Tyler Lee Hoechlin is an American actor who got his big break in playing the role as the son of Tom Hank’s in the film Road to Perdition. In television, he is best known for his role as Martin Brewer on 7th Heaven and the latest is in Teen Wolf, he is known in the character of Derek Hale.
He was born on September 11, 1987 in Corona California, U.S. to Lori and Don Hoechlin. He also has two brothers, Tanner and Travis and a sister Carrie. Hoechlin began playing baseball at the age of seven. He played infield for Arizona State University and the Battle Creek Bombers of the Northwoods League. In 2008, he played infield for the UC Irvine Anteaters.
Hoechlin was nominated for a 2004 Teen Choice Award for Breakout Male Star. He starred in the 2007 David DeCoteau film Grizzly Rage and was in the 2008 movie Solstice. He also starred in an episode of Castle in its second season. He appeared alongside Owen Wilson and Christina Applegate in the 2011 movie Hall Pass. He also plays werewolf Derek Hale in the television series Teen Wolf. He was ranked on TV’s Sexiest Men of 2011 by BuddyTV.
As a teen, Derek lived in Beacon Hills, California with his family. While still in high school, he entered into a relationship with Kate Argent. He was ignorant that Kate was only sleeping with him to get to close to his family.
She later, with the help of several schemers, orchestrated an arson attack at the Hale House in which most of Derek’s family was killed. His uncle, Peter Hale who was badly burned, got out while the others in the home died. Derek and his sister Laura Hale were at school when the fire was set. The fire is the influential event in the young man’s life defining much of his behavior throughout the first season of Teen Wolf.
Derek has triple spiral or triskelion tattoo on his back.
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