|Born||July 17, 2007|
Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
Charlie Shotwell (born July 17, 2007) is an American child actor. He started acting professionally at the age of six, his first role being the young Nai Cash in the 2016 comedy-drama film Captain Fantastic. He is known as the lead of the Netflix horror film Eli and Joseph in the comedy film Troop Zero.
Life and career
Shotwell was born in Madison, Wisconsin. In 2015, Shotwell made his acting debut with the war-drama Man Down, playing the son of Shia Lebeouf and Kate Mara's character; Ditto Montiel directed the film. He then starred as the youngest member of a survivalist left-wing philosophers' family in the Matt Ross directed comedy-drama Captain Fantastic. In 2017, Shotwell played the young Brian Walls in the Destin Daniel Cretton drama The Glass Castle. Later, he appeared in the Tali Shalom Ezer romance-drama My Days of Mercy. Soon after, Shotwell guest-starred in the episode "Lily's Law" of the tv-series Chicago Justice. Shotwell soon gained further recognition as a young John Paul Getty III in the 2017 Ridley Scott thriller All the Money in the World. Then in 2018, he performed as an English convict in the drama-thriller The Nightingale.
In 2019, Shotwell starred in the title role of the Netflix horror film Eli, directed by Ciarán Foy. Also that year, he played Joseph in the comedy film Troop Zero, about 1970s girl scouts. In 2020 appears in family-thriller The Nest, playing Benjamin O' Hara, directed by Sean Durkin. Shotwell is set to appear in the Max Martini horror film, The Manson Brothers Midnight Zombie Massacre. He will also play the young Michael Morbius in the upcoming superhero film Morbius and John, in John and the Hole, directed by Pascual Sisto.
|2015||Man Down||Jonathan Drummer|
|2016||Captain Fantastic||Nai Cash|
|2017||The Glass Castle||Young Brian Walls|
|My Days of Mercy||Benjamin|
|All the Money in the World||Young John Paul Getty III|
|2020||The Nest||Benjamin O’Hara|
|2021||Morbius||Young Michael Morbius|
|TBA||The Manson Brothers Midnight Zombie Massacre||Hurley|
|John and the Hole||John|
|2014||The United Colors of Amani||Daniel||1 episode|
|2015||The Comedians||Son||1 episode|
|2016||Still Single||Viking Boy||Telefilm|
|2016||Dr. Del||Stinger Roper||Telefilm|
|2017||Chicago Justice||Sam Clark||1 episode|
|2019||Staged Dad||Charlie||Pilot (webserie)|
|2020||Borrasca||Young Sam Walker||1 episode (voice)|
Awards and nominations
- 2017: Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG Awards) - Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for Captain Fantastic (indicated)
- Ford, Rebecca (June 10, 2014). "'Captain Fantastic' Actor Joins Shia LaBeouf, Kate Mara in 'Man Down'". The Hollywood Reporter.
- Garfield, Mia (May 13, 2019). "'My Days of Mercy' is Another Tired, Yet Complex Addition to the Tragic LGBT Romance Back Catalogue". Screen Queens.
- Searles, Jourdain (August 20, 2019). ""The Nightingale" Understands Rape is a Tool of Colonialism". Bitchmedia.
- McNary, David (October 24, 2017). "Paramount Players Taps Charlie Shotwell in Horror Movie 'Eli'". Variety.
- N'Duka, Amanda (May 24, 2018). "'All the Money in the World' Actor Charlie Shotwell, Edi Patterson Added To Amazon's 'Troupe Zero'". Deadline.
- Chitwood, Adam (December 12, 2019). "First The Nest Image Reveals Jude Law, Carrie Coon in 'Martha Marcy' Director's New Film". Collider.
- "First-look: Cannes official selection 'John And The Hole' (exclusive)". ScreenDaily. October 23, 2020.
- "Charlie Shotwell". Instagram. October 24, 2020.
- "STAGED DAD Episode One- "Drunkoholic"". Greg Crooks, YouTube. October 23, 2020.
- "SAG Awards 2017: The Complete List of Nominations". Hollywood Reporter. October 23, 2020.