The Flash (Barry Allen / The Flash)
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Born and raised in Norfolk, Virginia, Gustin always enjoyed performing. While attending Granby High School, he attended the prestigious Governor’s School for the Arts program to focus on musical theatre and appeared in “Cabaret,” “All Shook Up,” and “Little Shop of Horrors.” After graduation, Gustin was admitted into the BFA Music Theatre Program at Elon University in North Carolina. It was during his sophomore year that he decided to audition for the Broadway revival tour of "West Side Story" and was awarded the role of 'Baby John' and toured across the country with over 400 performances.
After wrapping the tour, Gustin joined the third season of the popular musical series, “Glee” in which he played Sebastian Smythe, the lead of Dalton Academy's Warblers singing group.
Other television credits include playing twins on “CSI: MIAMI” a recurring role on the long-running teen drama, “90210;” and a lead in the original Lifetime movie, “A Mother’s Nightmare.”
On the film side, Grant was on screens recently in the independent film, KRYSTAL, directed by William H. Macy. The cast includes Felicity Huffman, Rosario Dawson, Nick Robinson and Kathy Bates. Grant was also part of the ensemble cast of AFFLUENZA, directed by Kevin Asch. The film is a generational coming-of-age drama set amid an upper class Long Island suburb in the final weeks of the summer leading up to the financial meltdown of 2008.
Gustin has made several crossover appearances on “Arrow," "Legends of Tomorrow," and "Supergirl."
Gustin returns to Season 5 of THE FLASH as "Barry Allen" on the CW's top rated program.