Lucas Till

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Lucas Till
Lucas Till 2011.jpg
Till at the San Diego Comic-Con International, July 23, 2011
BornLucas Daniel Till
(1990-08-10) August 10, 1990 (age 23)
Fort Hood, Texas, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active2003–present
Website
www.lucastill.com
 
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Lucas Till
Lucas Till 2011.jpg
Till at the San Diego Comic-Con International, July 23, 2011
BornLucas Daniel Till
(1990-08-10) August 10, 1990 (age 23)
Fort Hood, Texas, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active2003–present
Website
www.lucastill.com

Lucas Daniel Till (born August 10, 1990) is an American actor. He began acting in the early 2000s, and has since appeared in a number of films and television parts, including roles on House, Hannah Montana: The Movie and X-Men: First Class. Lucas also starred in the music video for Taylor Swift's song, "You Belong with Me".

Early life[edit]

Till was born in Fort Hood, Texas, United States, the son of Dana (née Brady) and John Till, a lieutenant colonel in the army.[1][2][3] He has one younger brother, Nick (b. 1997). Till spent most of his childhood living in Marietta, Georgia. He attended Kell High School. After filming for The Hannah Montana Movie in Savannah, Till went back home to graduate with the Kell High School class of 2008.[4] After graduation, he moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue his acting career.[4]

Career[edit]

Early in his life, Lucas Till’s parents became aware of his natural ability to imitate voices and characters. Joy Pervis discovered Till while he was attending a local acting class that his mother had enrolled him in. He is now represented by Los Angeles' Osbrink Talent Agency. When he was 10, he started doing commercials as well as appearing in print. At the age of 12, he was cast in The Adventures of Ociee Nash in which he played Harry Vanderbilt, the bully of the main character.[5] In 2004 Till played the part of Jay in the feature film Lightning Bug which filmed in Fairview, Alabama. His first major movie role was Jack Cash, the older brother of Johnny Cash who died in a sawmill accident, in the biographical movie, Walk the Line. After Walk the Line, Till was featured in a number of independent movies and films for Lifetime Television.[5] In 2008, Till auditioned for Hannah Montana: The Movie starring Miley Cyrus and he landed the role of Travis Brody. In an interview, Till said that prior to filming he had actually never ridden a horse before. Till further stated that he does not have any current plans for another Disney movie.[6] He worked alongside action film actor Jackie Chan in the movie, The Spy Next Door, in which Till plays the role of a Russian spy.[5] He also starred in Taylor Swift's music video "You Belong with Me". He was in an episode of House, and on Leo Little's Big Show along with Emily Osment.[citation needed]

On July 8, 2010, it became public that he had been cast in the role of Havok in the X-Men spin-off, X-Men: First Class, directed by Matthew Vaughn.[7] In 2013, he starred in the independent movie All Superheroes Must Die.,[8] Lucas is set to return as Havok for the sequel X-Men: Days of Future Past.[9] Lucas now resides in Los Angeles. Lucas has announced his new relationship to girlfriend Jessica Devine of Massachusetts who is 1 year older than him, they began dating in November 2013. A close source to Till says he seems very happy. Til is set to appear on Laive-Action/Animation hybrid film called Monster Trucks, which is being directed Blue Sky Studios founder Chris Wedge.[10][11]

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2003Lovesong of Edwerd J. Robble, TheThe Lovesong of Edwerd J. RobbleMichaelShort film
2003Adventures of Ociee Nash, TheThe Adventures of Ociee NashHarry Vanderbilt
2004Pee ShyChadShort film
2004Lightning BugJay Graves
2005Walk the LineJack Cash
2006Other Side, TheThe Other SideYoung Samuel North
2008Dance of the DeadJensen
2009Laid to RestYoung Store Clerk
2009Hannah Montana: The MovieTravis Brody
2009Lost & Found Family, TheThe Lost & Found FamilyJustin
2010Spy Next Door, TheThe Spy Next DoorLarry
2011Battle: Los AngelesCpl. Scott Grayston
2011X-Men: First ClassAlex Summers / Havok
2011All Superheroes Must DieCutthroat / Ben
2012Someone Like YouShort film
2012Dark HeartsSam
2013StokerChris Pitts
2013CrushScott
2013Wet and RecklessToby 'Dollars'Direct-to-video and VOD
2013ParanoiaKevin
2013WolvesCayden RichardsPost-production
2013RandomPost-production
2014The Amazing Spider-Man 2Alex Summers / HavokPost-credits scene (uncredited)
2014StringsJosh HarvestFilming
2014X-Men: Days of Future PastAlex Summers / HavokPost-production
2015Monster TrucksFilming
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2006Not Like Everyone ElseKyle KenneyTV movie
2008HouseSimonEpisode: "Joy to the World"
2009MediumAdam MankowitzEpisode: "Things to Do in Phoenix When You're Dead"
2009Fear ClinicBrettEpisode: "Scotophobia" and "Hydrophobia"
2010Blue Mountain StateGolden Arm / Matt ParkerEpisode: "The Legend of the Golden Arm"
2013Coffee BreakHimselfSpecial Guest, E! Entertainment Television Latin America

Awards[edit]

YearGroupAwardResultNotes
2009Teen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actor: Music/DanceNominatedHannah Montana: The Movie
2009Teen Choice AwardsChoice Movie LiplockNominatedHannah Montana: The Movie
2011Teen Choice AwardsChoice Movie ChemistryNominatedX-Men: First Class

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DA MAN magazine - consummate style for today's bon vivant – Lucas Till Exclusive in DA MAN". Daman.co.id. 2011-05-16. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 
  2. ^ "Dark Hearts : A Film by Rudolf Bwitendach". Darkheartsthemovie.com. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 
  3. ^ "Dana Brady Till (@dbtill) on Twitter". Mobile.twitter.com. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 
  4. ^ a b Lucas Till in Hannah Montana Movie. Fox 5 Atlanta, April 6, 2009. Accessed February 11, 2010
  5. ^ a b c Julie Bonner (January 23, 2009). "Interview with Lucas Till". Disney Society fan site. Retrieved 2009-02-09. 
  6. ^ Disney Society’s Exclusive Interview with Lucas Till of “Hannah Montana: The Movie”
  7. ^ Sperling, Nicole (2010-07-08). "'X-Men: First Class': Matthew Vaughn fills his cast with up-and-comers". Entertainment Weekly (Time Inc.). Retrieved 2010-07-08. 
  8. ^ "All Superheroes Must Die release". Movieweb.com. December 18, 2012. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 
  9. ^ "Twitter / BryanSinger: "Mankind must put an end to". Twitter.com. 2013-07-15. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 
  10. ^ "Paramount Wants Lucas Till & Jane Levy in 'Monster Trucks' Toy Movie". firstshowing.net. February 19, 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Lucas Till - Lucas Till and Jane Levy to star in Monster Trucks". contactmusic. April 29, 2014. Retrieved February 19, 2014. 

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