroom Wars"


Year Song Album Notes
2011 "Monster Mash" Spooky Buddies with Adam Irigoyen and Kenton Duty
2011 "I Am" RO•SHON Cameo appearance

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2011 Young Artist Award Outstanding Young Ensemble In a TV Series
(shared with Bella Thorne, Zendaya, Roshon Fegan, Adam Irigoyen, Kenton Duty, Caroline Sunshine)
Shake It Up Nominated [5]
2012 Young Artist Award Outstanding Young Ensemble In a TV Series
(shared with Bella Thorne, Zendaya, Roshon Fegan, Adam Irigoyen, Kenton Duty, Caroline Sunshine)
Shake It Up Nominated [6]


  1. ^ a b "Davis Cleveland is "Flynn Jones"". Medianet: Disney Channel. Retrieved 2010-11-12.
  2. ^ a b "Shake it up! stellt vor: Davis Cleveland". GoGirl.de. Retrieved 2011-03-25.
  3. ^ "Disney's 'Shake It Up' Cast On New Show, Dancing". NY PIX Morning News. Retrieved 2011-03-29.
  4. ^ "Good Morning America: Backstage Pass: 'Shake It Up' Cast". ABCNews.com. Retrieved 2011-03-27.
  5. ^ "32nd Annual Young Artist Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2011-03-28.
  6. ^ "33rd Annual Young Artist Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2012-04-07.

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