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WES BENTLEY (Floyd Kelly) first gained recognition in the Oscar-winning 1999 film American Beauty. His portrayal of 'Ricky Fritts,' the soulful, artistic next-door neighbor to Jane Burnham (Thora Birch), brought Bentley the National Board of Review's award for "Breakthrough Performance" and nominations for awards including the BAFTA for "Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role." The American Beauty cast shared the Screen Actors Guild Award for "Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Theatrical Motion Picture."

More recently, Bentley joined the cast of Paramount's 2018 blockbuster Mission Impossible: Fallout. He also currently portrays 'Jamie Dutton' in the Taylor Sheridan-written and directed series "Yellowstone," a Western drama for the Paramount Network. A huge commercial success, "Yellowstone" is shooting its second season.

In 2016, Bentley was nominated for the Critics' Choice Award "Best Actor in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series" for his work in "American Horror Story: Hotel." Bentley starred in two seasons of the FX drama series.

While working on "American Horror Story," Bentley also starred in Terrence Malick's Knight of Cups, opposite Christian Bale and Natalie Portman, as well as We Are Your Friends for Working Title with Zac Efron. In 2014, he was seen in Christopher Nolan's Interstellar; Welcome to Me, opposite Kristen Wiig and Will Ferrell; and Unconscious with Kate Bosworth. Unconscious premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.

Other memorable roles include game-maker 'Seneca Crane' in The Hunger Games in 2012 and photographer 'Thomas' in Lovelace in 2013. His film credits also include Ghost Rider in 2007 and The Four Feathers in 2002.

Born in Jonesboro, Arkansas, Bentley participated in drama club and cultivated a specific interest in improvisational comedy while attending Sylvan Hills High School in Sherwood, Arkansas. While at Sylvan Hills, he founded an improv troupe with his brother Patrick Bentley and friends Damien Bunting and Josh Cowdery. At his mother's urging, he attended the Juilliard School in New York after graduation, but only for a short time. Soon afterwards, he made his screen debut in Jonathan Demme's Beloved in 1998.

In 2010, Bentley made his professional stage debut with Nina Arianda in David Ives's award-winning play Venus in Fur. Bentley makes his home in Los Angeles with his two children and wife Jacqui Swedberg.

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