The Info List - Drew Seeley

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Andrew Michael Edgar "Drew" Seeley[1] (born April 30, 1982) is a Canadian-American actor, singer and dancer. He has recorded many songs for the Walt Disney Company. He danced as a child in Ontario
until he was about pre-teen age and then moved to Florida. Drew is married to actress/comedian Amy Paffrath.[2]


1 Early life 2 Career

2.1 2005–2010: Breakthrough films and debut album 2.2 2011–present: The Resolution, films and television

3 Filmography

3.1 Film 3.2 Television 3.3 Web

4 Stage 5 Discography 6 Awards and nominations 7 References 8 External links

Early life[edit] Seeley grew up in Toronto
and fell in love with performing. Was once part of a boy band called NewGround. He was cast in Hal Prince's revival of Showboat and stayed with the production for a year. In 2005, Seeley started working with Ray Cham, an established producer and together they wrote "Get'cha Head in the Game", a song that was a nominee in the Creative Arts Primetime Emmy category, Best Original Music and Lyrics. In 2009, Seeley tried his hand at Broadway, taking on the role of Prince Eric in The Little Mermaid. Seeley is represented by the William Morris Agency
William Morris Agency
and TalentWorks.[3] Career[edit] 2005–2010: Breakthrough films and debut album[edit]

Drew Seeley
Drew Seeley
performing with Vanessa Hudgens.

In 2005, Seeley began working with established producer Ray Cham and together they wrote "Get'cha Head in the Game" for Disney's quadruple platinum High School Musical
High School Musical
soundtrack. His voice had been blended with Zac Efron's voice for the character of Troy Bolton
Troy Bolton
in High School Musical.[4] This garnered them an Emmy nomination in the Best Original Music and Lyrics category. In addition, Seeley filled in for Efron (who was shooting Hairspray) on the North America and Latin America tours of High School Musical: The Concert, playing in 60,000 seat arenas and he can be heard on both soundtracks and High School Musical on Stage!. Seeley's association with Disney continued and he can be heard as a featured artist on several Disney soundtracks/compilation albums including Disneymania 5, Disneymania 6, Disney Channel Holiday, Radio Disney Jams, Vol. 9, and Byou. Drew's duet with Spanish-born Mexican singer Belinda "Dance with Me", from the platinum Cheetah Girls 2 soundtrack, was played on the Disney Channel and on Radio Disney. Drew appeared in Belinda's video of "Ni Freud ni tu mamá". Drew also made a guest appearance on the current Chipmunks CD Undeniable, singing an updated take on "Shake Your Groove Thing" with Alvin and the gang. Seeley appeared in the Hallmark Channel
Hallmark Channel
Movie Claire opposite Valerie Bertinelli, and in the film Fly Kidz, which he co-wrote and produced the soundtrack. He also wrote and performed music for the Disney Channel Original Movie Jump In!
Jump In!
starring Corbin Bleu
Corbin Bleu
and Keke Palmer. Seeley starred opposite Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez
and Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
in Another Cinderella Story, playing the pop star Joey Parker.[5] Drew wrote and performed four songs in the film, and shot music videos for both versions of his hit song, "New Classic". Seeley also appeared in Disney Channel Original Movie Stuck In the Suburbs as a hotel employee. In the summer of 2009 he starred as Prince Eric in the Disney Broadway Musical The Little Mermaid,[6] and had a leading role in the horror movie The Shortcut. In June 2010, Seeley starred in the Hallmark Channel television movie Freshman Father.[7] Drew has recently been touring the US as "Bob Gaudio" in Jersey Boys.[8] 2011–present: The Resolution, films and television[edit] Seeley's album The Resolution was released on April 5, 2011. In support of the album, Drew went on a national tour where he performed his own original music. He also sang a song for the Disney Channel original series Shake It Up. A duet with Adam Hicks, "Dance for Life," premiered in the episode "Vatalihoosit It Up", backed by a routine performed by dance crew the Jabbawockeez. "Dance for Life" was featured on the soundtrack for the show, Shake It Up: Break It Down. Seeley's song "It's Always Been You" was used as the theme of A Princess For Christmas, a 2011 Hallmark Channel
Hallmark Channel
movie.[9] On June 12, 2011, Seeley was reported to have joined the CW's hit teen drama series 90210, but Entertainment Weekly later reported that he dropped the role due to his conflict schedule. In March 2012 I Kissed a Vampire was released, in which Seeley stars alongside Lucas Grabeel and Adrian Slade.[10] In June 2012, he co-starred in the Lifetime movie, "Talhotblond", posing as young "Tommy". Seeley has also released music videos for his song "Beautiful", and most recently "Into The Fire". Drew recorded a song for the third Shake It Up soundtrack Shake It Up: I Love Dance, called "I Do". It only featured on Walmart
Exclusive editions as a bonus track. The song was also featured in the Shake It Up season 3 episode, "I Do It Up". In 2013, Seeley began filming his role in a new film, Elixir, which was renamed to Lovestruck: The Musical on ABC Family, where Seeley played the role of "Young Ryan". He played opposite Chelsea Kane (Young Harper), Jane Seymour (Harper), Sara Paxton
Sara Paxton
(Mirabella), Tom Wopat (Ryan), and Alexander DiPersia (Marco). He is featured singing his rendition of Usher’s “DJ’s Got Us Fallin’ in Love". In conjunction with the new movie, Seeley co-wrote and performed “Here & Now,” the theme song to ABC Family’s spring promotional campaign. The song was featured on Seeley’s dance-pop EP released in April 2013.[11] Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1999 Camp Tanglefoot: It All Adds Up Tommy (voice)

