Born in Vancouver, Canada, Sawa is an industry veteran, having gotten his start in such films as "Casper," "Now and Then" and "Little Giants." He soon became a household name after starring in the iconic horror franchise "Final Destination," as well as cult favorites "Idle Hands" and "SLC Punk."
More recently he endeared himself to fans in the hit CW show "Nikita," alongside Maggie Q and Lyndsy Fonseca, as both Owen Elliot and Sam Matthews, a Special Forces operative with multiple personalities. He recently reprised his "SLC Punk" role in the sequel "Punk's Dead," much to the delight of the original film's fans. He also starred alongside John Travolta, Sharon Stone and Kate Bosworth in the independent feature "Life on the Line."
Devon currently resides in Los Angeles, with his wife and two children. He is an avid athlete and trained MMA fighter.