David Henrie is an American actor best known for his television roles as Larry on That's So Raven (2004-2007), as Son on How I Met Your Mother (since 2005), and his starring role as Justin Russo on Wizards of Waverly Place, from 2007-2012.
Henrie was born in Mission Viejo, California, the son of Linda (née Finocchiaro) and Jim Henrie, and grew up in Phoenix, Arizona. He is the brother of actor Lorenzo Henrie.
Henrie was raised as a Roman Catholic and, according to his website, comes from a "large, loud, Italian family". Henrie is an avid hockey fan. In a recent video chat, Henrie says that he is a Christian and always will be.
Henrie booked his first two national commercial auditions, for Burger King and Quaker Oats. He booked his first co-starring role on the TV show Providence, and went on to land a guest star role on the premiere episode of Without a Trace.
He's also been seen on other TV shows shows such as How I Met Your Mother, where he plays the son, also NCIS, Cold Case, House and Judging Amy.
By age 13, Henrie got his first big break, landing a regular role as Petey Pitt on the Fox sitcom The Pitts. Henrie next landed a leading role in the Hallmark movie, Monster Makers, with Linda Blair and George Kennedy, and was asked to come back for another Hallmark movie, to play a role in Dead Hollywood Moms Society.
At the age of 18, Henrie got the role of Justin Russo in the Disney Channel Original Series, Wizards of Waverly Place. The show premiered on October 12, 2007.
Due to his involvement with Disney Channel, Henrie competed in the 2008 Disney Channel Games. He was team captain of the Green Team, also known as the Cyclones. He has a role in the Disney Channel Original Movie Dadnapped.
Before his role on Wizards of Waverly Place, he had a recurring role on That's So Raven as Cory's friend Larry. He also made a guest appearance as himself in two episodes of Jonas L.A.
Henrie is credited with writing two episodes of Wizards of Waverly place, Alex's Logo and the special, Meet The Werewolves.