Walker Scobell: Age, height and facts about the Percy Jackson actor (2024)

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    1. Who is Walker Scobell?

    Walker Scobell is quickly making a name for himself as one of Hollywood's brightest young talents thanks to his brilliant portrayal of Percy Jackson in Disney+'s new Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. Get to know the talented actor and what he's been in here. [Karwai Tang/WireImage]

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    2. How old is Walker Scobell?

    Walker Scobell is currently 14 years old. His birthday is January 5th and he was born in 2009. As for his star sign? Walker is a Capricorn. Walker was 13 when he filmed the first season of Percy Jackson and the Olympians, just one year older than Percy is in the first book. [Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Netflix]

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    3. How tall is Walker Scobell?

    There is currently no accurate information about Walker Scobell's height online. As a child actor, he will likely continue growing throughout his time playing Percy Jackson. In other words, any figures you see online are probably estimates or will date quickly. [Noam Galai/Getty Images]

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    4. Where is Walker Scobell from?

    Walker Scobell is American. He grew up in a military family and lived in Colorado as a young child. Walker is now based in Pennsylvania and returns to be with his family in his hometown whenever he's not acting. [NBC]

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    5. What school does Walker Scobell go to?

    Walker Scobell went to Fairview Middle School and fell in love with acting after starring in a production of Mary Poppins. He then went to John D'Aquino's acting workshop and found an agent before landing some major roles. When Walker isn't travelling for his work, he still studies at Fairview High School in Pennsylvania. [@walkerscobell via Instagram]

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    6. Who plays Percy Jackson in Percy Jackson and the Olympians?

    Walker Scobell is the actor who plays Percy Jackson in Percy Jackson and the Olympians on Disney+. Percy is a 12-year-old demigod who is accused of stealing Zeus' thunderbolt. Created by author Rick Riordan, the series is a loyal adaptation of the book series that it's based on. After being disappointed with the films, Rick wanted to cast someone the same age as Percy in the books. [Disney+]

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    7. Walker Scobell blew Rick Riordan away with his Percy Jackson audition

    When announcing that Walker Scobell had been cast as Percy Jackson, Rick Riordan took to his website to write: "Walker Scobell is an incredibly talented young man who blew us away with his audition tapes for the role of Percy." Rick also teased that Walker is a huge fan of the books and had multiple pieces of Percy Jackson merch before he got the part. He wrote: "This kid knows his stuff." [Disney+]

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    8. Does Walker Scobell do his own stunts in Percy Jackson?

    Walker Scobell and the rest of the Percy Jackson cast all did stunt training while filming the show. Walker has a huge passion for extreme sports outside of acting so he did a lot of the stunts you see on screen himself. In his spare time, Walker often does skateboarding, snowboarding, skiing and parkour. [Disney+]

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    9. Who plays young Adam in The Adam Project?

    Before filming the first season of Percy Jackson, Walker Scobell got his big break acting the role of young Adam in Netflix's The Adam Project. The movie is set in a dystopian future in which a fighter pilot goes back in time in an attempt to save his late wife's life. Ryan Reynolds plays the adult version of Adam. [Netflix]

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    10. What movies and TV shows has Walker Scobell been in?

    Outside of Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Walker Scobell has starred in the The Adam Project on Netflix and Secret Headquarters on Paramount+. He is also scheduled to act alongside Michael Douglas in the upcoming film Blood Knot. With rave reviews for his performance as Percy, we imagine it won't be long before Walker is in many more projects. [Disney+]

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    11. Walker Scobell is good friends with McKenna Grace

    Walker Scobell is friends with many other child actors including McKenna Grace who is best known for her roles in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and The Haunting of Hill House. McKenna actually appears in one of Walker's first TikTok videos from 2022 and is good friends with Walker and the rest of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians cast. [@walkerscobell via TikTok]

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    12. Is Walker Scobell on TikTok?

    Walker Scobell is all over TikTok. His username is @walkerscobell. He often used the platform to post videos of him practicing stunts and doing extreme sports like snowboarding, skateboarding and parkour. [@walkerscobell via TikTok]

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