Birth NameEvan Vanfossen Hansis
Has a BFA in Acting from Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama.
He unsuccessfully auditioned for the 2nd season of the reality show "I Wanna Be a Soap Star." Then within that year, he was cast as Luke on "As the World Turns".
As a child, grew up on a mountain in a home which never had a TV.
Attending high school at Walnut Hill, a performing arts boarding school located in Natick, Massachusetts.
Born in North Adams, Massachusetts, he moved to Greenfield in the third grade when his mother became a principal in the Gill-Montague Regional School District.
Van's first feature length film "Occupant" premiered on October
14, 2011 at the Gotham Screen International Film Festival in New York