‘Hunger Games’ star Alexander Ludwig stole his mom’s agent at age 9

Soraya Roberts

Alexander Ludwig was so hungry to act that he stole his mother's agent. In an interview with Toronto's "The Morning Show"on Wednesday, the 21-year-old "Hunger Games" star admitted that he swiped Sharlene Martin's rep before he hit it big.

"I secretly stole her old agent's contact from her phone when I was 9 years old," Ludwig said sheepishly.

As it turns out, though, Ludwig's mom wasn't angry, and she even accompanied her son on his first meeting. "She was like, 'OK, if he wants it this bad, I'll come support him,'" Ludwig recalled.

Watch Ludgwig's full interview below:

And it appears he made the right decision, although Ludwig might have gone about it the wrong way. After plying his trade as a child star in films such as "Race to Witch Mountain," the Vancouver native had a breakout role as Cato in 2012's "The Hunger Games" and recently joined the second season of the History TV series "Vikings" (taking over the role of teen Bjorn from younger actor, Nathan O'Toole).

Meanwhile, Ludwig's mom acted in various Vancouver TV shows in the '90s (including "Broken Badges" and "Street Justice") and appeared on "Smallville." She wed Harald Ludwig, co-chairman of Lionsgate, in 1991.

Even though his parents are in show biz, Ludwig isn't resting on his laurels. It's quite the opposite, in fact, judging by his Twitter account on Wednesday:

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