Ansel Elgort

Biography

Overview (1) Height 6' 4" (1.93 m) Mini Bio (1) Ansel Elgort is an American actor, soon to star as the male lead in the romance The Fault in Our Stars (2014). He was born in New York City, to photographer Arthur Elgort and opera director Grethe Barrett Holby. His father is of Russian Jewish heritage, while his mother has English, German, and Norwegian ancestry. As a child, Ansel tried out for the School of American Ballet, and attended Stagedoor Manor summer camp and Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School. He began his professional acting career on stage, appearing in Matt Charman's play, Regrets, which was performed off-Broadway. Ansel made his film debut in the horror remake Carrie (2013), and will co-star with Shailene Woodley in both the science fiction tale Divergent (2014) (playing her character's brother) and the romantic drama The Fault in Our Stars (2014) (playing male lead Augustus Waters, who is Woodley's character's love interest). Ansel will also have a role in Jason Reitman's film, Men, Women & Children.

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Birth Place

New York City, New York, États-Unis

Birth Date

3/14/1994
Known For
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Jonathan

Jonathan / John

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West Side Story: A New Generation

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The Divergent Series: Ascendant

Caleb Prior

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The Divergent Series: Insurgent

Caleb

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The Divergent Series: Insurgent

Caleb

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November Criminals

Addison Schacht

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Paper Towns

Mason (uncredited)

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The Goldfinch

Theodore Decker

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Billionaire Boys Club

Joe Hunt

Starring In
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West Side Story: A New Generation

Self

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West Side Story

Tony

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The Goldfinch

Theodore Decker

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Jonathan

Jonathan / John

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Billionaire Boys Club

Joe Hunt

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November Criminals

Addison Schacht

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Baby Driver

Baby

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The Divergent Series: Ascendant

Caleb Prior

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The Divergent Series: Allegiant

Caleb Prior

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Paper Towns

Mason (uncredited)

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The Divergent Series: Insurgent

Caleb

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The Divergent Series: Insurgent

Caleb

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Men, Women & Children

Tim Mooney

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The Fault in Our Stars

Gus

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Divergent

Caleb

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Carrie

Tommy Ross

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