American actor and screenwriter, Finn Wittrock is known for his role Damon Miller on the soap opera All My Children from 2009 until 2011. He debuted in acting in 2004 in Disney Channel Original movie, Halloweentown High as Cody which opened doors for his Hollywood career. As of 2018, he appeared in the FX crime drama series, The Assa s sination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.
Early Life Of Finn Wittrock
Finn Wittrock was born Peter "Finn" Wittrock, Jr. on October 28, 1984, in Lenox, Ma s sachusetts, United States. He is the son of Kate Claire Crowley, a professor, and Peter L. Wittrock Sr., an actor. He has a younger brother, Dylan. Wittrock.
He grew up at the Shakespeare & Company theatre where his father worked at plays and he often acted as a pageboy or messenger.
Wittrock attended the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts where he enrolled in acting. Then he joined The Juilliard School but dropped out to pursue his acting career. He moved to Los Angeles where he auditioned for roles in television but failed to make it.
Later Wittrock heard about Juilliard and auditioned for it and luckily got selected. He won the Juilliard Journal Award for his contributions to Juilliard’s newspaper, The Juilliard Journal. He graduated from The Juilliard School with a degree in Fine Arts in 2008.
Finn Wittrock's Career
Finn Wittrock started his professional acting career in 2003, appearing in an episode of TV series, Cold Case. The following year, he made his feature film debut in Halloweentown High. In 2009, he was cast in the ABC long-running soap opera, All My Children where he played the role of Damon Miller. He appeared in altogether 112 episodes until 2011.
Wittrock played Troius in 2009 off-broadway play, The Age of Iron. In 2012 he debuted in Boardway opposite Philip Seymour Hoffman. Some of his notable works include My All American as Freddie Steinmark, The Big Short as Jamie Shipley, The Normal Heart as Albert, Masters of Sex as Dale, and La La Land as Greg Earnest.
Wittrock earned Theatre World Awards and Clarence Derwent Awards for his breakthrough performance in playwright, Death of a Salesman in 2012. In 2014, he cast in the fourth season of the FX horror anthology series, American Horror Story: Freak Show as Dandy Mott. His role earned him a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. He also appeared in the fifth installment of American Horror Story, subtitled Hotel.
In 2016, Finn Wittrock starred in Adam McKay directorial biographical comedy-drama, The Big Short. He received two awards for his acting, including National Board of Review Awards and Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association.
As of 2018, he is busy with his upcoming ventures, If Beale Street Could Talk and Judy which is in the post-production phase and will soon hit the big screen.
Finn Wittrock's Net Worth
Finn Wittrock has an estimated net worth of $5 million which he garnered from his acting career. He earned over $300k for his appearances in movies and TV series. He also made a good sum from the Broadway plays. He owns an Audi R8, priced $115,400.
Some of his highest grossing movies are enlisted below,
|Year||Movies||Budget (US dollar)||Box-office Collection (US Dollar)||IMDb rating||Starring|
|2014||Unbroken||$65 million||$163 million||7.2 stars||Jack O'Connell, Domhnall Gleeson, Miyavi, Garrett Hedlund|
|2015||The Big Short||$50 million||$133.4 million||7.8 stars||Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt|
|2016||La La Land||$30 million||$446.1 million||8.1 stars||Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend, Rosemarie DeWitt|
Finn Wittrock's Personal Life
Finn Wittrock is in a marital relationship with his college sweetheart Sarah Roberts. Sarah is a fashion designer and she is known for her collaboration with designer Juan Carlos Obando. The duo exchanged vows on October 18, 2014, at an intimate ceremony in the presence of their closed ones and family members.
The pair first met at The Juilliard School where both attended the same cla s s. At first, they were good friends but eventually fell in love and took their relationship to the next level. They have no children as both of them are busy with their career. Currently, he resides in Los Angeles along with his wife.
Wittrock is one of those celebrities who keep themselves away from the influence of social media. But he is active in the news media, Twitter where he has more than 128k+followers.
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by ab-mahima, 29 May, 2018