Born Brian Bradley, he is a versatile talent well known as Astro, short for The Astronomical Kid. He starred in the feature film Earth to Echo and appeared in the film A Walk Among the Tombstones in 2014. He later starred in the Spike Lee film See You Yesterday alongside Michael J. Fox.
He first jumped into the spotlight as a contestant on the first season of The X Factor.
He landed a role in the Fox series Red Band Society as Dash Hosney.
He is from Brownsville, New York. He and his younger sister Regan were raised by a single mother.
He was featured on the Cher Lloyd single "Want U Back."