|A.K.A.||Stephen Wilson Bethel|
|Is||Actor Screenwriter Film actor Television actor|
|From||United States of America|
|Type||Film, TV, Stage & Radio|
|Birth||24 February 1984, Hillsborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA|
Stephen Wilson Bethel (born February 24, 1984) is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Wade Kinsella on Hart of Dixie, as Ryder Callahan on the CBS daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless, and as Agent Benjamin “Dex” Poindexter on the Netflix original series Daredevil. He is also the star and creator of the web series Stupid Hype on the CW's new online platform CWD (CW Digital Studio).
Bethel was born in Hillsborough, New Hampshire. He's the son of artist Stephen Bethel and author Joyce Maynard.
Before The Young and the Restless, Bethel had been seen on television in various one-time roles on shows such as JAG, Cold Case, and NCIS. Those small parts were followed up by a role in the 2008 Vietnam War film, 1968 Tunnel Rats where he played the Army Special Ops soldier, Corporal Green. This was followed by his role as Corporal Evan "Q-Tip" Stafford in the 2008 HBO mini-series Generation Kill; Bethel appeared in all seven episodes as well as the HBO documentary short Making Generation Kill.
In Hart of Dixie, Bethel played Wade Kinsella, "bad-boy" neighbor to the series' central character, Zoe Hart. Production for the show began in early 2011 and it premiered on September 26, 2011. BuddyTV ranked him #14 on its list of "TV's Sexiest Men of 2011;" in 2012 he was ranked #2 on the same list.
In 2018, he joined the cast of Daredevil as Benjamin Poindexter / Bullseye.