PROFILE
Name:
Logan Lerman
Birth Date:
Beverly Hills, California, USA
Birth Place:
January 19, 1992
Height:
5' 8" (1.73 m)
BIOGRAPHY
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Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

Background:

Logan Lerman has achieved international star status thanks to his role as unlikely mythical hero in the fantasy adventure film “Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief” (2010), where he received several nominations for his performance. He reprised his role as Percy Jackson on the 2013 sequel “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters.” Lerman is also known for his roles on the films “The Patriot” (2000), “3:10 to Yuma” (2007), “My One and Only” (2009), “The Three Musketeers” (2011) and “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” (2012) and the television series “Jack & Bobby” (2004-2005).     

Lerman likes to play baseball and soccer. He is a fan of Los Angeles Lakers. He plans to take tennis lessons.    

“I'd much rather play sports with my free time. I also like watching classic movies and watching certain TV shows like The Simpsons. I'm a big basketball fan too. That would be my sport of choice.” Logan Lerman

Loggie

Childhood and Family:

Logan Wade Lerman was born on January 19, 1992, in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California. His nickname is Loggie. Logan's father, Larry Lerman, is a businessman and orthotist, while his mother  works as his manager. He has two older siblings, Lindsey and Lucas.

Logan knew that he wanted to act at an early age. After seeing a movie by Jackie Chan, a then 2 1/2 years olds Logan told her mother about his ambition. By age 4, he had booked two commercials. Logan graduated from Beverly Hills High School. He applied to study creative writing at New York University in 2010, but has shelved his attendance.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Career:

Logan Lerman began acting in commercials before making the leap into the big screen with a role as William Martin, one of the children of Mel Gibson's character, on the 2000 historical war film “The Patriot.” The role brought him a Young Artist nomination for Best Ensemble in a Feature Film, which he shared with other young co-stars such as Gregory Smith, Trevor Morgan, Skye McCole Bartusiak, Bryan Chafin and Mika Boorem. He then played Young Nick Marshall in Nancy Meyers' hit, “What Women Want” (2000), which also starred Gibson, and Jason Hasek-age eight on Penny Marshall's “Riding in Cars with Boys” (2001), which is adapted from the autobiography of the same name by Beverly Donofrio.  

In 2003, Lerman made his TV movie debut in “The Flannerys,” starring Jeffrey Nordling, Sophia Bush and Mira Delaney. He soon gained attention for his portrayal of nine year old Luke Chandler on the CBS television film “A Painted House” (2003)  based on the early life of author John Grisham and set in Black Oak, Arkansas in the early 1950s. The role also won him a Young Artist for Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special - Leading Young Actor. The same year, he made a guest appearance on “10-8: Officers on Duty.”

In the following year, Lerman played the young incarnation of Ashton Kutcher's character, Evan Treborn, on the psychological thriller movie “The Butterfly Effect” before landing his first series regular role on The WB's teen drama “Jack & Bobby.” There he played played the title role of Robert “Bobby” McCallister, opposite Matt Long as Jack McCallister.  After the series ended, Lerman took on the leading role of Roy Eberhardt in the film adaptation of Carl Hiaasen's novel, “Hoot” (2006), which was directed by Wil Shriner. He appeared as Jim Carrey and Virginia Madsen's son on Joel Schumacher's thriller “The Number 23” (2007) and was cast as a foul-spoken private school student in the comedy “Meet Bill” (2007), starring Aaron Eckhart as the titular character. His turn as William Evans, Dan (played by Christian Bale)'s eldest son, who dreams of being a cowboy, on the 2007 Western movie “3:10 to Yuma” earned Lerman a Young Artist nomination for Best Leading Young Actor in a Feature Film and a Screen Actors Guild nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

In 2009, Lerman returned to features by playing a younger version of actor George Hamilton in the period drama “My One and Only” and Simon Silverton, the 17-year-old gamer “playing” Kable, on the science fiction/action film  “Gamer,” which also starred Gerard Butler, Michael C. Hall and Amber Valletta.  

Lerman's big break came when he was cast the title character on the fantasy flick “Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief” (2010), loosely based on “The Lightning Thief,” the first novel in the “Percy Jackson & the Olympians” series by Rick Riordan. Though critical reception of the film was mixed, the Chris Columbus helmed was a commercial success by grossing over $226 million worldwide against a budget of $95 million. Lerman was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor, MTV Movie Awards for Best Breakthrough Performance and Best Fight (shared with Jake Abel) as well as Teen Choice Awards for Choice Movie: Fight (shared with Jake Abel) and Choice Movie: Breakout Male for his performance.

Lerman next starred as D'Artagnan in a remake of “The Three Musketeers” (2011), where he received a Teen Choice nomination for Choice Movie Actor: Action for his work, and as Charlie Kelmeckis in the commercially and critically successful coming of age comedy/drama film “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” (2012), from which he nabbed the San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Performance by an Ensemble and was nominated for a Chlotrudis Award for Best Cast, a Critics' Choice Award for Best Young Performer, MTV Movie Awards for Best Kiss (shared with Emma Watson) and Best Musical Moment (shared with Emma Watson and Ezra Miller), a Teen Choice  Award for Choice: Liplock (shared with Emma Watson) and a Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Youth Performance. The actor also co-starred opposite Jennifer Connelly, Greg Kinnear and Lily Collins in the independent movie “Stuck in Love” (2012).

In 2013, Lerman reprised his role as Percy Jackson in the sequel “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters.”

Lerman will star alongside Russell Crowe, Anthony Hopkins, Jennifer Connelly, Douglas Booth, Emma Watson, and Ray Winstone on the upcoming epic movie “Noah,” directed and co-written by Darren Aronofsky. The film is set to be released on March 28, 2014. He also will appear with Brad Pitt and Shia LaBeouf in the upcoming action/war movie “Fury,” which is for November 2014 release.             

Awards:

San Diego Film Critics Society (SDFCS): Best Ensemble Performance, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” 2012
Young Artist: Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actor, “Hoot,” 2007
Young Artist: Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young Actor, “Jack & Bobby,” 2005
Young Artist: Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special - Leading Young Actor, “A Painted House,” 2004 Show Less
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