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Ansel Elgort


Ansel Elgort is an American actor, known for playing Augustus Waters in the romance The Fault in Our Stars (2014) and the title character in the action thriller Baby Driver (2017). Ansel was born in New York City to photographer Arthur Elgort and opera director Grethe Barrett Holby. His father is of Russian-Jewish heritage, while his mother has ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 9 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Divergent
Divergent Caleb
(2014)
Baby Driver
(2017)
Insurgent
Insurgent Caleb
(2015)

Filmography

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 2021 Dungeons & Dragons (announced) (rumored)
 2019 The Goldfinch (pre-production)
Theodore Decker
  Jonathan (post-production)
Jonathan / John
  The Divergent Series: Ascendant (TV Movie) (pre-production)
Caleb Prior
 2017 November Criminals
Addison Schacht
 2017 Baby Driver
Baby
 2016 Dua Lipa: Be the One (Short)
Boyfriend
 2016 Allegiant: VR Experience (Video Game)
Caleb (voice)
 2016 Allegiant
Caleb
 2015 Paper Towns
Mason (uncredited)
 2015 Insurgent
Caleb
 2014 Men, Women & Children
Tim Mooney
 2014 Divergent
Caleb
 2013 Carrie
Tommy Ross
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Other Works:

Stage Musical: Hairspray - Playing Link Larkin See more »

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Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't look at 'The Fault in Our Stars' as a teenage movie. I looked at it like, this is a great script and a good character, and I was excited to do it. But of course I was looking forward to being part of a "real" movie. If it meant working with Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx and Jon Hamm, sign me up. See more »

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Ansel's paternal grandfather, Harry Elgort, was a Russian Jewish immigrant, while Ansel's paternal grandmother, Sophie Didimamoff, was born in New York, to parents from Russia. Ansel's maternal grandfather, Warren Barrett Holby, was a prominent Westchester real estate developer, and had English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, and German ancestry. Ansel's maternal grandmother, Aase-Grethe, was ... See more »

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Mole in the lower right corner of his mouth.

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