|Born||Atticus Ronald Shaffer
June 19, 1998
Santa Clarita, California, U.S.
Atticus Ronald Shaffer, (born June 19, 1998) is an American actor. He is known for portraying Brick Heck on the ABC sitcom The Middle, as well as voicing Edgar in Frankenweenie (2012).
Shaffer has Osteodysplastic Primordial Dwarfism, Type II (MOPD II), a genetic condition inherited from his mother, who has clinically classified Type I. His small stature from this condition helps him portray a character on The Middle approximately three years younger than his real-life age. He is educated at home.
|2007||The Class||Jonah||Episode: "The Class Rides a Bull"|
|2007||Days of our Lives||Irish boy||Episode #1.10632|
|2007||Human Giant||Wade||Episode: "Mind Explosion"|
|2008||Carpoolers||Boy||Episode: "Take Your Daughter to Work Day"|
|2008||Out of Jimmy's Head||Aaron||Episode: "Bad Fad"|
|2009||My Name Is Earl||Space camper||Episode: "Chaz Dalton's Space Academy"|
|The Middle||Brick Heck||Main role|
|2010–14||Fish Hooks||Albert Glass||Voice|
|2011||I'm in the Band||Eddie Nova, Jr.||Episode: "Camp Weasel Rock"|
|2011||The Penguins of Madagascar||Vesuvius Twins||Voice; episode: "Danger Wears a Cape"|
|2011||Shake It Up||Zane||Episode: "Beam It Up"|
|2011||ThunderCats||Young Emrick||Episode: "Song of the Petalars"|
|2011||Extreme Makeover: Home Edition||Himself||Episode: "Sharrock Family"|
|2012||Made in Hollywood||Himself||Episode #8.3|
|2013||Steven Universe||Peedee Fryman||Episode: "Frybo" and "Cat Fingers" (2 episodes)|
|2008||Leaving Barstow||Boy on bus|
|2008||Hancock||Boy at Bus bench|
|2008||An American Carol||Timm
|2009||The Unborn||Matty Newton|
|2009||Opposite Day||Little man|
|2009||Subject: I Love You||Tommy||Voice|
Awards and nominations
|2010||Media Access Award||Diversity Award for Actor with a Physical or Emotional Disability||Won|
|2011||Young Artist Award||Outstanding Young Ensemble in a TV Series||Nominated|
|2013||Annie Award||Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production||Nominated|
- "About Atticus Shaffer". abcmedianet.com. 2009-11-12. Retrieved 20 May 2010.
- Caught in the 'Middle' » News From Terre Haute, Indiana
- "Meet Atticus Shaffer 2006 Football Poster Child" (PDF). The Al Malaikahan. May 2006. p. 7. Retrieved 20 May 2010.
- Manning, K.P. "Atticus Shaffer Biography". http://www.imdb.com/. IMDb.com. Retrieved 10 December 2014.