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Posted: 3:56 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, 2013

Westwood High School grad at UT alumnus starring in 'Expendables 3' 


Glen Powell
Michael Barnes
Westwood High School graduate Glen Powell will appear in 'Expendables 3.'

By Matthew Odam

Westwood High School graduate and UT  alumnus Glen Powell has landed a role that puts him in some serious action-hero company. The young actor is starring in ‘Expendables 3,’ alongside Sylvester Stallone, Harrison Ford, Mel Gibson and Antonio Banderas.

Powell is a busy man, with more than a half dozen movies either recently completed or in some stage of production. The actor, who graduated from Westwood in 2007, got his start in movies with 2003’s “Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over” and has appeared in more than a dozen movies and TV shows, including “The Dark Knight Rises” and Austin filmmaker Kat Candler’s “Jumping off Bridges.”

For Michael Barnes' 2007 interview with Powell, click here.

Matthew Odam

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Matthew Odam is the restaurant critic and reporter at the Austin American-Statesman, where he also covers the local film scene and writes film criticism.

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