Date of Birth
7 December 1992, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
6' 2" (1.88 m)
Alexander Richard Ludwig was born in Vancouver, Canada. His mother, Sharlene Martin, is a former actress and serves as his manager, and his father, Harald Horst Ludwig, is a businessman and co-chairman of the board for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. He has 3 siblings; Nicholas, Natalie and Sophia, as well as a golden retriever named Waverly. He has German, Belgian, English, and Scottish ancestry.
Alexander is a sophomore at the University of Southern California, studying film, theater, and entrepreneurship. In addition to acting and film making, he is a gifted musician who is in discussions about recording his original material.
In his free time, Alexander can be found competing in extreme freestyle ski competitions on Whistler Mountain, or surfing the coast of California. He is an avid athlete who water skies, plays tennis, basketball, and ice hockey.
His mother is former actress Sharlene Martin, and his father is business exec. Harald Ludwig from Vancouver, Canada.
He's the eldest of four siblings, having two sisters and a brother.
His lucky number is 7 because he was born on May 7, at 7 minutes to 7, and weighed 7 pounds 7 ounces.
Alexander attends USC and lives full time in Los Angeles, California.
On the set of Race to Witch Mountain (2009), Dwayne Johnson gave him one of his personal guitars on his 16th birthday.
Is very close friends with AnnaSophia Robb.
The German name Ludwig means 'famous warrior'. Alexander plays the "famous warrior" Cato in The Hunger Games (2012).
Auditioned for the the role of Peeta Mellark in The Hunger Games, but lost to Josh Hutcherson. He was later cast as Cato.
He has been good friends with Josh Hutcherson since 2005.
His paternal grandfather was German and his paternal grandmother was Belgian, from Antwerp. Alexander's mother has English, Scottish, and some German and Jersey (Channel Islander), ancestry; her family has recently lived in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
Stared in two Horror movies with the title Final Girl, Final Girl (2015) and The Final Girls (2015).
My Heart lies in music and acting; however, my inspiration comes from adrenaline rush l get from sports... and life.
My parents know how passionate I've always been about acting. I convinced them this was something that i was going to put my heart and soul into.