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Austin Amelio
File:Austin Amelio (cropped).jpg
Born April 27, 1988 (1988-04-27) (age 34)[1]
Austin, Texas, United States[1]
Occupation Actor, skateboarder

Austin Amelio (born April 27, 1988) is an American actor and skateboarder best known for his roles on The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead[2][3] and Everybody Wants Some!!.[4]


Amelio began his career in array of short films. His most notable roles are Dwight on The Walking Dead[5][6] and Nesbit in Everybody Wants Some!!.[7]

Skateboarding background

Amelio was an avid skateboarder, filming a part in and around Austin, Texas for The Devil's Toy (2011).[8] He was sponsored by No Comply Skate Shop and briefly received free product from Osiris shoes as a flow-sponsored rider. Amelio at one point solicited sponsorship from Karl Watson's Organica brand, also receiving a free deck and some lasting advice from the senior Bay Area skateboarder.[9] In April 2017, Amelio appeared on The Nine Club skateboarding podcast hosted by Chris Roberts, Roger Bagley, and Kelly Hart.[9] He was previously interviewed by Transworld Skateboarding.[10]




Year Film Role Notes
2019 Mercy Black Will Nylund
2017 Apples & Oranges Neighbor short film
2017 Love Radio Chad short film
2017 Lost Nights Jim short film
2017 Song to Song BV's Brother
2016 Cabin Crew Billy
2016 Everybody Wants Some!! Nesbit
2014 Putting the Dog to Sleep Thomas short film
2014 Wind & Rain John
2014 Over Again David short film
2013 A Kiss Before You Go Man #2 short film
2011 The Devil's Toy Himself skateboard film
2010 Potluck Vincent Lowe short film


Year TV Show Role Notes
2014 Deliverance Creek Soldier TV movie
2015–2018 The Walking Dead Dwight Recurring (season 6)
Also starring (seasons 7–8)
22 episodes
2019 Ride with Norman Reedus Himself 1 episode
2019 Fear the Walking Dead Dwight Main cast (season 5)


  1. 1.0 1.1 Thompson, Avery (March 28, 2016). "Austin Amelio". Hollywood Life. http://hollywoodlife.com/celeb/austin-amelio/. Retrieved November 13, 2016. 
  2. "AMC REVEALS IDENTITY OF AUSTIN AMELIO’S CHARACTER IN THE WALKING DEAD". The Nerdist Podcast. http://nerdist.com/amc-reveals-identity-of-austin-amelios-character-in-the-walking-dead/. Retrieved September 17, 2016. 
  3. "Walking Dead' Promotes 4 to Series Regular for Season 7 (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/walking-dead-promotes-4-series-908979. Retrieved September 17, 2016. 
  4. "Austin Amelio Height". celebheights.com. http://www.celebheights.com/s/Austin-Amelio-49569.html. 
  5. "The Walking Dead's Dwight (Austin Amelio) Explains That Crazy Ending With Daryl". Us Weekly. http://www.usmagazine.com/entertainment/news/the-walking-deads-dwight-explains-that-crazy-ending-with-daryl-w200398. Retrieved September 17, 2016. 
  6. "Dwight speaks! Austin Amelio on playing the new Walking Dead villain". Entertainment Weekly. http://www.ew.com/article/2016/03/20/walking-dead-dwight-austin-amelio-twice-as-far. Retrieved September 17, 2016. 
  7. "Review: In ‘Everybody Wants Some!!,’ Casual Sex and Casual Philosophizing". The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/30/movies/everybody-wants-some-review.html. Retrieved September 17, 2016. 
  8. Calvin Millar (2011-02-03), Austin Amelio - The Devils Toy, retrieved 2017-06-24 
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Austin Amelio" (in en-US). http://www.thenineclub.com/austin-amelio. 
  10. "Interview With The Walking Dead's Austin Amelio | TransWorld SKATEboarding" (in en-US). TransWorld SKATEboarding. 2017-04-21. http://skateboarding.transworld.net/features/interview-with-the-walking-deads-austin-amelio/. 

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