Brett Davern is an American actor whose career started in the 2000s. He debuted in the film Beautiful Ohio. He next had roles in the movies Player 5150 and The Pool Boys. On television, his first role was in an episode of CSI: Miami in 2008. He later played recurring role Finn Cooper in Cold Case. From 2011 to 2016, Davern became widely known for starring as Jake Rosati in the MTV series Awkward. Also in the 2010s, he had performances in the films Case 219, Triple Dog, Movie 43, Love & Mercy, The Stanford Prison Experiment, and The Culling. In 2016, he played Dwight Darnell in 4 episodes of Major Crimes.