Justin Chatwin

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Justin Chatwin
Born (1982-10-31) October 31, 1982 (age 32)
Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
Occupation Actor
Years active 2001—present

Justin Chatwin (born October 31, 1982) is a Canadian film and television actor.

Life and career[edit]

Chatwin was born in Nanaimo, British Columbia, to an artist mother and an engineer father.[1] He was raised Catholic.[2]

His film roles include War of the Worlds, The Invisible, The Chumscrubber, SuperBabies: Baby Geniuses 2, Taking Lives, Dragonball: Evolution, and the Canadian film Funkytown.

Chatwin has also been in several television shows, including the miniseries Taken (two episodes in 2002) and Lost (one episode in 2006). He played the son of Kevin Nealon's character in the Showtime comedy series Weeds, appearing only in the pilot and series finale.

In Summer 2010, Chatwin was cast as a series regular on the Showtime dramedy Shameless, portraying Steve/Jimmy Lishman. The second season premiered on January 8, 2012. The third season premiered on January 13, 2013.[3]


Year Film Role Notes
2001 Christy Choices of the Heart, Part II: A New Beginning John Spencer
Josie and the Pussycats Teenage fan
2002 Just Cause Shaun Martin 1 episode
Night Vision Pete 1 episode
Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction Vinny Rose 1 episode
Glory Days Barry Bowers 1 episode
Mysterious Ways Joey "J.T" Stanislaw 1 episode
2003 The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie Lawrence TV movie
Taken Clauson TV series
2004 SuperBabies: Baby Geniuses 2 Zack
Taking Lives Matt Soulsby
Traffic Tyler McKay
2005, 2012 Weeds Josh Wilson 2 episodes
2005 War of the Worlds Robbie Ferrier
The Chumscrubber Billy
2006 Lost Edward F. "Eddie" Colburn 1 episode
2007 The Invisible Nick Powell
2008 Middle of Nowhere Ben Pretzler
2009 Dragonball Evolution Goku
2010 Brink Jeremy Short
2011 Funkytown Tino DeiFiori
2011–present Shameless Steve Wilton / Jimmy Lishman TV series
2014 Bang Bang Baby Bobby Shore
2015 No Stranger Than Love Rydell Whyte Post-production
2015 The Greens Are Gone Tomas Post-production
2015 Orphan Black Jason Kellerman Season 3
2015 Urge Jason Post-production


  1. ^ "Justin Chatwin Biography (1982–)". Filmreference.com. 1982-10-31. Retrieved 2012-01-05. 
  2. ^ Kramer, Peter (July 5, 2005). "Chatwin looks to Cruise's style". USA Today. Retrieved April 20, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Steve". Showtime website. Retrieved February 3, 2011. 

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