Devon Edward Sawa was born on September 7, 1978, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. His love of acting began when he starred in a school play in kindergarten, and since then, he has had many roles on TV and in movies.
A few years ago, he landed a part on the Canadian TV show "Kerrisdale High" (1992), on which all of the characters used their real names. The show lasted for a season. He also appeared as Yudo on another Canadian show titled "The Odyssey" (1992). This show also starred Ashleigh Aston Moore, who would later become his co-star in the movie Now and Then (1995). Playing Casper as a real boy in Casper (1995) was Devon's big break. Although he only had about five minutes of screen time, it was his biggest role to date. "Casper" took so long to release (due ...» read full biography