Lutz at 7th Annual Chanel Tribeca Film Festival Artists Dinner, April 2012
Kellan Christopher Lutz
March 15, 1985
Dickinson, North Dakota, U.S.
Kellan Christopher Lutz (born March 15, 1985) is an American fashion model and actor. He is best known for playing Emmett Cullen in . The Twilight Saga film series
Early life [ edit ]
Lutz was born on March 15, 1985 in
Dickinson, North Dakota, the son of Karla and Bradley Lutz. [1 ] He has one sister and six brothers. [2 ] He has German, and some English, ancestry. [1 ] Lutz grew up in North Dakota, the Midwest, and Arizona, [3 ] and graduated from [1 ] Horizon High School in Scottsdale, Arizona, before deciding to pursue an acting career. [1 ] [4 ]
He has acted on a number of television shows. He had recurring roles on
and Model Citizens , and smaller roles in episodes of The Comeback , The Bold and the Beautiful , CSI: NY , Summerland , Six Feet Under , and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation . He was also in the films Heroes , Stick It , and Accepted . Additionally, Lutz has performed on the California stage and was the host of Prom Night Bravo's . He also appeared in the 2006 commercial for Blow Out 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, [5 ] Hinder's " Without You". In the same year, Lutz also appeared in the miniseries [6 ] , based on the book by Generation Kill Evan Wright.
Emmett Cullen in the film adaptations of the saga by Twilight Stephenie Meyer and reprised his role for the sequel, released in November 2009. [7 ] He also appeared as George Evans in the [8 ] spinoff on 90210 The CW. Lutz reunited with his [9 ] Twilight co-star and close friend, Ashley Greene, in the film . A Warrior's Heart Lutz also appeared in [10 ] as Dean, "a well-liked, well-off high school jock", in April 2010, A Nightmare on Elm Street and as the feisty [11 ] Poseidon, God of the Sea in (2011). Immortals Lutz was one of the candidates for the lead role in the film [12 ] . Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters He was considered for the lead role in [13 ] but eventually lost out to Jason Momoa. Conan the Barbarian In 2011, together with his [14 ] Immortals co-star Mickey Rourke, he shot Java Heat movies in Indonesia. [15 ]
He is currently signed with
Ford Models. He is one of the models featured in the 2010 [16 ] Calvin Klein X underwear campaign. [17 ]
He made a special guest appearance on the TV Show
, as himself, where he pretended to be related to the character 30 Rock J.D. Lutz, who is played by actor John Lutz.
Charity work [ edit ]
Lutz supports the animal charity
PETA and stars in a video supporting the adoption of animals instead of buying them. [18 ]
He is also a supporter of rebuilding efforts in
New Orleans, in particular with the St. Bernard Project. [19 ]
Lutz endorsed the documentary film
, which focuses on the declawing of exotic and domesticated cats in America. The Paw Project [20 ]
Personal life [ edit ]
He enjoys 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. [21 ] Lutz previously dated 90210 co-star [22 ] AnnaLynne McCord on and off, before beginning a relationship with Australian actress Sharni Vinson in mid-2011. The couple split in May of 2013 after almost 2 years of dating. The two had later reconciled. [23 ] [24 ]
Filmography [ edit ]
Valley Peaks Kyle McBride
Awards and nominations [ edit ]
Teen Choice Award Choice Movie: Scene Stealer Male
The Twilight Saga: New Moon Won
Teen Choice Award Choice Movie: Male Scene Stealer
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Won
Teen Choice Award Choice Movie Scene Stealer: Male
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 Nominated
Teen Choice Award Choice Movie Scene Stealer
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 Won
References [ edit ]
^ a b c d Yahoo! biography
^ Biography for Kellan Lutz at the Internet Movie Database
^ Radish, Christina (August 8, 2008). "Kellan Lutz And His High Profile Projects". MediaBlvd . Retrieved August 18, 2008.
^ Elliot, Stuart (December 18, 2006). "Woman of a Scent". The New York Times . Retrieved May 4, 2008.
^ Carroll, Larry (November 4, 2008). ". Twilight Tuesday: Kellan Lutz Talks "Hinder" Video, "Coolest Guy Ever" Emmett Cullen" MTV . Retrieved December 17, 2008.
^ Carroll, Larry (March 13, 2008). ". Twilight Film's First Family Revealed: Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser Lead Cullen Clan" MTV . Retrieved February 21, 2008.
^ Carroll, Larry (March 9, 2009). ". Twilight Actor Kellan Lutz Talks New Moon Casting Rumors" MTV . Retrieved March 12, 2009.
^ ". 90210 Adds Vixen, Lacrosse Jock"
^ Carroll, Larry (December 19, 2008). ". Twilight Siblings Ashley Greene And Kellan Lutz Reunite As Love Interests In Warrior" MTV . Retrieved December 19, 2008.
^ Vary, Adam (April 23, 2009). "'Twilight' star Kellan Lutz in final talks to join 'A Nightmare on Elm Street'". . Entertainment Weekly Time . Retrieved May 3, 2009.
^ Dave McNary (March 22, 2010). "Kellan Lutz is one of Relativity's 'Gods'". Variety . Retrieved March 24, 2010.
^ "Could Some Twilight Kids Be Heading to the Forest for Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters?". DreadCentral.
^ New Moon Actor Kellan Lutz Confirms Conan Consideration
^ "As budding film location, RI eyes further tourism boon". November 15, 2011.
^ Kellan Lutz
^ "X Mark Your Spot". March 26, 2010.
^ "Kellan Lutz". Peta Tv . Retrieved 2011-12-31.
^ "Kellan Lutz And The St. Bernard Project In New Orleans-Gossip Teen". Gossipteen.com. 2010-08-31 . Retrieved 2011-12-31.
^ Singer, Lisa (10/01/2013). "Twilight Star’s Purr-fect New Cause For Cats". Global Animal . Retrieved 09/23/2013.
^ "Official Kellan Lutz Website".
^ Tom Blunt (2008-06-10). "Twilight's Kellan Lutz Likes Making Movies His Mom Can't Watch". AMC . Retrieved 2009-01-26.
^ Lily Harrison (May 10, 2013). "First Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev, Now Kellan Lutz: Is It Breakup Season in Young Hollywood?". E! News . Retrieved May 11, 2013.
^ Eggenberger, Nicole (16 August 2013). "Exclusive: Kellan Lutz, Sharni Vinson Dating Again!". . (Wenner Media LLC) Us Weekly . Retrieved 21 September 2013.
^ Kit, Borys; Masters, Kim (April 5, 2013). "Kellan Lutz Nabs Title Role in 'Hercules 3D' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter . Retrieved April 6, 2013.
^ Stransky, Tanner (August 9, 2010). "2010 Teen Choice Awards winners announced". Entertainment Weekly. Time . Retrieved July 13, 2013.
^ "Winners of "Teen Choice 2011" Announced". Teen Choice Awards. Archived from the original on October 4, 2011 . Retrieved July 13, 2013.
^ Mandell, Zack (July 23, 2012). "2012 Teen Choice Awards: The Show & the Winners". Yahoo! Voices . Retrieved July 13, 2013.
^ "Teen Choice Awards 2013: Second Wave Of Nominations Announced". . July 1, 2013 The Huffington Post . Retrieved July 13, 2013.
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