Nothing gratifies a young child like having a dream and being surrounded by people who would stop at nothing to ensure that the dream is actualized. That is the story of Landon Liboiron, a Canadian actor and television personality who is popularly known for his portrayal of Declan Coyne in the TV series Degrassi: The Next Generation which ran from 2009 through 2010.
Before the actor launched his career as an actor, his mother, who saw his potential, would drive a long distance of fourteen hours to take him to drama classes where his acting skills were honed. His success has surely been a speck of interest to many people who know him and it’s not hard to see why.
Landon Liboiron Is A Canadian Actor Who Grew Up In A Farming Community
Landon Ryan Liboiron was born on the 10th of March, 1991 in Jenner, Alberta, Canada to Lorraine Mack Liboiron who was an artist and Marcel Liboiron who was a farmer at the time. The Canadian has a mixed heritage that comprises of French, Canadian and Polish ancestry. Liboiron grew up in his place of birth alongside his two older brothers – Blake and Lance Liboiron. They were all raised in their birthplace, a small farming community.
There is no doubt that Landon Liboiron took after his mother as her artistry runs through his veins. As an artist, she wanted her son to succeed in the entertainment industry and would drive a long distance of about fourteen hours to take the little Landon to his acting classes in Vancouver where he auditioned for film roles as well. While her mother played the key role, the rest of the family rallied behind him and gave him the needed support and encouraged him to succeed.
‘Crossroads: A Story Of Forgiveness’ Marked His Entry In The Movie Industry
Landon Liboiron made his tentative entry into the movie industry in 2007 at the age of sixteen in Crossroads: A Story of Forgiveness where he took up the role of Brody Murakami. The same year, Landon featured in a TV series titled The Virgin of Akron, Ohio after which he landed two other roles of Sam and Freddie in two films titled Don’t Cry Now and Moondance Alexander respectively. It really was a busy debut year for the young actor and he didn’t rest on his oars but continued to build his career with enthusiasm.
The year 2008 was even a better year for the Canadian actor as he starred in an episode of the TV series Flashpoint where he played the role of Simon Strachan. The same year, Landon would expand his film portfolio and landed three roles in films – Menace as Brian Ranfield; Passchendaele as a young German soldier; and Run Rabbit Run as Skate Park Kid.
‘Degrassi: The Next Generation’ and ‘Hemlock Grove’ Are His Most Acclaimed Works So Far
The winning streak continued and in 2009, he starred in nine episodes of Wild Roses where he played the role of Jude, as well as the regular role of Declan Coyne in another TV series titled Degrassi: The Next Generation. He stayed on the Canadian teen drama series from 2009 to 2010 and moved on to star in a film titled Altitude in the role of Bruce, as well as Daydream Nation, where he portrayed the character of Paul.
His other notable works on television include Life Unexpected, where he played the character of Sam Bradshaw in five episodes of the series, and Netflix’s original series, Hemlock Grove where he portrayed the character of Peter Rumancek. His role in Hemlock Grove extended to 33 episodes and spanned from 2013 to 2015 before he moved on to other projects.
He is also notable for his role on Frontier where he has played the role of Michael Smyth since the beginning of the series in 2016.
More recently, he appeared in the 2018 film Truth or Dare as Carter/Sam Meehan. In all, Landon Liboiron has featured in well over twelve films, nine television roles, and one web production titled Last Teenagers of the Apocalypse. On the web show, he played Grim in 4 episodes.
His works have earned him two award nominations; in 2010, he was nominated for a Gemini Award for Best Performance in a Children’s or Youth Program or Series and in 2017, at the Canadian Screen Awards, he was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role.
The Actor’s Sexuality Has Been The Subject Of Rumors And Assumptions
As is common in Hollywood, there are rumors making the rounds suggesting that Landon Liboiron is gay. The rumors are spurred on by the fact that the actor keeps his personal life private and has not been in any public relationship since he stepped into the spotlight.
Since the rumor surfaced, the Canadian star has not come forward to clear the air about his sexuality – neither affirming or discrediting the rumor. However, the assertion remains a rumor until proven or confirmed. At the moment, it appears the actor has chosen to focus on his career instead of his personal life.
Does Landon Liboiron Have A Girlfriend?
Currently, the Canadian actor appears to be single. Since his debut in the entertainment industry till date, the actor has not been in any confirmed relationships, fueling the curiosity of his fans. However, that has not kept him exempt from rumors regarding his personal life.
The 5 feet 10 inches actor was once rumored to have dated the gorgeous Canadian actress Charlotte Arnold who also starred in Degrassi: The Next Generation. They were said to have dated between 2009 and 2010 before ending their relationship.
Presumably, the Canadian actor could be dating and has mastered the techniques of keeping his dating life behind the curtains and therefore, remains discreet about his love life. Landon Liboiron will certainly not be the first actor to go through great lengths to keep his personal life away from the media and curious fans. Or perhaps, the truth is as simple as it appears and the actor is just single.