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|Birthname||Garrett John Hedlund|
|Date of birth||September 3, 1984|
|Place of birth||Roseau, Minnesota, USA|
Garrett Hedlund (born September 3, 1984) is an American actor who plays Sam Flynn in the sc-fi movie, TRON: Legacy. He is known for his role in the movie Four Brothers and has appeared in several films, including Troy (in which he made his film debut as Patroclus, younger cousin of Achilles); Friday Night Lights, which charts the 1988 football season of the Permian Panthers, Eragon, Georgia Rule, and Death Sentence. Hedlund has a growing fan base on the Internet, with websites such as MrHedlund.com.
Born in Roseau, Minnesota, Garrett spent his early years growing up on a farm in a small town. When he was in the ninth grade his family moved to Scottsdale Arizona, where he began taking private acting lessons. After graduating high school, he immediately moved to Los Angeles to pursue and acting career.
He immediately moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career.
One month later, he'd landed the role of Achilles' cousin Patroclus in the major motion picture Troy opposite Brad Pitt. His next feature was the 2004 film Friday Night Lights starring Billy Bob Thornton, in which Garrett played a high school football player.
He then landed a starring role opposite Mark Wahlberg in the 2005 movie Four Brothers.