Creator / Logan Lerman

"I'm not the kind of guy who got into this to be famous."

Logan Lerman is an American actor. He was born in Beverly Hills, California, to a Jewish family. His birthdate is January 19, 1992.

He has been acting since the age of four, starting out in commercials. His first film role as Mel Gibson's son in The Patriot and he continued to play bit parts in films and TV shows in his childhood. A major career boost came when he starred in Jack & Bobby playing the younger version of the titular Bobby - a kid who will become the US President one day. The show was Too Good to Last and got cancelled after one season. Logan however continued to impress in other small roles.

He was brought to national attention with the film adaptation of Percy Jackson and the Olympians as the titular character. The film was a success and earned a sequel. Logan also earned his dramatic credentials in films like The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Noah and Fury. Most recently, his performance in the adaptation of Philip Roth's Indignation (which he also executive produced) won him wide critical acclaim.

Selected Filmography:

  • Dawson Casting: Not at first, since Percy Jackson was aged up from twelve to be his own age for the first film. But he was in his early twenties in the second film. He was also nineteen playing a fourteen-year-old in The Perks of Being A Wallflower.
  • Fake Brit: He adopts an English sounding accent for Noah to blend in with his on-screen family.
  • One of Us: He's admitted to being a film geek, his favourite directors being Stanley Kubrick, Paul Thomas Anderson and David Fincher. He also dropped a few references to The Room while promoting Noah, and wanted to become an actor after he watched a Jackie Chan movie.
  • Star-Making Role: Playing the titular Percy Jackson in Percy Jackson and the Olympians shot him to success.
  • Those Two Actors:
  • Tom Hanks Syndrome: In his mid-20s he has moved away from teen films with roles like Noah and Fury.
  • What Could Have Been: He was considered to play Peter Parker in The Amazing Spider-Man and several websites reported him as "all but confirmed" for the role. It went to Andrew Garfield instead.