On this day, January 19, back in 1992, American actor Logan Lerman was born.
He made his acting debut in the year 2000, starring as William Martin in The Patriot, and over the years has built up an impressive resume. During that time, he has won and been nominated for several awards and has also turned his hand at executive producing.
To celebrate his birthday, today we’re counting down five of our favourite Logan Lerman films.
This family comedy, released in 2006, follows a group of children trying to save a burrowing owl habitat from destruction. Logan played the part of Roy, a role which later led to him winning the Young Artist Award for Best Performance by a Leading Young Actor in a Feature Film during the same year.
4. The Butterfly Effect
Released in 2004, sci-fi thrillerThe Butterfly Effect was released with Ashton Kutcher starring as the main character Evan. The film, which explores the effect that small differences can have on your life and the larger consequences they may lead to later on, uses a lot of flashbacks with Logan playing seven year old Evan.
3. Stuck in Love
Stuck in Love is a 2012 rom-com which focuses on the complicated relationships between different pairs of people. Logan plays Lou in the movie alongside Lily Collins, who stars as Sam.
2. Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
Probably the movie he’s best known for, Logan brought the character of Percy Jackson to life in the original 2010 movie and its 2013 sequel, Sea of Monsters. Loosely based on the books by Rick Riordan, the action fantasy movies were hugely popular with the fans and received nominations in the Teen Choice Awards and MTV Movie Awards.
1. The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Based on the critically acclaimed novel by Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower is the ultimate coming-of-age story and follows Charlie (played by Logan) as he embarks on his first year high school. The powerful movie touches on a number of themes including anxiety, depression, drugs, friendship, body image, first love, suicide, eating disorders and sexuality. Not only was it given the seal of approval by moviegoers, but it was enjoyed by critics alike, receiving numerous awards and nominations including at the People’s Choice, Teen Choice, and GLAAD Media Awards.