Elgort gained wider recognition for starring as a teenage cancer patient in the romantic drama film The Fault in Our Stars and for his supporting role in The Divergent Series — Elgort was born in New York City. Elgort's Norwegian maternal grandmother, Aase-Grethe,  was in the Norwegian resistance during World War II and saved Norwegian Jewish children by moving them into neutral Sweden ; because of these activities, she was imprisoned in a concentration camp. The third of three children, he has two older siblings: sister Sophie Elgort born , a fashion photographer,   and brother Warren Elgort born , a cinematographer. Elgort's first professional acting appearance was a few months before graduating high school, just days after his 18th birthday, when he premiered a lead role in an Off-Broadway production of Regrets in March
Was Ansel Elgort Dating Violetta Komyshan in 2014, at the Time of His Alleged Sexual Assault?
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Ansel Elgort, mega-movie star, has been with his girlfriend Violetta Komyshan since they were both in high school. The loved-up couple regularly appear on the red carpet together, and Elgort is constantly talking about how much he adores her. Which begs the question: Who is the dancing beauty who stole the heart of Hollywood's hottest rising actor? Komyshan's parents are originally from Ukraine. There, she attended a small public school, where American choreographer Elliot Feld was auditioning students. She got her big break at age 11, and has been dancing ever since!
Ansel Elgort Biography
By Dana Schuster. Ansel Elgort was at the Austin airport in December when he got his first taste of stardom. To the chagrin of those Anselites, Elgort has a girlfriend, dancer Violetta Komyshan, his high-school sweetheart. Elgort would like to keep some privacy to go with his newfound fame. Elgort basically had the arts bred into him.
Ansel Elgort is the multi-talented star who played the role of cancer patient Augustus Waters in the heartbreaking screen adaptation of The Fault in Our Stars. Elgort also starred in The Divergent Series franchise and played the title character in the film Baby Driver. Ansel and Violetta both attended the famous Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School.