Sep 29, 2015 08:28 AM EDT

'The Flash' Season 2: 3 Barry Allen Actor Grant Gustin Interesting Facts [PHOTOS]


“The Flash” Season 2 is just around the corner and fans of the speedster can’t wait for its premiere.

“The Flash” debuted its first season last year and was soon embraced by lovers of the superhero genre, especially of the DC Comics character.

Aside from Grant Gustin playing Barry Allen and the "Fastest Man Alive," a bevy of talented actors returns for “The Flash” Season 2 making Central City come alive which includes Candice Patton as Iris West, Carlos Valdes as Cisco Ramon, Danielle Panabaker as Caitlin Snow, Tom Cavanagh as Dr. Harrison Wells, Jesse L. Martin as Det. Joe West.

New faces to join “The Flash” Season 2 are Teddy Sears as Jay Garrick, Shantel VanSanten as Patty Spivot, and Keiynan Lonsdale as Wally West, as per TV Guide.

Here are 3 Barry Allen actor Grant Gustin interesting facts:

 1. Grant Gustin was born on January 14, 1990.


“The Flash” actor’s full name is Thomas Grant Gustin and he comes from Norfolk Virginia. According to his IMDb page, he left Elon University while attending the BFA Music Theatre Program to play Baby John in “West Side Story” Broadway Revival Tour.

 2. He sang on the hit musical FOX TV Series “Glee”


Grant Gustin was a member of the Dalton Academy Warblers and portrayed Sebastian Smythe. How cool is that, The Flash can sing. He likes the music of Jason Mraz, Ben Folds, Eric Hutchinson, Bruno Mars, Maroon 5 and Mumford and Sons, as per IMDb.

 3. Grant Gustin dated Hannah Douglas


Famous Birthdays reported the two met while filming “Glee” where Hannah Douglas portrayed a high school cheerleader. She also served as a backup dancer for Beyonce and performed behind the “Crazy In Love” singer at the 2013 Super Bowl.

“The Flash” Season 2 premieres on Oct. 6 on CW at 8 p.m.

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