|Born||July 17, 2007|
Madison, Wisconsin U.S.
Charlie Shotwell (born July 17, 2007) is an American actor. He started acting professionally at the age of six. His first notable role being the young Nai Cash in the 2016 comedy-drama film Captain Fantastic for which he received nominations for SAG Awards and Young Artist Awards. He was lead of the Netflix horror film Eli and the psychological thriller John and the Hole, and appeared in the comedy film Troop Zero.
Shotwell was born in Madison, Wisconsin. In 2015, Shotwell made his acting debut with the war-drama Man Down, playing the son of Shia Lebeouf and Kate Mara's character; Ditto Montiel directed the film. He then starred as the youngest member of a survivalist left-wing philosophers' family in the Matt Ross directed comedy-drama Captain Fantastic. In 2017, Shotwell played the young Brian Walls in the Destin Daniel Cretton drama The Glass Castle. Later, he appeared in the Tali Shalom Ezer romance-drama My Days of Mercy. Soon after, Shotwell guest-starred in the episode "Lily's Law" of the tv-series Chicago Justice. Shotwell soon gained further recognition as a young John Paul Getty III in the 2017 Ridley Scott thriller All the Money in the World. Then in 2018, he performed as an English convict in the drama-thriller The Nightingale.
In 2019, Shotwell starred in the title role of the Netflix horror film Eli, directed by Ciarán Foy. Also that year, he played Joseph in the Amazon Studios comedy film Troop Zero, about 1970s girl scouts. In 2020 appears in family-thriller The Nest, playing Benjamin O'Hara, directed by Sean Durkin. Also in 2020, Shotwell appears on the horror podcast Borrasca by QCODE,  and in the pilot episode Staged Dad on YouTube. Shotwell is set to appear in the Max Martini horror film, The Manson Brothers Midnight Zombie Massacre. He will also play the young Michael Morbius in the upcoming superhero film Morbius and John, in John and the Hole, directed by Pascual Sisto.
Charlie Shotwell has three siblings, who are also actors: Jimmy and Henry Shotwell, and a step sister, Shree Crooks, who is Greg Crooks daughter. They worked acting together in the pilot episode of Staged Dad.
|2015||Man Down||Jonathan Drummer|
|2016||Captain Fantastic||Nai Cash|
|2017||The Glass Castle||Young Brian Walls|
|My Days of Mercy||Benjamin|
|All the Money in the World||Young John Paul Getty III|
|2020||The Nest||Benjamin O’Hara|
|2021||John and the Hole||John|
|2022||Morbius||Young Michael Morbius|
|TBA||The Manson Brothers Midnight Zombie Massacre||Hurley|
|2014||The United Colors of Amani||Daniel||1 episode|
|2015||The Comedians||Son||1 episode|
|2016||Still Single||Viking Boy||Telefilm|
|2016||Dr. Del||Stinger Roper||Telefilm|
|2017||Chicago Justice||Sam Clark||1 episode|
|2020||Staged Dad||Charlie||pilot episode|
|2020||The IMDb Studio at Sundance||Self||1 episode|
|2020||Borrasca||Young Sam Walker||2 episodes, podcast|
|2017||Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG Awards)||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture||Captain Fantastic||Nominated|
|2017||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a Feature Film -Supporting Young Actor||Captain Fantastic||Nominated|