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Kellan Christopher Lutz (born on March 15, 1985 in Dickinson, North Dakota) appears in all five movies of the series as Emmett Cullen. Lutz had a recurring role in the CW's series 90210, where he played George Evans, a lacrosse player who was constantly in detention and had a drug habit.

Kellan recently released the movie Hercules as the titular character and The Expendables 3.


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Lutz got his big break after landing the role of Emmett, the super strong brother of the Cullen family, in the movie Twilight. He also posed as a model for Calvin Klein's underwear.

In 2011 Lutz landed the role of Poseidon, God of the Sea, in Immortals. He is now filming an upcoming animated action/adventure film Guardians of Luna, slated for a release sometime in 2012.

Personal life[]


As a child his family moved around and he grew up in North Dakota, the Midwest and Arizona. Upon high school graduation, Lutz relocated to California to attend Chapman University and study Chemical Engineering, but left in order to pursue a career in acting. He was born out of a large family, comprising six brothers and a sister.

Lutz has a great passion for sports - weight training, track, baseball, basketball, skateboarding, lacrosse, swimming, tennis, racquetball, badminton, snow skiing, skydiving, para-sailing, motorcross, whitewater rafting, and snowboarding. Lutz' official site lists his talents as being fluent in Spanish, some Latin, and good at dialects. He has stated he would have gone on to be a Navy SEAL if acting opportunities hadn't come along. He also has a dog called Kola. He is very close friends with Ashley Greene, Nikki Reed, Jackson Rathbone, Taylor Lautner and Robert Pattinson, his Twilight co-stars. He has known Greene since before filming Twilight. Lutz currently lives in Los Angeles.

Lutz starred in a PETA ad with his rescued mutt Kola to tell fans, "Adopt, Don't Buy."

Lutz dated his off and on again girlfriend Australian actress Sharni Vinson between 2011 and 2013.

He was engaged to Brittany Gonzales on Octomber 2017 . They married in November 23 , 2017 . On 28 November 2019 , Lutz announced on his Instagram that he and Gonzales were expecting a baby girl in 2020 . On February 6 , 2020 Gonzales announced the loss of their 6 months baby into the pregnancy . On 22 February 2021, the couple welcomed a daughter , Ashtyn Lilly Lutz , which they confirmed via Instagram on February 26 that year . The couple announced that they expect another child in early February 2022


Year Film Role Notes
2004 The Bold and the Beautiful Rob TV guest role
Model Citizens Himself TV guest role
2005 CSI: NY Alex Hopper TV guest role
Six Feet Under Critter TV guest role
Summerland Fordie TV guest role
The Comeback Chris MacNess TV
2006 Hilary Duff's "With Love" love interest music video
Stick It Frank
Accepted Dwayne
2007 Diet Mountain Dew "Ferret" male lead commercial
Ghosts of Goldfield Chad
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Chris Mullins TV guest role
Heroes Andy TV guest role
2008 Deep Winter Mark Rider
Prom Night Rick Leland
Generation Kill Jason Lilley miniseries
90210 George Evans TV
Tyler Shields' "Chainsaw Suit" male lead commercial
Twilight Emmett Cullen
Without You male lead music video
2009 A Warrior's Heart Conor Sullivan
New Moon Emmett Cullen
2010 A Nightmare on Elm Street Dean Finnegan
Eclipse Emmett Cullen
2011 Immortals Poseidon
Breaking Dawn - Part 1 Emmett Cullen
Love, Wedding, Marriage Charlie male lead
Arena Daniel Lord
2012 Breaking Dawn - Part 2 Emmett Cullen
Guardians of Luna Carson Stone
2013 Tarzan Tarzan voice; post-production
Syrup Sneaky Pete
Java Heat Jake Travers Male lead
2014 The Legend of Hercules Hercules Male lead
The Expendables 3 Smilee
Love Is All You Need Ryan Morris Post-production
2019-Present FBI: Most Wanted Kenny Crosby


  • Lutz's favorite book from the Twilight Saga is Eclipse.
  • He is on Team Edward, saying, "I love the story between Edward and Bella, so I'd be Team Edward."
  • Lutz was originally asked to read the role of Edward in Twilight, but was busy filming Generation Kill in Africa.
  • About the Twilight cast, he says, "This cast rocks! We get along so well together it's like a real family which is great to see."

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