Sebastian Stan is a Romanian-American actor who has appeared in films and on television. He began acting at a young age, appearing in school productions of ‘West Side Story,’ ‘Over Here!,’ ‘Harvey,’ ‘Cyrano de Bergerac,’ and ‘Little Shop of Horrors,’ among others. He studied acting at the ‘Shakespeare Globe Theatre’ in London for a year. Around 2003, he made his television debut as ‘Justin Capshaw’ in an episode of ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ called ‘Sheltered.’ In 2007, he made his Broadway debut in ‘Talk Radio,’ alongside Liev Schreiber, Stephanie March, and Peter Hermann. He played the recurring role of ‘Carter Baizen’ on the ‘CW’ teen drama ‘Gossip Girl’ from 2007 to 2010. He played ‘Jefferson/Madison’ in seasons one and two of ABC’s ‘Once Upon a Time.’He played ‘Jefferson/Mad Hatter’ in seasons one and two of ABC’s ‘Once Upon a Time.’ He inked a nine-film deal with Marvel in 2010 to play ‘James Buchanan ‘Bucky’ Barnes.’ In July 2011, ‘Captain America: The Initially Avenger,’ in which he first played ‘Bucky Barnes,’ was released. In the 2012 miniseries ‘Political Animals,’ he played T. J. Hammond. He was nominated for a ‘Critics Choice Television Award’ for the performance in 2013.
Sebastian Stan Career
Sebastian Stan made his feature film debut in 1994 with the Austrian drama ’71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance.’ He played ‘Johnny Nunzio’ in the film adaptation of ‘Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding,’ a ‘environmental/immersive theatre’ event, in 2004. He was a part of Georgia Lee’s directorial debut, ‘Red Doors,’ which was released in 2005. The film won the award for best narrative feature at the 2005 ‘Tribeca Film Festival.’ In 2006, he worked on the drama “The Architect” by Matt Tauber and the supernatural horror thriller “The Covenant” by Renny Harlin. ‘Limp Bizkit’ frontman Fred Durst cast him as ‘Leo Reilly’ in the 2007 drama ‘The Education of Charlie Banks,’ alongside Jesse Eisenberg, Jason Ritter, and Eva Amurri. The film had its own universe.The film received the ‘Made in NY Narrative Award’ at the Tribeca Film Festival, where it had its world premiere.
In the short-lived NBC drama ‘Kings,’ he played ‘Jack Benjamin.’ He had the chance to work with Darren Aronofsky on the Oscar-winning film ‘Black Swan’ in 2010.
When he got the chance to work with the ‘Marvel Cinematic Universe,’ the most successful media franchise of the twenty-first century, which has grossed more than $22.5 billion worldwide, he hit the jackpot. Stan was cast as ‘Bucky Barnes’ in April 2010 after initially being considered for the role of ‘Steve Rogers’ in ‘Captain America: The First Avenger.’ Filming began on June 28, 2010, and the film was released in the United States on July 22, 2011. Joe Simon, the creator of the comic on which the film is based, drew the first sketch for the film.Bucky was an ideal youthful sidekick to Captain America until he was killed, according to the very first sketch done by Joe Simon, the writer of the comic on which the movie was based. During his tenure as the series’ writer, Ed Brubaker brought the character back in 2005 as the secret operative Winter Soldier.
In the two direct sequels to the film, ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ (2014) and ‘Captain America: Civil War,’ he reprised his role (2016). In the films ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ (2018) and ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ he reprised his role (2019). In the video game adaptation of ‘Captain America: Super Soldier,’ he also voiced ‘Bucky’ (2011).
He has also appeared in films such as ‘Gone’ (2012), ‘The Bronze’ (2015), and ‘The Martian’, in addition to the ‘Captain America’ franchise (2015). He also appeared in William Inge’s ‘Picnic,’ which premiered on Broadway in 2013. Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Logan Lucky’ (2017) and Craig Gillespie’s ‘I, Tonya’ are two of his other film projects (2017).
This gifted actor has been cast in important roles in projects such as
“Bucky was always interesting to me because he was a little bit more… he stuck out more clearly in terms of someone who, you know, had flaws,” he explained in an interview with ‘Collider.’
‘The Last Full Measure,’ ‘Endings, Beginnings,’ ‘The Devil All the Time,’ ‘Monday,’ ‘355,’ ‘The Chain,’ and TV shows ‘What If…?’ and ‘The Falcon and The Winter Soldier,’ have all cast this exceptional actor in key roles.
Sebastian Stan Personal Life
Sebastian Stan was born on August 13, 1982, in Constanța, Romania, a city on the Black Sea’s coast in the south-eastern part of the country. His parents divorced when he was two years old. He and his mother, Georgeta Orlovschi, moved to Vienna, Austria, when he was around eight years old, following the 1989 ‘Romanian Revolution.’ They immigrated to America four years later and settled in Rockland County, New York. Stan received his high school diploma from ‘Rockland Country Day School,’ where Georgeta married Anthony Fruhauf, the headmaster. He went on to the ‘Mason Gross School of the Arts,’ which is the arts conservatory at ‘Rutgers University,’ in New Brunswick, New Jersey, after graduation. In 2002, he was granted US citizenship.
Stan has had relationships with Leighton Meester and Dianna Agron.
Leighton Meester, Dianna Agron, and Jennifer Morrison have all dated Stan. He began dating ‘Revenge’ actress Margarita Levieva in 2014, whom he met on the set of the film ‘Spread’ in 2009. In 2016, Stan and Levieva called it quits.