Tyler Hoechlin

Tyler Hoechlin

Birth name: Tyler Lee Hoechlin
Born: September 11, 1987
Age: 30
Birthplace: Corona, California, United States
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Tyler Lee Hoechlin (/ˈhɛklɪn/; September 11, 1987) is an American actor. He got his big break starring as Michael Sullivan, Jr. in the film Road to Perdition (2002). For television he is known for playing the role of Martin Brewer on 7th Heaven and the role of Derek Hale on the MTV series Teen Wolf. In 2016, Hoechlin was cast as Superman on the CW show Supergirl.


Early life

Hoechlin was born in Corona, California, to Lori and Don Hoechlin. He has two brothers, Tanner and Travis, and a sister, Carrie. Hoechlin began playing baseball at the age of seven. He played infield for Arizona State University and the Battle Creek Bombers of the Northwoods League. In 2008, he played infield for the UC Irvine Anteaters.


He began acting at the age of nine. His performance as Michael Sullivan, Jr. in Road to Perdition led to him getting the role of Martin Brewer in the show 7th Heaven in 2003. Hoechlin was nominated for a 2004 Teen Choice Award for Breakout Male Star. He starred in the 2007 David DeCoteau film Grizzly Rage and was in the 2008 movie Solstice. He also starred in an episode of Castle in its second season. He appeared alongside Owen Wilson and Christina Applegate in the 2011 movie Hall Pass. He also played werewolf Derek Hale in the television series Teen Wolf.

BuddyTV ranked him #3 on its list of "TV's Sexiest Men of 2011".

In 2016, Hoechlin was cast as Superman on the CW show Supergirl. He appeared in the first two episodes of the show's second season. In February 2017, it was announced that he was cast in the upcoming Peter Hutchings teen drama Departures, starring alongside Asa Butterfield, Maisie Williams and Nina Dobrev. Principal photography for Departures will begin on April 24, 2017 in New York City.



Year Title Role Notes
1998 Disney Sing Along Songs: Happy Haunting Zach Disney Channel video, also released on September 2006 on DVD.
1999 Family Tree Jeff Jo
2001 Train Quest Billy
2002 Road to Perdition Michael Sullivan Jr.
2007 The Rapture of the Athlete Assumed Into Heaven The Athlete Short film
2008 Solstice Nick
2011 Open Gate Kaleb
2011 Hall Pass Gerry
2011 Charlie Brown: Blockhead's Revenge Schroeder Short film
2012 Melvin Smarty Ricky Hershey
2016 Everybody Wants Some!! Glen McReynolds
2016 Undrafted Johnathan "Dells" Dellamonica
2017 Stratton: First Into Action Marty Completed
2018 Fifty Shades Freed Boyce Fox In post-production
TBA The Domestics Mark West In post-production


Year Title Role Notes
2003-07 7th Heaven Martin Brewer Main role; 62 Episodes
2007 CSI: Miami Shawn Hodges Episode: "Sunblock"
2007 Grizzly Rage Wes Harding Television film
2009 Lincoln Heights Tad Season 4, Episodes 6 & 8
2009 My Boys Owen Scott Episode: "Spring Training"
2009 Castle Dylan Fulton Episode: "Fool Me Once..."
2011-14 Teen Wolf Derek Hale Main role; 60 episodes (seasons 1-4)
2013 The Sticks Hot Cop Clark Russell Television film
2016—present Supergirl Kal-El / Clark Kent / Superman Guest star (2 episodes)

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result
2003 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actor Road to Perdition Won
Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards Best Performance by a Youth in a Leading or Supporting Role - Male Nominated
Online Film & Television Association Awards Best Youth Performance Nominated
Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards Youth in Film Nominated
Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards Best Young Actor/Actress Nominated
Saturn Awards Best Performance by a Younger Actor Won
2004 Teen Choice Awards Choice Breakout TV Star - Male 7th Heaven Nominated
2005 Choice TV Actor: Drama Nominated
Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young Actor Nominated
2008 Fright Meter Awards Best Supporting Actor Solstice Nominated
2013 Young Hollywood Awards Best Ensemble Teen Wolf Won
2014 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV: Male Scene Stealer Won
2017 Saturn Awards Best Guest Performance on a Television Series Supergirl Pending

[ Source: Wikipedia ]