DANE DEHAAN has made a formidable impression on film and
television audiences and is currently one of
the industry's most sought after actors of his generation.
In 2017, DeHaan starred opposite Alicia Vikander in Justin Chadwick's TULIP
FEVER. The film is set in the
17th century and follows the secret romance between an artist (DeHaan) who falls
for a young married
woman (Vikander) while he's commissioned to paint a portrait of her and her
In 2016, DeHaan starred in two films released by Twentieth Century Fox: Gore
Verbinski's A CURE FOR
WELLNESS, released in February; and Kim Nguyen's TWO LOVERS AND A BEAR, opposite
Maslany. TWO LOVERS AND A BEAR is set in a small town near the North Pole where
roads lead to
nowhere - the story follows Roman and Lucy, two burning souls who come together
to make a leap for
life and inner peace.
In 2015, DeHaan starred as James Dean in LIFE, opposite Robert Pattinson and
directed by photographer
and film director Anton Corbijn. Based on a true story, LIFE chronicles a small
period of time in the
beginning of James Dean's career when he meets a young photographer, Dennis
Stock (Pattinson) who is
assigned to photograph him just prior to the opening of his breakout film, "East
of Eden." Cinedigm
released the film
In 2014, DeHaan starred in Sony Pictures' THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 in the
role of Harry Osbourne
opposite Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and Jamie Foxx. Directed by Marc Webb, the
film was released on May 2, 2014 and has grossed $706 million worldwide to-date.
In the same year,
DeHaan starred opposite Aubrey Plaza in Jeff Baena's dark comedy LIFE AFTER
BETH. The film follows
Zach (DeHaan), a young man who tries to continue dating his girlfriend Beth
(Plaza), after she dies and
rises from the dead as a zombie. The film premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film
Festival and A24
released it later in the year.
In 2013, DeHaan was nominated for a Gotham Award in the "Breakthrough Actor"
category and at the
Hamptons International Film Festival in the "Breakthrough Performer" category
for his leading role in
Sony Picture Classics' critically acclaimed beat generation film KILL YOUR
DARLINGS. Directed by John
Krokidas, KILL YOUR DARLINGS is loosely based on the life of poet Allen Ginsberg
DeHaan portrays Ginsberg's anti-establishment and rowdy friend, Lucien Carr and
the film chronicles the
untold story of a 1944 murder bringing together a young Allen Ginsberg, Jack
Kerouac (Jack Huston) and
William S. Burroughs (Ben Foster). The film premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film
Festival and was
shown at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. Sony Picture Classics
released the film on October
16, 2013 to rave reviews. Also in 2013, DeHaan appeared in METALLICA: THROUGH
THE NEVER, a
concert documentary directed by Nimrod Antal. DeHaan portrays a young roadie who
is sent on an
urgent mission during the band's show.
In March 2013, DeHaan starred in the critically lauded Focus Features film
THE PLACE BEYOND THE
PINES, directed by Derek Cianfrance (Blue Valentine) opposite Ryan Gosling, Eva
Mendes and Bradley
Cooper. DeHaan portrayed the character of Gosling's young son, Jason. The film
was recognized by the
National Board of Review as one of their top 10 films of 2013.
In 2012, Dane starred in The Weinstein Company's film LAWLESS, directed by
John Hillcoat (The Road),
opposite Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Jason Clark, Gary Oldman and Guy Pearce. The
film, set in a
depression-era, gritty Virginia, follows three brothers who are part of a
bootlegging gang, illegally selling
moonshine. LAWLESS was released on August 29, 2012.
Also in 2012, DeHaan starred in 20th Century Fox's box office hit, Chronicle,
which was released in
February 2012. The film follows three high school friends (Dehaan, Michael B.
Jordon and Alex Russell)
who develop superpowers after making a discovery underground and find their
lives spinning out of
control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides.
DeHaan first came on the radar for his portrayal of Jesse on HBO's critically
acclaimed drama series In
Treatment, in which he starred in the third season of the series alongside
Gabriel Byrne. His performance
was praised as a "revelatory breakthrough" by Variety and "brilliant" by the
Chicago Sun Times.
In 2010, DeHaan received an Obie Award for his performance on the critically
production of THE ALIENS, directed by Annie Baker. A Rattlestick Theater
production, The Aliens was
given the prestigious honor of "Play of the Year" by The New York Times. DeHaan
made his Broadway
debut in 2008 with American Buffalo.
Other film and television credits include Lincoln, directed by Steven
Spielberg, Devils Knot, True Blood,
Stormy Weather, Woodrow Wilson and Magnolia Pictures' Jack And Diane, directed
by Bradley Rust Gray.
DeHaan began his film career under the direction of two-time Oscar Nominee John
Sayles and opposite
Chris Cooper in AMIGO, released by Variance films in 2011.
A graduate of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Dane
currently resides in New York
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