Lucas Hedges born on December 12, 1996, is an American famed star who gained huge fame for playing his breakthrough roles as Danny O’Neill in the 2017 comedy film “Lady Bird” and as Jared in the 2018 biopic drama film “Boy Erased.” In 2017, his work in a drama called, ‘Manchester by the Sea’ (2016), earned him an Academy Award Nomination in ‘Best Supporting Actor’ category. He was only 19-year-old at that time.
|Net Worth||$3.5 Million USD|
|Date of Birth (Age)
(How old is Lucas Hedges?)
|December 12, 1996 (21-year-old)|
|Place of Birth||New York City, NY, United States|
(Where is Lucas Hedges from?)
(How tall is Lucas Hedges?)
|1.8m (5 foot 11 inches)|
|Body Measurements||Chest: 40 inches
Waist: 31 inches
Bicep: 14 inches
|Ethnicity||German, Scottish, English, and Irish|
(Is Lucas Hedges gay?)
|Not Straight, not gay, nor Bisexual. It is Complicated.|
Lucas Hedges Family
|Mother||Susan Bruce Titman|
|Grandparents||Robert B. Hedges (Grandfather)
|Brother||Simon Hedges. (FYI Lucas Hedges is not related to Matt Damon.)|
Lucas Hedges Early Life
Hedges’ father Peter Hedges is an Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and director. Peter screenplay and directed Julia Robert starrer, ‘Ben is Black’, which also starred Lucas himself, well it wasn’t the first time he appeared in one of his Father’s work. Small Lucas was a part of ‘Dan in Real Life’ as Lily’s dance partner. His mother Susan Bruce was a poet and actress.
Hedges completed his schooling from Saint Ann’s School and later joined the University of North Carolina School of the Arts where he studied theater. He is graduated from the Cherubs Theater Program at Northwestern University’s National High School Institute.
Lucas Hedges Sexuality
‘Boy Erased’ a film about a gay son of a Baptist pastor must overcome the fallout by his parents.
During the promotion of this film, Lucas revealed that he grew up having a feeling towards both sexes. He said, “In the early stages of my life, some of the people I was most infatuated with were my closest male friends. That was the case through high school, and I think I was always aware that while, for the most part, I was attracted to women.”
He continued and tells that he felt ashamed because he was not 100% clear regarding his sexuality. Lucas said he considers himself as “existing on that spectrum. Not totally Straight, but not also gay and not necessarily bisexual.”
Lucas Hedges Career
Hedges made his Hollywood debut under his father directional, ‘Dan in Real Life’ as, ‘Lily’s Dance Partner.’ After that, he was seen straight in the year 2012, in ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ as ‘Redford’.
After that movie, Lucas never stopped working; he continuously worked in several movies like Arthur Newman (2016), The Zero Theorem (2013), Labor Day (2013), The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014).
In 2014, Lucas worked in a biopic movie, “Kill The Messenger”, starring, ‘Jeremy Renner, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Rosemarie DeWitt, and Paz Vega.
Manchester By The Sea
Lucas had done many big projects with A-List Hollywood stars, but he got noticeable through his role as, ‘Patrick Chandler’ in the Drama, ‘Manchester By The Sea’ (2016). In the drama, he was accompanied by, ‘Casey Affleck’, ‘Michelle Williams’, and ‘Kyle Chandler’.
The series did not only gained Lucas fame, but also an Oscar nomination for ‘Best Supporting Actor.’
Speaking of Oscars, he may be only nominated for his work in ‘Manchester By The Sea’, but he did work in several Academy Award-nominated films such as, ‘Lady Bird’ (2017), and ‘Three Billboard Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ (2017).
Lucas Hedges Movies
|Arthur Newman||Kevin Avery||2012|
|The Zero Theorem||Bob||2013|
|Three Billboard Outside Ebbing, Missouri||Robbie Hayes||2017|
Lucas hedges Awards
|Academy Award||Best Supporting Actor- ‘Manchester By The Sea’||2017|
|Critics’ Choice Movie Award||Best Young Actor- ‘Manchester By The Sea’ (Won)||2016|
|Critics’ Choice Movie Award||Best Acting Ensemble- ‘Three Billboard Outside…’ (Won)||2016|
Is Lucas Hedges dating anybody?
As of 2018, there has been no reports or outing is spotted that says Lucas Hedges has ever been in a relationship. He is single, and as we know, he is still struggling with his sexual orientation. Lucas is not a social media person either, he does not have any social media accounts.
When people ask him about his social life, he says “ In all honesty, the only exposure I have to groupies is at red carpet events like this. But then I go home and have a normal life. If I did have social media, I would spend way to much time on it. It is way too addictive for me.’’