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Bio For: Oakes Fegley
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OAKES FEGLEY (Young Theo) next stars in the independent dramatic adventure "When the Moon Was Twice as Big," due out this October. He will also star in the upcoming independent drama "Who Framed Tommy Callahan."

In 2017, Fegley starred as Ben in "Wonderstruck" for director Todd Haynes, alongside Julianne Moore, Michelle Williams and Millicent Simmonds. Based on the novel by Brian Selznick, the mystery drama follows a deaf boy (Fegley) in 1977 and a deaf girl (Simmonds) in 1927 on their quests to find their respective parents. The film premiered at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.

The previous year, Fegley starred in David Lowery's "Pete's Dragon," a reimagining of the 1977 film of the same name. The fantasy comedy-drama film follows the adventures of an orphaned boy named Pete, played by Fegley, and his best friend Elliot, a dragon. In 2014, Fegley made his feature film debut as Paul Swann in the military drama "Fort Bliss," for director Claudia Myers. The film also stars Michelle Monaghan, Ron Livingston, Pablo Schreiber, Emmanuelle Chriqui and Dash Mihok.

Fegley's additional film credits include Cal Robertson's "Prism," Shawn Levy's "This Is Where I Leave You," Phil Allocco's "The Truth About Lies," and, most recently, the family comedy "The War with Grandpa," in which he starred opposite Robert De Niro. On television, Fegley had a recurring role as Young Eli Thompson, Nucky's little brother on the HBO hit series "Boardwalk Empire" and recurred as Gabriel in the CBS crime drama "Person of Interest."

Fegley's love for acting started on local stages near his home in Allentown, Pennsylvania, including Art Questin Bethlehem, PA; Bucks County Playhouse; and Civic Theatre of Allentown. He performed in the Two River Theater production of "On Borrowed Time" for Oscar-winning actor and director Joel Grey. He has also portrayed Tiny Tim in "A Christmas Carol" multiple times during his young career, most recently at New York's Century Club, with Alec Baldwin and Sam Waterston.

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WONDERSTRUCK (PG) On Video: 5/22/2018 At Theaters: 11/15/2017
PETE'S DRAGON (PG) On Video: 11/29/2016 At Theaters: 8/12/2016
THE GOLDFINCH (R) At Theaters: 9/13/2019
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