Powell in 2016
|Born||Glen Thomas Powell, Jr.
October 21, 1988
Austin, Texas, U.S.
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Education||University of Texas at Austin|
Glen Thomas Powell, Jr. (born October 21, 1988) is an American actor, writer, and producer. He portrayed Chad Radwell in the Fox comedy-horror series Scream Queens (2015–2016), Finnegan in the coming-of-age comedy Everybody Wants Some!! (2016), and astronaut John Glenn in the drama Hidden Figures (2016).
Life and career
Powell was born in Austin, Texas. He was an All-State Lacrosse player in Texas. He started by working with Antonio Banderas and Sylvester Stallone in Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over. In 2007, before his first year of college, Glen landed a role in The Great Debaters, directed by and starring Denzel Washington.
Since moving to Los Angeles, he has starred in television series such as: Scream Queens, Into the West, Jack & Bobby, CSI: Miami, NCIS, Without a Trace, Rizzoli & Isles, and The Lying Game, along with feature films The Expendables 3, Ride Along 2, Sex Ed, Stuck in Love, and The Dark Knight Rises.
He co-starred as Finnegan in Everybody Wants Some!!, Richard Linklater's spiritual sequel to Dazed & Confused, which was filmed in Austin and released by Paramount on March 30, 2016. He received critical acclaim for his performance. He will be seen opposite Zoey Deutch in Set It Up, a romantic comedy on Netflix.
|2003||Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over||Long-Fingered Boy|
|2005||The Wendell Baker Story||Paper Boy Travis|
|2006||Fast Food Nation||Steve|
|2007||The Great Debaters||Preston Whittington|
|2009||Jumping Off Bridges||Eric Turner|
|The Hottest State||John Jaegerman|
|The Dark Knight Rises||Trader #1|
|2013||Red Wing||Francis Riley|
|2014||The Expendables 3||Thorn|
|2015||Wind Walkers||Sonny Childe|
|2016||Beyond Deceit||Doug Fields|
|Ride Along 2||Troy|
|Everybody Wants Some!!||Finnegan|
|Hidden Figures||John Glenn||Palm Springs International Film Festival Ensemble Performance Award
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
|2017||Sand Castle||Sergeant Dylan Chutsky|
|2003||Endurance||Himself / Contestant||Episode: "Drop-Out"|
|2004||Jack & Bobby||Rich Wolf||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2005||Into the West||Jackson Wheeler||Episode: "Hell on Wheels"|
|2008||Without a Trace||Brett Farnsworth||Episode: "True/False"|
|2009||CSI: Miami||Logan Crawford||Episode: "Head Case"|
|2011||Rizzoli & Isles||Graham Randall||Episode: "Remember Me"|
|2012||The Lying Game||Gavin Turner||Episode: "No Country for Young Love"|
|NCIS||Evan Westcott||2 episodes|
|2015–2016||Scream Queens||Chad Radwell||15 episodes|
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- Blistein, Jon. "Richard Linklater's 'Everybody Wants Some' to Open SXSW". Rolling Stone. Rolling Stone. Retrieved November 20, 2015.
- "Zoey Deutch to Star With Glen Powell in Netflix’s Romantic Comedy ‘Set It Up’". variety.com. March 30, 2017.