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Lucas Hedges Biography

Birth Place:
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Grew up visiting the film sets of his father, writer Peter Hedges, who penned What's Eating Gilbert Grape? Was discovered during a middle school play by a casting director for Wes Anderson, landing Hedges' his first role in 2012's Moonrise Kingdom
  • Was studying theater in high school when writer/director Kenneth Lonergan sent him the script for Manchester By the Sea, role which earned Hedges a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination

Awards

  • 2019Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama: nominated
  • 2018AACTA Awards-Best Lead Actor: nominated
  • 2017Independent Spirit Awards-Best Supporting Male: nominated
  • 2017Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2016Critics' Choice Awards-Best Supporting Actor: nominated
  • 2016Critics' Choice Awards-Best Young Actor/Actress: winner
  • 2016National Board of Review-Breakthrough Performance - Male: winner
  • 2016Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 2016Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2016Oscar-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: nominated

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