Max Charles

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Max Charles
Born (2003-08-18) August 18, 2003 (age 11)
Dayton, Ohio, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2010-present

Max Charles (born August 18, 2003) is an American child actor. In addition to his appearance in the 2012 film The Three Stooges, Charles played a young Peter Parker in The Amazing Spider-Man and had a role in the ABC comedy science fiction series The Neighbors. In 2014, Charles voiced Sherman in DreamWorks Animation's Mr. Peabody & Sherman alongside Ty Burrell He also played a recurring role in Lab Rats: Bionic Island as Spin.

Life and career[edit]

Charles was born in Dayton, Ohio.[1] He first appeared in a third season episode of the HBO series True Blood in 2010.[2] His later television guest starring work includes the Fox series Raising Hope,[3] the NBC series Community,[4] the TV Land series Hot in Cleveland,[5] and the Disney Channel series Jessie.[6] Charles has also had roles in the 2010 television film November Christmas[5] and the 2011 direct-to-DVD film Spooky Buddies.[7]

In early 2012, Charles appeared in The Three Stooges as Peezer, a young orphan who encounters the three titular characters.[8] That year, he also appeared in the films Least Among Saints[9] and White Space.[10] In 2012, Charles played a young Peter Parker in The Amazing Spider-Man, a role whose adult counterpart was Andrew Garfield.[11][12] In fall 2012, Charles began co-starring in the ABC comedy science fiction series The Neighbors.[13] Charles voiced the boy Sherman in DreamWorks Animation's Mr. Peabody & Sherman. Mr. Peabody was voiced by actor Ty Burrell.[14] Directed by The Lion King director Rob Minkoff, the film was released on March 7, 2014.[15]

Charles has three brothers, and received his first audition after a producer asked one of his brothers to audition for a role; Charles asked his mother if he could accompany his brother, and was hired for his first acting role. In The Three Stooges, Charles can be seen in a scene with all three brothers.[9] Charles is represented by CESD Talent Agency and Symington Talent Management.[15] In January 2015 he was cast as Zach Goodweather, in the television series The Strain.[16]

He voices the title character in the Nickelodeon series Harvey Beaks[17]

He also has a recurring role in the Disney XD TV series Lab Rats.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2010 True Blood Hunter Episode: "Everything Is Broken"
Raising Hope Male student Episode: "Blue Dots"
November Christmas Gordon Marks TV movie
2011 My Life As an Experiment Cooper
Community Young Pierce Episode: "Celebrity Pharmacology 212"
Poker Queens Marcus Episode: "Elka's Snowbird"
Spooky Buddies Joseph Direct-to-video film
2012 Jessie Axel Episode: "World Wide Web of Lies"
The Three Stooges Peezer
Least Among Saints Dylan
Unstable Oliver March
Scent of the Missing Charlie Johnson Television movie (post-production)
White Space Joven Owen Post-production
The Amazing Spider-Man Young Peter Parker
2012–2014 The Neighbors Max Weaver Main role, 41 episodes
2013 The Haunted Hathaways Teddy Munroe Season 1, Episode 13: Haunted Cookie Jar
2014 Mr. Peabody & Sherman Sherman Voice
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Young Peter Parker
The Legend of Korra Skeptical spirit Episode: Korra Alone
Northpole Kevin Hastings Television movie
Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas Michael Hobbs Television special
American Sniper Colton Kyle
2015–present Harvey Beaks Harvey Beaks (voice) Main Character
Lab Rats Spin Recurring Role

Accolades[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2013 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Series - Supporting Young Actor The Neighbors Nominated [18]
2013 Young Artist Award Outstanding Young Ensemble in a TV Series
(shared with Isabella Cramp and Ian Patrick)
The Neighbors Won [18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Little Man Max Charles Tackles Big Roles in American Sniper and The Amazing Spider-Man". Huffington Post. 2015-01-06. 
  2. ^ Scott Winant (director), Alexander Woo (writer) (2010-08-15). "Everything Is Broken". True Blood. Season 3. Episode 9. HBO. 
  3. ^ Eyal Gordin (director), Liz Astrof (writer) (2011-11-16). "Blue Dots". Raising Hope. Season 1. Episode 8. Fox. 
  4. ^ Fred Goss (director), Hilary Winston (writer) (2011-01-11). "Celebrity Pharmacology". Community. Season 2. Episode 13. NBC. 
  5. ^ a b "Max Charles: Credits". TV Guide. Retrieved June 28, 2012. 
  6. ^ Leonard R. Garner, Jr. (director), Sally Lapiduss (writer), Erin Dunlap (writer) (2012-03-19). "World Wide Web of Lies". Jessie. Season 1. Episode 14. Disney Channel. 
  7. ^ "Spooky buddies". WorldCat. Retrieved June 28, 2012. 
  8. ^ Abrams, Simon (April 12, 2012). "Review: 'The Three Stooges' A Limp Homage To A Legendary Comedy Trio". indiewire. Retrieved June 26, 2012. 
  9. ^ a b Harrington, Nancy & Amy (May 25, 2012). "Max Charles Will Become a Big Time Star ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ and ‘The Neighbors’". Yahoo!. Retrieved June 26, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Mike the Pike Productions, Inc. Announces Principle Cast on Sci-Fi Thriller, ‘White Space,’ with Potential Revenues up to $60m". Business Wire. September 9, 2011. Retrieved June 26, 2012. 
  11. ^ Mintzer, Jordan (June 21, 2012). "The Amazing Spider-Man: Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 26, 2012. 
  12. ^ Van Hoeij, Boyd (June 21, 2012). "The Amazing Spider-Man". Variety. Retrieved June 26, 2012. 
  13. ^ VanDerWerff, Todd (May 11, 2012). "Upfront roundup: ABC realizes if it wants to take the weekend off, it had better renew and cancel some stuff". The A.V. Club. Retrieved June 26, 2012. 
  14. ^ Deadline team (March 16, 2012). "Ty Burrell & Max Charles Set For DreamWorks Animation’s ‘Mr. Peabody & Sherman’". Deadline.com. Retrieved June 26, 2012. 
  15. ^ a b Sneider, Jeff (March 15, 2012). "Burrell, Charles set for 'Peabody' toon". Variety. Retrieved June 26, 2012. 
  16. ^ Miska, Brad (May 25, 2012). "The Strain” Recasting Son For Emotional Role". Bloody Digusting. Retrieved June 26, 2012. 
  17. ^ . C.H. Greenblatt. January 29, 2015 http://chgreenblatt.tumblr.com/post/109468744982/could-you-at-least-tell-me-the-voice-actors-for. Retrieved January 29, 2015.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  18. ^ a b "34th Annual Young Artist Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2013-03-31. 

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