Known from movies
Who is Tanner Buchanan?
Born on December 8, 1998 in Ottawa, Ohio, USA, Tanner Buchanan is an actor, probably best known for his work in the YouTube series “Cobra Kai” where he plays the role of Robby Keene. He was also part of the “Designated Survivor” series, portraying Leo Kirkman.
Tanner Buchanan’s net worth
As of mid 2020, Tanner Buchanan’s net worth is estimated to be over $1 million, earned through a successful career in the acting profession since about 2009.
While he is best known for his television work, he has also done numerous films, although most of them are independent or short films.
Tanner began his pursuit of an acting career in 2010 and landed his first role on television when he appeared in an episode of “Modern Family”. The mockumentary comedy series follows the lives of Jay Pritchett’s family living in Los Angeles. In the early days, the show was highly acclaimed, although its reviews became more mixed over the years.
Despite this, the show was very successful and ran for 11 seasons ending in 2020.
After his first appearance, he worked on several television pilots and the television movie “The Real St. Nick”. He also made guest appearances on “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Major Crimes”, and in 2013 had a two-episode appearance on “The Goldbergs”. Two years later, he landed a recurring role in ‘Girl Meets World’, a spin-off of ‘Boy Meets World’ that starred some of the cast members from the original show, in the story of a young teenage girl and her life with family and friends.
Rise to fame
While Buchanan had a lot of work in television, he also made his screen debut in 2013 in a supporting role in “Jake Squared” starring Elias Koteas, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Jane Seymour. He went on to appear in several short films, including ‘Ellie’, ‘Alone in the Dust’ and ‘Guests’, and then in ‘The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards’, based on the Robert Boswell book of the same name.
In 2015, he landed another recurring role, in the Nickelodeon series “Game shakers”, with Madisyn Shipman, Kel Mitchell and Cree Cicchino. It tells the story of two best friends who invent a video game app that becomes very popular, launching their careers as developers and business owners.
While on the show, he played the role of Mason Kendall and made occasional appearances for the next four years. At the same time, he also had a recurring role in “The Fosters”, the story of a multi-foster family; four of the five children in the family are adopted and live in a home in San Diego, California. The show received good reviews and won several awards during its five seasons.
Continuing Acting – Designated Survivor
In 2017, Tanner appeared in the movie “Something‘ in the role of Jack Sachman – premiered at the LA Film Festival, starred Matt Bomer and John Carroll Lynch, and is based on the play of the same name by Timothy McNeil.
In the film he went to work with Maura Tierney, Margot Bingham and Michael Boatman. After that, he had a series of independent film projects, including ‘Max Winslow and the House of Secrets’, ‘Chance’, ‘Painted Beauty’ and ‘Sinister Seduction’.
In 2016, he was cast as one of the main characters in the show “Designated Survivor” which aired on ABC and later on Netflix. It starred Kiefer Sutherland, who was named by some events as the designated survivor of an attack on the presidential line of succession. He finds himself suddenly rising to the rank of President of the US and must discover the truth about the attack that put him on this path in the first place.
The show had a lot of trouble maintaining ratings, leading to its cancellation after season two on ABC, but then aired one more season on Netflix before airing. cancelled again.
In 2017, Buchanan appeared in two episodes of “Full house”, a sequel to the 1990s “Full House” series, with many of the actors from the original show reprising their roles, either as guests or regular cast members. The show has been running for three seasons, and while reception was initially mostly negative, it has since become less and less well received.
He then worked on the television movie “The Goldbergs: 1990-something” which was intended for a pilot of a spin-off of “The Goldbergs” but was not successful.
In 2018, Tanner joined the cast of the YouTube premium series “Cobra Kai”. The show is based on the “Karate Kid” movie series and features William Zabka and Ralph Macchio reprising their roles from the original series. Set 34 years after the original film, it tells the story of Johnny Lawrence who reopened the karate dojo, Cobra Kai, which led to a renewed rivalry with Daniel LaRusso, the protagonist of the original film series.
The show aired for three seasons and then it was announced that “Cobra Kai” would be leaving YouTube Look for another network, as the platform was no longer interested in continuing it beyond the third season.
Tanner is single and there are no reports of past or current romantic relationships. He is apparently still so busy with his developing career that he hasn’t paid much attention to a girlfriend yet. Due to his work in “Cobra Kai”, he spends a lot of time in the gym and also trains a lot with the show’s stunt crew and choreographers. He had to learn martial arts and has become so proficient that he can perform various difficult moves in karate.
|First and last name||Tanner Buchanan|
|Parents||Steve Buchanan, Marlona Buchanan|
|Movies||Jake Squared, guests, Ellie|
|TV shows||Girl meets world, designated survivor|
|The heyday of the callous bastards||2017||after-production||Bobby Bell|
|Designated Survivor||2016-2017||TV serials||Leo Kirkman|
|Game shakers||2015-2017||TV serials||Bricklayer Kendal|
|The foster parents||2016||TV serials||Jack Downey|
|Girl meets world||2015||TV serials||Charlie Gardner|
|Alone in the dust||2015||Short||Izzi|
|Mixology||2014||TV serials||young Dom|
|Growing up fisherman||2014||TV serials||Slate|
|The Goldbergs||2013-2014||TV serials||Evan Turner|
|ghost girls||2013||TV serials||Hero|
|Major crimes||2013||TV serials||Michelle Brand|
|Gray’s Anatomy||2013||TV serials||Luke|
|The real St. Nick||2012||TV movie||Cynical boy|
|Untitled Jeff and Jackie Filgo Project||2011||TV movie||Jimmy|
|Modern family||2010||TV serials||Child #2|