American fashion model and actor for television and films. He is best known for playing Emmett Cullen in the Twilight Saga film series. Lutz was born on March 15, 1985 in Dickinson, North Dakota, the son of Karla and Bradley Lutz. He has one sister and six brothers. He grew up in North Dakota, the Midwest, and Arizona.After graduating from high school, he moved to California to attend Chapman University for chemical engineering.He considered becoming a Navy SEAL and started modelling. He later decided to pursue an acting career instead.
He played Emmett Cullen in the film adaptations of the Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer and reprised his role for the sequel, released in November 2009. He also appeared as George Evans in the 90210 spinoff on The CW. Lutz reunited with his Twilight co-star and close friend, Ashley Greene, in the film A Warrior’s Heart. Lutz also appeared in A Nightmare on Elm Street as Dean, “a well-liked, well-off high school jock”, in April 2010, and as the feisty Poseidon, God of the Sea in Immortals (2011). Lutz was one of the candidates for the lead role in the upcoming film Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters. He was considered for the lead role in Conan the Barbarian but eventually lost out to Jason Momoa. In 2011, together with his Immortals co-star Mickey Rourke, he shot Java Heat movies in Indonesia.