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Garrett Hedlund
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Date of birthSeptember 3, 1984(age 25)
Birth placeRoseau, Minnesota, U.S.
Garrett John Hedlund (born September 3, 1984) is an American actor known for his role in the movie Four Brothers.
Hedlund was born in Roseau, Minnesota. He was discovered while attending a ProScout event in Phoenix, Arizona.
Garrett made his acting debut in 2004 as Patroclus in Troy. The film, which starred Brad Pitt, was released May 14, 2004 to mixed reviews, but debuted #1 at the US Box Office and went on to gross over $487 million worldwide. He also starred as Don Billingsley in the Teen Drama film Friday Night Lights in 2004.
He starred as Jack Mercer alongside Mark Wahlberg in the Action/Crime film Four Brothers. The film, which received mixed reviews, was a box office success earning worldwide $92,494,381.
He next appeared in the film Eragon in a major supporting role as Murtagh. The film which was released December 13, 2006 and was a box office success, earning $249,488,115 worldwide. The film was though extremely negatively received with Rotten Tomatoes rating the film a low 16%.
In 2007, he starred in the Gary Marshall directed Comedy Drama Georgia Rule, alongside Lindsay Lohan and Jane Fonda. The film which was released May 11, 2007 was negatively received by critics and failed to surpass box office expectations, only making a lifetime gross of $41 million. He also starred in another film called Death Sentence.
In 2009, he was rumored to appear in the independent film Hectic as Louis. It was announced in 2009 that he would play the leading role in the highly anticipated film Tron Legacy, a sequel to the 1982 film Tron.
Hedlund has also signed on to star in a country music drama called "Love Don't Let Me Down" with Gwyneth Paltrow and aside Tim McGraw once again.
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Tron Legacy Pranks Wondercon With Fake Event, Real Skydiver - Wired News Tweet this news

Wired News--Tron Legacy actors Bruce Boxleitner (at top), -Garrett Hedlund- (below) and protesters liven up Wondercon. Boxleitner played his smarmy part to the hilt, ...
Date : Sat, 03 Apr 2010 22:58:00 GMT+00:00

Is The Greatest's Shana Feste the Next Female Filmmaker You Need to Know? - Movieline (blog) Tweet this news

Movieline (blog)---...- Feste has already wrapped her next movie Love Don't Let Me Down, a country musical with Gwyneth Paltrow and Tron Legacy's -Garrett Hedlund-. ...
Date : Thu, 01 Apr 2010 21:42:57 GMT+00:00

Movie Review: Clash of the Titans (2010) - RopeofSilicon.com Tweet this news

RopeofSilicon.com---...- the young warrior Eusebios, which reminded me a lot of the timid yet confident performance of -Garrett Hedlund- in Troy as Achilles's cousin Patroclus. ...
Date : Thu, 01 Apr 2010 07:19:56 GMT+00:00

Batman Fan Cast #1: Garrett Hedlund - Comic Book Movie Tweet this news

Comic Book Movie--Now, onto -Garret Hedlund- being picked to play Bruce Wayne/Batman. This is probably making you go "WTF?!?!", because Hedlund really does NOT come across as ...
Date : Mon, 29 Mar 2010 05:02:11 GMT+00:00

Ghost in the machine - Vancouver Sun Tweet this news

Vancouver Sun--Nearly 30 years later, Flynn is still a ghost inside the machine, and his adult son (-Garrett Hedlund-) is poised for a father-son reunion. ...
Date : Sat, 27 Mar 2010 08:17:44 GMT+00:00

Cool Tron Legacy Animated Poster - Latino Review Tweet this news

Latino Review--Sam Flynn (-Garrett Hedlund-), the tech-savvy 27-year-old son of Kevin Flynn (Jeff Bridges), looks into his father's disappearance and finds himself pulled ...
Date : Fri, 26 Mar 2010 00:39:06 GMT+00:00

Chris Evans is Captain America - Reel Loop (satire) (blog) Tweet this news

Reel Loop (satire) (blog)---...- few weeks have been saturated with possibilities and short lists for the role, including The Office's John Krasinski and Tron Legacy's -Garret Hedlund-. ...
Date : Tue, 23 Mar 2010 12:20:36 GMT+00:00

Chris Evans For Captain America - FemaleFirst.co.uk Tweet this news

FemaleFirst.co.uk--Evans was just one of may names linked to this role including Channing Tatum, Ryan Phillippe and -Garrett Hedlund-. But Alex Ross, the artist who redesigned ...
Date : Mon, 22 Mar 2010 09:49:05 GMT+00:00

Garret Hedlund Describes His <em>Tron: Legacy</em> Character and Steven ... - ReelzChannel.com Tweet this news

ReelzChannel.com--Stepping into the role of protagonist is relative newcomer -Garrett Hedlund-, who plays the son of Jeff Bridges's Flynn. Hedlund told SlashFilm a few details ...
Date : Sun, 21 Mar 2010 09:16:24 GMT+00:00

Chris Evans Offered Captain America - Empire Movies Tweet this news

Empire Movies---...- included such names as John Krasinski, Michael Cassidy, Patrick Flueger, Scott Porter, Wilson Blethel, Mike Vogel, Chace Crawford and -Garrett Hedlund-. ...
Date : Sat, 20 Mar 2010 20:52:15 GMT+00:00

Year Film Role Notes
Troy Patroclus
Friday Night Lights Don Billingsley
Four Brothers Jack Mercer
Eragon Murtagh
Georgia Rule Harlan
Death Sentence Billy Darley
Tron Legacy Sam Flynn Post-Production
Love Don't Let Me Down Beau Williams Filming
Hectic Louis Pre-Production
Video Game
Year Title Role Notes
Eragon Murtagh Voice

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