Ian Michael Nelson is an American actor, singer, and dancer best known for his appearances in the 2012 film The Hunger Games and the TV series Teen Wolf.


Nelson was born to Mark and Janie Nelson and has three siblings. He became a trained singer, dancer, and actor in 2011. He first officially appeared on film in The Hunger Games. During his career, Nelson has been featured in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, New York, for the past three years. In 2011 and 2012, Nelson attended Forsyth Country Day School in Lewisville, North Carolina.

On Criminal MindsEdit

Nelson portrayed delusional teenage serial killer William Pratt in the Season Ten episode Hashtag.


  • The Boy Next Door (2015) as Kevin Peterson
  • Criminal Minds - Hashtag (2014) TV episode - William Pratt
  • The Best of Me (2014) as Jared
  • The Judge (2014) as Eric Palmer
  • Teen Wolf (2013-2014) as Young Derek Hale (3 episodes)
  • Alone Yet Not Alone (2013) as Young Owen
  • Medeas (2013) as Micah
  • The Hunger Games (2012) as Tribute Boy District 3


  • Amahl and the Night Visitors - Amahl
  • 13 - Archie
  • West Side Story - Baby John
  • Oliver - Artful Dodger
  • Hello, Dolly! - Featured Dancer
  • The Secret Garden - Colin Craven
  • You're a Good Man Charlie Brown - Linus
  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - Joseph


For an up-to-date filmography, see here.

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