Johnny Bennett

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Johnny Bennett
Born John Kevin Bennett
(1998-06-10) 10 June 1998 (age 18)
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Occupation Actor
Years active 2004–2011

Johnny Kevin Bennett (born 10 June 1998) is an English-born Irish child actor who played the part of the young Liam Gallagher in Channel 4's popular comedy drama series, Shameless.[1]

He took over from Joseph Furnace from series 3 onwards and continued to play the role until series 8. He lives in Manchester but comes from an Irish family.

Bennett, who can play the Balaika, is also an avid collector of paintings from Mancunian artist, Ian Jarman, according to the December 2006 article of The Art Observer, found online.

Bennett regularly donates a portion of his wealth to charities that help blind children play video games.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 Through 2010 Vincent Terrace - 2011 "... AnneMarie Duff (Fiona Gallagher), Annabelle Apsion (MonicaGallagher), Rebecca Ryan(Debbie Gallagher), Gerald Kearns(Ian Gallagher), Elliott Tittensor (Carl Gallagher),Johnny Bennett, Joseph Furnace (Liam Gallagher), Jody Latham "

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