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Who Is Robbie Kay? 5 Things to Know About the Once Upon a Time Star

Robbie Kay has taken the Once Upon a Time world by storm in Season 3, instantly impressing as the cruel, capricious, and downright frightening Peter Pan.

Many fans are wondering who this talented young actor is. After all, he's been holding his own in every scene, even when acting against a veteran talent Robert Carlyle (Rumplestiltskin). He's definitely a star in the making, so we've gathered five fun facts about Robbie. This way, you'll be ahead of the curve when he hits some huge breakout role and becomes world famous!

1. His first role didn't make it onto screen. Robbie scored a small part in Edward Norton's 2006 film The Illusionist, but his role sadly didn't make the final cut.

2. He's played a classic character before. OUAT is not Robbie's first time taking on a classic character familiar to most people from a Disney film: He also played Pinocchio in the 2008 TV movie Pinocchio.

3. His favorite actor is Leonardo DiCaprio. Robbie really looks up to him, and especially loves him because of his work in Inception.

4. He lived in Prague for two years. Robbie is from England, but he spent several years in Prague as a young child. He has also lived in Houston, Texas.

5. He "stumbled" into acting. According to Robbie, he kind of got into acting by accident, after answering a casting call on a billboard at his school because some of his friends were doing it.

Source: IMDB, Kidzworld

Rebecca Martin is an Associate Editor at Wetpaint Entertainment and our resident Game of Thrones, Pretty Little Liars, and genre TV expert. Follow her on Twitter and Google+!

10.28.2013 / 12:00 AM EDT by Rebecca Martin
Related: Once Upon a Time, Features, TV Stars, Peter Pan, Robbie Kay

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