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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 24 February 1984Hillsboro, New Hampshire, USA
Birth NameStephen Wilson Bethel
Nickname Willy
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Stephen Wilson Bethel born February 24, 1984, professionally known as Wilson Bethel, is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Wade Kinsella on Hart of Dixie and as Ryder Callahan on the CBS daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless. He is also the star and creator of the web series Stupid Hype on the The CW's new online platform CWD. Bethel was born in Hillsborough, New Hampshire, the son of Stephen Bethel and author Joyce Maynard. Before becoming a regular on The Young and the Restless, Bethel had been seen on television in various one-time roles on shows such as JAG, Cold Case, and NCIS.

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Trivia (10)

Son of Steve Bethel, an artist, and Joyce Maynard, a columnist and novelist (To Die For; The Good Daughters; The Usual Rules).
Wilson Bethel was the narrator for the audiobook edition of the novel Labor Day by Bethel's mother, Joyce Maynard.
During a significant portion of the 1980s, Wilson Bethel's mother, Joyce Maynard, had a very popular nationally syndicated column called "Domestic Affairs," in which she often wrote about aspects of her husband's and children's lives. This meant that hundreds of thousands of Maynard's readers around the US were familiar with Bethel and his siblings as "characters" in her columns long before he was appearing on television as an actor.
Bethel has eight brothers and sisters, some of whom are half siblings, step-siblings and adopted. His biological siblings are a sister, Audrey (born 1978), and brother Charlie (born 1982). Has a half-brother Taj Estey-Bethel from his Dad's second marriage. Step-siblings include Ray Mansfield, Kris Mansfield and Kari Kasilowski Mansfield,.
Favorite TV shows include: Breaking Bad (2008), Game of Thrones (2011) and cartoons.
Has a Boston Terrier named Tuck.
If he hadn't become an actor, he would have been a high school English teacher.
Used to DJ.
Wilson's maternal grandfather, painter Max Maynard, was born in India, to British Fundamentalist missionaries; he later moved to British Columbia. Wilson's maternal grandmother, journalist Fredelle (Bruser) Maynard, was born in Foam Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada, to Russian Jewish immigrants, Boris Bruser and Rona Slobinsky.
He and his Hart of Dixie (2011) co-star Scott Porter tried out for Steve Rogers/Captain America in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) which went to Chris Evans.

Personal Quotes (6)

I've been having these dinner parties at my house in L.A. for years that turn into charades parties. I'm so good at breaking stuff down into syllables and sounds. If I were to be doing anything else besides being an actor, I would be a professional charades player. I'm not sure if it exists, but if it didn't, I'll create it.
Who didn't cry at The Notebook (2004)? If you didn't cry at The Notebook (2004), something is probably wrong with you.
It's almost a joke how good I am at charades. Not to pat my own back, but I'm literally - I'm kind of unstoppable.
I do like all different kinds of sports and stuff. I've taken up gymnastics and slacklining - you know, tightroping, basically.
I collect records pretty assiduously, so I've got, like, a massive record collection. I still DJ.
I actually got fired from The O.C. (2003)

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