Brett Dier (born February 14, 1990 in London, Ontario) is a Canadian actor. He is best known for his roles as Luke Matheson on Ravenswood and Michael Cordero on Jane the Virgin.
Dier was born on February 14, 1990 in London, Ontario. He studied improv as well as receiving his first dan black belt in Taekwondo. He reached the 6th grade of Conservatory Music in piano, including the Suzuki method since the age of 4. He also plays the guitar. As a high school student, he was involved with a jazz band. Dier received honors for his work. Dier is a self-taught musician. He also breakdances and practices swimming.
Dier received his role in a TV movie, Family in Hiding, as Matt Peterson in 2006. In 2007, he appeared in Seventeen and Missing and The Secrets of Comforting House. In 2008, he gained the role of Caden in Every Second Counts and an alternate Clark Kent in Smallville. He appeared in a small role as Derek Edlund in Fear Itself.
In 2010, he had a cameo appearance in Diary of a Wimpy Kid as a breakdancer. He made appearances in Made: The Movie and Meteor Storm. He had a recurring role in Mr. Young as Hutch. He was in another TV movie, Mega Cyclone, as Will Newamr. In 2012, he had a role in Space Twister. In another recurring role, he was Brandon Kelly in The L.A. Complex.
In 2013, he played a lead role on Ravenswood as Luke Matheson. The series was cancelled after one season. He received critical acclaim for his role in Bomb Girls as Gene Corbett. He is set to appear in Backmask which filmed in 2013. In 2014, he began the role of Detective Michael Cordero in Jane the Virgin, which was renewed for a second season.