Star Profile: Garrett Hedlund

Mimi ON Feb 10, 2011 AT 9:55 am

Garrett Hedlund

Garrett Hedlund

Garrett Hedlund‘s young acting career took off straight out of school, after signing with a talent agency, when he moved from Arizona to Los Angeles in order to pursue his acting career.

He jumped to the big screen very quickly in “Troy” which released in 2004 and starred Brad Pitt. Hedlund went on a roll after that starring in “Friday Night Lights”, “Four Brothers”, opposite Mark Wahlberg, and “Eragon.”

Garrett Hedlund

Garrett Hedlund as Sam Flynn in Tron: Legacy

Despite not being a critic favourite, the “Eragon” grossed over £158 worldwide. Losely based on the book by Christopher Paolini, the film was a relative success and propelled Hedlund’s career, helping him land his role as Sam Flynn in the sequel to the 1982 original “Tron.”

Released in December, “Tron: Legacy” was his most recent leading role and has grossed just over £232 million to date. Earning him a coveted spot on the Vanity Fair 2011 Hollywood Issue and really catching our attention.

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