Shia LaBeouf


Shia LaBeouf is an American actor, best-known for playing ‘Louis Stevens’ in the popular ‘Disney Channel’ series ‘Even Stevens.

Date of  birth

Shia Saide LaBeouf was born on June 11, 1986, in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Family

He was born to ‘hippie’ parents, Shayna and Jeffrey Craig LaBeouf. He is of French-American descent and is part Jewish, for which he had a customary ‘Bar Mitzvah.’ He was also baptized in the ‘Angelus Church.’ His parents split due to financial issues when he was young. Hence, he was raised with moderate means.

Education

He studied at ‘Alexander Hamilton High School’ and ‘32nd Street Visual and Performing Arts Magnet.’ His education expenses were largely borne by his tutors.

Early life

As he tried to cope with his parents’ divorce, he turned towards comedy to ‘escape’ from his problems. Thus, he began performing in a number of comedy clubs. In 1998, he landed the role of ‘Cal’ in the movie ‘The Christmas Path.’

Love life

Shia LaBeouf has been in a number of relationships with his co-stars. The actors with whom he was in a relationship include China Brezner, Carey Mulligan, Isabel Lucas, and Megan Fox.

Net worth

Not yet established.

Career

In 1998, he also appeared in an episode of the television series ‘Caroline in the City.’ He also appeared in the TV film ‘Breakfast with Einstein’ where he played ‘Joey.’

Throughout 1999, he was cast in a number of episodes of television series like ‘Jesse,’ ‘Suddenly Susan,’ ‘Touched by an Angel,’ and ‘The X-Files.’

He received his big breakthrough when he landed the role of ‘Louis Anthony Stevens’ in ‘Even Stevens,’ a ‘Disney Channel’ show. The role catapulted him to instant stardom in 2000. This was also his first major role as an actor.

He soon caught the attention of a number of producers and directors and landed roles in television series, such as ‘The Nightmare Room.’ He also landed a role in the TV film ‘Hounded’ in 2001.

In 2003, he finished working for ‘Even Stevens.’ Having appeared in 66 episodes, his role in the series was his longest at the time. He was soon cast in films, such as ‘The Battle of Shaker Heights,’ ‘Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle,’ ‘Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry met Lloyd,’ and ‘Holes.’

In 2003, he was also seen in the TV film adaptation of the hit television series ‘Evan Stevens.’ The TV film was titled ‘The Even Stevens Movie.’

In 2005, he was cast alongside Keanu Reeves in the occult detective film ‘Constantine,’ where he played the role of ‘Chas Kramer.’ The same year, he also starred in films, such as ‘The Greatest Game Ever Played’ and ‘Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind.’

From 2006 to 2008, he was cast in movies, such as ‘Bobby,’ ‘A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints,’ ‘Disturbia,’ ‘Surf’s Up,’ ‘Transformers,’ and ‘Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.’ Meanwhile, in 2007, he appeared in an episode of ‘Saturday Night Live.’

In 2009, he appeared as ‘Sam Witwicky’ in the sequel of ‘Transformers,’ ‘Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.’ The franchise made him a superstar overnight. The same year, he also starred in the film ‘New York, I Love You,’ where he appeared alongside actors like Chris Cooper, Ethan Hawke, Irrfan Khan, and Natalie Portman to name a few.

He was cast as ‘Jacob Moore’ in the film ‘Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps’ in 2010. The next year, he was seen in the third instalment of the ‘Transformers’ franchise, ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon.’

In 2011, he also directed two television shorts, namely ‘Maniac’ and ‘Born Villain.’ In the next two years, he appeared in movies like ‘Lawless,’ ‘The Company You Keep,’ and ‘Charlie Countrymen.’

He also appeared in ‘Nymphomaniac’ (2013) and ‘Fury’ (2014). In ‘Fury,’ he co-starred with Brad Pitt and Logan Lerman.

From 2015 to 2017, the actor went through a bad phase with his movies ‘Man Down’ (2015), ‘American Honey’ (2016), and ‘Borg vs McEnroe’ (2017) failing miserably at the box-office.

He bounced back with the 2019 American drama film ‘Honey Boy.’ The movie, which was written by Shia LeBeouf himself, was praised by the critics. The movie was based on his own life, with his character based on his father. It premiered at the ‘Sundance Film Festival’ and released on November 2019. The same year, he was also seen in the comedy drama film ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon.’

LaBeouf  starred in Pieces of a Woman (2020) film opposite Vanessa Kirby, directed by Kornél Mundruczó.

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Shia LaBeouf
First Name Shia
Surname LaBeouf
Born 11th June, 1986
Home City Los Angeles, California, United States
Current City