Max Charles

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Max Charles
Born (2003-08-18) August 18, 2003 (age 10)
Nashville, Tennessee, 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 has 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.

Life and career[edit]

Charles was born in Nashville, Tennessee.[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 show Community,[4] the TV Land series Hot in Cleveland,[5] and the Disney Channel show Jessie.[6] Charles has also had roles in the 2010 TV 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 costarring 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 voiced the boy Nemo in Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar Animacion Studios's Finding Dory. Dory voiced by actor Ellen DeGeneres.

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]

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 TV movie
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
The Neighbors Max Weaver Main role, 29 episodes
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
2014 Mr. Peabody & Sherman Sherman
2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Young Peter Parker
2015 American Sniper Filming
2015 Peanuts Linus
2016 Finding Dory Nemo

Accolades[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2013 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Series - Supporting Young Actor The Neighbors Nominated [16]
2013 Young Artist Award Outstanding Young Ensemble in a TV Series
(shared with Isabella Cramp and Ian Patrick)
The Neighbors Won [16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ABC Medianet". ABC Medianet. 2012-05-20. Retrieved 2013-05-08. 
  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. ^ a b "34th Annual Young Artist Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2013-03-31. 

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