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I usually barbeque with the family until it gets dark, and then we grab a bunch of kid-friendly poppers and just hang out.
—Peyton revealing his favorite 4th of July traditions


Peyton Meyer (born November 24, 1998) is an American actor. He portrays Lucas Friar in Girl Meets World, he is known for his role of Wes in Disney Channel's Dog With a Blog.

Biography

Meyer was born on November 24, 1998, to Elizabeth and Robert Meyer. He has two older brothers, Dillon and Cole. Peyton is known for his roles on Dog with a Blog (2012), Girl Meets World (2014), and the upcoming film Gibby (2015).

Early Life

He played short stop on his travel baseball team, then decided he wanted to become an actor when he was 10 years old. His mother Liz assisted him by driving between Las Vegas and Los Angeles for auditions. Born on November 24, 1998, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Meyer set his sights on an acting career when he was age 12. Shortly thereafter, he was entering local acting contests and signed to a talent agency.

Career

Landed a role as a series regular on the Disney Channel original show Girl Meets World, a spin-off of the popular series Boy Meets World. He also had a role on the series Dog With a Blog. Peyton Meyer stars as Lucas Friar, a Texas ranch-raised teen who’s now a transfer student at a New York City middle school where he’s the object of classmate Riley Matthew’s affection, on Disney Channel’s comedy series “Girl Meets World.” His career consists of commercials and movie trailers, the short film “Shortage,” and a one-time guest role on Disney Channel’s “Dog With A Blog” which soon led to seven more episodes. It was his performance in that role that led to his series role in “Girl Meets World.”

Personal Life

He has two older brothers named Dillon and Cole. Dillon was born 7 years earlier and a day before Peyton, on November 23, 1991. They take turns celebrating Thanksgiving birthdays when their birthdays land on the holiday and the family takes part in the tradition of breaking the wishbone of the turkey the day after Thanksgiving to see whose wish will come true. He is a baseball enthusiast, and also enjoys surfing and snowboarding. Meyer has relocated to Los Angeles with his parents, two brothers and “London,” a Miniature Poodle who was named by his “Girl Meets World” co-stars.

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
2013–2014 Dog With a Blog Wes Manning Episodes: "Too Short," "Howloween," "Good Girl Gone Bad," "Lost In Stanslation," "Avery B. Jealous," "Avery-body Dance Now," "The Green Eyed Monster," "Love, Loss and a Beanbag Toss"
2014 Girl Meets World Lucas Friar Main role
2015 Gibby Tommy


Trivia

  • His height is 5'9"
  • According to a tweet from the writers, Peyton is the quietest on set.
  • His earliest roles were for a Movie Trailer Commercial for Disney and a short film called Shortage. He also landed a role in a short film directed by James Franco and played an abused poet in a short film for one of Franco's graduate students.

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