Shiloh Fernandez is an American actor born on 26 February 1985. His full name is Shiloh Thomas Fernandez. He is best known for his roles in the American television series Jericho and United States of Tara. He is also known for his mind blowing performance in
Red Riding Hood and
Evil Dead. Shiloh was born in the state of California. He is half Russian Jewish and half Portuguese. Shiloh has a proclivity for country music. Shiloh started his career as a dishwasher, and later he became an American apparel catalog model. He was hand-picked by the CEO of the company for this particular job. Later he was hired a stock boy in Los Angeles by Dov Charney. Shiloh describes his job as a stock boy as the worst job he has ever done. Fernandez started his acting career with a short film Wasted. He then made his debut in the American television with his appearance in the serial Cold Case in the year 2006. In 2007, he was chosen for the role of Edgar in Interstate. In the same year, he did a short television film, Crossroads: A story of forgiveness.
He then starred in Jericho as Sean. The series was canceled after the first season. Shiloh has done a ton of television shows which include Cold Case, Lincoln Heights, The Cleaner, CSI: NY, The United States of Tara, Gossip Girls and Three Rivers. In 2011, he got his first breakthrough and starred in the Red Riding Hood, opposite
Amanda Seyfried. In 2011, he got shortlisted for the movie Twilight. Though Shiloh was the first choice of the director, in the end, it was up to Kristian Stewart to pick her co-worker, and she went for
Robert Pattinson. After that, he was approached for the lead role in the movie Evil Dead in the year 2013. He also starred as a lead hero in the movie Syrup.
He also appeared in a lot of music videos, namely Just Impolite by Plushgun, Let's Forget All the Things That We Say by Julia Stone, The Heart Wants What It Wants by
Selena Gomez and many others. Currently, Shiloh is working on film Chronically Metropolitan, where he will be playing the role of Fenton. The movie is set to release in the year 2016.