Alexander Ludwig
Alexander Richard Ludwig
Birth date:
May 7, 1992 (age 20)
Years Active:
Model; Actor; Singer

Alexander Ludwig is a Canadian actor and singer/songwriter that has played roles in several movies, notably The Hunger Games, where he was the vicious tribute Cato, and is set to appear in Grown Up 2, a sequel of the hit-movie Grown Ups.


Year Film Role Notes
2000 Air Bud World Pup Cameo Uncredited
Xtreme Primate Child Uncredited
2005 Scary Godmother: The Revenge Of Jimmy Jimmy Voice
Eve and the Fire Horse Kevin Uncredited
The Ring Two Teen Phone Voice Voice Only
2006 A Little Thing Called Murder Young Kenny Kimes
2007 The Sandlot: Heading Home E.J. Direct-to-DVD
The Seeker Will Stanton Tom Stanton
2009 Race to Witch Mountain Seth Main role
2012 The Hunger Games Cato Teen Choice Award for Best Villain

MTV Movie Awards Best Fight with Josh Hutcherson and Jennifer Lawrence

2013 Grown Ups 2 Braden Post-production
2013 Lone Survivor US Navy SEAL Shane Patton Pre-production


  • His mother is former actress Sharlene Martin, and his father is business executive Harald Ludwig from Vancouver, Canada.
  • He's the eldest of four siblings, having two sisters and a brother.
  • His lucky number is 7 because he was born on May 7, at 7 minutes to 7, and weighed 7 pounds 7 ounces.
  • Alexander attends USC and lives full time in Los Angeles, California.
  • On the set of Race to Witch Mountain (2009), Dwayne Johnson gave him one of his personal guitars on his 16th birthday.
  • Is very close friends with AnnaSophia Robb.
  • The German name Ludwig means 'famous warrior'. Alexander plays the "famous warrior" Cato in The Hunger Games (2012).
  • He has been good friends with Josh Hutcherson since 2005.