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Sean Patrick Flanery Biography

Birth Place:
Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States

Fast Facts

  • Began acting in college in an attempt to meet a girl he was interested in dating
  • Was 26 when he landed the role of 16-year-old Indy in Young Indiana Jones
  • Named one of People's 50 Most Beautiful People in the World in 1992
  • Shaved his head and eyebrows to play the title role in Powder (1995)
  • Wrote an autobiographical story, Sunshine Superman, that was originally printed in Jane magazine
  • Has his black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and opened his own training center, Hollywood Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, where he's an instructor


  • Paul Flanery -- Father
  • Genie Flanery -- Mother