skip navigation
Justin Chatwin

Justin Chatwin

| VIEW ALL

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Recent DVDs

Shameless: The Complete Third... The Gallaghers are a Chicago family trying to live the American Dream the only... more info $10.95was $24.98 Buy Now

Shameless: The Complete Second... Season Two of ShowTime's boldest, bravest series dives headfirst into the... more info $9.95was $34.99 Buy Now

Shameless: The Complete Second... Season Two of ShowTime's boldest, bravest series dives headfirst into the... more info $10.95was $24.98 Buy Now

Shameless: The Complete First... This collection features the first season of the American remake of the hit UK... more info $9.95was $34.99 Buy Now

Shameless: The Complete First... 3This collection features the first season of the American remake of the hit UK... more info $10.95was $24.98 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died:
Born: October 31, 1982 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Nanaimo, British Columbia, CA Profession: actor

Biography CLOSE THE FULL BIOGRAPHY

As the rebellious and aloof Robbie, the son of Tom Cruise's Ray in 2005's "War of the Worlds," Justin Chatwin managed to hold his own with the Hollywood big leagues: the aforementioned Cruise as well as director Steve Spielberg (that's not to mention scene stealer Dakota Fanning, who played his sister). Estranged from his father, and then driven to a near-suicidal decision to join the fight against deadly alien forces, Chatwin conveyed a personal story amid the special effects and thunderous roar of one of that summer's biggest films. He followed the high profile movie that year with the part of Billy in the quirky and memorable "Chumscrubber." Chatwin, born and raised on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, did not originally plan to go into acting. When he was 18, he took up a friend on a dare to accompany him on an audition. The bug bit him, and Chatwin never looked back. His first part was a small one in the television miniseries, "Christy, Choices of the Heart," followed by a small role as a rock fan in "Josie & The Pussycats" in 2001. He followed that with a small part in the Sci-Fi Channel miniseries "Taken" in 2002, his first official work with Steven Spielberg. But his first...

As the rebellious and aloof Robbie, the son of Tom Cruise's Ray in 2005's "War of the Worlds," Justin Chatwin managed to hold his own with the Hollywood big leagues: the aforementioned Cruise as well as director Steve Spielberg (that's not to mention scene stealer Dakota Fanning, who played his sister). Estranged from his father, and then driven to a near-suicidal decision to join the fight against deadly alien forces, Chatwin conveyed a personal story amid the special effects and thunderous roar of one of that summer's biggest films. He followed the high profile movie that year with the part of Billy in the quirky and memorable "Chumscrubber."

Chatwin, born and raised on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, did not originally plan to go into acting. When he was 18, he took up a friend on a dare to accompany him on an audition. The bug bit him, and Chatwin never looked back. His first part was a small one in the television miniseries, "Christy, Choices of the Heart," followed by a small role as a rock fan in "Josie & The Pussycats" in 2001. He followed that with a small part in the Sci-Fi Channel miniseries "Taken" in 2002, his first official work with Steven Spielberg. But his first recognizable role was in another miniseries, "Traffic," in 2004, followed by another quirky and memorable part was as a youthful and disturbed hitchhiker in "Taking Lives."

After his double threat in 2005, Chatwin lit up fan message boards online with the announcement of his next role, as an adult film star in "The Pornographer's Poem," set for release in 2006, and in "The Invisible," directed by David Goyer, also set for 2006.

VIEW THE FULL BIOGRAPHY

Filmographyclose complete filmography

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 CHiPs (2017)
2.
 Urge (2016)
3.
 Unleashed (2016)
4.
5.
 Bang Bang Baby (2014)
6.
 Funkytown (2011)
7.
 S. Darko (2009)
8.
9.
 Invisible, The (2007)
10.
VIEW THE FULL FILMOGRAPHY

Milestones close milestones

2005:
Landed breakthrough role, playing Tom Cruise's son in Steven Spielberg's "War of the Worlds"
2009:
Cast as Goku in the live-action film adaptation of "Dragonball: Evolution"
2005:
Appeared on the pilot episode of the Showtime series "Weeds"
2004:
Had a supporting role in the miniseries "Traffic" (USA Network)
2001:
Made acting debut as a teenage fan in "Josie and the Pussycats"
2002:
Cast in the Steven Spielberg produced miniseries "Taken" (Sci Fi Channel)
2005:
Co-starred in Arie Posin's ensemble "The Chumscrubber," a darkly satiric story about life crumbling in the midst of a seemingly idyllic suburbia
2004:
Co-starred with Angelina Jolie and Ethan Hawke in the thriller "Taking Lives"
2001:
Portrayed a young Lex Luthor on the pilot episode of "Smallville" (The WB)
2008:
Co-starred with Susan Sarandon and Eva Amurri in the independent film "Middle of Nowhere"
2007:
Starred in the thriller"The Invisible"
2011:
Cast opposite William H. Macy on Showtime comedy drama "Shameless"
VIEW ALL MILESTONES

Education

University of British Columbia: -

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute