Alex Manes in “Roswell, New Mexico”
Tyler Blackburn stars as Sgt. Alex Manes, a traumatized veteran, who is torn between his military father’s expectations and a future with the man he loves, in The CW’s drama “Roswell, New Mexico.”
Blackburn is best known for his work in the hit drama “Pretty Little Liars,” where he accumulated a large fan base for his portrayal of the dark and mysterious character Caleb Rivers. The show received an array of nominations and awards, including several Teen Choice Awards and People’s Choice Awards. Blackburn’s performance garnered him two consecutive individual Teen Choice Awards. His success on “Pretty Little Liars” led to his own spin-off series “Ravenswood.”
On the film side, Blackburn can be seen in Discovery’s first scripted film “Capsized,” opposite Josh Duhamel. He can also be seen in “Hello Again,” directed by Tom Gustafson with an ensemble cast including Martha Plimpton, Audra McDonald, Cheyenne Jackson and T.R. Knight. Prior to that, Blackburn also starred in the independent film “Love Is All You Need” directed by Kim Rocco Shields. The film also starred Elisabeth Röhm, Briana Evigan, Emily Osment and Jeremy Sisto. The film, based on the award-winning short of the same name, is a provocative look at bullying in a world where heterosexuals are belittled and persecuted.