2004 Stuck in the Suburbs David the hotel clerk

2005 Complete Guide to Guys Stearns

2006 Christopher Brennan Saves the World Tom Hartwell Short film

2006 The Modern Unicorn's Guide to Love and Magic Matt Short film

2006 High School Musical Troy (Singing) Direct to video

2008 Another Cinderella Story Joey Parker Direct to video

2009 The Shortcut Derek

2012 The Madame Partier Short film

2012 I Kissed a Vampire Trey Sylvania

2012 Pitch Perfect Male Voice #5

2013 Get the Girl Back Sonny Short film

2014 LA Bound: 7 Things Nobody Tells You About Moving to LA Parking Guy 1 Short film

2014 Second Time Around Sean Short film

2015 Yellow Day The Good Man

2016 Union Bound Confederate Sharpshooter

2016 Chalk It Up Todd

TBA Do Over Sean King


Year Title Role Notes

2000 Guiding Light Andrew 3 episodes

2002 Dawson's Creek Male Episode: "The Importance of Not Being Too Earnest"

2003–04 One Tree Hill Johnny "Vegas" Norris 2 episodes

2004 Stuck in the Suburbs Front Desk Clerk (David) Television film

2005 Locusts Willy Television film

2005 Campus Confidential Logan Television film

2006 High School Musical singing voice of Troy Bolton Television film

2007 Claire Bobby Mills Television film

2008 The Suite Life of Zack & Cody David/Jeffery Episode: "Romancing the Phone"

2010 Freshman Father John Patton Television film

2010 The Closer Boyd Martin Episode: "Jump the Gun"

2010–11 Glory Daze Jason Wilson Main role

2012 Tallhotblond Tommy Television film

2013 Lovestruck: The Musical Ryan Hutton/Angus Television film

2013 Non-Stop Ronnie Television film


Year Title Role Notes

2009 I Kissed a Vampire Trey Sylvania Main role

2012 Trend This! Himself Episode: "The Dance"

2013 The Flip Side Andy 2 episodes

2013 Minute Motivations Andy Episode: "Holiday Special"

2014 The Interrogationists Jason Vance Episode: "The Husband"

2014 His & Hers Jason Episode: "All Your Friends Are Men"

2014 CoffeeHouse Brandon Sherwood Episode: "Pilot"

2014–present Max & Wrigley Making Friends Voice; Main role


Year Title Role Notes

2009–10 The Little Mermaid: On Broadway[12] Prince Eric

2011 Celebrity Improv Mashup[13] Various Stand-up comedy

2014 Jersey Boys[14] Bob Gaudio

Discography[edit] Main article: Drew Seeley
Drew Seeley

Studio albums

~DS~ (2006) The Resolution (2011)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award ceremony Category/Work Nominee(s) Result

2006 Creative Arts Primetime Emmys Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for "Get'cha Head in the Game" from High School Musical Ray Cham, Greg Cham and Drew Seeley Nominated


^ http://www.playbill.com/news/article/playbill.coms-cue-a-drew-seeley-161897 ^ "during a performance of the sketch comedy show Top Story! Weekly". TV.com. Retrieved 2009-06-20.  ^ "Contact". DrewSeeley.net. Retrieved 2009-06-20.  ^ "Who Are the Real Student Bodies". Archived from the original on June 16, 2008. Retrieved 2009-06-20.  ^ " Drew Seeley
Drew Seeley
Interview". Feeling the Vibe. April 26, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-20.  ^ Andrew Gans (June 9, 2009). "Little Mermaid Welcomes Drew Seeley June 9". Playbill. Archived from the original on June 12, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-20.  ^ "One Freshman is Earning his Degree in Daddy. Emmy Nominee and 'High School Musical' Singer
Drew Seeley, Golden Globe Nominee Annie Potts and Four-Time Emmy Winner KimZimmer Co-Star in Freshman Father. A Hallmark Channel
Hallmark Channel
Original Movie Premiering June 5" (Press release). Hallmark Channel. April 6, 2010. Archived from the original on November 21, 2011. Retrieved 2010-05-13.  ^ http://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Drew-Seeley-Keith-Hines-to-Join-Cast-of-JERSEY-BOYS-National-Tour-20141014.  Missing or empty title= (help) ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Y9UJJlTsXE ^ "TWIST Chats with Drew Seeley!". Twist Magazine. Twist Magazine. Retrieved 12 April 2012.  ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-04-26. Retrieved 2013-04-25.  ^ " Drew Seeley
Drew Seeley
Is The Little Mermaid's Handsome New Prince". Broadway.com. 2011-05-30. Retrieved June 4, 2011.  ^ "ACME Comedy PHOTOS!". Drew Seeley
Drew Seeley
Official Website. 2011-05-30. Retrieved June 4, 2011.  ^ " Drew Seeley
Drew Seeley
Joins The Cast Of "Jersey Boys" National Tour". Disney Dreaming. 2011-05-30. Retrieved June 4, 2011. 

External links[edit]

Official website Podcast about his marriage proposal to his wife Amy Drew Seeley
Drew Seeley
on IMDb

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 61863493 LCCN: no2006083909 ISNI: 0000 0000 5524 9816 GND: 135500931 BNF: cb155486600 (data) MusicBrainz: fa93c17e-ddb8-4747