Michael Anthony Trevino (born January 25, 1985) is an American actor. He is known for his role as Tyler Lockwood in The CW series The Vampire Diaries.
Trevino was raised in Montebello, California and later moved to Valencia, California. His mother was originally from Zacatecas, Mexico and his father was born in Fresno, California to Mexican immigrants.
Trevino played the role of Jackson Meade, similar to Meade Milk, in the Disney Channel Original Movie Cow Belles. He has also appeared as a guest star on Cold Case, Without a Trace, Bones, and Commander in Chief. He was seen in Not Another Teen Movie as an extra. Trevino also had a small role on the TV series Charmed in the eighth season episode, “Malice in Wonderland”, as Alastair. He also had a recurring role on The Riches on FX, playing high school student, Brent, in a four episode story arc in season 1, and appeared in the third episode of season 2.
1. I WAS BROUGHT UP BILINGUAL, BUT THERE CAME A POINT WHERE MY MOM WENT BACK TO WORK AND I GOT A WHITE BABYSITTER, SO SADLY I LOST IT. NOW I CAN UNDERSTAND SPANISH AND PUT WORDS TOGETHER, BUT I DON’T SPEAK IT FLUENTLY. I’M ASHAMED OF THAT.
2. I ONLY EAT CANDY ON HALLOWEEN. NO LIE.
3. I’M A BOXER-BRIEFS GUY.
4. I’M A FULL-BLOODED MEXICAN. MY MOTHER WAS BORN IN ZACATECAS, MEXICO, AND MY FATHER – THE SON OF MEXICAN IMMIGRANTS – WAS BORN NEAR FRESNO, CALIFORNIA.
5. I LOVED WORKING ON ‘90210,’ AND I LIKED PLAYING OZZY BECAUSE HE WAS DIFFERENT FROM EVERYBODY ELSE. AND IT WAS GREAT BECAUSE I GOT A GREAT FAN BASE.
6. I WOULD LOVE TO DIVE INTO AN INDIE FILM BASED ON THE STREETS OF EAST LOS ANGELES WHERE I GREW UP. IF THAT DOESN’T COME MY WAY SOON, I THINK I JUST MIGHT HAVE TO WRITE IT MYSELF.