The Canadian actor started out as a national gymnast and diver. He is also fluent in French and German. He received his first break when cast in the starring role of the Columbia Records/Nickelodeon movie, Spectacular! (2009) opposite Victoria Justice. He is the new celebrity face of Versace, in conjunction with Lady Gaga for women’s wear. Funk is mostly known to teens for playing bad boy “Collin” on Awkward. (2011) or to indie watchers for the scandalous and critically controversial Paul Schrader/Bret Easton Ellis film The Canyons (2013) or to sci-for junkies in the latest Riddick (2013) opposite Vin Diesel for Universal. Nolan revived the role of “Conrad Birdie” in “Bye Bye Birdie” on Broadway where we was deemed “Excellent” by The New Yorker and played a love interest to Jennifer Lawrence in Relativity’s La maison au bout de la rue (2012). He played Glee (2009) warbler captain, Hunter, and is a former Nickelodeon star of Spectacular! (2009). Nolan received critical acclaim for his rendition of “Whistle” by Flo Rida on Glee. The Canyons (2013) was screened at The Venice International Film Festival. He will be featured in the indie film, Wildlike (2014), executive produced by Christine Vachon from Killer Films opposite Brian Geraghty, which makes its festival run later this year. He also stars in American Romance (2016) opposite Daveigh Chase (Big Love (2006)), Mark Boone Junior (Sons of Anarchy (2008)) and John Savage (The Deer Hunter (1978)).