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Chicago –“The Perks of Being a Wallflower” was a sweet, provocative and popular independent film released last year. The story of a maladjusted teenager navigating his first year in high school is about to be released on Blu-ray and DVD. Portraying the lead role of Charlie was up-and-coming actor Logan Lerman.

Lerman was born in Beverly Hills, California, and had a passion for acting at an early age. He made his film debut as one of Mel Gibson’s sons in “The Patriot” (2000), and worked steadily in film and TV until age ten. After taking a break for a couple years, he took on TV series with “Jack & Bobby” (2004-05), portraying young Bobby McCallister, a 12 year old destined to be President of the United States. His name recognition increased with “Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief” (2010), as the title role in the popular film. You can find some »

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