Mateus Ward was born in Burbank, Calif., but raised on the island of Maui. His first role was in a live theater production where he impersonated Elvis. In 2009, his family moved back to Los Angeles, where Ward pursued acting in film, television and commercials. His television credits include CRIMINAL MINDS, on the Network, and "Sports Show with Norm Macdonald," for which he was nominated for a Young Artist Award and won the 2012 OMNI Youth Music and Actor Award for Outstanding Actor. Also, he has guest starred in "Parenthood," "Lab Rats" and NCIS, on the Network, and won the 2012 Young Artist Award for his guest performance in "Weeds." Ward plays a schizophrenic teen in the independent feature film "Lonely Boy," which is currently on the festival circuit. Ward currently resides in Los Angeles. His birthday is Jan. 18. Follow him on Twitter at @mateusward.