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Wes Bentley


Wes Bentley is an American actor who first became well-known via his role in the Oscar-winning film American Beauty (1999), in which he played the soulful, artistic next-door neighbor Ricky Fitts. He also portrayed gamemaker Seneca Crane in The Hunger Games (2012), and co-stars in Lovelace (2013) as photographer Thomas. Wesley Cook Bentley born ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 6 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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  Open (TV Movie) (pre-production)
Evan Foster
 2015 Broken Vows (post-production)
Patrick
 2015 Knight of Cups (completed)
Barry
 2015 Amnesiac (completed)
Man
 2014 Welcome to Me
Gabe
 2014 Cesar Chavez
Jerry Cohen
 2014 After The Fall
Bill Scanlon
 2014 The Better Angels
Mr. Crawford
 2013 Pioneer
Mike
 2012 Hidden Moon
Victor Brighton
 2012 Stars in Shorts
Man
 2012 Hirokin: The Last Samurai
Hirokin
 2012/I Gone
Peter Hood
 2012 Underworld: Awakening
Antigen Scientist (uncredited)
 2011 Tilda (TV Movie)
 2011 After-School Special (Short)
Man
 2009 The Tomb
Jonathan
 2009 The Greims (Short)
Donnie Greims
 2009 Dolan's Cadillac
Robinson
 2008/I The Last Word
Evan
 2007 P2
Thomas
 1999 The White River Kid
White River Kid
 1998 Beloved
Schoolteacher's Nephew
 1998 Three Below Zero
Julian Fincher
 1995 Serendipity Lane (Short)
Lonnie
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Other Works:

Played Dodger in Murry's Dinner Playhouse (a Little Rock, Arkansas theatre) production of Oliver in 1997 See more »

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1 Interview | 3 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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[on what happened after American Beauty (1999)] - I wanted fame, but I thought it would be incremental, and I became afraid of the overnight-sensation thing. I started walking into rooms, and everyone would look at me, and I would freeze up. People kept saying, "You have to find your next movie" and that didn't make life any better. See more »

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Attended Sylvan Hills high school in Sherwood, Arkansas. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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