Date of Birth3 December 1993, Boca Raton, Florida, USA
Birth NameSean Lance Berdy
Height5' 10" (1.78 m)
Mini BiographyConsidered by many to be the actor who revolutionized people's passion for learning sign language. Sean Berdy was born on June 3rd, 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida, to parents Terrie and Scott Berdy. At a young age Sean began putting on impromptu comedic shows alongside his brother, Tyler, to the delight of family and friends. Seeing the joy he brought to others while performing, he became passionate about entertaining. Young Berdy also became fascinated with magic and won the top award for young magicians at the World Children's Magicians Festival held in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Sean received his first big break in acting on The Sandlot 2. Sean played the role of lovable and mischievous Sammy "Fingers" Samuelson.
In 2011, Sean was cast as a series regular in the ABC Family's series "Switched at Birth." Playing opposite Marlee Matlin as his mother, Sean portrayed the role of Emmett Bledsoe. Among other skills, Emmett rides a motorcycle, plays the drums in a rock band and is a photographer.
As a result, in 2011 he was nominated for TV Breakout Star by the Teen Choice Awards.
For Twentieth Century-Fox's animated movie "Ice Age: Continental Drift," Sean has provided an industry first on-camera ASL performance that displays in a picture-in-picture window used in the DVD release.
Over the years, Sean has created several music videos performed in ASL and delivered a number of motivational keynote speeches throughout the country.