Chandler Canterbury

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Chandler Canterbury
ChanderCanterbury2010.jpg
Canterbury in 2010
Born (1998-12-15) December 15, 1998 (age 16)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Other names Chan
Occupation Actor, producer, puppeteer, philanthropist, inspirational speaker
Years active 2007–present

Chandler Canterbury (born December 15, 1998) is an American actor and producer.

Life and career[edit]

Chandler Canterbury was born in Houston, Texas, to Kristine and Russell Canterbury. He has an older brother, Colby, who is also an actor, and a younger sister named Shelby, an actress.[1] He starred in Summit Entertainment's thriller Knowing, and won a 2008 Young Artist Award for his chilling performance as a sociopathic child following his father's murderous example on Criminal Minds (2005).

He was seen in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), playing the title character at the age of eight, who has the dementia of an old man. In 2010, he appeared in the psychological thriller After Life opposite Liam Neeson and Christina Ricci. Additional roles include appearances in Universal's Repo Men (2010) and in Timothy Linh Bui's Powder Blue (2009). He appeared as a young Peter Bishop in the Fringe episode "Subject 13" (2011).

In 2013, he co-starred opposite Saoirse Ronan in The Host and played the lead character opposite Annalise Basso in Standing Up, based on a book by Brock Cole called The Goats. The story centers on two children played by Basso and Canterbury who embark on a three day journey of discovery and self-discovery after they are stripped naked and left stranded together on an island as part of a summer camp prank.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2007 Criminal Minds David Smith[2] Television series (Episode "In Name and Blood")
2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Benjamin Button - Age 8[3]
2009 Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach Young Gary[3]
Knowing Caleb Koestler[2]
Powder Blue Billy[3]
2010 After.Life Jack[3]
Repo Men Peter[2]
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour Tim Television series (Episode "My Robot")
2011 Fringe Young Peter Bishop[2] Television series (Episode "Subject 13")
2012 A Bag of Hammers Kelsey
Little Red Wagon Zach Bonner[3] Lead Role, Also Co-Producer
2013 The Host Jamie Stryder Lead Cast
Standing Up Howie Lead Role
When Angels Sing David Walker
Plastic Jesus unknown Post-production

Awards[edit]

Award Year Category Result Work
Young Artist Awards 2008 Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actor Won Criminal Minds
2010 Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actor Nominated Knowing[4]
2011 Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actor Ten and Under After.Life
2012 Best Performance in a TV Show - Guest Starring Young Actor 11-13 Fringe[5]
2013 Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actor Ten and Under A Bag of Hammers[6]
2014 Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actor Nominated Standing Up[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Berkowitz, Lana (2010-04-09). "Current Video Releases". The San Francisco Chronicle. 
  2. ^ a b c d "TV Guide Credits". Retrieved 27 February 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Movie Web Credits". 
  4. ^ "31st Annual Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Awards. Retrieved April 7, 2012. 
  5. ^ "33rd Annual Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Awards. Retrieved July 7, 2012. 
  6. ^ "34th Annual Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Awards. Retrieved March 31, 2013. 
  7. ^ "35th Annual Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Awards. Retrieved April 14, 2014. 

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