Elliot Fletcher is an American actor, musician, and trans rights advocate. He is best known for portraying transgender characters in films and television shows, including Noah in the Faking It MTV series and Aaron Baker in Freeform's The Foster series. Here is all you need to know about his transition journey and how he became a beloved Hollywood trans actor.
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There has been a growing transgender representation in Hollywood in the past few years. Young trans actors like Elliot Fletcher and Isaiah Stannard have helped shed more light on the issue. Their advocacy helps parents become more accepting and prevents suicide for the teens who feel alienated when they come out.
Elliot Fletcher’s profiles summary and bio
|Full name||Elliot Fletcher|
|Date of birth||30th June 1996|
|Age||25 years in 2022|
|Place of birth||Los Angeles, California|
|Height||5 feet 7 inches|
|Parents||John DeMita and Julia Fletcher|
|Siblings||Brother Conner DeMita|
|Education||Immaculate Heart High School|
|Years active||2007 to present|
|Social media profiles||InstagramFacebook|
Elliot Fletcher’s age and early life
How old is Elliot Fletcher? The Fosters actor was born on 30th June 1996 in Los Angeles, California, where he was also raised. He will celebrate his 26th birthday on 30th June 2022. He is the son of Julia Fletcher and John DeMita. Both Elliot Fletcher’s parents are voice actors, and his father is also a college professor. Elliot Fletcher’s siblings include his older brother, Conner DeMita.
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Elliot Fletcher’s gender
Elliot was born biologically female but came out as a transgender boy in August 2013. He was 17 and in his senior year of high school. His parents revealed in an interview that they were not surprised as he had behaved like a boy since childhood.
His mother, Julia, joined a support group at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to learn the best way to handle her trans child. The actor had a girl name before being named Elliot, but his parents chose to keep it private. Fletcher adopted he/him pronouns.
The Shameless actor started testosterone soon after coming out. He also underwent surgery to remove excess breast tissue.
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Elliot Fletcher’s career
Which movies is Elliot Fletcher in? The trans actor made his career debut in 2006 as Shiro’s voice in the English dub of Tekkonkinkreet when he was only ten years old. After transitioning, the actor landed several male and transgender roles in films and television shows.
Elliot’s role in the Shameless series is a transgender activist. He also appeared in Jen Richard’s documentary letter, Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen, which features trans actors in Hollywood. Jen created the project to request Hollywood to give transgender actors more and improved roles. Fletcher can also sing and play the guitar.
Elliot Fletcher’s movies and TV shows
|Y: The Last Man||2021||Sam Jordan|
|Tell Me Your Secrets||2021||Jake Barlow|
|Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen (documentary)||2020||Himsel|
|World of Warcraft: Shadowlands||2020||Pelagos’ voice|
|Runaways (Hulu series)||2019||Max|
|Adam Ruins Everything (TruTV series)||2019||Jack|
|Brother X (short film)||2018||Avery|
|Shameless (Showtime series)||2016 to 2018||Trevor|
|The Fosters (Freeform series)||2016 to 2018||Aaron Baker|
|The Station (short film)||2017||George|
|Faking It (MTV series)||2016||Noah|
|Tekkonkinkreet (English version)||2006||Shiro’s voice|
Elliot Fletcher’s net worth
The Faking It actor has an estimated net worth of $2 million in 2022. His primary source of income is acting.
Who did Elliot Fletcher play in The Fosters?
The actor portrayed the role of Aaron Baker in the Freeform series. Aaron is a young trans male studying law. He helps Callie Adama Foster (played by Maia Mitchell) release her younger ex-foster brother from prison, and they later date. Their relationship is one of the first trans romances in a teen drama.
What season of The Fosters is Elliot Fletcher in?
The actor joined The Fosters’ cast in season 4 as Aaron Baker. He appeared in 24 episodes of seasons four and five.
Elliot Fletcher’s facts
- He was born on 30th June 1996 in Los Angeles, California, to actors John DeMita and Julia Fletcher.
- He came out as a trans teen when he was 17 years.
- He was the first openly transgender man to graduate from Immaculate Heart High School, an all-girls high school.
- Fletcher is dating singer Danielle Raesin.
Elliot Fletcher is one of the best and most talented young trans actors in Hollywood. He is also seizing the opportunity as a famous and influential trans man to lend his voice to the growing community of transgender men and women.
Briefly.co.za published the biography of Isaiah Stannard, an upcoming American transgender actor. The teen is best known for his role as Ben Marks in NBC’s crime comedy series, Good Girls. The character was created to reflect his real-life gender transition journey.
Isaiah was born a girl but came out as a trans boy when he was 12 years old, and his parents supported his decision. The 17-year-old uses he/him pronouns and often advocates for trans rights.
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