Powell in 2016
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 began his career with guest roles on television and small roles in films such as The Dark Knight Rises (2012) and The Expendables 3 (2014) before making his breakthrough performance as Chad Radwell in the Fox comedy-horror series Scream Queens (2015–2016). He has since starred as Finnegan in the coming-of-age comedy Everybody Wants Some!! (2016), astronaut John Glenn in the drama Hidden Figures (2016), and Charlie Young in Set It Up (2018).
Life and career
Powell was born in Austin, Texas. He is a graduate of Westwood High School in northwest Austin, part of the Round Rock Independent School District. 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, Powell 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 the 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 starred 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|
|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|
|2018||The Bad Guys||Whit|
|The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society||Mark Reynolds|
|Set It Up||Charlie Young|
|2020||Top Gun: Maverick||Filming|
|N/A||Most Dangerous Game||Pre-production|
|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||16 episodes|
|2017||All Hail King Julien: Exiled||Trent (voice)||2 episodes|
|All Hail King Julien||Trent (voice)||Episode: "One More Cup, Part 2"|
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- Holloway, Diane (October 12, 2007). "Austin teens compete on 'Endurance: Fiji'". Austin360.com. Retrieved June 20, 2010.
- Barnes, Michael (December 24, 2007). "Glen Powell Jr. picks up debate tips from Denzel Washington". Austin360.com. Archived from the original on July 7, 2011. Retrieved June 20, 2010.
- Valby, Karen. "Game Changers 2015: Glen Powell". Men's Fitness. Retrieved November 20, 2015.
- 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.