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  • Wes Bentley

    Born on September 4, 1978 in Jonesboro, Arkansas

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American Beauty (1999)

Wes Bentley as "Ricky Fitts"

Lester Burnham (Kevin Spacey) is a gainfully employed suburban husband and father. Fed up with his boring, stagnant existence, he quits his job and decides to reinvent himself as a pot-smoking, responsibility-shirking teenager. What follows is at once cynical, hysterical, and, eventually, tragically uplifting.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999) Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1999) Won Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

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'We Are Your Friends' Trailer Will Make You Want to Dance All Night Long

Posted by
Kelly Woo on May 19th 2015, 8:15AM

May 19th 2015, 8:15AM

Wes Bentley Joins 'American Horror Story: Hotel' As Series Regular

Posted by
Gina Carbone on Mar 17th 2015, 10:00AM

Mar 17th 2015, 10:00AM

Kristen Wiig Wins Big in 'Welcome to Me' (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Feb 20th 2015, 9:20AM

Feb 20th 2015, 9:20AM

Christian Bale Gets Existential in the Trailer for Terrence Malick's 'Knight of Cups' (VIDEO)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Dec 15th 2014, 11:27AM

Dec 15th 2014, 11:27AM

'American Horror Story: Freak Show' Recap, Episode 3: 'Edward Mordrake, Pt. 1'

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Oct 22nd 2014, 9:30PM

Oct 22nd 2014, 9:30PM

Watch Matthew McConaughey Explore the Galaxy in This New 'Interstellar' Trailer

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Oct 1st 2014, 8:45AM

Oct 1st 2014, 8:45AM

This New 'Interstellar' Trailer Is an Emotional Punch in the Gut (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Jul 30th 2014, 10:58AM

Jul 30th 2014, 10:58AM

Wes Bentley to Guest Star on 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Jul 8th 2014, 5:00PM

Jul 8th 2014, 5:00PM

The Full 'Interstellar' Trailer Will Blow Your Mind, Make You Cry (VIDEO)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on May 16th 2014, 9:27AM

May 16th 2014, 9:27AM

'Hunger Games' Star Wes Bentley Details Past Drug Addiction

Posted by
Laura Larson on Aug 1st 2013, 7:30AM

Aug 1st 2013, 7:30AM

The Hunger Games: 26 Reasons To See It, From A-Z

Posted by
on Mar 21st 2012, 5:04AM

Mar 21st 2012, 5:04AM

'Hunger Games' Clip: Katniss Didn't Order That Pig, But She Will Shoot An Arrow At It (VIDEO)

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Mar 2nd 2012, 6:47AM

Mar 2nd 2012, 6:47AM

'The Hunger Games' District Trading Cards: President Snow and Seneca Crane [Moviefone Exclusive]

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Dec 12th 2011, 10:00AM

Dec 12th 2011, 10:00AM

Sharon Stone, Juno Temple Join 'Lovelace'

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Dec 7th 2011, 8:00AM

Dec 7th 2011, 8:00AM

Shelf Life: American Beauty

Posted by
Todd Gilchrist on Sep 9th 2009, 5:02PM

Sep 9th 2009, 5:02PM

Discuss Pt. 2: The Soulful Bad Boy -- Love Him or Hate Him

Posted by
Jessica Barnes on Feb 15th 2009, 8:03AM

Feb 15th 2009, 8:03AM

Wes Bentley Becomes 'The Storyteller'

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Jun 3rd 2008, 2:33PM

Jun 3rd 2008, 2:33PM

Christian Slater and Wes Bentley Join 'Dolan's Cadillac'

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Apr 25th 2008, 11:32AM

Apr 25th 2008, 11:32AM

Indies on DVD: 'Great World of Sound,' 'Feast of Love,' 'Weirdsville'

Posted by
Peter Martin on Feb 5th 2008, 4:02AM

Feb 5th 2008, 4:02AM

Review: P2

Posted by
Jeffrey M. Anderson on Nov 9th 2007, 8:02AM

Nov 9th 2007, 8:02AM

EXCLUSIVE: 'P2' Clip and Photos!

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Nov 8th 2007, 11:32AM

Nov 8th 2007, 11:32AM

The First Poster for 'P2'

Posted by
Jessica Barnes on Sep 18th 2007, 12:32PM

Sep 18th 2007, 12:32PM

Monika's Final TIFF Dispatch: Langella, the Human Tissue and 'Weirdsville' Invades

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Sep 18th 2007, 5:03AM

Sep 18th 2007, 5:03AM

TIFF Review: Weirdsville

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Sep 15th 2007, 1:02PM

Sep 15th 2007, 1:02PM

Casting for Bitchy Bunnies Hank and Mike

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Jan 19th 2007, 9:32AM

Jan 19th 2007, 9:32AM

Free Parking: Your First Look at the Horror Flick P2

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Jan 12th 2007, 1:03PM

Jan 12th 2007, 1:03PM

Bentley, Nichols to P2

Posted by
Martha Fischer on Jul 20th 2006, 1:05PM

Jul 20th 2006, 1:05PM

Speedman, Bentley head to Weirdsville

Posted by
Martha Fischer on Mar 2nd 2006, 1:03PM

Mar 2nd 2006, 1:03PM


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