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Tyler Hoechlin

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Tyler Hoechlin
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Hoechlin at the 2014 Comic-Con in San Diego.
Born Tyler Lee Hoechlin
(1987-09-11) September 11, 1987 (age 27)
Corona, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1999–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]


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]


Hoechlin at OnStage@Paley: Teen Wolf 2012.


Year Title Role Notes
1999 Family Tree Jeff Jo
2001 Train Quest Billy
2002 Road to Perdition Michael 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
2007 Grizzly Rage Wes Harding
2008 Solstice Nick
2011 Open Gate Kaleb
Hall Pass Gerry
2012 Melvin Smarty Ricky Hershey
2014 Undrafted Dells Post-production
2016 That's What I'm Talking About McReynolds Filming


Year Title Role Notes
2003–2007 7th Heaven Martin Brewer Main Role (62 Episodes)
2007 CSI: Miami Shawn Hodges Season 6, Episode 6 "Sunblock"
2009 Lincoln Heights Tad Season 4, Episodes 6 & 8
2009 My Boys Owen Scott Season 3, Episode 9 "Spring Training"
Castle Dylan Fulton Season 2, Episode 4 "Fool Me Once..."
2011–present Teen Wolf Derek Hale Regular (season 1-4)
Recurring (season 5)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2003 Young Artist Award Best Performace in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actor Road to Perdition Won
Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards Best Performace by a Youth in a Leading or Supporting Role - Male Nominated
Online Film & Television Association Awards Best Youth Performance Nominated
Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards Youth in Film Nominated
Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards Best Young Actor/Actress Nominated
Saturn Award Best Performance by a Younger Actor Won
2004 Teen Choice Awards Choice Breakout TV Star - Male 7th Heaven Nominated
2005 Choice TV Actor: Drama Nominated
Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young Actor Nominated
2008 Fright Meter Awards Best Supporting Actor Solstice Nominated
2014 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV: Male Scene Stealer Teen Wolf Won


  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". 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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