Who is Tyler Lee Hoechlin?
Tyler Lee Hoechlin is a popular American actor. Active in the acting industry since 1998, he started his career with a family movie named ‘Family Tree’. However, it was only in 2002 when he got his breakthrough role in the flick ‘Road to Perdition’. Apart from films, this 29-year-old actor has also won considerable name and fame through television. Hoechlin is known for playing the role of a werewolf and ‘Superman’ in TV series ‘Teen Wolf’ and ‘Supergirl’ respectively. This multitalented personality does not only hold a passion for acting, but for sports as well. Tyler Hoechlin has been playing baseball since the age of seven. He was a member of the U.S baseball team at Pan-American games when he was nine years old. This Saturn award-winning actor has enormous fans from all over the world. He is extremely popular on social networking websites like Instagram and Twitter. As of April 2017, he has 2.7m followers and 1.76m followers on Instagram and Twitter respectively.
Tyler Lee Hoechlin began acting in 1998, at the age of nine. He first appeared in the family flick ‘Family Tree’. After that, he did ‘Train Quest’ and ‘ Road to Perdition’. It was his stunning performance in the latter that fetched him the role of ‘Martin Brewer’ in the hit TV series ‘7th Heaven’. Then he starred in the movie ‘Grizzly Rage’. In 2008, he did the movie ‘Solstice’ followed by three movies ‘Lincoln Heights’, ‘My Boys’ and ‘Castle’ in 2009. Two years later, the actor was offered the role of ‘Derek Hale’ in MTV’s hit series ‘Teen Wolf’. This performance of Hoechlin brought immense positive response from the viewers of the show. Later on, he was offered the character of ‘Spiderman’ in another TV series ‘Supergirl’. All these contributions by Tyler Lee Hoechlin to movies and television took his name to heights and earned him millions of fans from all across the world.
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Tyler Lee Hoechlin Love for Baseball
Tyler Lee Hoechlin loves playing baseball. He started playing the game when he was seven-years old. It was because of his passion for the game and hard work that he was selected for the Pan-American games at the age of nine. In 2005, he received a college scholarship and played baseball for Arizona State University. Two years later, he played as an infielder for the ‘Battle Creek Bombers’ of the Northwoods League. In 2008, he played for ‘The Maxim Yankees’, a collegiate summer team based in Santa Clara.
Awards & Achievements
In 2003, Tyler Lee Hoechlin’s performance in ‘Road to Perdition’ earned him the ‘Saturn Award’ for ‘Best Performance by a Younger Actor’ and the ‘Young Artist Award’ for ‘Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actor’.
In 2011, BuddyTV ranked Hoechlin at number ‘3’ on their list of ‘TV's Sexiest Men’.
In 2013, he won a ‘Young Hollywood Award’ for his work in the TV series ‘Teen Wolf’. This ‘Best Ensemble’ award was shared with his co-stars Crystal Reed, Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien and Holland Roden.
In 2014, Hoechlin won the ‘Teen Choice Award’ in the category ‘Choice TV: Male Scene Stealer’ for ‘Teen Wolf’.
Tyler Lee Hoechlin was born on September 11, 1987 in Corona, California, U.S. to parents Don Hoechlin (father) and Lori Hoechlin (mother). He has two brothers, Travis and Tanner, and a sister, Carrie. The actor belongs to mixed ethnicity. Coming to his love life, Hoechlin dated the actress Brittany Snow in 2012. However, the couple broke up in 2015. Currently, he is single and is focusing on his future projects.
1) Tyler Lee Hoechlin turned down a role in the movie ‘Twilight’ so as to focus on his baseball career.
2) The actor turned to acting again after he suffered from a baseball injury.
3) In 2016, Hoechlin joined the ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ franchise. The actor will portray the character of ‘Boyce Fox’ in ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ and ‘Fifty Shades Darker’.
4) He was chosen from among 2,000 candidates to play the character of ‘Michael Sullivan Jr.’ in ‘Road to Perdition’.