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 20)
Glen Rock, New Jersey,[1] U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2007–present
Relatives Daisy Tahan (sister)

Charles Tahan (born June 11, 1998[2][3]) is an American actor. Notable roles include Wyatt Langmore in the Netflix crime drama Ozark, the voice of Victor Frankenstein in the animated film Frankenweenie (2012), Ben Burke in the dystopian mystery series Wayward Pines (2015–16) and the young Jonathan Crane / Scarecrow in the DC Comics television series Gotham.

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] 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 had a recurring role as Calvin Arliss on 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 episodes of the superhero TV series Gotham in 2015, guest-starring as a young Dr. Jonathan Crane in Season 1 and the earlier parts of season 4 until the role was recast to David W. Thompson.[6] He had a starring role in the television series Wayward Pines, a psychological thriller by M. Night Shyamalan.[7]


Year Title Role Notes
2007 High Falls unknown
I Am Legend Ethan
Trainwreck: My Life as an Idiot Little Jeff
Once Upon a Film Hank
2008 Quality Time Boy
Nights in Rodanthe Danny Willis
Fringe Ben Stockton Television series (Episode "The Equation")
2009 The Other Woman William
2010 Burning Bright Tom
Charlie St. Cloud Samuel "Sam" St. Cloud Chris Massoglia plays an older Sam in an alternate ending.[8][9]
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Calvin Arliss Television series (Episodes "Trophy", "Penetration", "Rescue", and "Missing Pieces")
Meskada Keith
2012 Frankenweenie Victor Frankenstein Voice role
Blue Bloods Michael Keenan Television series (Season 2, Episode 19: "Some Kind of Hero")[10]
2013 Blood Ties Michael
Blue Jasmine Young Danny
The Harvest Andy
2014 Life of Crime Bo Dawson
Love Is Strange Joey
2015, 2017 Gotham Jonathan Crane / Scarecrow Television series
2015–2016 Wayward Pines Ben Burke Television series
2016 Wiener-Dog Warren
2017 Ozark Wyatt Langmore Television series
Super Dark Times Josh
2019 Poms Filming


  1. ^ "2014 Sundance "Trading Cards" Series: #15. Charlie Tahan (Love is Strange)". January 16, 2014. Retrieved February 24, 2015. 
  2. ^ Sarah Jeffery [@sarahmjeffery3] (June 12, 2014). "@ellentahan @charlietahan I doubt he'll see this tweet soon, so please tell Charlie I say happy 16th! Hope all is well!" (Tweet). Retrieved February 24, 2015 – via Twitter. 
  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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