Ansel Elgort

Ansel Elgort is American actor and musician. He first gained recognition from his roles in the films Carrie (2013), The Fault in Our Stars (2014) and The Divergent series (2014-2016). Elgort achieved critical acclaim in the 2017 movie Baby Driver, which earned him a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy. His other most famous films include Paper Towns (2015), The Goldfinch (2019) and West Side Story (2021). Elgort is also known for performing and recording as a DJ under the name Ansølo and his own name.
Ansel Elgort
Full Name
Ansel Elgort
New York City
Notable Projects
The Goldfinch


Who is Ansel Elgort dating?

Ansel Elgort is dating Violetta Komyshan, a dancer and fitness instructor. They met while they were both attending Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in New York City.

Who is Ansel Elgort's dad?

Ansel Elgort's father is fashion photographer Arthur Elgort.

What car did Ansel Elgort get to keep from 'Baby Driver'?

After starring in the 2017 film 'Baby Driver,' Ansel Elgort was allowed to keep one of the 2006 Subaru WRXs used in the movie. He told 'Vanity Fair' that the car was given to him by Sony, the studio that released the film, as a birthday present.

How old was Ansel Elgort in 'Carrie'?

The 2013 film 'Carrie' premiered on Oct. 7, 2013 when Ansel Elgort, who made his film debut in the movie, was 19 years old.

How did Ansel Elgort become an amputee?

Though Ansel Elgort portrays a cancer patient who has part of his leg amputated in the 2014 movie 'The Fault in Our Stars,' he is not an amputee. The effect was created in the movie by visual effects.

What Broadway show was Ansel Elgort in?

Ansel Elgort has appeared in the New York City Off-Broadway productions 'Asylum: The Strange Case of Mary Lincoln' in 2006 and 'Regrets' in 2012. He also starred in the 2021 film version of the musical 'West Side Story.' However, Ansel Elgort has not yet appeared in a production in a Broadway theater.

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