Wes Bentley

Lowest Rated: 4% Soul Survivors (2000)
Birthday: Sep 4, 1978
Birthplace: Jonesboro, Arkansas
Wes Bentley was a relative newcomer to film when he starred in Sam Mendes' American Beauty (1999), but his haunting portrayal of the battered, enigmatic Ricky Fitts made him one of the most talked about young actors of the year. Dark, lanky, and possessing a pair of blue eyes of diamond-cutting intensity, Bentley beat out 20 young Hollywood actors for the role (according to Mendes), and his breakthrough performance was soon generating Oscar buzz. The actor originally hailed from Jonesboro, AR, where he was tormented by school bullies for being a "pretty boy," and he came to film via New York's Juilliard School, where he acted in a number of productions. While in New York, Bentley also sought other work, and an open casting call for Rent led to a casting director's request for him to do some reading for a small film. Prior to American Beauty, Bentley's film experience had been limited to roles in independent films such as Three Below Zero and Halfway to Pleasantville, and a small part in Jonathan Demme's Beloved. Following his acclaimed role in American Beauty, Bentley appeared in The White River Kid, in which he played the film's titular murderer.In the wake of American Beauty, Bentley starred in Michael Winterbottom's The Claim, as well as yet another version of the classic adventure tale The Four Feathers. He was away from screens for three years at that point, but returned in 2005's The Game of Their Lives and continued to work steadily in a variety of projects including Ghost Rider and Jonah Hex. He scored his most high-profile role since American Beauty in 2012 when he played the part of Seneca Crane, the elaborately bearded game-master in The Hunger Games. He played a supporting role in Christopher Nolan's outerspace epic Interstellar in 2014.


Highest Rated Movies



53% The Best of Enemies Floyd Kelly 2019
97% Mission: Impossible - Fallout Patrick 2018
88% Pete's Dragon Jack $76.3M 2016
47% Knight of Cups Barry $0.4M 2016
No Score Yet Broken Vows Patrick 2016
No Score Yet The Hunger Games: Complete 4-Film Collection Actor 2016
38% We Are Your Friends James 2015
33% Final Girl William 2015
27% Amnesiac Man 2015
74% Welcome to Me Gabe 2015
40% 3 Nights In The Desert Travis $1.8K 2015
No Score Yet Illusions L'homme 2015
36% After The Fall Bill Scanlon 2014
53% Pioneer Mike $4.7K 2014
72% Interstellar Doyle $158.8M 2014
45% The Better Angels Mr. Crawford 2014
38% Cesar Chavez Jerry Cohen $5.6M 2014
53% Lovelace Thomas - Photographer $0.4M 2013
24% The Time Being Daniel 2013
84% The Hunger Games Seneca Crane $408M 2012
10% Gone Peter Hood $11.5M 2012
No Score Yet Hidden Moon Victor Brighton 2012
12% There Be Dragons Manolo $1.1M 2011
No Score Yet Hirokin Hirokin 2011
No Score Yet Rites Of Passage Benny 2011
12% Jonah Hex Adleman Lusk $10.6M 2010
No Score Yet Dolan's Cadillac Robinson 2009
40% The Last Word Evan 2009
No Score Yet The Tomb Jonathan Merrick 2008
No Score Yet The Perfect Witness Mickey Gravatski 2007
33% P2 Thomas $4M 2007
56% Weirdsville Royce 2007
26% Ghost Rider Blackheart $115.9M 2007
26% Le match de leur vie Walter Bahr $0.4M 2005
41% The Four Feathers Jack $18.3M 2002
62% The Claim Dalglish 2000
4% Soul Survivors Matt $2.1M 2000
No Score Yet The White River Kid White River Kid 1999
88% American Beauty Ricky Fitts 1999
78% Beloved Schoolteacher's Nephew 1998


75% Yellowstone
Jamie Dutton
  • 2019
  • 2018
75% American Horror Story
  • 2016
  • 2015
No Score Yet The Late Late Show With James Corden
  • 2015
No Score Yet The Talk
  • 2015
No Score Yet American Horror Story: Hotel
John Lowe
  • 2015
  • 2011
No Score Yet Last Call With Carson Daly
  • 2014
88% Wallander
  • 2012