11:09 PM EDT 10/16/2013
Originally posted 09/30/2012 11:20AM
He plays the titular shy high schooler in the new film The Perks of Being a Wallflower, but off-screen Logan Lerman is happy to stand out from the crowd. Here's what you need to know about the 20-year-old rising star.
1. He's been a Greek god, a Musketeer – and soon the biblical son of Noah
The Los Angeles-bred actor got his big break in 2010's Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, in which he battled Medusa and other mythological baddies as the teenage son of Poseidon. A year later, he showed off his sword-wielding skills as D'Artagnan in The Three Musketeers.
Next up: Lerman stars as Ham, the son of prophet Noah (played by Russell Crowe), in the upcoming Biblical epic Noah.
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