Gig started acting at the age of seven in a local production of The Wizard of Oz. It was obvious from the beginning that Gig had found his place when he was entertaining and making people feel happy. He started professional acting at the age of nine and has gone on to do a number of feature films, short films, movies of the week, commercials, voice-overs and theatre productions.
Gig played the role of “Billy” in all three of the Air Buddy movies – “Air Buddies”, “Space Buddies” and “Santa Buddies” and has just begun filming the YTV series “Mr. Young”.
At the Young Artists Awards in 2009 Gig was nominated for:
- Best Performance in a TV Movie, “Christmas Town”;
- Best Performance in a DVD Film, “Snow Buddies”
- Best Performance in a Short Film, “The Escape of Conrad Lardbottom”
At the Young Artists Awards in 2010 Gig was nominated for:
- Best Performance in a DVD Film, “Santa Buddies”
- Best Performance in a TV series Miniseries or Special Supporting Young Actor, “Angel and the Badman.”
When Gig is not acting you can find him participating in one of his many hobbies which include: swimming, skateboarding, biking, soccer, basketball, trampoline, speech arts, guitar lessons, singing, hip hop dance, tap dance, reading, yo-yo tricks, video games, robot building, improv and fencing.