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7 Facts About "Outer Banks" Star Jonathan Daviss: What Is His Age, And Height? Who Does He Play In "Baselines"?

Shrijan Published On Mon May 25 2020   Modified On Wed Aug 12 2020
7 Facts About "Outer Banks" Star Jonathan Daviss: What Is His Age, And Height? Who Does He Play In "Baselines"?

Jonathan Daviss is an American actor who has been acting since 2013 and has only been in a handful of movies & TV shows. 

Daviss is most known for playing Pope in the Netflix teen action-adventure mystery drama series, Outer Banks.

These are seven facts you need to know about the up and coming actor, Jonathan Daviss:    

7. How Old Is Jonathan Daviss? What Is His Height?

Jonathan Daviss was born on February 28, 2000. The native of Conroe, Texas, is 20 years old as of May 2020. He stands at 6 feet (1.83 meters). He is of African-American descent.   

Daviss attended Conroe High School and was part of the school football team.

6. He Plays Pope In The Netflix Original Teen Drama Series, Outer Banks 

Daviss stars ass Pope in the Netflix original teen drama series, Outer Banks.

The series mixes elements of teen drama and action-adventure mystery to bring fans the story of a group of friends who stumble upon a mysterious treasure map that sets them on a journey.  

Jonathan Daviss as Pope in Outer Banks
Jonathan Daviss as Pope in Outer Banks

Source: Seventeen

The series premiered for Netflix on April 15, 2020, and stars Chase Stokes as John B, Madelyn Cline as Sarah Cameron, Charles Esten as Ward Cameron, Rudy Pankow as JJMadison Bailey as Kiara "Kie", Drew Starkey as Rafe Cameron, and Austin North as Toppe.   

5. He Is A Presence On Instagram

Jonathan is a social media influencer. He is especially popular on Instagram, where he currently has over a million followers.  

His popularity, and consequently, his Instagram following, has skyrocketed since he found widespread recognition as Pope in Netflix's Outer Banks.

4. Set To Play Lavar In Upcoming Series, Baselines

Jonathan is slated to make appearances as Lavar in the upcoming drama series, Baselines.

The series will see the comeback of director Nate Parker, who had his career derailed after a sexual abuse allegation.  

The series centers around high-schooler Jamiel Chambers and his struggles balancing a blue-collar education with the perils of the neighborhood he was brought up in. 

The series has completed filming and Daviss is set to a character called Lavar, although it is not clear to what extent he will be a presence on the show.       

3. He Is An Aspiring Musician

Besides his budding acting career, Jonathan is also an aspiring musician. He is skilled at playing the guitar and singing. 

Jonathan Daviss sings and plays the guitar
Jonathan Daviss sings and plays the guitar

Source: Instagram @jonathandavissofficial

Previews of his work can be found on his Instagram and when he is not posing or promoting his acting career, he is often found with a guitar in his hand and belting out cover songs or originals that he has written.   

2. Movie Appearances In Edge of the World And Age of Summer

On the big screens, Jonathan has appeared in movies like Edge of the World and Age of Summer. Jonathan played Jay Tibbs in the 2018 coming-of-age drama movie, Edge of the World.

He went on to play Mathis later that year in the coming-of-age comedy-drama, Age of Summer.

Besides theatrical releases, Jonathan has also starred in the TV movies, Deliverance Creek and Shattered Memories

1. Made On-Screen Debut In Revolution TV Series  

20-year-old Jonathan is a relative newcomer to the acting industry, with no more than 8 acting credits to his name.

He made his on-screen debut in an episode of the post-apocalyptic science fiction drama series, Revolution. He appeared in episode 5 of the show's second season as a kid.  

The short-lived NBC drama series ran for two seasons from September 17, 2012, to May 21, 2014.