Avan Tudor Jogia (born February 9, 1992; Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian teen actor. He portrays Beck Oliver on the TV series "Victorious". He launched and is a part of the 'Straight But Not Narrow Campaign

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' along with his co-star Matt Bennett, who portrays Robbie Shapiro. He and Bennett had also been roommates for a year.Avan got his first break in acting in 2006, as Danny Araujo in A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story, directed by Oscar nominee Agnieszka Holland. In 2007, he appeared in The CW TV series Aliens in America as the character "Sam". In 2008 he appeared as Champ on Gym Teacher: The Movie and Tajid in Spectacular, both for the Nickelodeon network.

Film and Television

Year Project Character Genre
2006 A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story Danny Araujo TV Movie
2007 Aliens in America Sam TV Series
2008 Gym Teacher: The Movie Champ TV Movie
2009 Spectacular! Tajid TV Movie
2009 Triple Dog Lemur Film
2009 Caprica Ben Stark Pilot/TV Movie
2010 Finding Hope Now Santos Delgato Movie
2010 Victorious Beck Oliver TV Series
2011 Celebrity Brain Surge Himself TV Series


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    Full name: Avan Tudor Jogia
  • Birthdate: February 9, 1992
  • Eye colour: Brown
  • Star sign: Aquarius
  • He was born in Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada)
  • His character Beck was born in Canada, just like him.
  • He lived with Matt for a year.
  • His twitter account is @atjogia.
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  • He is good friends with actor Josh Hutcherson.
  • When he is not filming Victorious, Jogia has a mustache and a goatee.
  • His possible male best friend is Matt Bennett.
  • His best friend is Victoria Justice.
  • He thinks that Leon's speaking voice is 'the funniest thing ever' (according to a Youtube video).
  • He launched the "Straight But Not Narrow" Campaign, an awareness campaign featuring straight men talking to other straight men about not discriminating against gay men. He convinced two of his best straight male friends, Matt Bennett and Josh Hutcherson, to film PSA's for the cause.
  • His favorite nursery rhyme is 'Didn't Leave Nothing But The Baby'.
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    He likes old rock and roll music, indie music, and punk music.
  • His favorite White Stripes songs are 'Doorbell' and their cover of 'One More Cup Of Coffee For The Road'.
  • He has one older brother named Ketan.
  • His favorite song from 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show' is 'Sweet Transvestite'.
  • He has some family in Sydney and an uncle who lives in Melbourne (both cities in Austraila).
  • His favorite colors are red and dark green.
  • He loves soccer, and his favorite team is Arsenal.
  • He left formal schooling after finishing the 10th grade.
  • His celebrity crush is Natalie Portman.
  • Actors he would like to work with are Johnny Depp, Phillip Seymore Hoffman, and Robert Downey Jr.
  • He has a tattoo on his side, a quote from his favorite writer Hunter S. Thompson: Buy the ticket, take the ride.
  • He spent a lot of time in Canada, France, and England.
  • He speaks some French and is trying to learn more.