Name: Sebastian Stan
Born: August 13, 1983
Sebastian Stan is one of the most popular Romanian Actors. Born in 13th August 1982, this Romanian cutie is popularly known for his roles in Captain America as James Buchanan “Bucky” Barnes/ Winter Soldier in popular holly flick Captain America: The First Avenger and Captain America: The Winter Soldier. He is widely popular for his role of The Mad Hatter/Jefferson on the widely popular fantasy drama of ABC, Once upon a Time. On top of that, he is also known for his roles of Prince Jack Benjamin on Kings, the adorable Carter Baizen in the American tele-show Gossip girl and finally his appearance in Black Swan. In 2012, he was widely acclaimed for his appearance in the USA Network miniseries namely the Political Animals. Here, he starred along with Sigourney Weaver.
Stan’s Role in the Political Animals even bagged him the nomination for Best performance of a supporting Actor in the Critics’ Choice Television Awards.
Born in Constanta, Romania, this blonde cutie always had a fetish for acting and TV shows. His mother moved in to Vienna at the age of 8 and right after that she got married to Anthony Fruhauf, the teacher and headmaster of the Rockland Country School.
During his days in the Rockland Day School, he was seen in various productions like Harvey, Over Here!, West Side Story and also Cyrano de Bergerac. Due to his love for acting he even visited the Stagdoor Manor Summer Cap wherehe was first introduced as a child actor and was also cast in some of the popular camp production.
Right from that point of time, Stan started taking acting seriously and thus started applying for various acting programs in the Top Universities. He was finally accepted to the Rutgers University and started attending the acting sessions there. This in turn, gave him the much craved opportunity to spend an entire year abroad and study in Shakespeare’s Golbe Theatre London, England.
Television and movie Career
After taking part in a series of TV and movie roles, Stan finally bagged a lead role in the Kings series of 2009. He was popular for his role of Prince Jack Benjamin in the show. Right after that, in 2010, he was also seen in the ballet thriller Back Swan and the supernatural horror movie The Apparition. Apart from playing a series of roles in supernatural shows he played the leading antagonist in the movie Hot Tub Machine in 2010. Finally, at the later part of that year he got his big break in the form of Bucky Barnes in Captain America: The first Avenger.
In 2012 he was seen in the thriller Gone and was also seen in a recurring role on Once Upon a Time where he was in the shoes of Mad Hatter. Popular critics described his work to be an “excellent” one and the episode was also placed at the top 30 episodes of the series.
His roles in USA network miniseries Political Animals and Roundabout Theater’s production William Inge’s Picnic were also praised by the critics.
In 2014, Stan was again seen in the role of Bucky Barnes in Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
Right now, Stan has some superb films in his kitty. He is all set to co star Dr. Chris Beck in the Martain series, the third Captain America movie Captain America: Civil War and finally Joshua in Ricki and the Flash.