Jogia next appeared in the 2008 Nickelodeon network original film Gym Teacher: The Movie, as Champ Sinclair, a role opposite Law & Order: Special Victims Unit actor Christopher Meloni.He returned to the network the following year, starring in the 2009 film Spectacular!
Avan Tudor Jogia (born February 9, 1992) is a Canadian actor, singer, activist and director, perhaps best known for his role as Beck Oliver in the Nickelodeon sitcom Victorious (2010–2013), and as Danny Desai in the ABC drama television series Twisted (2013–2014) – a role which earned him nominations at the 20 Teen Choice Awards.Jogia first came to prominence with his portrayal of Danny Araujo in the 2006 biographical television film A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story.Released in 2015, the film also starred Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfeld and Ethan Hawke.Based on Benoit Denizet-Lewis' New York Times Magazine article "My Ex-Gay Friend" in 2011, the film's cast includes James Franco, Zachary Quinto and Emma Roberts, along with Jogia who portrays Nico, a gay Buddhist the protagonist (Franco) briefly falls in love with.Jogia starred in the comedy film The Outcasts, alongside lead actress Victoria Justice.
He was cast in the role of Dave on May 13, 2014, and the film marks Jogia and Justice's third collaboration since the 2009 television film Spectacular! Later, Jogia appeared in The Year of Spectacular Men, a film directed by Lea Thompson.In 2010, he appeared in the drama film Triple Dog, On the themes of the series, Jogia remarked, "Twisted is similar to Pretty Little Liars in that it's about trying to find out who did it, but it's more about the human relationships between characters and the strain that things can put on them.It's also a little bit of a social commentary piece, because it covers very timely issues." The series premiered on June 11, 2013, and ran for 19 episodes; for his role as Desai, Jogia received two nominations at the 20 Teen Choice Awards, in the categories "Summer TV Star: Male" and "Actor: Drama", respectively.(2009), Finding Hope Now (2010), Rags (2012), Ten Thousand Saints (2015), and I Am Michael (2015).His directorial debut came about in 2011, with the short film Alex, which was followed by the 2016 web series Last Teenagers of the Apocalypse.He had been cast in the role of Ben Stark in August 2008, with production of the series' pilot episode completed by the conclusion of that year.