Charlie Tahan

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Charlie Tahan
Charlie Tahan, Frankenweenie premiere.jpg
Tahan in 2012 at the Frankenweenie premiere at the Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas
Born Charles Tahan
(1998-06-11) June 11, 1998 (age 16)
Ridgewood, New Jersey[1]
Occupation Actor
Years active 2007–present

Charles Tahan (born June 11, 1998),[2][3] also known as Charlie Tahan, is an American child actor.

Life and career[edit]

Tahan was born and raised in Glen Rock, New Jersey. His sister is actress Daisy Tahan, and he has an older brother named Willie[4] as well. Tahan portrayed Ethan in I Am Legend, appeared in Burning Bright,[5] co-starred with Zac Efron in the 2010 film Charlie St. Cloud, and also lent his voice to Frankenweenie. He also has a recurring role as Calvin Arliss in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Tahan also played the role of William Woolf in the movie The Other Woman, with Scott Cohen and Natalie Portman.

Tahan appeared in two episode of the superhero TV series Gotham in 2015, guest-starring as a young Dr. Jonathan Crane.[6] He has a starring role in the upcoming television series Wayward Pines, a psychological thriller by M. Night Shyamalan.[7]


Year Title Role Notes
2007 High Falls unknown
2007 I Am Legend Ethan
2007 Trainwreck: My Life as an Idiot Little Jeff
2007 Once Upon a Film Hank
2008 Quality Time Boy
2008 Nights in Rodanthe Danny Willis
2008 Fringe Ben Stockton Television series (Episode "The Equation")
2009 Other Woman, TheThe Other Woman William
2010 Burning Bright Tom
2010 Charlie St. Cloud Samuel "Sam" St. Cloud Chris Massoglia plays an older Sam in an alternate ending.[8][9]
2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Calvin Arliss Television series (Episodes "Trophy", "Penetration", "Rescue" and "Missing Pieces")
2010 Meskada Keith
2012 Frankenweenie Victor Frankenstein voice role
2012 Blue Bloods Michael Keenan Television series (Episode "Some kind of hero")
2013 Blood Ties Michael
2013 The Harvest Andy
2014 Life of Crime Bo Dawson
2014 Love Is Strange Joey
2015 Gotham Jonathan Crane
2015 Wayward Pines Ben Burke


  1. ^ "2014 Sundance "Trading Cards" Series: #15. Charlie Tahan (Love is Strange)". January 16, 2014. Retrieved February 24, 2015. 
  2. ^ @ellentahan @charlietahan I doubt he'll see this tweet soon, so please tell Charlie I say happy 16th! Hope all is well! Sarah Jeffery on Twitter. June 12, 2014. Retrieved February 24, 2015.
  3. ^ "The Indiewire Springboard: How 16-Year-Old 'Love Is Strange' Standout Charlie Tahan Stays Grounded". August 22, 2014. Retrieved February 24, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Meet Charlie Tahan of 'Charlie St. Cloud'". Archived from the original on August 4, 2010. Retrieved September 18, 2012. 
  5. ^ Lionsgate Burning Bright For DVD in August
  6. ^ Chan, Robert (February 2, 2015). "'Gotham' Recap: Fear and Loathing". Retrieved February 7, 2015. 
  7. ^ Kissell, Rick (December 9, 2014). "'Wayward Pines' Event Series to Premiere in May on Fox". Variety. Retrieved February 7, 2015. 
  8. ^ Kroll, Justin (October 21, 2009). "Players". Daily Variety. Retrieved July 17, 2010. 
  9. ^ Memberto, Brad (October 30, 2009). "Cirque du Freak: Not Your Father's Vampires". Santa Ynez Valley News. Retrieved July 17, 2010. 

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