Sebastian Stan was born on August 13, 1982, in Constanta, Romania. He moved with his mother to Vienna, Austria, when he was eight, and then to New York when he was twelve. Stan studied at Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts and spent a year at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London. When he went back to New York he started working in some projects like Law & Order (1990), Tony ‘n’ Tina’s Wedding (2004) and Red Doors (2005). Upon finishing college, he played Martin Waters in The Architect (2006), Chase Collins in Der Pakt – The Covenant (2006) and worked in Eric Bogosian’s theater play The Talk (2007). Also in 2007, Stan started playing Carter Baizen in Gossip Girl (2007). His following projects were Toy Boy (2009), Kings (2009), Hot Tub – Der Whirlpool… ist ‘ne verdammte Zeitmaschine (2010), and Black Swan (2010). He landed also the role of Bucky Barnes in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011). In 2012, Stan worked in several projects: Gone: Ich muss dich finden (2012), Political Animals (2012), Apparition – Dunkle Erscheinung (2012), Once Upon a Time – Es war einmal … (2011) and the mini series Das verlorene Labyrinth (2012). In 2013, he was in Broadway’s Picnic and in 2014 he was introduced as The Winter Soldier in the Marvel universe in The Return of the First Avenger (2014). He has continued his role as Bucky Barnes/The Winter Soldier in [=tt3498820], Black Panther (2018) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018). Other notable projects include Ricki – Wie Familie so ist (2015), Der Marsianer – Rettet Mark Watney (2015), Bronze (2015) and Logan Lucky (2017). He was given high praise for his work in the recent I, Tonya (2017).