Best known for his role as Emmet Cullen – a member of lead vampire Edward’s (Robert Pattinson) familial vampire clan in the enormously popular Twilight series – Kellan Lutz takes the lead role in A Warrior’s Heart as Conor Sullivan.
He has also been featured in the films Arena (2011), A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010), Deep Winter (2008), Prom Night (2008), Stick It (2006) and Accepted.
In addition to the upcoming The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn (Parts I and II), he will be seen (or heard) in four other feature films currently filming or in post production.
Lutz landed his first role in the long-running TV soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful. Since then, he has had recurring roles on such popular TV shows as 90210, Model Citizens and The Comeback and smaller roles in episodes of television shows as CSI: NY, Summerland, Six Feet Under, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Heroes. He was also seen in the TV mini-series Generation Kill (2008), based on the book by Evan Wright.
Additionally, he was the host of Bravo’s Blow Out.
Lutz appeared in the 2006 commercial for Hilary Duff’s fragrance With Love and with Duff in her 2007 music video for the single, “With Love.” He also appeared in Hinder’s Music Video, “Without You.”
After moving to Arizona when he was just 14, Lutz discovered that he had a wild curiosity about life, leading him on a search for knowledge in everything he does. In high school, Kellan had the unique opportunity to travel to the Dominican Republic for a semester to study its culture and the Spanish language, giving him a grounded outlook on life and the struggles that face many cultures outside America.
After graduating from high school, he moved to Los Angeles in 2003 to attend college and to be closer to his actor father in the entertainment industry. He once considered a career in chemical engineering or becoming a Navy SEAL.
Lutz speaks fluent Spanish and enjoys sports, including skateboarding, track, baseball, basketball, lacrosse, swimming, tennis, racquetball, badminton, snow skiing and snowboarding.