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Drew Seeley
Drewseeley
Biographical Information
Gender: Male
Date of birth: April 30, 1982
Age: 30
Nationality: Canadian
Hometown: Toront, Ontario, Canada
Occupation(s): Singer, actor
Genre(s): Pop, dance-pop, R&B
Affiliation(s): High School Musical
Years active: 1999-present
Official website: drewseeley.com
Official Twitter: @drewseeley
Singer: Dance For Life
A Space in the Stars
I do

Drew Seeley is a Canadian actor, dancer, singer, and songwriter. He performs the song Dance For Life, which is featured on the Shake It Up soundtrack, Shake It Up: Break It Down, and A Space in the Stars, which is featured as a bonus track on the Shake It Up soundtrack, Shake It Up: Live 2 Dance.

Career

Drew Seeley grew up in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, where he was cast in Hal Prince’s revival of Showboat and stayed with the production for a year. Seeley appeared on a number of spin-off albums from Disney's films and television shows, as well as being the "singing voice" for Zac Efron's character, Troy, in the hit television movie High School Musical, which is also the main reason he was the replacement of Efron on the movie's tour. He has guest starred on shows such as One Tree Hill, Dawson’s Creek, and Guiding Light.

In 2005, Seeley began working with established producer Ray Cham and together they wrote “Getcha Head in the Game” for Disney’s quadruple platinum High School Musical soundtrack. His voice had been blended with Zac Efron's voice for the character of Troy Bolton in High School Musical. This garnered them an Emmy nomination in the “Best Original Song and Lyrics” category. In addition, Seeley filled in for Efron (who was shooting Hairspray) in the North America and Latin America tours of High School Musical: The Concert playing in 60,000 seat arenas and he can be heard on both soundtracks.

Seeley's association with Disney continued and he can be heard as a featured artist on several Disney soundtracks/compilation cds including: Disneymania 5, Disneymania 6, Disney Channel Holiday, Radio Disney Jams, Vol. 9, and B'You. Seeley’s duet with Spanish-born Mexican singer Belinda "Dance with Me", from the platinum Cheetah Girls 2 soundtrack, can be seen on the Disney Channel and on Radio Disney. Seeley appeared in Belinda's video of "Ni Freud Ni Tu Mama". Seeley also made a guest appearance on the current Chipmunks CD 'Undeniable', singing an updated take on "Shake Your Groove Thing" with Alvin and the gang.

Seeley appeared in the Hallmark Channel Movie, Claire, opposite Valerie Bertinelli, and in the film Fly Kidz for which he co-wrote and produced the soundtrack. He also wrote and performed music for the Disney Channel Original Movie Jump In! starring Corbin Bleu and Keke Palmer. Drew starred opposite Selena Gomez and Jane Lynch in Another Cinderella Story, playing the popstar Joey Parker. Seeley wrote and performed 4 songs in the film, and shot music videos for both versions of his hit song, "New Classic." Seeley also appeared in Disney Channel Original Movie Stuck In The Suburbs as a hotel employee.

In the summer of 2009 he starred as Prince Eric in the Disney Broadway Musical The Little Mermaid and had a leading role in the horror movie The Shortcut.

In June 2010, Seeley starred in the Hallmark Channel television movie Freshman Father.

His most recent album "The Resolution" was released on April 5, 2011. He is currently planning on a national tour where he will perform his own original music.

He also sang a song for the Disney Channel original series Shake It Up. He sang a song with Adam Hicks called "Dance For Life".It premiered on the episode "Vatoolihotsit it Up" & the dance crew the JabbaWockeeZ."Dance For Life" will be featured on the soundtrack for the show, Shake It Up: Break It Down.

In June 12, 2011 Drew was reported to join the CW's hit teen drama series 90210 but later EW reported that he dropped the role due to his conflict schedule.

In 2012, Drew Seeley will be seen in the new movie “Elixir”, co-starring Chelsea Kane and Sara Paxton. The movie is set to air on the ABC Family Channel.

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