Cameron Riley Monaghan is an American actor and model. Monaghan was born in Santa Monica, California, the only child of Diane Monaghan, an insurance claims specialist, and single mother.
In 2005, Monaghan transitioned to theatrical film roles, appearing as Timmy in the independent western Brothers in Arms. The following year, he appeared as Kevin O’Doyle, the bothersome next-door neighbor to Adam Sandler in the fantasy comedy Click. A series of subsequent feature film roles followed, including appearances in The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, Dog Gone, Safe Harbor and Another Harvest Moon, as well as portraying the boy detective Bob Andrews in the Three Investigators film series.
Beginning with his professional career as a child model at the age of three, and child actor at the age of seven, Monaghan is perhaps best known for his role as Ian Gallagheron the Showtime comedy-drama series Shameless, as Kevin O’Doyle in Click (2006), Corey Doyle in Prom (2011), Mason Ashford in Vampire Academy (2014) as Asher in The Giver (2014), and as Jerome Valeska in Gotham.