SHIA LABEOUF has quickly become one of Hollywood's most sought-after actors. His
natural talent and raw energy have secured his place as one of Hollywood's
leading men. LaBeouf starred in TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON, which marked his
third turn as the enterprising and heroic Sam Witwicky audiences have come to
know and love. From the original TRANSFORMERS, released in 2007 (which earned
over $700 around the world in theatrical release and became the highest grossing
DVD of the year); to the second installment in 2009, TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF
THE FALLEN, (which garnered global receipts upwards of $836 million,) Sam
continuously finds himself in the middle of a life and death struggle between
warring robot legions on earth.
LaBeouf recently completed production on the political thriller THE COMPANY YOU
KEEP, opposite Robert Redford, who also directs. The thriller is centered on a
former Weather Underground activist who goes on the run from a journalist who
has discovered his identity. LaBeouf is currently in Romania shooting THE
NECESSARY DEATH OF CHARLIE COUNTRYMAN, opposite Evan Rachel Wood.
LaBeouf starred opposite Michael Douglas in the WALL STREET: MONEY NEVER SLEEPS.
Directed by Oliver Stone, LaBeouf played a young investment banker who forges an
alliance with the infamous 80s trader Gordon Gekko, in order to stop a hostile
takeover. In 2008, he starred in the highly anticipated fourth installment of
Steven Spielberg's INDIANA JONES series, INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE
CRYSTAL SKULL, opposite Harrison Ford; teamed with director D.J. Caruso's for a
second time on the thriller EAGLE EYE, co-starring Michelle Monaghan, Rosario
Dawson and Michael Chiklis; and appeared with Julie Christie and John Hurt in
the Anthony Minghella- scripted segment of NEW YORK I LOVE YOU, a romantic
Additional film credits include the popular thriller DISTURBIA; the OscarĀ®
nominated animated film SURF'S UP; A GUIDE TO RECOGNIZING YOUR SAINTS, which won
Best Ensemble Cast at the Sundance Film Festival; Emilio Estevez's acclaimed
drama BOBBY; THE GREATEST GAME EVER PLAYED; I, ROBOT; CONSTANTINE; CHARLIE'S
ANGELS: FULL THROTTLE; and HBO's "Project Greenlight" feature THE BATTLE OF
SHAKER HEIGHTS, produced by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. In 2003 he made his
feature film debut in the comedy HOLES, based on the best-selling book by Louis
In 2007, he was named the Star of Tomorrow by the ShoWest convention of the
National Association of Theater Owners, and in February 2008, he was awarded the
BAFTA Orange Rising Star Award, which was voted for by the British general
public. In addition, he was nominated for four Teen Choice Awards for
TRANSFORMERS, winning the Breakout Male Award, the Teen Choice Award for Movie
Actor in a Horror/Thriller for his performance in DISTURBIA, as well as a Scream
Award. In 2004, he was nominated for the Young Artists Award for Leading Young
Actor in a Feature Film and the Breakthrough Male Performance at the MTV Movie
Awards for his performance in HOLES.
On television, LaBeouf garnered much praise from critics everywhere for his
portrayal of Louis Stevens on the Disney Channel's original series "Even
Stevens." In 2003, he earned a Daytime Emmy award for Outstanding Performer in a
Children's Series for his work on the highly rated family show.
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