Lucas Hedges Biography

Lucas Hedges is a young and talented Oscar-nominated American actor who was seen working in films and shows such as The Grand Budapest Hotel, Kill the Messenger, The slap Anesthesia, and many more. His family has always been in the showbiz industry. He made his debut film by working in his father’s film called Dan in Real Life. He also stands in support of the LGBTQ community.

Early Life

Lucas was born on 12th December 1996 in Brooklyn Heights, New York, United States of America. His mother is an actress named Susan Bruce and his father works as a screenwriter and Director named Peter Hedges. He also has an older brother whose name is Simon and completed his schooling at Saint Ann’s School. He later went to the University of North Carolina School of the Arts where he completed a course in theatre. Lucas is also a graduate of the Cherubs Theatre Program at Northwestern University’s National High School Institute.

Lucas Hedges Career

He made his film debut by appearing in his father’s film called Dan in Real life in 2007. Wes Anderson appreciated his work and quickly signed him for a 2012 film named the Moonrise Kingdom.  The same year he was seen in a film named Arthur Newman and made a debut in a TV show called The Corrections. In 2013 and 2014 he was seen in several films such as Labor Day, The Zero Theorem, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and Kill the Messenger. In 2015 he made an appearance on a Television show named The slap where he played the role of Ritchie Joanou and he was also seen in a film named Anesthesia.

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After that in 2016, he was seen in Manchester by the Sea where he was playing the role of Patrick Chandler. In 2017 he was seen working at Lucille Lortel Theatre on the title Yen where he played the role of Hench. Apart from working in theatre, he appeared in films named Pigeonhearts, Lady Bird, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri. In 2018 he was seen in films named Boy Erased, Ben is Black and Mid90s. He was seen at John Golden Theatre where he played the role of Daniel Reed in The Waverly Gallery. In 2019 and 2020 his work was seen in films and TV shows such as Honey Boy, Waves, French Exit, and Home Movie: The Princess Bride. He appeared in the movie Let Them all Talk which was delayed recently due to Corona Virus Pandemic.

Lucas Hedges Biography

Real Name Lucas Hedges
Birth Date 12 December 1996
Age (as of 2022) 25 Years
Birth Place Brooklyn Heights, New York, U.S.
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Sagittarius

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 11” – in Centimetres – 180 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 70 kg  –  in Pounds –  154 lbs
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Slim


Father Peter Hedges
Mother Susan Bruce
Brother Simon Hedges


School Saint Ann’s School, University of North Carolina School of the Arts
College Northwestern University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Who is his girlfriend? None
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Personal Life

In 2018 he opened up and shared that in high school he used to find boys more attractive but he is also into girls. He also supports the LGBTQ community and considers his sexuality a fluid experience. In the past, he was in a relationship with Taylor Russell who is a popular Canadian actress. The couple has been spotted together attending fashion shows and other events.

Lucas Hedges Net Worth

Lucas has been seen working in several TV shows and films like Manchester by the Sea, Labor Day, The Zero Theorem, Moonrise Kingdom, and many more. He earns his income from his acting profession and also from his event appearances. His net worth has been estimated at around $3 million.


  • His maternal grandfather is a former Vice President in New York at HBO.
  • At the 89th Academy Awards, he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Manchester by the Sea.
  • Lucas made his stage debut as the lead in the off-Broadway play called Yen in 2017.
  • Gigi Hadid congratulated him on his Oscar nomination.
  • He made his film debut by working in his Father’s film named Dan in Real Life.
  • Lucas did his schooling at Saint Ann’s School which is a private school in Brooklyn.

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