Tyler Hoechlin

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Tyler Hoechlin
Tyler Hoechlin SDCC 2014 (cropped).jpg
Hoechlin at the 2014 Comic-Con in San Diego.
BornTyler Lee Hoechlin
(1987-09-11) September 11, 1987 (age 26)
Corona, California, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1999–present
 
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Tyler Hoechlin
Tyler Hoechlin SDCC 2014 (cropped).jpg
Hoechlin at the 2014 Comic-Con in San Diego.
BornTyler Lee Hoechlin
(1987-09-11) September 11, 1987 (age 26)
Corona, California, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1999–present

Tyler Lee Hoechlin (/ˈhɛklɪn/; September 11, 1987) is an American actor who got his big break starring as Tom Hanks' son in the film Road to Perdition (2002). For television he is known for playing the role of Martin Brewer on 7th Heaven and the role of Derek Hale on the MTV series Teen Wolf.

Early life and baseball[edit]

Hoechlin was born in Corona, California, to Lori and Don Hoechlin. He also has two brothers, Tanner and Travis, and a sister, Carrie.[1] Hoechlin began playing baseball at the age of seven. He played infield for Arizona State University and the Battle Creek Bombers of the Northwoods League.[2] In 2008, he played infield for the UC Irvine Anteaters.[3]

Career[edit]

He began acting at the age of nine. His performance as Michael Sullivan, Jr. in Road to Perdition led to him getting the role of Martin Brewer in the show 7th Heaven in 2003.[4] Hoechlin was nominated for a 2004 Teen Choice Award for Breakout Male Star. He starred in the 2007 David DeCoteau film Grizzly Rage and was in the 2008 movie Solstice.[5] He also starred in an episode of Castle in its second season. He appeared alongside Owen Wilson and Christina Applegate in the 2011 movie Hall Pass. He also plays werewolf Derek Hale in the television series Teen Wolf.

BuddyTV ranked him #3 on its list of "TV's Sexiest Men of 2011".[6]

Filmography[edit]

Hoechlin at OnStage@Paley: Teen Wolf 2012.
Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
1999Family TreeJeff Jo
2001Train QuestBilly
2002Road to PerditionMichael Sullivan Jr.Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Youth Performance
Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor
Young Artist Award for Best Youth Actor Leading Role in a Motion Picture Drama
Nominated-Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Young Performer
Nominated—Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Newcomer
2007Grizzly RageWes Harding
2008SolsticeNick
2011Open GateKaleb
Hall PassGerry
2012Melvin SmartyRicky Hershey
2014UndraftedDells
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2003–20077th HeavenMartin BrewerMain Role (62 Episodes)
2007CSI: MiamiShawn HodgesSeason 6, Episode 6 "Sunblock"
2009Lincoln Heights (TV series)TadSeason 4, Episodes 6 & 8
2009My BoysOwen ScottSeason 3, Episode 9 "Spring Training"
CastleDylan FultonSeason 2, Episode 4 "Fool Me Once..."
2011–presentTeen WolfDerek HaleMain Role
TBAThe SticksHot Cop Clark Russellfilming

References[edit]

  1. ^ "32 Tyler Hoechlin". The Sun Devils. Retrieved 2010-09-18. 
  2. ^ Arizona Sun Devils athletic department: Player bio." Retrieved May 13, 2007.
  3. ^ "Anteaters Bio". Ucirvinesports.cstv.com. Retrieved 2011-07-07. 
  4. ^ Tyler Hoechlin cast bio on The CW[dead link]
  5. ^ "TV: 'Teen Wolf' Pilot Cast Revealed". 
  6. ^ "TV's 100 Sexiest Men of 2011". BuddyTV. Retrieved January 13, 2012. 

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