Justin Chatwin

Justin Chatwin

Justin Chatwin is a Canadian actor of film and television. He began his career in 2001 with a brief appearance in the musical comedy Josie and the Pussycats, and had his breakthrough role as the son of Tom Cruise's character in the blockbuster War of the Worlds (2005). Chatwin's first leading roles in studio films came with The Invisible (2007), as well playing Goku in Dragonball Evolution (2009), which is based on the Japanese manga franchise Dragon Ball. In the 2010s, Chatwin acted mostly in independent films. He starred as rock star idol Bobby Shore in the surreal sci-fi musical Bang Bang Baby (2014), which earned him a Canadian Screen Awards nomination for Best Supporting Actor, and appeared in the romantic comedy Unleashed (2016), and drama Summer Night (2019). Throughout the 2000s, Chatwin guest-starred in television series such as Weeds and Lost, later being cast in his first regular role on the Showtime comedy-drama Shameless, portraying Jimmy Lishman between 2011 and 2015. He starred as a cartoonist in the CBS murder mystery drama American Gothic (2016), appearing also as superhero Grant Gordon / The Ghost in "The Return of Doctor Mysterio", the 2016 Christmas special of the BBC science fiction series Doctor Who. Since 2019, Chatwin plays scientist Erik Wallace in Netflix's Another Life. Besides acting, Chatwin pursues other endeavours such as activism and charity. An extreme sports and adventure enthusiast, he has a passion for motorcycles and travelling. Chatwin's journey from Vancouver to Patagonia on motorcycle was depicted in the documentary series No Good Reason (2020), which he also executive produced.


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