Lucas Hedges

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Lucas Hedges (2017)

Lucas Hedges (born December 12, 1996 in Brooklyn , New York City ) is an American actor . He played roles in films such as Labor Day , The Zero Theorem , Grand Budapest Hotel , Kill the Messenger and Manchester by the Sea .

life and career

Lucas Hedges was born the son of writer, screenwriter and film director Peter Hedges (* 1962) and the poet Susan Bruce (Titman). His father gave him his first small film assignment in 2007 as Marlene Lawston's dance partner in his romantic drama Dan - Mitten im Leben! Then in 2012 the boy started acting in earnest. This was followed by roles in Wes Anderson's drama Moonrise Kingdom and in Dante Ariola's film production A great life . 2013 he played in the film Labor Day by Jason Reitman , the role of Richard and director Terry Gilliam gave him the role of Bob in his fantasy drama The Zero Theorem alongside actors like Christoph Waltz , Mélanie Thierry and David Thewlis . The director Wes Anderson gave him a small part again in 2014 in his cinema comedy Grand Budapest Hotel . He was also seen in the 2014 drama Kill the Messenger by Michael Cuesta . In 2016 he played the role of Patrick in Kenneth Lonergan's drama Manchester by the Sea . This earned him an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor in 2017 .

In addition to his work in film, he also appeared in the prominent television drama The Corrections in 2012 alongside actors such as Maggie Gyllenhaal , Ewan McGregor , Rhys Ifans , Chris Cooper and Dianne Wiest .

In 2017 he was accepted into the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), which awards the Oscars every year.

In German dubbing, it is currently mostly spoken by Patrick Baehr or Marco Eßer .

Filmography (selection)

Awards (selection)


Golden Globe Award

British Academy Film Award

  • 2017 : Nomination for the Rising Star Award

Screen Actors Guild Award

  • 2017 : Nomination for Best Supporting Actor (Manchester by the Sea)
  • 2017: Nomination as a member of the best acting company in a film (Manchester by the Sea)

Critics' Choice Movie Award

  • 2016: Award for Best Young Actor (Manchester by the Sea)

Web links

Commons : Lucas Hedges  - Collection of Images, Videos and Audio Files

Individual evidence

  1. Peter Hedges (Ed.): Baby Anger . Dramatists Play Service, Inc., 1999, ISBN 978-0-8222-1637-7 , pp. 3 ( limited preview in Google Book Search).
  2. ^ Sarah Kaufman: Lucas Hedges, Born and Raised in Brooklyn Heights, Gets Buzz for Role in 'Manchester by the Sea' . In: . December 30, 2016. Retrieved February 2, 2017.
  3. "Class of 2017". Accessed June 30, 2017. .
  4. Jack Shepherd: Baftas 2017: Tom Holland, Ruth Negga, and Anya Taylor-Joy amongst nominees for Rising Star award In:, January 5, 2017.
  5. Tracy Brown: Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations 2017: Complete list of nominees In: Los Angeles Times, December 14, 2016.