Biography

Glen Thomas Powell Jr. is an American actor, writer, and producer. Powell was born and raised in Austin, Texas by Glen Sr. and Cyndy Powell. He has one older sister, Lauren Powell, who lives in Houston, Texas. His younger sister, Leslie Powell, is a singer. Before moving to Los Angeles, Glen became an active member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity and attended The University of Texas at Austin, majoring in Radio, Television and Film. Powell began performing in professional theatre with roles in The Music Man, Oliver, O. Henry, and The Sound of Music. He also was part of the award winning performance troupe, the "Broadway Texas Players" from 1999–2003. He has starred in television shows such as Into the West, Jack & Bobby, CSI: Miami, Without a Trace, along with feature films The Great Debaters, The Hottest State, Fast Food Nation, Jumping Off Bridges, The Safe Side, The Wendell Baker Story, and Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over. In 2007, before his first year of college, Glen landed a role in The Great Debaters, directed by and starring Denzel Washington. Since moving to Los Angeles, he has starred in television shows such as: Into the West, Jack & Bobby, CSI: Miami, Without a Trace, Rizzoli & Isles and The Lying Game along with feature films including: The Hottest State, Fast Food Nation, Jumping Off Bridges, The Safe Side, The Wendell Baker Story and The Dark Knight Rises. Most recently, he filmed the independent feature Stuck in Love.[2][3] In 2013, Powell was cast in a role in The Expendables 3.

Glen Thomas Powell Jr. is an American actor, writer, and producer. Powell was born and raised in Austin, Texas by Glen Sr. and Cyndy Powell. He has one older sister, Lauren Powell, who lives in Houston, Texas. His younger sister, Leslie Powell, is a singer. Before moving to Los Angeles, Glen became an active member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity and attended The University of Texas at Austin, majoring in Radio, Television and Film. Powell began performing in professional theatre with roles in The Music Man, Oliver, O. Henry, and The Sound of Music. He also was part of the award winning performance troupe, the "Broadway Texas Players" from 1999–2003. He has starred in television shows such as Into the West, Jack & Bobby, CSI: Miami, Without a Trace, along with feature films The Great Debaters, The Hottest State, Fast Food Nation, Jumping Off Bridges, The Safe Side, The Wendell Baker Story, and Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over. In 2007, before his first year of college, Glen landed a role in The Great Debaters, directed by and starring Denzel Washington. Since moving to Los Angeles, he has starred in television shows such as: Into the West, Jack & Bobby, CSI: Miami, Without a Trace, Rizzoli & Isles and The Lying Game along with feature films including: The Hottest State, Fast Food Nation, Jumping Off Bridges, The Safe Side, The Wendell Baker Story and The Dark Knight Rises. Most recently, he filmed the independent feature Stuck in Love.[2][3] In 2013, Powell was cast in a role in The Expendables 3.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 29

Birthday 1988-10-21

Place of Birth Austin, Texas, USA

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Also Known As

  • Glen Powell Jr.

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Most Dangerous Game
2020 Top Gun: Maverick
2018 Set It Up as Charlie Young
2018 The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society as Mark Reynolds
2018 The Bad Guys
2017 Sand Castle as Falvy
2016 Hidden Figures as John Glenn
2016 Everybody Wants Some!! as Finnegan
2016 Misconduct as Doug Fields
2016 Ride Along 2 as Troy
2015 Wind Walkers as Sonny Childe
2015 Scream Queens (14 episodes) as Chad Radwell
2014 The Making of The Expendables 3 as Himself
2014 Sex Ed as JT
2014 The Expendables 3 as Thorn
2013 April Apocalypse as Dickie
2013 Red Wing as Francis Riley
2013 Best Friends Forever as Nick
2012 Stuck in Love as Good Looking Frat Guy
2012 The Dark Knight Rises as Trader #1
2012 Barrio Tales as Jack
2011 Pig as Johnny the Teacher
2010 Rizzoli & Isles (1 episode) as graham randall
2007 The Great Debaters as Harvard Debater #1
2006 The Hottest State as John Jaegerman
2006 Fast Food Nation as Steve
2006 Jumping Off Bridges as Eric Turner
2005 The Wendell Baker Story as Paper Boy

Production

Captain Planet Producer
Most Dangerous Game Executive Producer

Writing

Captain Planet Writer

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