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13 Mind-Blowing Facts About Dylan O'Brien

More like Dylan WOAH'Brien, amirite?!

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1. He was born in New York and spent his childhood in New Jersey, before moving to California when he was 12 years old.

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2. When he first moved to California, he didn't have any friends. So he became obsessed with the TV show Friends and has seen each episode at least 11 times!

Same.
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Same.

3. Dylan's a huge New York Mets fan and even considered going into sports reporting before he became an actor.

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4. He was originally discovered on Youtube, where he ran a popular vlog that caught the eye of a Hollywood director.

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5. Before his acting career took off, Dylan was in a band called "Slow Kids At Play."

He was the drummer, of course.
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He was the drummer, of course.

6. Dylan O'Brien's full name is...Dylan O'Brien. He doesn't have a middle name.

Mind = blown.
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Mind = blown.

7. He almost didn't get the role in the Maze Runner movies because producers thought he looked "too MTV".

WHAT. WERE. THEY. THINKING?!!!!!!
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WHAT. WERE. THEY. THINKING?!!!!!!

8. Dylan says his worst habit is biting his nails.

OMG same! *quickly develops nail-biting habit*
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OMG same! *quickly develops nail-biting habit*

9. He's been dating actress Britt Robertson since 2011...

Sorry ladies, he's taken. :(
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Sorry ladies, he's taken. :(

10. ...and he's best friends with his Teen Wolf co-star Tyler Posey.

*double swoon*
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*double swoon*

11. He loves root beer.

To be fair, who doesn't love root beer?!
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To be fair, who doesn't love root beer?!

12. He has one sibling. His sister, Julia, is 16 months older than him.

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13. And last but not least: According to Dylan, the most attractive quality in a woman is a sense of humor!

You: *frantically memorize every joke book you can find*
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You: *frantically memorize every joke book you can find*

Don't miss Dylan in Maze Runner: The Death Cure, in theaters everywhere January 26!

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