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Sterling Knight
Sterling Sandmann Knight[1][2]

(1989-03-05) March 5, 1989 (age 32)
OccupationActor, Singer
Years active2005–present

Sterling Knight (born March 5, 1989) in Houston, Texas.[3] is an American actor, and singer. He is in Sonny With a Chance as Chad Dylan Cooper. He also in plays Christopher Wilde in Starstruck. He will be playing Ty Parker in the upcoming movie Elle: A Modern Cinderella Tale.

Personal life

Sterling Knight was born in Houston, Texas.[3] He has a younger sister, Samantha Scarlett, and a younger brother, Spencer Shuga.[1] He lived in Texas before moving to Los Angeles, California to keep going with his acting career.

Knight had acted in many Houston theater plays like On Golden Pond, Lost in Yonkers, Bye Bye Birdie and Mad Adventures of Mr. Toad.[source?].


Year Television Role Notes
Hi-Jinks Brendan Episode "Winner"
Hannah Montana Lucas (Lilly's Boyfriend) Episode "My Best Friend's Boyfriend"
The Closer Grady Reed Episode "Next of Kin: Part 1"
Episode "Next of Kin: Part 2"
Out of Jimmy's Head Brad Episode "Bad Fad"
Grey's Anatomy Kip Episode "Freedom"
Sonny With a Chance Chad Dylan Cooper Main cast
Year Movie Role Notes
17 Again Alex O'Donnell First film role
Starstruck[4] Christopher Wilde Disney Channel Original Movie
Elle: A Modern Cinderella Tale Ty Parker In-the-making (2010)
Transit Shane In-the-making (2010-2011)
Year Music Videos Role Notes
"La La Land" Paparazzo Music video by Demi Lovato
"Something About the Sunshine" Himself Music video by Anna Margaret
"Starstruck" Christopher Wilde Film role


  1. 1.0 1.1 Rubin, Sam (entertainment reporter, interviewer); Sterling Knight; Michaela Pereira. KTLA Morning News. Los Angeles: KTLA. Retrieved on 2010-03-12. Event occurs at 1:30. “[Pereira:] What is your sister's name? [Knight:] Samantha Scarlett. [Pereira:] And your brother? [Knight:] Spencer Shuga… My mom is a Georgia Girl [Rubin:] Do you have a rap middle name too? [Knight:]Sandmann I, umm, it's pretty bad.. I'm not kidding… I will show you my ID…”
  2. "Sterling Knight interview". Retrieved June 5, 2010.  (Knight mentions that his middle name has two n's at the end)
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Sterling Knight Biography". DisneyChannelMedianet. Retrieved July 11, 2009. 
  4. Bonner, Julie (September 24, 2009). "Production Has Begun on DCOM "Starstruck"". Retrieved June 5, 2010.