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Kellan Lutz

Kellan Lutz

Kellan Lutz is an American film and television actor, who is best known for playing Emmett Cullen in the 2008 film Twilight. Before acting, he was an Abercrombie & Fitch model. Lutz is the middle child of one sister and six brothers. He was born in Dickinson, North Dakota, and was raised throughout North Dakota, the Midwest, and Arizona. He started modeling when he was 13 or 14 years old. After graduating high school he moved to California to attend Chapman University for chemical engineering, but later decided to pursue an acting career instead] Had he not chosen this path, however, he also considered becoming a Navy SEAL.

In Lutz's free time, he likes to take part in extreme skateboarding, weight training, track, baseball, basketball, lacrosse, swimming, tennis, racquetball, badminton, snow skiing, snowboarding, dance, and numerous other activities. He also has a passion for horror films, and prefers to perform his own stunts when making films.

Lutz has close friendships with his Twilight co-stars, particularly Ashley Greene and Jackson Rathbone whom he knew before the film began filming. He says that his twenty-third birthday was spent with the cast, saying, "I hung out with the cast of Twilight and went on a crazy adventure with a loony cab driver."

Career

Lutz has acted on a number of television shows. He had recurring roles on Model Citizens and The Comeback, and smaller roles in episodes of The Bold and the Beautiful, CSI: NY, Summerland, Six Feet Under, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Heroes. He was also in the films Stick It, Accepted, and Prom Night. Additionally, Kellan has performed on the California stage and was the host of Bravo's Blow Out. He also appeared in the 2006 commercial for Hilary Duff's fragrance With Love... Hilary Duff, and in the 2007 music video for her single, With Love. In 2008 he appeared in another music video, Hinder's Without You. In the same year, Lutz also appeared in the miniseries Generation Kill, based on the book by Evan Wright.

Lutz played Emmett Cullen in the film adaptation of the book Twilight by Stephenie Meyer and will be reprising his role for the sequel, due out in November 2009. He also appeared as George Evans in the 90210 spinoff on The CW. Lutz will be reuniting with his Twilight co-star and close friend, Ashley Greene, in the 2009 film Warrior.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.

Kellan Lutz Facts

Birth Name Kellan Christopher Lutz
OccupationActor
BirthdayMarch 15, 1985 (32)
SignPisces
BirthplaceDickinson, North Dakota, USA
Height6' 1" (1m85)  How tall is Kellan Lutz compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Tarzan
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2
The Twilight Saga: New Moon
Twilight Saga 5 Movie Collection
Immortals
The Legend Of Hercules
A Nightmare on Elm Street
Extraction
Stick It
Expendables 3
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