February 6, 1986 (37)
Dane DeHaan is an accomplished American actor best recognized for his breakout role as Lucien Carr in “Kill Your Darlings.”
The genesis of DeHaan’s acting prowess can be traced back to his striking performances in the HBO drama series “In Treatment” and the sci-fi thriller “Chronicle.” Following these, he garnered critical acclaim with his role in “Kill Your Darlings,” a historical drama where he starred alongside Daniel Radcliffe. The undercurrent of raw emotional complexity he brought to the character was a testament to his acting skills. This was further affirmed in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” where he played Harry Osborn, and in the historical drama “Tulip Fever.” DeHaan also showcased his range by voicing the character of Lio in the anime film “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.”
Throughout his career, DeHaan’s collaborations have painted a canvas of diverse and compelling performances. A significant part of his cinematic journey has been shaped by his work with renowned individuals like Daniel Radcliffe in “Kill Your Darlings,” Andrew Garfield in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” and Cara Delevingne in “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.” His performance alongside Mia Goth in Gore Verbinski’s “A Cure for Wellness” further solidified his standing as a serious actor. Collaborations with well-established directors like Derek Cianfrance in “The Place Beyond the Pines” and James Mangold in “Knight and Day” have also played a pivotal role in crafting his screen persona.
DeHaan’s was nominated for a Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Actor for his work in “Chronicle.” He also received a nomination for the same award for his performance in “Kill Your Darlings.” In addition to these, he won the Obie Award for his performance in the off-Broadway play “The Aliens.”