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Sebastian Stan        

Romanian-American Actor Known for "Gossip Girl" and "Captain America"

He appeared in the films Captain America: The First Avenger and Black Swan. In 2012, he appeared in the USA Network miniseries Political Animals starring alongside Sigourney Weaver.

His role in Political Animals earned him a Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Miniseries.

Stan was born in the Romanian city of Constanţa. At age 8, he and his mother moved to Vienna, where she was employed as a pianist. Four years later (at age 12), he moved with his mother to Rockland County, New York after she married an American, the headmaster of a private academy.

During Stan's years at the Rockland Country Day School, he starred in productions such as Harvey, Cyrano de Bergerac, Little Shop of Horrors, Over Here!, and West Side Story. He also attended the Stagedoor Manor summer camp where he was introduced to acting and was cast in many camp productions.

It was then that he decided to take acting seriously and began to apply for acting programs at several universities. He was accepted to and attended Rutgers University's Mason Gross School of the Arts. This gave him the opportunity to spend a year abroad studying acting at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London, England.

In 2010, he appeared in Darren Aronofsky's ballet thriller, Black Swan.Stan also began filming the supernatural horror film The Apparition in February of that year; the film was released on August 24, 2012.

Stan played Blaine, the main antagonist of Hot Tub Time Machine in March 2010. Later that same year, he played Bucky in the film Captain America: The First Avenger, based on the Marvel Comics character. Stan will reprise the role in the sequel.

In 2012, he starred in the thriller Gone and began a recurring role on Once Upon a Time as the Mad Hatter. AV Club described his work in "Hat Trick", his premiere episode, as "excellent" and placed the episode in their list of the 30 best episodes of 2012 from series which did not make their top list.

He also appeared in the USA miniseries Political Animals as the troubled gay son of the former first lady.

In 2013, Stan played the role of Hal Carter in the Roundabout Theater Company's production of William Inge's Picnic, at the American Airlines Theater in New York.


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