Season four of Yellowstone is currently in production in the United States and season two will air Monday, October 12 on the Paramount network in the United Kingdom. The series is directed by award-winning actor Kevin Costner, who stars as the owner of a cattle farm, John Dutton, and viewers in Yellowstone are curious to learn more about the show’s cast. Who plays Jamie Dutton? Express.co.uk has everything you need to know.
Who plays Jamie Dutton in Yellowstone?
Jamie Dutton is the adopted son of John Dutton (played by Kevin Costner) in Yellowstone
He is played by American actor Wes Bentley and Yellowstone viewers will likely recognize Bentley for his many roles in American Horror Story.
He joined the cast of the Ryan Murphy anthology series in 2014, playing the role of Edward Modrake on Freak Show.
Wentley went on to take on the role of Detective John Lowe in American Horror Story: Hotel.
For his performance as John Lowe, he received a Critics Choice Television Award nomination.
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He then played Dylan in season six of American Horror Story: Roanoke.
Wentley is also well known for his role as Seneca Crane in The Hunger Games.
In The Hunger Games, Bentley starred alongside Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, and Liam Hemsworth.
Bentley is also well known for his role as Ricky Fitts in the Oscar-winning film, American Beauty, which won him a BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor.
He then appeared in the documentary My Big Break in 2009, which covered his fame after American Beauty and his struggles with drug addiction.
Bentley began to rebuild his career after starring in David Ives’ play Venus in Fur.
Yellowstone fans may also recognize Bentley from his role as Doyle in Interstellar, where he appeared alongside Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and John Lithgow.
Bentley is also well known for playing Erik in Mission: Impossible – Fallout.
His other movie credits include The Four Feathers, Ghost Rider, P2, and Pete’s Dragon.
Most recently, Bentley played the role of Floyd Kelly in the drama film The Best of Enemies.
In Best of Enemies, he appeared opposite Taraji P. Henson, Sam rockwell, Babou Ceesay, Anne Heche, Bruce McGill, John Gallagher Jr, and Nick searcy.
Bentley is a recovering drug addict. Speaking to the New York Times in 2010, he spoke of turning to drugs and alcohol to face American Beauty’s fame.
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He told the NYT from 2002 to 2009 he only acted to pay the bills and fuel is addiction.
In 2008 he was arrested and pleaded guilty to possession of heroin and attempting to use a forged $ 100 (£ 77) bill.
He was commissioned for community service, counseling and 12-step programs, but he relapsed.
Wentley said: “I came back to LA for something, and drank a whole bottle of Scotch, and I was like, ‘I’m going to die in this hotel room with that bottle of Scotch.’
“It was after I said to a friend for the first time, ‘I’m a drug addict and an alcoholic, and I need help. I need help or I will die. “
Since 2009 Bentley has been drug-free and IIn 2010, he married producer Jacqui Swedberg and is the father of their two children.
In 2015, he told The Fix, “I want to talk to young artists who might think they should do drugs because they are creative.
“This is something that I fell into. I already had a wild and creative mind and thought I could speed this up with drugs.
“Then I learned that a lot of artists I admire don’t use drugs… The biggest problem is shame. It keeps you down. But you can turn the tide. “
Yellowstone season 2 premieres Monday, October 12 on Paramount Network in the UK