Aidan Gallagher is an American actor, singer, and environmental activist. He is best known for his breakout role as Number Five in the Netflix series “The Umbrella Academy”. Before landing his role in “The Umbrella Academy”, Gallagher appeared in several other TV series including “Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn” and “Modern Family”. However, it was his performance in “The Umbrella Academy” that catapulted him into the limelight.
Aside from acting, Gallagher is also passionate about music and has released several singles. He collaborated with Trinity Rose on the single “Miss You” and released his own song “Blue Neon” in 2020.
In addition to his entertainment career, Gallagher is an advocate for the environment and has worked with organizations such as Waterkeeper Alliance and Ocean Heroes Bootcamp to raise awareness about climate change and plastic pollution. He is also an ambassador for the United Nations’ Environment Programme and was named a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 2018.
Gallagher has worked with several influential people in the entertainment industry, including Ellen DeGeneres, who produced his series “Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn”. He also worked with Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, and Tom Hopper on “The Umbrella Academy” and has shared the screen with actresses such as Sofia Vergara and Sarah Hyland.