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Sebastian Stan

Sebastian Stan
Name Sebastian Stan
Birthplace Constanta, Romania
Date of Birth August 13, 1982
Role on Gossip Girl Carter Baizen
Sebastian Stan (born August 13, 1982) is a Romanian-American actor, known for his role as Bucky Barnes / Winter Soldier in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. On television, Stan portrayed Carter Baizen in Gossip Girl, Prince Jack Benjamin in Kings, Jefferson in Once Upon a Time, and T.J. Hammond in Political Animals. His role in Political Animals earned him a nomination for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Movie/Miniseries. In 2015, he co-starred in Jonathan Demme's Ricki and the Flash, Ridley Scott's The Martian, and Bryan Buckley's The Bronze.

Background Edit

Stan was born in Constanța, Romania. He has stated that his parents divorced when he was 2 years old. At age 8, Stan and his mother, Georgeta Orlovschi, moved to Vienna, Austria following the Romanian Revolution, where Georgeta was employed as a pianist. Four years later, they moved to Rockland County, New York, after his mother married Anthony Fruhauf, the headmaster of Rockland Country Day School, where Stan was educated.

During Stan's years at the Rockland school, he starred in productions including HarveyCyrano de BergeracLittle Shop of HorrorsOver Here!, and West Side Story. He also attended the Stagedoor Manor summer camp where he was cast in many camp productions. It was then that he decided to take acting seriously and began to apply for acting programs at several universities. He was accepted to and attended Rutgers University's Mason Gross School of the Arts, which also gave him the opportunity to spend a year abroad studying acting at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London, England. Stan became a United States citizen in 2002.

Career Edit

After several film and television roles, including The Covenant and Gossip Girl, Stan landed a lead role in the 2009 series Kings as Jack Benjamin. In 2010, he appeared in Darren Aronofsky's ballet thriller, Black Swan. Stan also began filming the supernatural horror film The Apparition in February that year; the film was released on August 24, 2012. Stan played Blaine, the main antagonist of Hot Tub Time Machine in March 2010. In July 2011, he portrayed Bucky Barnes in the film Captain America: The First Avenger, based on the Marvel Comics character. It was his first film in a nine-picture contract he has with Marvel Studios.

In 2012, he starred in the thriller Gone and began a recurring role in Once Upon a Time as the Mad Hatter. The A.V. Clubdescribed his work in "Hat Trick", his premiere episode, as "excellent" and placed the episode in their list of the 30 best episodes of 2012 from series which did not make their top list. He also appeared in the USA Network miniseries Political Animals as the troubled gay son of the former first lady. This role resulted in a nomination for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Movie/Miniseries.

In 2013, Stan played the role of Hal Carter in the Roundabout Theater Company's production of William Inge's Picnic, at the American Airlines Theater in New York. In 2014, Stan reprised his role as Bucky Barnes in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. In 2015, Stan played Joshua Brummel in Ricki and the Flash, and co-starred in The Martian, as NASA scientist Dr. Chris Beck. He reprised his role as the Winter Soldier in the third Captain America film, Captain America: Civil War, released in 2016, and will portray the character in Avengers: Infinity War in 2018, and its untitled sequel in 2019.

Stan co-starred as NASCAR driver Dayton White in Steven Soderbergh's comedy film Logan Lucky. He is set to portray Jeff Gillooly, alongside Margot Robbie, in Craig Gillespie's biopic I, Tonya, based on the rivalry between figure skaters Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan. Stan will portray Charles Blackwood in We Have Always Lived in the Castle, an adaptation of Shirley Jackson's novel of the same name, and will also star alongside J. K. Simmons in the drama film I'm Not Here. Stan has been cast in the lead role of Scott Huffman in the Vietnam War drama film The Last Full Measure.

Personal Life Edit

In early 2008, Stan and Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester were reported to be in a relationship. Meester and Stan were reported to have broken up in 2010. In summer 2012, Stan and Once Upon a Time star Jennifer Morrison met on the Once Upon A Time set and dated for a year, breaking up in mid-2013. In 2009, Stan and actress Margarita Levieva starred in the film Spread. They had been reported to be good friends leading up to 2014, when they were reported to be dating.

Filmography Edit

Movies Edit

Movie Role Year Notes
71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance Boy in Subway 1994
Tony n' Tina's Wedding Johnny Nunzio 2004
Red Doors Simon 2005
The Architect Martin Waters 2006
The Covenant Chase Collins 2006
The Education of Charlie Banks Leo Reilly 2007
Rachel Getting Married Walter 2008
Spread Harry 2009
Hot Tub Time Machine Blaine 2010
Black Swan Andrew / Suitor 2010
Captain America: The First Avenger Bucky Barnes 2011
Gone Billy 2012
The Apparition Ben Curtis 2012
Captain America: The Winter Soldier Bucky Barnes / The Winter Soldier 2014
The Bronze Lance Tucker 2015
Ant-Man Bucky Barnes / The Winter Soldier 2015 Uncredited cameo
Ricki and the Flash Joshua Brummel 2015
The Martian Dr. Chris Beck 2015
Captain America: Civil War Bucky Barnes / The Winter Soldier 2016
Logan Lucky Dayton White 2017
I, Tonya Jeff Gillooly 2017
I'm Not Here Steve 2017
We Have Always Lived in the Castle Charles Blackwood 2017
Avengers: Infinity War Bucky Barnes / The Winter Soldier 2018 In post-production
The Last Full Measure Scott Huffman 2018 In post-production

Television Edit

Show Role Year(s) Notes
Law & Order Justin Capshaw 2003 Episode: "Sheltered"
Gossip Girl Carter Baizen 2007-2010 11 episodes
Kings Jack Benjamin 2009 13 episodes
Once Upon a Time Jefferson / The Mad Hatter 2012 6 episodes
Political Animals T.J. Hammond 2012 Miniseries; 6 episodes
Labyrinth Will Franklyn 2012 Miniseries; 2 episodes
I'm Dying Up Here Clay Appuzzo 2017 Episode: "Pilot"

Video Games Edit

Title Role Year Notes
Captain America: Super Soldier Bucky Barnes 2011 Voice

Music Videos Edit

Artist Song Year
Hayden Panettiere "Wake Up Call" 2008

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