Logan Lerman or Logan Wade Lerman (born January 19, 1992) is an American actor, best known for playing the title character in the 2010 fantasy-adventure Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. Lerman began appearing in commercials in the mid 1990s, moving to work in feature films and television in the early 2000s, when he starred in the series Jack & Bobby (2004–2005) and the movies The Butterfly Effect (2004) and Hoot (2006). He gained further recognition for his roles in the western 3:10 to Yuma, the thriller The Number 23, the comedy Meet Bill, as well as for his work in the 2009 films Gamer and My One and Only. Lerman will play d'Artagnan in a 2011 cinematic version of The Three Musketeers, and has signed to star in an adaptation of the novel The Perks of Being a Wallflower.
Lerman is a friend of actor Dean Collins, who played his best friend on Jack & Bobby; they remained close after the series' cancellation, and worked together again on Hoot, where Collins had a supporting role. In their spare time, the two collaborated on comedic short films. As well as acting, they wrote, directed, and shot the videos, often enlisting the help of family and friends. The shorts were uploaded to YouTube under the joint account name of "monkeynuts1069".
In 2006, Collins and Lerman formed a band, Indigo, along with musician Daniel Pashman; Collins sings lead vocals, Lerman plays keyboard and guitar, and Pashman plays the drums.Lerman also plays the piano.