Robert Patrick "Robbie" Amell is a Canadian actor, who is best known for his role on the Nickelodeon series True Jackson, VP as Jimmy Madigan, Picture This, and Fred Jones in the television films, Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins and the sequel, Scooby-Doo! Curse Of The Lake Monster.
Amell was born in Toronto, Ontario, with his parents roots in Ireland. Along with his sister, he started modeling and acting in small roles in commercials when he was six years old. He attended Armour Heights Public School and graduated in 2000.
At 16, he began landing roles in high school plays such as Louis and Dave, Picasso at the Lapin Agile and The Importance of Being Earnest. He graduated from Lawrence Park Collegiate Institute in Toronto in 2006. Amell is a twin.
Amell appeared as Daniel Murtaugh in Cheaper by the Dozen 2. He also appeared in the 2010 horror film Left for Dead. He had a role in the Disney Channel series Life with Derek (he played Casey McDonald's boyfriend, Max). He has also appeared in the ABC Family movie Picture This. He had a regular role on the Nickelodeon series True Jackson, VP as Max Madigan's nephew Jimmy, True's love interest.
He had a recurring role as Adam on the hit TV show Revenge.
He will also be playing the role of Noel Kahn's brother Eric on the ABC Family television hit Pretty Little Liars during the show's third season.