Coy Stewart is an American actor who is famous for his roles as Troy Dixon in Nickelodeon’s comedy series ‘Bella and the Bulldogs’ (2015-2016) and Kevin Kingston in TBS’s comedy series ‘Are We There Yet?’ (2010-2012).
In these recent times, he has appeared in TV/web series like Netflix's ‘Mr. Iglesias’ (2019), 'The Blacklist' (2019), and 'Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts' (2020).
Bio: Age, Height
Coy Stewart was born on 24th June 1998 in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. He stands at a height of 5 feet 8½ inches (1.74 meters). His birth name is Tyson Coy Stewart.
Family Details, Parents
Actor Coy Stewart is the son of Derek Stewart and Keisha Stewart. Coy’s father, Darek, is an author who wrote a book named 'The Unlikely Journey' in 2012, unfolding Coy's career journey in the entertainment industry.
Is Coy Stewart Gay?
No, Coy Stewart is not gay. He stated the fact of him being straight while speaking to toofab.com in 2017. He said, “I have friends and family who are gay. I myself am not.”
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However, he has acted as a gay teen in rapper Logic's powerful pro-LGBTQ music video "1-800-273-8255" in 2017. The video also stars Matthew Modine and Don Cheadle as Gould and Stewart's fathers, respectively.
Award & Nomination
Coy Stewart won the Young Artist Award in 2011 in the Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) category. He won for his performance in the 2010’s TV series ‘Are We There Yet?’.
Coy Stewart with his Young Artist Award in 2011 (Photo: Coy Stewart's Facebook)
Similarly, he was nominated in 2016 for Young Entertainer Award in ‘Best Leading Young Actor - Television Series.’ This time, it was for his performance in 2015’s TV series 'Bella and the Bulldogs.'
Quick Facts About Coy Stewart
- Coy Stewart’s movie acting credit includes theatrical movies and TV movies like Nickelodeon's Ho Ho Holiday Special, The Detained, House of the Witch, and Devil's Whisper.
- His television acting credit includes TV shows such as The Electric Company, Are We There Yet?, Bella and the Bulldogs, WTH: Welcome to Howler, Mr. Iglesias, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Blacklist, and Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts.
- He joined the Columbia-based modeling and acting agency, DeAbreu Modeling, early in his career to find opportunities as an actor.
- On 20 December 2011, he posted a birthday wish for his mother on Twitter.
- He posted a throwback picture of his with his father on Instagram on 4th February 2018.
- He has over 250K followers on his Instagram handle, and over 25K followers on his Twitter handle.