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Biography of Tyler Hoechlin
Tyler Hoechlin is an American actor best known for his roles in the TV series 7th Heaven and Teen Wolf, as well as the full-length drama Damn Road.
Teen Wolf star Tyler Hoechlin
Childhood and youth
Tyler was born September 11, 1987 in the California city of Corona (Corona), in the family of Don and Lori Hoechlin. Tyler has brothers Tanner and Travis and a sister, Carrie.
Tyler Hoechlin as a child
At the age of 7, Hoechlin became seriously interested in baseball. He later played for Arizona State University and the Battle Creek Bombers in the Northwood League, which brings together the best players in the world.
Tyler began acting in films as a child. In 1998, the young actor appeared in the children’s musical film Disney Sing Along Songs: Happy Haunting, timed to coincide with Halloween. Together with other kids, he sang the most popular songs from Disney cartoons.
The following year, baby Tyler was offered a role in the feature-length drama Family Tree, and two years later, the teenager appeared in the fantasy film Train Adventures.
Little Tyler Hoechlin in Family Tree (1999)
In 2002, Tyler played in tandem with Tom Hanks in Sam Mendes’ gangster thriller The Damned Road. He played the role of Michael Sullivan Jr., a teenager who one day decided to find out who his father really was, with terrible consequences.
Taylor Hoechlin starred with Tom Hanks in Damn Road
The filmmakers gave Tyler the preference of the 2,000 young actors who auditioned for the role. For filming, 14-year-old Hoechlin had to learn to drive a car, which he did with great pleasure (although he was still insured by a stuntman).
The film won an Oscar for amazing cinematography, and Tyler himself was awarded the Saturn Award for best young actor of the year.
Shot from the series “The Cursed Way”
The casting director of the series 7th Heaven drew attention to Hoechlin’s game in The Damned Path, and in 2003 the young man joined the cast of this melodrama, which has been on the air since 1996. From seasons 8 to 11, until the very end of the series, Tyler was reincarnated as Martin Brewer. In 2004, the guy was nominated for a Teen Choice Award in the Breakthrough of the Year: Actor category.
4 years Hoechlin was the star of the series “7th Heaven”
The following year, the actor was again nominated, but already in the category “Best Drama Actor of the Series”, but the award again went to another actor, Adam Brody from the series “The Lonely Hearts”. In 2007, the last season of the series 7th Heaven was filmed, but Hoechlin did not remain without work. Over the next three years, Tyler starred in the horror films Grizzly Rage and Solstice, and appeared in episodes of the acclaimed series CSI: Miami Crime Scene Investigation, My Squad, Castle, and Lincoln Heights.
2011 was an extremely successful year for Tyler. Three films with his participation saw the light at once – the drama “Open Gates” (the main role), the comedy “Handy Week” with Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis and Christina Applegate (Hacklin got the supporting role) and the comedy short film “Charlie Brown: Revenge of the boob ”, which also starred Holland Roden and Dylan O’Brien.
Tyler Hoechlin showed off his bare torso in “Jewish Week”
In the same year, the actor was invited to play the role of werewolf Derek Hale in the TV series Teen Wolf (in another translation (“Werewolf”). From seasons 1 to 4 of the teenage mystical saga, Hale was one of the main characters. Tyler’s colleagues on the set were Tyler Posey , Dylan O’Brien, Colton Haynes, Cody Christian and Shelley Hennig.
On the set of “Teen Wolf”
In 2013, Hoechlin (among other Teen Wolf actors) won the Young Hollywood Award for Best Ensemble Cast. In 2014, thanks to Derek Hale, Tyler won the Teen Choice Awards for Choice Movie: Scene Stealer – Men.
Shooting the series took a lot of the young actor’s time, but he found time to star in the film “Modern Melvin” and the comedy “The Sticks”, in which he appeared as sexy police officer Clark Russell.
Tyler Hoechlin in his youth and now
After taking a break from the series in 2014, Hoechlin began filming two feature films, the comedy To Each His Own, about a group of baseball players in the 1980s, and the sports drama Missed on the Team. Both films hit the big screens in 2016.
Shot from the series “Supergirl”
Also in 2016, Tyler was cast as Clark Kent on Supergirl. The main role of Supergirl, Superman’s cousin, was played by Melissa Benoist, while Hoechlin appeared in only 4 episodes of the series.
In April 2017, the action movie Stratton: The First Mission was released about the fight between the special forces of the British Armed Forces and international terrorists. In addition to Tyler, Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter films), Dominic Cooper and Connie Nielsen appeared in the film. The film received fairly low ratings from the audience, and Simon West’s direction was called “sterile”.
In July and September 2017, three episodes of the 6th season of The Werewolf were released, in which the hero of Hoechlin, who missed the 5th season, reappeared.
Tyler Hoechlin’s personal life
In early 2004, 16-year-old Tyler dated 19-year-old American actress and pop singer Ashlee Simpson, the younger sister of singer Jessica Simpson, for about 2 months.
There are various rumors about the nature of Tyler and Dylan’s relationship.
In 2005, the actress and singer Candice Accola, known for her role as Caroline Forbes in the television series The Vampire Diaries, became the actor’s girlfriend. After breaking up with Candice Hoechlin, he began an affair with actress and 7th Heaven co-star Mackenzie Rosman, but the relationship did not last long.
Tyler Hoechlin’s height is 183 cm
From 2010 to 2012, Tyler dated actress Rachel Brooke Smith, and for the next three years he dated American Dream and Pitch Perfect actress Brittany Snow.
Tyler Hoechlin and Brittany Snow duo named “Briller”
Also, for some time, the actor was in a relationship with model, presenter and actress Jill Wagner, who also starred in the TV series Werewolf as Kate Argent. In December 2015, paparazzi filmed Tyler walking arm in arm with German model Alena Gerber in Rome. The Lovers did not comment on the situation, but reportedly their short romance ended in early 2016. However, some fans suggested that the photos in Rome were taken for PR, since Alena was in a relationship with German footballer Clemens Fritz at that time.
Tyler Hoechlin now
Tyler Hoechlin played in the third part of “50 shades of gray”
In 2018, a number of films with Tyler were released, including the third part of the sensational saga about complex love relationships, Fifty Shades Freed. Hoechlin played Boyce Fox, a talented writer and former colleague of Anastacia Steele (Dakota Johnson) who signs with the Christian Gray (Jamie Dornan) company.