The 2017 Best Of TV Awards winner in the category of Best Youth Actor is - CHANDLER RIGGS "THE WALKING DEAD"
This years winner for Best Youth Actor is Chandler Riggs "The Walking Dead", giving him his 3rd consecutive award in this category. Riggs won with 100 votes. With the death of his character Carl Grimes ine arly 2018, this very much might be the end of the road for Riggs in this category.
Runner Up was Gaten Matarazzo "Stranger Things" with 98 votes, improving on his 5th place finish last year.
Third was Finn Wolfhard "Stranger Things" with 77 votes, improving on his 6th place finish last year.
David Mazouz "Gotham" was in 4th with 48 votes. After 3 consecutive 3rd place finishes, Mazouz finished 1 spot lower this year in his 4th consecutive finals. Jack Moore "Arrow" was 5th with 46 votes in his first finals appearance.
Last years Co-Winner, Jared Gilmore "Once Upon A Time" was 6th with 39 votes in his 5th finals appearance (1st, 2nd, 4th, 2nd). Dylan Kingwell "The Good Doctor" was 7th with 35 votes in his first finals appearance. Caleb McLaughlin "Stranger Things" was 8th with 30 votes, after a 4th place finish last year. Dean Charles Chapman "Game Of Thrones" was 9th with 23 votes, after a 7th place finish last year. Parker Bates "This Is Us" was 10th with 20 votes in his first finals appearance. Lonnie Chavis "This Is Us" was 11th with 17 votes in his first finals appearance. Chosen jacobs "Hawaii Five-0" was 12th with 16 votes in his first finals appearance.
1st - CHANDLER RIGGS "THE WALKING DEAD" 100
2nd - GATEN MATARAZZO "STRANGER THINGS" 98
3rd - FINN WOLFHARD "STRANGER THINGS" 77
4th - David Mazouz "Gotham" 48
5th - Jack Moore "Arrow" 46
6th - Jared Gilmore "Once Upon A Time" 39
7th - Dylan Kingwell "The Good Doctor" 35
8th - Caleb McLaughlin "Stranger Things" 30
9th - Dean Charles Chapman "Game Of Thrones" 23
10th - Parker Bates "This Is Us" 20
11th - Lonnie Chavis "This Is Us" 17
12th - Chosen Jacobs "Hawaii Five-0" 16
Chandler Riggs becomes the only 3 time youth award winner. This years winning total of 100 is the lowest winning vote total to date, beating last years total of 128 by Riggs & Jared Gilmore. The 2 vote difference is technically the smallest margin of victory. While last years tie difference is 0, last years runner up was actually David Mazouz, 47 votes behind. Jack Moore, Dylan Kingwell, Parker Bates, Lonnie Chavis & Chosen Jacobs all made their first finals appearances.
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