Sebastian Stan

Active - 2005 - Present  |   Born - Aug 13, 1983 in Constanta, Romania  |   Genres - Drama, Comedy

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Biography by Cammila Collar

Actor Sebastian Stan studied drama at Rutgers University before beginning his professional acting career, making minor appearances on TV shows like Law & Order. Eventually, Stan was cast in the 2006 film The Architect, as well as 2007's The Education of Charlie Banks. Then, in 2009, the actor scored a major role in a TV series, playing Jack Benjamin on the NBC series Kings. He went on to appear in the award-winning Black Swan, the comedy Hot Tub Time Machine, the superhero flick Captain America: The First Avenger, Gone, and The Apparition.

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  • Born on a Friday the 13th.
  • Speaks Romanian fluently.
  • Came to America at age 11, when his pianist mother married the headmaster of a New York prep school.
  • Developed his passion for acting while attending Stagedoor Manor, a performing-arts summer camp that also nurtured stars Natalie Portman, Zach Braff and Robert Downey Jr.
  • While in college, spent a year abroad studying acting at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London.