Austin Lyon

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Austin Lyon
Austin Lyon.jpg
Lyon at the Sundance Film Festival 2015
Born Austin Bradley Lyon
(1989-06-30) June 30, 1989 (age 29)
Blue Springs, Missouri, United States
Education University of Central Missouri
Occupation
  • Actor
  • Filmmaker
Years active 2012–present

Austin Bradley Lyon (born June 30, 1989) is an American actor and filmmaker. He is best known for his character on the television series Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and his role in the 2015 film The Diary of a Teenage Girl, which premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.[1]

Career[edit]

After moving to Los Angeles, California in 2012 to pursue acting, Lyon was cast in various television series and films such as The Goldbergs, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Divergent and Mortdecai.[2]

In 2014 it was announced that Lyon was joining the cast of the upcoming American biographical film Miles Ahead, directed by Don Cheadle and based on the life of jazz musician Miles Davis.[3] He accepted the role of Dave Reed in the new movie Goat, based on a memoir by Brad Land.

Personal life[edit]

Lyon was born in Blue Springs, Missouri. In an interview in 2014, Lyon said he left a job at Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company to pursue acting. He mentioned that if someone had told him he would actually be able to act in film and TV, he would have "called you crazy."[4]

Filmography[edit]

Film & Television
Year Title Role Notes
2012 Absinthe Conor Young
2013 Shameless Recruit Season 3, Episode 12
2014 The Goldbergs Kyle Season 1, Episode 15
2014 Divergent Dauntless
2014 Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Young Grant Ward TV Series
2014 Faking It Victor Season 2, Episode 7
2015 Mortdecai Hotel Clerk
2015 The Diary of a Teenage Girl Ricky Supporting
2015 Stalker Tripp Season 1, Episode 15
2015 Pretty Little Liars Matt Season 5, Episode 24
2015 Divine Access Caller
2015 Pitch Perfect 2 Residual Heat Intern
2016 Miles Ahead Justin Post-production
2016 Goat Dave Reed Production

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harvey, Dennis (January 24, 2015). "Diary of a Teenage Girl". variety.com. Retrieved May 12, 2015.
  2. ^ Brown, Mitchell (April 11, 2014). "Alum hits silver screen". muleskinner.net. Retrieved May 12, 2015.
  3. ^ Huxham, Claire (July 7, 2014). "Don Cheadle Is 'Miles Ahead' As Jazz Maestro Davis". thehollywoodnews.com. Retrieved May 12, 2015.
  4. ^ Brown, Mitchell (April 11, 2014). "Alum hits silver screen". muleskinner.net. Retrieved May 12, 2015.

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