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Exclusive Feature: Eddie Hassell

Widely known for his role in The Kids Are All Right, (2010) the rising young star Eddie Hassell prepares himself for another experience as a dedicated young actor in Hollywood

 Leather jacket by Dolce & Gabbanna,  black denim jeans by Diesel


Starting out his career with a background as an average kid with hobbies and huge dreams, Eddie Hassell started his career in TV commercials. Not long after that, he got the chance to participated in the Academy Award-nominated movie, The Kids Are All Right along with Annette Benning, Julianne Moore and Mark Ruffalo. He also participated in the huge blockbuster movie, 2012, and guest star appearances on TV series such as Bones and Southland.

After that, he progressively got much better roles over the next few years, including The Family Tree (2011), Family Weekend (in-production) and House of Dust (in-production). Here, Eddie shares some stories about the story of his life to DA MAN even things he never told anyone before.


DA MAN: One of your most memorable experiences is…
Eddie Hassell: When I tried to ride a horse bareback and got bucked off, resulting in a back-flip to land face first on the ground! It was pretty wild.

DA MAN: You can’t live without…
Eddie Hassell: I can’t live without my toys: PS3, iPhone, MacBook and my whips … I’m joking on the last one (laughs).

DA MAN: Your idea of happiness…
Eddie Hassell: Doing the things I love. Skating with friends, surfing, snowboarding and acting just to name a few.

Plaid shirt by Raoul

DA MAN: You value…
Eddie Hassell: Being surrounded by friends and family, the people I love most.

DA MAN: Something that you have not told anyone is…
Eddie Hassell: When I was a kid I used to eat dry cat food … don’t judge me (laughs).

DA MAN: This year, your goal is to…
Eddie Hassell: Same like every year. Work on my craft and continue to take my career to the next level!

DA MAN: Fashion, to you, is…
Eddie Hassell: Whatever I see; anything that fits my style. I’m pretty up to date on what’s trendy, but it’s not my biggest concern. I feel like I’ve grown into my own “swag” per se.

Blue button-up shirt by Damon Emanuel, peacoat by Westlunds Army and Navy Surplus

DA MAN: If you weren’t acting, you would be…
Eddie Hassell: I would be working on a boat in Hawaii and surfing every day or taking over the family business.

DA MAN: Your favorite journey has been…
Eddie Hassell: The one I’m on now. You can never stop learning and surprising yourself throughout life’s experiences.

DA MAN: Your motto in life is…
Eddie Hassell: No regrets and everybody wang-chung tonight!



Photographs: Eric Silverberg
Grooming: Leslie Alejandro
Hair Products: American Crew, Medium Hold Spray Gel



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