John Allen “Jake” McDorman IV (born July 8, 1986) is an American actor, best known for his role as Evan Chambers in the ABC Family teen drama series Greek (2007-2011). He also starred in the NBC short-lived sitcom Are You There, Chelsea?, and played the role of Mike Pratt in the Showtime comedy-drama Shameless. In 2014, McDorman starred in the ABC romantic-comedy drama Manhattan Love Story.

McDorman was born in Dallas, Texas, the son of Deborah Gale (née Stallings) and John Allen McDorman III. He has a younger sister, Morgan, and an older half-sister, Amanda. After dropping out of the Boy Scouts of America to pursue his acting career, he booked his first job playing a Boy Scout in an industrial film about the importance of Scouting. McDorman studied acting at the Dallas Young Actors Studio and attended Richardson High School, Westwood Junior High and Northwood Hills Elementary in Texas.

Career
McDorman starred in the Fox sitcom Quintuplets from 2004 to 2005, and later guest-starred on House, CSI: Miami and Cold Case. He made his film debut in the 2005 thriller Echoes of Innocence, and later has appeared in Aquamarine, Bring It On: All or Nothing and Live Free or Die Hard. From 2007 to 2011, McDorman starred as Evan Chambers in the ABC Family teen drama series Greek. He also played the lead role in the 2011 Lifetime movie The Craigslist Killer.

In 2012, McDorman played the male lead role opposite Laura Prepon in the short-lived NBC sitcom Are You There, Chelsea?. He later joined the cast of Showtime comedy-drama, Shameless as Mike Pratt. He starred in the film See You in Valhalla opposite Sarah Hyland, and in 2014 co-starred in Clint Eastwood’s film American Sniper. Also in 2014, McDorman was cast in the male lead role opposite Analeigh Tipton in the ABC romantic comedy series, Manhattan Love Story.

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