Who is Dylan Arnold?

Dylan is an American actor, known for his roles both in film and on TV. He gained recognition for his portrayal of Chris Truby in the TV series “The Purge” (2018), in addition to several other notable roles he’s had so far in his career.

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Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education

Dylan Arnold was born on 11 February 1994, in Seattle, Washington State USA. He is the son of Steve and Laurie Arnold and has one older brother named Jordan. Dyland grew up on Bainbridge Island and attended Idyllwild Arts Academy. After matriculating in 2012, Dylan enrolled at the University of North Carolina’s School of the Arts, from which he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts in acting.

Career Beginnings

In 2012, Dylan Arnold started his career in the film “Fat Kid Rules the World” alongside stars like Jacob Wysocki and Matt O’Leary. The plot revolves around an overweight teenager who forms an unlikely friendship with a punk rocker, leading to self-discovery and transformation. Following his debut, Dylan continued his career with a role in the 2014 film “Laggies”, starring Keira Knightley, Chloë Grace Moretz and Sam Rockwell. It tells the story of a woman who befriends a teenager, leading to unexpected life changes.

Arnold had a busy year, featuring in multiple projects. In “4 Minute Mile”, he played Eric Whitehall, this film starring Analeigh Tipton and Kim Basinger, focusing on a young runner’s journey to overcome challenges.

In the same year, he also appeared i as Johnny n “7 Minutes”. This crime thriller featured Luke Mitchell and Jason Ritter, centering around a botched robbery and its consequences.

In 2018, Dylan Arnold achieved success on television, starring as Twig Wysecki in the TV series “Nashville” for eight  episodes, the show featuring stars such as Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere, and revolving around the country music scene in Nashville.

Success with “The Purge”

Additionally, he portrayed Henry Bodreaux in three episodes of “The Purge”, a series based on the popular film franchise, alongside other main stars such as Gabriel Chavarria, Jessica Garza and Amanda Warren.

The series is set in a future America in which for one night each year, all crime is legal, including murder, during an event called “The Purge”. Each episode explores the lives of various characters as they navigate the chaos and moral dilemmas of this night, with different storylines converging.

Dylan Arnold’s character, Henry Bodreaux, is thrust into the terrifying world of the Purge, and his journey becomes a central part of the show’s narrative. The series delves into the psychological and societal impact of this annual event, making it a suspenseful addition to the franchise.

Continued Success

In 2018, Dylan Arnold portrayed Cameron Elam in the horror film “Halloween”, co-starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, and Andi Matichak, in the sequel to the original 1978 film of the same name, following the character Laurie Strode (played by Jamie Lee Curtis) as she faces off against the masked killer Michael Myers, who has returned to Haddonfield, Illinois. Dylan’s character, Cameron Elam, is a high school student caught up in the chaos when Michael Myers goes on a murderous rampage.

In 2019, Dylan Arnold continued his successful career with notable roles. He played Noah Porter in the romantic drama “After”, sharing the screen with such stars as Josephine Langford and Hero Fiennes Tiffin. The film follows the passionate and tumultuous relationship between two college students, exploring themes of love and desire.

Additionally, he appeared in two episodes of the anthology series “Into the Dark” as Hank and Michael. Each episode of the series is a standalone horror story with a unique plot, making it an intriguing and diverse addition to his acting portfolio.

In 2019, Dylan Arnold made a brief appearance in “Detective Pikachu”, in which he played the role of Boyfriend. The film’s main star was Ryan Reynolds, who provided the voice for the titular character, Detective Pikachu. The movie is a live-action/CGI hybrid, and follows the adventures of Detective Pikachu and his human partner as they solve mysteries in the Pokémon world.

In 2020, he reprised his role as Noah Porter in “After We Collided”, the sequel to the 2019 film “After”. The movie continued to explore the complex relationship between the characters portrayed by Josephine Langford and Hero Fiennes Tiffin.

In 2021, Dylan reprised his role as Cameron Elam in “Halloween Kills”, the sequel to the 2018 film “Halloween”, continuing the intense battle against the iconic killer Michael Myers.

Additionally, he joined the main cast of the TV series “You” in its third season, playing Theo Engler. The series follows the life of a bookstore manager with a dark side, played by Penn Badgley, and the twisted events that unfold around him.

In 2023, Dylan Arnold played Frank Oppenheimer in the film “Oppenheimer”. The movie is directed by Christopher Nolan and features a star-studded cast including Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt and Matt Damon, and is a biographical drama that tells the story of American scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer and his pivotal role in the development of the atomic bomb. The film explores Oppenheimer’s complex life and the moral and ethical dilemmas he faced while working on the Manhattan Project, which ultimately led to the creation of the world’s first nuclear weapon.

Dylan Arnold is currently engaged in several projects. He’s part of the post-production team for the TV mini-series “Lady in the Lake”, based on the novel by Laura Lippman and stars Natalie Portman, David Corenswet and Moses Ingram in prominent roles across its six episodes.

Additionally, Dylan is involved in the post-production of the film “April 29, 1992”. In this movie, alongside stars Ray Liotta and Scott Eastwood, the film revolving around a shopkeeper’s efforts to protect his son during the 1992 Los Angeles uprising following the Rodney King verdict.

Net Worth

According to authoritative sources, Dylan Arnold’s net worth is estimated at $2 million, as of mid-2023.

Personal Life, Dating, Girlfriend, Single

Dylan is very private in his romantic life. He’s been linked with his former co-star from “You”, Victoria Pedretti back in 2021, but the couple never confirmed the rumors. Since then, there has been no information about his love life. Due to his secretive nature, a number of speculations have emerged, including him being gay; however, he hasn’t commented on these rumors.

Appearance and Body Measurements

Dylan Arnold has dark brown hair and blue eyes. He stands at a height of 6ft (1.8m), while he weighs approximately 165lbs (75kgs). His vital statistics are 39-30-12.

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