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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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 2016 Pete's Dragon (filming)
Jack
 2015 Broken Vows (post-production)
Patrick
 2015 Amnesiac (completed)
Man
 2015 Knight of Cups
Barry
 2014 Open (TV Movie)
Evan Foster
 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 »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on wishing he had heard a story like his own in his early 20s] - This would have helped me, at least, if someone would have made me realize that you don't need to do drugs to be artistic and express yourself. If you want to be artistic, if you want to be creative, if you want to express yourself, you can't let things get in your way, and drugs are included in that. See more »

Trivia:

While filming Three Below Zero (1998), the director Simon Aeby forbid Bentley from skateboarding to the set in New York City because he was the principle talent and needed to be on set every day of filming. But Bentley ignored the director's advice and continued to arrive each day via skateboard. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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