Lewis Pullman or Lewis James Pullman is an American actor. He is the son of actor Bill Pullman and began his acting career with the film The Ballad of Lefty Brown (2017), co-starring with his father. His other film credits include The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018), Bad Times at the El Royale (2018), and Top Gun: Maverick (2022).

On television he played Major Major Major Major in Catch-22 (2019) and starred in Outer Range (2022) and Lessons in Chemistry (2023). He received nominations for the Critics’ Choice Television Awards and Independent Spirit Awards for his role as a chemist in Lessons in Chemistry.

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Full NameLewis James Pullman
Birth DateJanuary 29, 1993 (age 31 years)
Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California, United States
Net Worth$20 million
ProfessionActor, Voice Actor, Film director

Net Worth

Lewis Pullman is a talented and established actor who has dedicated himself to his craft not only for artistic fulfillment but also as a means of supporting himself. His career has been successful and he has amassed an estimated net worth of $20 million as a result of his hard work and dedication.

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Early life and Education

Bill Pullman was born on December 17, 1953, in Hornell, New York. As a teenager he attended Hornell High School and graduated in 1971. He then went on to study at the State University of New York at Delhi and the State University of New York at Oneonta. He earned his MFA degree in theater from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Initially pursuing a career in academia he taught theater at SUNY Delhi and was an adjunct professor at Montana State University’s film school.

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His interest shifted towards acting in the 1980s and he began working with theater companies in New York and Los Angeles. In 1986 he made his feature film debut in the black comedy “Ruthless People,” which starred Danny DeVito and Bette Midler. That same year he also appeared in an episode of the police procedural television series “Cagney & Lacey.”

Lewis Pullman’s Career

Pullman is a drummer in the band Atta Boy along with Eden Brolin, Freddy Reish, and Dashel Thompson. They released their first album, “Out of Sorts,” in 2012 and their second album, “Big Heart Manners,” in 2020 after an eight-year break. Pullman started his acting career in 2013 with several short films, including “The Tutor.” He split his time between living in Los Angeles and Montana.

In 2015 after graduating from college, he auditioned for “Highston,” a TV series from Sacha Baron Cohen and Amazon Studios. The series where Pullman played the lead role was about a 19-year-old whose imaginary friends were real-life celebrities. Although the pilot episode featuring Flea and Shaquille O’Neal, received positive reviews the series was canceled after one episode in 2017. Pullman made his feature film debut in 2017 in “The Ballad of Lefty Brown,” a Western starring his father. He also appeared in “Aftermath,” “Lean on Pete,” and “Battle of the Sexes.”

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In 2019 he played Major Major Major Major in the Hulu adaptation of the 1961 novel “Catch-22,” starring George Clooney. He also starred in the thriller film “Them That Follow.” In 2022, Pullman portrayed Rhett Abbott in the Amazon series “Outer Range” Lieutenant Robert “Bob” Floyd in the sequel “Top Gun: Maverick” alongside Tom Cruise, and the romantic lead in “Press Play.”

In 2023, he starred with Brie Larson in the Apple TV+ miniseries “Lessons in Chemistry.” Pullman is set to star in the James Wan-produced horror film “Salem’s Lot” an adaptation of the 1975 novel by Stephen King, and as Robert Reynolds / Sentry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film “Thunderbolts,” scheduled for release on May 2, 2025.

Lewis Pullman’s Relationship with Rainey Qualley

Margaret Qualley and Lewis Pullman started dating in September 2020, but kept their romance low-key until making their red carpet debut in May 2022 at the “Top Gun: Maverick” premiere. Pullman starred alongside Tom Cruise as pilot trainee Bob in the film. Qualley shared their red carpet debut on Instagram expressing her excitement for Pullman’s role in the movie and encouraging her followers to see it. In September 2022, Qualley celebrated their two-year anniversary on Instagram with a carousel of photos of the couple captioned “2 years with my best friend”.

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After this Qualley reduced her posts about Pullman, leading to speculation that they had split. This speculation seemed to be confirmed in August 2023 when Qualley was photographed in New York City holding hands with musician Kane Ritchotte as shown in photos published by People magazine. Ritchotte acknowledged Qualley on Instagram after their outing writing, “NY Dump. A celebration of love and ice cream trucks.” He also appeared on Qualley’s Instagram page in a post she shared that same month.


Popular Actor Lewis Pullman known for his roles in films like “Top Gun: Maverick” and TV series such as “Outer Range” does not appear to have any controversies surrounding him. The most notable personal news involves his relationship with actress and singer Rainey Qualley. The couple who began dating in September 2020 broke up recently.

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Most Asked Questions

Is Lewis Pullman Bill Pullman’s son?
It’s no secret that Bill Pullman is one proud dad of Lewis Pullman.

Does Lewis Pullman have social media?
Yes, He has an instagram account named @lewispullmanofficial.

What movies has Lewis Pullman been in?
His film credits include The Strangers: Prey at Night, Bad Times at the El Royale, and Top Gun: Maverick

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