Date of Birth11 July 1989, Mission Viejo, California, USA
Birth NameDavid Clayton Henrie
NicknameDave - -
Height5' 11" (1.80 m)
Henrie was born in Mission Viejo, California, the son of Linda (née Finocchiaro) and Jim Henrie, and grew up in Phoenix, Arizona. He is the brother of actor Lorenzo Henrie. Henrie was raised as a Roman Catholic and, according to his website, comes from a "large, loud, Italian family". Henrie is an avid hockey fan. In a recent video chat, Henrie says that he is a Christian and always will be.
Henrie booked his first two national commercial auditions, for Burger King and Quaker Oats. Henrie booked his first co-starring role on the TV show Providence, and went on to land a guest star role on the premiere episode of Without a Trace. He's also been seen on other TV shows shows such as How I Met Your Mother, where he plays the son, also NCIS, Cold Case, House, and Judging Amy.
By age 13, Henrie got his first big break, landing a regular role as Petey Pitt on the Fox sitcom The Pitts. Henrie next landed a leading role in the Hallmark movie, Monster Makers, with Linda Blair and George Kennedy, and was asked to come back for another Hallmark movie, to play a role in Dead Hollywood Moms Society.
At the age of 18, Henrie got the role of Justin Russo in the Disney Channel Original Series, Wizards of Waverly Place. The show premiered on October 12, 2007. Due to his involvement with Disney Channel, Henrie competed in the 2008 Disney Channel Games. He was team captain of the Green Team, also known as the Cyclones. He has a role in the Disney Channel Original Movie Dadnapped. Before his present role on Wizards of Waverly Place, he had a recurring role on That's So Raven as Cory's friend Larry. Henrie also has a recurring role on How I Met Your Mother, and made a guest appearance as himself in 2 episodes of Jonas L.A.. According to Reuters, Henrie was officially named the Grand Marshal for the 2009 Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race.
Henrie is credited with writing two episodes of Wizards of Waverly place, Alex's Logo, and the special, Meet The Werewolves.
Enjoys playing hockey.
Favorite dramatic actors are Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, James Dean, Sean Penn, and Russell Crowe.
Favorite Comedic Actors are 'Jim Carrey (I)', Mike Myers, Robin Williams, Chris Tucker, and Jack Black.
Loves Jimi Hendrix and W. Axl Rose.
Plays the Guitar.
Older brother of Lorenzo James Henrie.
Former boyfriend of Lucy Hale.
Favorite TV shows are "Boy Meets World" (1993), "The Sopranos" (1999), and "Entourage" (2004).
Credits his family with his success.
Is extremely close to his family.
Friends with Brandon Smith, Seth Sieunarine, Gregg Sulkin, Chelsea Kane, The Jonas Brothers , Nicole Gale Anderson and co-stars Selena Gomez and Jake T. Austin.
Has been riding dirt bikes since he was 13.
During his free time, he hangs out with his friends, goes to see movies, or plays hockey.
Also likes to snowboard, skateboard, and box.
Got his first big break when he landed a series regular role, playing "Petey Pitt" on the Fox sitcom, "The Pitts" (2003), by the age of 12.
Continues to book a variety of roles from sitcoms and dramatic television to film.
Signed with a SAG Agency in Phoenix and began going to auditions.
Middle name is Clayton.
Raised in Arizona from ages 2 to 10.
Has tattoos on both arms of bible scripture.
He is a fan of Lil Wayne.-
Where Are They Now
(April 2008) Working on Dadnapped (2009) (TV).
(April 2008) Working on The Alyson Stoner Project (2009).
(May 2009) Working on a tentative skit with the character of "Levan", with his friends; to be uploaded as a comical web series in the undetermined future.-