Derek Theler was an American actor and model who have achieved some recognition in both the film and TV industries. Known by many names such as Diesel, Tanner Collar and Tanner Lecker, he began acting during the early 1980s and quickly began a string of popular roles that would last for the next decade. As his popularity increased, his films became more successful and his reputation grew, but it was not until 2004 when his role in the award winning film The Thin Red Line made him a name in Hollywood. Since that time he has gone on to play a series of memorable characters in movies including The Mentalist and Kingpin, as well as guest spots on numerous television shows including Family Guy and Two Wheel Shoe. He is now established as one of the leading men in Hollywood, playing a number of critical and iconic characters.
Derek Theler first came to the attention of American viewers through his starring role as Diesel in the acclaimed movie Kingpin. The character he portrayed was an ambitious and dangerous private who roamed an African country as an arms dealer. Derek’s experience as an arms dealer would prove invaluable to the director as he was able to effectively portray the ruthless and cunning nature of a notorious arms dealer. Derek Theler has also gone on to play the lead role in the movie Minority Report, and also appeared in the TV series Chuck and Peter.
As an actor Derek Theler’s most recent role would be that of Matthew McConaughey in the independent film Bluegrass. The award-winning star of the movie The Texas Chainsaw Massacre went on to play a series of characters in the film including the main character, Doc. The actor has also received multiple awards for his portrayal of McConaughey in the film, including an Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Drama. This makes Derek Theler one of the more accomplished actors in the modern era of American acting.
Derek Theler Measurements
|Body Size||34 inches|
|Waist Size||35 Inches|
|Hips Size||32 Inches|
|Height||6 ft 5 in / 196 cm|
|Weight||218 lb / 99 kg|
There is no doubt that Derek Theler has truly become a name in his own right. His roles have won him critical acclaim, as well as awards from the Oscars to the Golden Globes. In addition to his award winning performance in Bluegrass, Derek Theler also garnered a number one slot at the Berlin Film Festival for his performance as a gunsmith in the film Old Men Now. No matter what genre film he is involved with, Derek Theler is sure to receive his fair share of love and support from his fans and other Hollywood insiders. Many are even hoping that Theler will one day be able to receive the stage treatment of Johnny Depp, who is widely considered to be one of the most talented and famous actors in modern times.
With his award winning turn in Bluegrass and various varied portfolio of theater appearances, Derek Theler looks set to continue his prolific film career into the future. He is yet to sign a deal for a major motion picture, however that may very well change in the near future. For now fans can look forward to seeing Derek Theler in some of his many post shared roles.