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Munro Chambers (born on July 29, 1990) is a Canadian actor who has been acting since he was seven years old. He grew up in Ajax, Ontario, Canada, with his identical twin brother Thomas, as well as a younger brother named Michael. Munro is best known for his character, Eli Goldsworthy, on Degrassi and for his role on The Latest Buzz, as Wilder. He was also set to star in a spin-off called Meet The Wilders in the same role as The Latest Buzz but it was not picked up and he was able to star on Degrassi as a result.


He also starred in the movie Beethoven's Christmas Adventure in 2011. He also played as “The Kid” in the movie Turbo Kid which came out in 2015. He plays Frankie Chandler on Lockwood.

He is best friends with Justin Kelly, Luke Bilyk, Demetrius Joyette, and Ricardo Hoyos, and good friends with Jahmil French, Raymond AblackDaniel Kelly, Annie Clark, Shannon Kook-Chun, Aislinn PaulStephan James, Chloe Rose and Cristine Prosperi.

Trivia

  • He is a Leo.
  • He has an identical twin brother named Thomas and a brother named Michael. Both Munro and Thomas were in the movie A Wrinkle In Time.
  • His favourite dessert is cupcakes.
  • He auditioned for Drew Torres originally but was asked to read sides for Eli Goldsworthy scenes and he got the call a few days later.
  • His aunt, Debra McGrath, who played the NYU interviewer in Ray of Light (2), is married to Colin Mochrie, from Drew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza and the US version of Whose Line Is It Anyway? (source)
  • Munro is two minutes younger than his twin brother Thomas.
  • He is a nationally ranked trampolinist in Ontario along with Thomas. Munro is #2 and Thomas is #1.
  • He thinks that the character with whom he shares the most similarities is Craig Manning.
  • His favourite colours are purple & black.
  • His favorite Degrassi character is Dallas.
  • Munro went to high school with Charlotte Arnold, who played Holly J. Sinclair.
  • Aislinn and Munro on the Special Features page of the Murder in the Hamptons DVD.

    He met Aislinn Paul (Clare) when he was 13 and she was 10 during the filming of the TV movie Murder in the Hamptons before co-starring with her on Degrassi. Amusingly, Aislinn and Munro played twins in the movie, in contrast to playing love interests on Degrassi.
  • Munro's celebrity crushes include Mila Kunis, and former Degrassi star Nina Dobrev.
  • His favourite actors are Heath Ledger and Robert Downey Jr.
  • He's a huge fan of Jim Carrey.
  • According to Luke Bilyk, Munro is the least like his character out of all the cast members.
  • He shared his birthday with the late Jahmil French, but Munro was one year older.
  • At the time of his departure, Munro was the oldest cast member out of the students, having been born in 1990.
  • He once said in an interview that he thinks Eli and Clare are meant to be together.
  • His first acting job was an commercial for McDonald's.
  • His favourite food is hot dogs.
  • His favourite song is All You Need Is Love by the Beatles.
  • He has three pet dogs. 
  • He considers Justin Kelly and Demetrius Joyette his brothers.
  • Munro shares the same surname as former Degrassi High actor Andy Chambers who portrayed Luke Matthews.
  • Munro, Justin Kelly, and Demetrius Joyette were all in a show together called The Latest Buzz (which DHX produced and Canada-based Epitome owns the show in April 2014).
  • He went to two different high schools: Pickering High School and Newmarket High School.
  • His favourite ice cream flavour is Vanilla.
  • In an interview, both Luke and Cristine said that Munro is a great dancer.
  • Out of all the Season 14 cast members, Munro has the most followers on Twitter.
  • He ships Eclare.
  • He said that if he wasn't an actor he would want to be a chef.
  • He likes Italian food.
  • His friends call him Munbreezy.
  • He's a huge fan of Ellen DeGeneres (his favourite female comedian).
  • He considers himself a romantic.
  • His first on-screen kiss that he can remember was with Vanessa Morgan (Amanda).
  • When asked, "What do you look for in a girl?", Munro answered with, "Have to be smart, have to be funny, all the cliché ones."
  • Munro played a character with Tourette's syndrome, named Trey in the CBC crime drama Cracked.
  • He, Luke Bilyk, Daniel Kelly, Justin Kelly, and Alicia Josipovic created an Italian Mafia family called the Palumbos. Their mafia characters names are Joey, Donny, Pauly, Frankie, and Marissa/Marisa, respectively. Munro also played Uncle Tony and the grandmother. They are from Brooklyn but they say they are from Sicily and each one of them dies at least once, Munro said in an interview.
  • During the ATX Television Festival Degrassi reunion panel, Munro said that Degrassi taught him about transgender topics and revealed that one of his family members is openly trans, adding that learning through Eli's storyline with Adam "was huge for something [he] didn't realize was going to happen later on in [his] life."
  • He guest starred as Trey's best friend in the WeTV series The Divide.
  • He and his co-star Jordan Todosey both guest starred in Remedy.
  • He began Degrassi when he was 19 and was on the show for 5 years.
  • His favourite emoji is the wink face..
  • He watches basketball regularly and is a fan of the Toronto Raptors.

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