Aaron Schwartz (American actor)

For other people named Aaron Schwartz, see Aaron Schwartz (disambiguation).
Aaron Schwartz
Born (1981-01-04) January 4, 1981
New York, New York
Occupation Actor
Years active 1989–present

Aaron Schwartz (born January 4, 1981) is an American actor, known for playing the lead role of Gerald Garner in the 1995 comedy film Heavyweights,[1][2][3][4] and for the role of Dave Karp in the 1992 Walt Disney film The Mighty Ducks.[5] In addition to his two film roles, Schwartz played Clem Lanell in eight episodes of The Adventures of Pete & Pete, and appeared in one episode of The Cosby Show. He had a recurring role as doorman Vanya on The CW's teen drama series Gossip Girl and its spin-off web series Chasing Dorota.[4][6]

Award nominations

Schwartz, together with the rest of the young cast of The Mighty Ducks, was nominated for the Outstanding Young Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture award at the 14th Youth in Film Awards (1991–1992).[7]


Year Title Role Notes
1992 Mighty Ducks, TheThe Mighty Ducks Dave Karp
1995 Heavyweights Gerald "Gerry" Garner
2011 Third Down Chris Short film
2011 Stray Holland Short film
2011 Evil Famine Short film
2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Young Ego
Year Title Role Notes
1989 Cosby Show, TheThe Cosby Show N/A Episode: "Shall We Dance?"
1993–1994 Adventures of Pete & Pete, TheThe Adventures of Pete & Pete Clem Lanell 8 episodes
2009 Guiding Light, TheThe Guiding Light Dr. Mansfield 2 episodes
2009–2012 Gossip Girl Vanya 15 episodes
2010 Law & Order Bomb squad cop Episode: "Rubber Room"
2011 Suits Interviewee #1 Episode: "Pilot"
2012 Made in Jersey Ted Episode: "Wingman"
2013 Originals, TheThe Originals Handsome man Episode: "Always and Forever"
Year Title Role Notes
2009 Chasing Dorota Vanya 6 episodes

See also


  1. Hunter, Stephen (February 17, 1995). "As comedies go, the unfunny 'Heavyweights' sinks like a stone". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved February 16, 2013. His most important cohort is a plump decent boy, played by Aaron Schwartz with good nature all the way through.
  2. Ranier, Peter (February 17, 1995). "MOVIE REVIEWS : 'Heavyweights': Too thin when it comes to humor". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 16, 2013.
  3. Holden, Stephen (February 17, 1995). "FILM REVIEW: Spoofing the TV gurus of fitness". The New York Times. Retrieved February 16, 2013.
  4. 1 2 Lincoln, Kevin (December 8, 2011). "WHERE ARE THEY NOW? The Cast Of Heavyweights". Business Insider. Retrieved February 16, 2013.
  5. Tyler, Josh (January 31, 2008). "Remembering The Mighty Ducks". CinemaBlend.com. Retrieved February 16, 2013.
  6. ""Chasing Dorota" (2009)". IMDb. 6 [mini]-episodes.… Spin off from Gossip Girl
  7. "Fourteenth Annual Youth in Film Awards: 1991-1992". Young Artist Awards. Retrieved February 16, 2013.

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