Devon Alan was born on July 7, 1991, in Los Angeles, California. At the age of six, he appeared in the feature film “Simon Birch” and his acting career was off and running. His other work in features includes “Beneath Loch Ness” in 2001 and “Throttle” in 2002. The next year he was cast in the lead role in “It’s Better to be Wanted for Murder Than Not to Be Wanted at All,” a Fox film, for which he received a Young Artists Award nomination for “Best Performance in a Short Film”.
At only 11, he was cast from a nationwide search to play a lead role as Tim Munn in the thriller “Undertow.” Devon won the 2005 Young Artists Award for his amazing performance as a sickly Southern boy with eating disorders.
He then went on to star in “The Iris Effect,” a mystery/thriller, where Devon flew to St. Petersburg, Russia, to film a lead role, as a young artist who is homeless and lives on the streets. He leads an American woman, Anne Archer, throughout Russia to find her artist son, who ran away from home as a teenager.
Devon has appeared in several made for television movies, including playing the role of Reba McEntire’s son, “Toby”, in the CBS movie special, Secret of Giving, also, playing “Young Scott” in Missing Pieces and then the role of “Max” in Steven King’s miniseries, Firestarter 2: Rekindled, where he played a “telekinetic” boy who could move objects with his mind.
He has made guest appearances on the series ER playing “Kyle McCormick” in episode: “A Simple Twist of Fate”, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation playing “Craig Mason” in episode: “Identity Crisis,” Dharma & Greg playing “Taylor” in episode: “Kitty Dearest,” Mad TV playing “Little Boy”, 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd playing “Eddie at 6” in episode: “A Very Canine Christmas,” Family Law playing “Peter McCord/Michael Braun” in episode: “Necessity”, General Hospital playing “Michael ll” and “Kenan & Kel” playing “Boy” in episode: “Skunkator vs. Mothman” as well as Sunset Beach playing “Boy in Hospital. He also made a guest-starring appearance as “Ethan Archer” in the episode “Leap of Faith” for the series “Blind Justice.”
After his role in the feature “Blind Justice,” after that, we did not see Devon on screen but in 2011 he wrote, produced and appeared in the short “Lilly” and appeared in the short “The Wait.” During this time he attended college majoring in film. Devon later attended Pepperdine Univ SOL; Malibu CA and graduated and is now an attorney focusing on the entertainment industry.
In his spare time, Devon enjoys outdoor sports, such as backpacking, hiking, archery, and river rafting.