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Vincent Kartheiser Biography

Birth Name:
Vincent Paul Kartheiser
Birth Place:
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • The youngest of six children
  • Started acting in children's theater groups at the age of 7, as well as doing some local TV modeling work
  • Made his big-screen debut in 1993 with a small part in the Christian Slater-Marisa Tomei romance Untamed Heart
  • Nominated for the Young Artist Awards' Leading Young Actor for his performance in the 1996 adventure film Alaska
  • An avowed fan of Fyodor Dostoevsky, Kartheiser starred in a modernized adaptation of the Russian author's most famous novel, retitled Crime + Punishment in Suburbia (2000)
  • For years, lived an ascetic lifestyle, eschewing car ownership and most personal possessions; has since purchased a car, but still considers himself a minimalist
  • Is a vegetarian

Awards

  • 2015Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2012Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2010Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2009Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2008Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2007Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated

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