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 New York - Police judiciaire (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 Le pacte du sang (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), La machine à démonter le temps (2010), and Black Swan (2010). He landed also the role of Bucky Barnes in Captain America: First Avenger (2011). In 2012, Stan worked in several projects: Disparue (2012), Political Animals (2012), The Apparition (2012), Once Upon a Time (2011) and the mini series Labyrinth (2012). In 2013, he was in Broadway's Picnic and in 2014 he became The Winter Soldier in Captain America: Le soldat de l'hiver (2014). His recent projects include Ricki and the Flash (2015), Seul sur Mars (2015), The Bronze (2015) and Captain America: Civil War (2016).