Charlie McDermott

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Charlie McDermott
Born Charles Joseph McDermott
(1990-04-06) April 6, 1990 (age 24)[1]
West Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2004–present

Charles Joseph "Charlie" McDermott (born April 6, 1990)[1] is an American television and film actor, currently known for his role as Axl Heck on ABC's The Middle.

Since 2004, he has worked on a wide range of television series, including The Office and Private Practice. He moved to Los Angeles at the age of 16. He was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania[1] and briefly attended high school at Salesianum in Wilmington, Delaware.

His biggest film roles to date are Wild Bill in Disappearances and T.J. Eddy in Frozen River. In 2008, he received a nomination for an Independent Spirit Award as Best Supporting Actor for his Frozen River performance.[2]

List of credits[edit]


Year Title Role Network Notes
Windy Acres Young Gerald Main сast
Franklin Charter Wes
The Office Student
Season 4 Episode 17 "Job Fair"
Generation Gap Corey Miller TV movie
Captain Cook's Extraordinary Atlas Pale Boy TV movie
Medium Brandon Whitman
Season 5 Episode 7 "A Necessary Evil"
Little Hollywood Richie Seaman Pilot
Private Practice Bobby Douglas
Season 2 Episode 21 "What You Do for Love"
Safe Harbor David Porter
TV movie
The Middle Axl Heck
Main сast


Year Film Role Notes
2004 The Village 10-Year-Old-Boy
2005 Keeping Up with the Kids Sneaky Short (4 minutes)
2006 Disappearances Wild Bill Bonhomme
2007 The Ten Jake Johnson
All Along Tom Harrison
2008 Holy Sapien Phineas Short (25 minutes)
Frozen River Troy J. 'T.J.' Eddy Nominated for Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actor
Sex Drive Andy
2010 Hot Tub Time Machine Chaz
Prep School Collin Craig In production (not yet released)
Bond of Silence Ryan Aldridge


Year Award Category Role Result
2008 Independent Spirit Award Best Supporting Actor[2] Troy J. 'T.J.' Eddy in Frozen River Nominated


  1. ^ a b c "Charlie McDermott...Bio". Charlie McDermott's official website. Retrieved 2009-11-07. 
  2. ^ a b "Frozen River – Best Supporting Male – Charlie McDermott". Independent Spirit Award. Retrieved 2009-11-07. 


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