Garrett Hedlund biography

On the Road

Garrett Hedlund

Date of Birth: September 3, 1984

Born in Minnesota, Garrett Hedlund spent his early years growing up on a farm. When he was in the ninth grade, his family moved to Scottsdale, Arizona, where he began taking private acting classes. Graduating from high school a month early, Hedlund immediately moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career.

One month later, he'd landed the role of Achilles' teenage cousin Patroclus in the major motion picture Troy (2004) opposite Brad Pitt. His next feature was Friday Night Lights (2004) starring Billy Bob Thornton, in which Garrett played a high school football player.

He landed a starring role opposite Mark Wahlberg in Four Brothers (2005), playing one of four brothers whose mother is murdered, and a supporting role opposite Lindsay Lohan in Georgia Rule (2007). He played the starring role of Sam Flynn in the sci-fi remake TRON: Legacy (2010), followed by a role in the adaptation of Jack Kerouac's famed novel On the Road (2012). More recently, he starred in Unbroken (2014), Pan (2015), and Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016).

Garrett currently lives in Los Angeles. His hobbies include hunting, punk rock music, and being outdoors.

Garrett Hedlund Filmography


On the Road

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Drama
Running Time:  124 min.
Release Date: January 18, 2013 - Toronto, Montréal - January 18, 2013 - Toronto, Montreal
February 15 - Ottawa

DVD: August 6, 2013

Current rating: Rating: 3.33
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Cast: Garrett Hedlund, Sam Riley, Kristen Stewart, Amy Adams, Tom Sturridge, Danny Morgan, Alice Braga, Elisabeth Moss, Kirsten Dunst, Viggo Mortensen