Dylan O'Brien facts for kids
O'brien at the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con International
|Born||August 26, 1991
|Known for||Thomas in Maze Runner and Stilies in Teen Wolf|
Dylan O'Brien (born August 26, 1991) is an American actor and musician. He is best know for his role as "Stiles" Stilinski in the MTV series Teen Wolf. O'Brien also plays Thomas in the science fiction adventures Maze Runner Series.
O'Brien was born in New York City. His parents are Lisa O'Brien, a former actress and Patrick O'Brien, a camera operator. He grew up in Springfield Township, New Jersey. When he was twelve his family moved to Hermosa Beach, California. His father has Irish ancestry. His mother has Italian, English and Spanish ancestry. When he graduated from Mira Costa High School in 2009, he planned to attend Syracuse University as a sport broadcasting major, but he decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. At fourteen, O'Brien began to post videos on his Youtube channel. Because of that, a local producer and director discovered him.
He went to several auditions. After meeting a manager he got one of the main roles in MTV's Teen Wolf, a series based on the 1985 movie of the same name. He was originally planning to audition for the role of Scott, but after reading the script, O'Brien decided to audition for the role of Stiles. In 2013, O'Brien co-starred in the comedy movie The Internship, with Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson. O'Brien played the lead role as Thomas in The Maze Runner, a movie adaptation of the novel of the same name. They began filming in the summer of 2013. At the end of October 2014, he started filming the sequel Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials in New Mexico. It was released on September 18, 2015 in the United States.
O'Brien is currently in a relationship with the actress Britt Robertson. They met on the set of The First Time in 2011.
|2011||Charlie Brown: Blockhead's Revenge||Charlie Brown||Short|
|2012||The First Time||Dave Hodgman||Lead role|
|2013||The Internship||Stuart Twombly|
|2014||The Maze Runner||Thomas||Lead role|
|2015||Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials||Thomas||Lead role|
|2016||Deepwater Horizon||Caleb Holloway||Post-production|
|2011–present||Teen Wolf||"Stiles" Stilinski||Main role|
|2013||First Dates with Toby Harris||Peter||Episode: "Roommates"|
|2013||New Girl||The Guy||Episode: "Virgins"|
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