Fast Facts

  • Has a third-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
  • Plays the violin and aspires to be a graphic-design artist.
  • Claims to be "deathly afraid of dolls."
  • Appeared in the 2007 coming-of-age comedy-drama Alice Upside Down with his older sister, Alexandria; and made a TV-series pilot, C3, with his younger sister, Annalise.
  • Arranged for his real-life best friend, Nathan Eswine, to come to a table read for the role of his fictional best friend on the Showtime series The Big C. Eswine later was cast in the role.


  • Annalise Basso — Sister
  • Marcia Basso — Mother
  • Louis J. Basso — Father
  • Alexandria Basso — Sister
  • Judith M. Basso — Grandmother
  • Louis G. Basso Jr. — Grandfather