Nolan Gerard Funk is a Canadian actor, singer, and dancer, known for portraying Hunter Clarington in the musical comedy-drama television series Glee, Collin Jennings in the comedy-drama television series Awkward, and Conrad Birdie in the 2009 Broadwayrevival of the musical Bye Bye Birdie. He also starred in Arrow as Cooper Seldon.
Origins and Biography.
Funk was born at Vancouver, Canada. Funk has an older sister, Natanya. He is fluent in both French and German and used to be a competitive gymnast in Canada when he was younger.
Funk got his break starring opposite Victoria Justice in Nickelodeon’s 2009 movie Spectacular!, starred in the Broadway musical, Bye Bye Birdie, in 2009 and 2010. He had a role as Tyler in House at the End of the Streetin 2012, opposite Jennifer Lawrence, Max Thieriot, and Elisabeth Shue, and as Ryan in The Canyons in 2013, opposite Lindsay Lohan. He also starred as Luna in Riddick, opposite Vin Diesel, in 2013.
Funk has a recurring role as Hunter on Glee in 2012 and 2013, and as Collin Jennings on Awkward in 2013.
Funk starred alongside Lindsay Lohan and James Deen in the 2013 erotic thriller-drama film The Canyons, written by acclaimed novelist Bret Easton Ellis and directed by Paul Schrader. That same year, Funk appeared in the third installment in the Chronicles of Riddick film series, Riddick, with Vin Diesel, playing a devoutly religious mercenary named Luna. The film was released on September 26, 2013, and opened at number one.