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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 10 August 1990Fort Hood, Texas, USA
Birth NameLucas Daniel Till
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Lucas was born in Fort Hood, Texas, to Dana Lyn (Brady) and John Mark Till, a lieutenant colonel in the army. He spent most of his childhood growing up in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. At a very young age, Lucas' family quickly noticed that he had an affinity for impersonating voices and characters. When he was 11 years old, his mother enrolled him in local acting classes, and it wasn't long before he was discovered by Atlanta agent, Joy Pervis. Lucas began booking almost immediately in print, local, regional, and national commercials. Soon after, he was cast in his first movie role as Harry Vanderbilt in The Adventures of Ociee Nash, starring Keith Carradine and Mare Winningham. He was a natural for film roles and continued his success by landing his first co-starring role in Lightning Bug with Laura Prepon and Brett Harrison.

Lucas made his first trip to Los Angeles when he was 13 year old. Shortly after returning to Atlanta, he booked the sought after role of Jack Cash, older brother of Johnny Cash, in the award winning biopic, Walk the Line, directed by James Mangold, produced by Cathy Konrad, starring Reese Witherspoon and Joaquin Phoenix.

With high school quickly approaching, Lucas made the decision to stay in Atlanta to attend and experience public high school. He continued acting and was cast in several independent features and movies for Lifetime Television. Three weeks before graduating high school with honors, Lucas auditioned for Disney's Hannah Montana: The Movie and was cast in the lead role of Travis Brody. After only one week on the set, Lucas flew back to Atlanta to graduate with his high school class of 2008. Lucas now resides in Los Angeles pursuing his career.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Dana Till - mother

Trivia (10)

Lucas is a natural blonde but has had his hair dyed brown for the films Walk the Line and Lightning Bug.
Would love to work with Will Ferrell, Matt Damon, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, and Brad Pitt.
Favorite bands: Rammstein, Flogging Molly, and System of a Down.
Favorite actors/actress: Marlon Brando, Heath Ledger, Christopher Walken, Johnny Depp, and Kate Beckinsale.
Favorite movies: The Godfather, 300, The Dark Knight.
Favorite activities include working out at the gym and playing video games.
Spent 3 weeks in Germany as an exchange student and a member of the German Honor Society.
Has one brother who is 7 years younger.
Took Brazilian jiu jitsu in high school for 4 years.
He has English, along with Swiss-German, German, and Scottish, ancestry. His patrilineal line, originally surnamed "Tyll", originates with Swiss immigrants to South Carolina in the 1700s. His grandfather and great-grandfather, both named Jacob Elvin Till, were reverends.

Personal Quotes (3)

I am not a dancer.
I'm a huge video gamer, sometimes a little too much. I'll shut myself in my room just so I can play video games all day and I end up neglecting my friends.
If you had known me in middle school, I was definitely not what someone would think of as Brad Pitt. That was not me. I was kind of a dork.

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