Buddy Handleson (born November 1, 1999) is an American actor, best known for playing Henry Dillon in Disney Teen sitcom Shake It Up, Wendell Bassett in Nickelodeon comedy series Wendell & Vinnie, and Newt on Bella and the Bulldogs, also on Nickelodeon.
|Born||November 1, 1999|
Danville, California, U.S.
|2009||Hannah Montana||Boy||Episode: "Jake... Another Little Piece of My Heart"|
|2009||Trauma||Lost Boy Jonah||Episode: "Masquerade"|
|2010||'Til Death||Timmy||Episode: "Dog Fight"|
|2010||Sons of Tucson||Gabe||Episodes: "Golden Ticket", "Kisses and Beads"|
|2010–2012||Shake It Up||Henry Dillon||Recurring role, 9 episodes|
|2011||Mr. Sunshine||Timmy||Episodes: "Lingerie Football", "Family Business"|
|2011||Coming & Going||Christopher Crump||Film|
|2012||Doc McStuffins||Luca||Voice role|
|2012||Bad Fairy||Rocco DiRizzo||TV movie|
|2013||Wendell and Vinnie||Wendell Bassett||Lead role|
|2015–2016||Bella and the Bulldogs||Newt||Main role|
|2017–2018||Nicky, Ricky, Dicky, & Dawn||Wally||Episodes: "Quadpendence Day", "We'll Always Have Parasites"|
Buddy is the son of Jay and Athena Handleson.
On June 25, 2017, Handleson came out as gay through a caption on an Instagram photo depicting him in front of a pride flag. He wrote, "Over the past couple of years I've become more and more comfortable with my sexuality and I think I'm ready to share it with the world. I'm finally at a place in life where I can say 'I'm proud of who I am. I'm proud to be gay.'"
Bella and the Bulldogs is an American comedy television series created by Jonathan Butler and Gabriel Garza that aired on Nickelodeon from January 17, 2015 to June 25, 2016. The series stars Brec Bassinger, Coy Stewart, Jackie Radinsky, Buddy Handleson, Lilimar, Haley Tju, and Rio Mangini.