Shiloh Fernandez was born on February 26, 1985 in Ukiah, California, USA as Shiloh Thomas Fernandez. He is an actor and writer, known for Evil Dead (2013), Red Riding Hood (2011) and The East (2013).
Shiloh was born and raised in Ukiah, CA.
Auditioned for the part of Edward Cullen in Twilight (2008).
His father is of half Portuguese and half Russian Jewish descent. The surname "Fernandez" comes from Shiloh's Portuguese ancestry.
Personal Quotes (10)
When I went to college, I was doing well in school, but I didn't have any drive to study.
People make up rumors and put them on the Internet.
I'm a calm person who wants to talk about things and think things through.
I try to create as many circumstances outside of set that help me fall into character when I get onto set.
I think writing is such a great talent, and if I was better, I would love to be a writer.
What I've realized is that when I walk into a club, I don't feel good, I feel uncomfortable. I wonder what to do, I look for my drink... it's not necessarily an enjoyable experience, so why would I put myself through that?
My favorite movie of all time is probably 'The Thing Called Love.' It's a formulaic film but it's got River Phoenix, who is like a god to me. I could watch that once a week.
Innately, there are qualities in human beings that are always repetitive. There are things like love and hate and jealousy that are just going to be there forever.
I read an interview with Mark Wahlberg, and he was like, 'I might read a script and love it, but it's all about the filmmaker.' I think that's a good lesson for me.
Growing up, I didn't have television. My dad would make up stories and tell me stories, so my imagination ran wild. When I did see films, which was very few and far between, that was such an interesting medium that was so new to me. It wasn't something that was just part of my life, so it was really appealing and so different that I enjoyed that.