Steven R. McQueen stars as Jeremy Gilbert, a troubled teen on a dangerous and self-destructive path since the death of his parents, in The CW’s new drama, The Vampire Diaries.
McQueen has already built an impressive resume of television appearances. He had a recurring role as a musical prodigy on the drama Everwood and a leading role in the Disney Channel movie Minutemen. His guest-starring roles have included series such as CSI: Miami, Without a Trace, Numb3rs and Threshold.
On the big screen, McQueen appeared in the independent film Club Soda, for which he won the Beverly Hills Film Festival Audience Award for Best Actor. He also has a leading role in the upcoming sci-fi action film Piranha 3-D, with Elizabeth Shue and Jerry O’Connell.
McQueen is skilled in martial arts, ice hockey, kickboxing and horseback riding.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, McQueen is the grandson of actor Steve McQueen. He has recently relocated to Atlanta, Georgia, for the filming of The Vampire Diaries.