|Devon Sawa Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||September 7, 1978|
Devon Sawa is a Canadian actor, voice actor, director, and producer who rose to acclaim by playing the role of Casper McFadden (human form) in the 1995 fantasy film Casper. His film credits also include Now and Then, Final Destination, Little Giants, The Philly Kid, Idle Hands, Extreme Ops, A Resurrection, The Exorcism of Molly Hartley, Life on the Line, The Fanatic, Night of the Twisters, Black Friday, Sherlock Holmes Returns, Robin of Locksley, and A Cool, Dry Place. Devon Sawa is also known for his television roles like playing Owen Elliot/Sam Matthews in The CW action thriller drama series Nikita, Nico Jackson in the ABC drama series Somewhere Between, and Flash Thompson (voice) in the adult animated superhero series Spider-Man: The New Animated Series.
Devon Edward Sawa
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Los Angeles, California, United States
Devon Sawa studied at Alpha Secondary School, a public high school in Burnaby, British Columbia part of School District 41 Burnaby.
Actor, Voice Actor, Director, Producer
- Father – Edward Sawa (Mechanic)
- Mother – Joyce
- Siblings – Brandon Sawa (Older Brother), Stephanie Sawa (Older Sister)
Devon Sawa has been signed with LINK Entertainment, Talent Management Company, Los Angeles, California, United States.
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth has been $2 Million.
5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm
70 kg or 154.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Devon Sawa has dated –
- Alessia Lancia (1993-1994)
- Christina Ricci (1994-1995) – Devon Sawa started going out with American actor Christina Ricci in 1994 but the duo parted ways the following year. They have worked together in movies such as Casper and Now and Then.
- Sarah Chalke (1995-1996) – In 1995, he began dating actor and model Sarah Chalke. They broke up in 1996.
- Tara Reid (1998-1999) – He went out with American actor Tara Reid from 1998 to 1999.
- Rachael Leigh Cook (2000-2001) – American actor and model Rachael Leigh Cook and Devon Sawa were together between 2000 and 2001.
- Danielle Fishel (2000-2001) – He started dating American actor, director, model, and television personality Danielle Fishel in 2000 but they eventually separated in January 2001.
- Jessica Sawa (2001-2002)
- Dawni Sahanovitch (2003-Present) – In 2003, he started dating producer Dawni Sahanovitch and the duo got married in 2013. They have 2 children – a son named Hudson (b. January 9, 2014) and a daughter named Scarlett Heleena (b. March 21, 2016).
Race / Ethnicity
Devon Sawa is of Polish descent on his father’s side and has said that his mother is “a little bit of everything”.
His tattoos – a cartoon devil on one arm and a cross on the other arm
Devon Sawa was cast in TV commercials for Nerf Toys in 1993.
He has described himself as being irreligious and an atheist but supportive of religious freedoms.
Devon Sawa Favorite Things
- Places to Travel – Vietnam and the Philippines
- Favorite Thing to Cook – BBQ
- Movies – Aliens (1986), Goodfellas (1990)
Source – UsMagazine.com
Devon Sawa Facts
- His name is pronounced as “DEH-vuhn SAH-wa”.
- He made his theatrical film debut as Junior Floyd in the 1994 family sports comedy film Little Giants, starring Rick Moranis and Ed O’Neill.
- In 1999, Devon Sawa brought to life the character of Anton Tobias in the teen black comedy horror film Idle Hands and this earned him a nomination for a Saturn Award for “Best Performance by a Younger Actor”.
- Alongside Ali Larter, Kerr Smith, and Tony Todd, Devon Sawa co-starred as Alex Browning in the 2000 supernatural horror film Final Destination. This role won him a Saturn Award for “Best Performance by a Younger Actor” and he was also nominated for a Blockbuster Entertainment Award in the “Favorite Actor – Horror” category.
- He was seen playing the title character in the Eminem music video Stan in 2000.
- In 2021, Devon Sawa was cast as Robbie Nelson in the action drama television series Magnum P.I.
- He has been friends with actor and producer Stuart Stone.
- He misses the video stores when he recalls his time in the ’90s.
- He is gifted with the quality of efficiently peeling the potatoes as per his mom.
- From the set of Idle Hands (1999), he took the monster truck with him. Actually, the movie distributor Sony Pictures gave him that. But, he couldn’t keep it since it wasn’t legal to park it in the street.
- He got his first car at the age of 16 which was a Honda CRX.
- At 18, he worked with an acting coach named Harold Guskin which helped him a lot in his career.
- Often, he gets mistaken for The Rock.
- His favorite way to relax after a long day of work is to eat a dozen pieces of Krispy Kreme doughnuts.
- He was starstruck when he met Dr. Dre for the first time.
- He had a celebrity crush on Elisabeth Shue and Alyssa Milano as a child.
- If Devon was not an actor, he would have been either a mechanic or a longshoreman or something in that direction since his dad and uncles were working in those professions.
- When the TV series Hacks was sent for Emmy, he felt the proudest since he has appeared in an episode in that show in 2022.
- Devon’s first onscreen kiss with Christina Ricci for the ghost movie Casper (1995). He also dated her around 1995.
Featured Image by Devon Sawa / Instagram