A Canadian actor, Justin Chatwin was born on October 31, 1932. He graduated from the University of British Columbia in Canada, with a degree in commerce. His mother is an artist and documentary filmmaker, while his father is an engineer.
Justin Chatwin’s first small role was as a teenage fan in the 2001 Josie and the Pussycats. He also won the part of John Spencer in Christy: A Change of Seasons and Christy: A New Beginning. His fame, however, skyrocketed when he was chosen to play Robbie Ferrer in Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster War of the Worlds in 2005, together with Tom Cruise and Dakota Fanning. He was also given the lead role of Nick Powell in the 2007 thriller The Invisible. Justin Chatwin has also appeared in the family comedy Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 as Zack in 2004. That same year, he had a part in Taking Lives, alongside Hollywood star Angelina Jolie. In the following year, Justin Chatwin portrayed Billy in the independent film The Chumscrubber. He played a drug dealer who was still in high school, and was opposite Glenn Close.
Several of his television roles include Barry Bowers in Glory Days in 2002. He also portrayed Clauson in Spielberg’s miniseries Taken, also starring Dakota Fanning. He played Lawrence in 2003’s TV drama The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie as well. Another of his TV appearances includes a part in Smallville, where he played Jeremy Creek. He was also featured in Just Cause in 2002 and in an episode of Night Visions that same year. He has also starred once in the thriller series Lost in 2006, where he played Eddie.
Chatwin showed his flexibility in acting by playing the gay son of Kevin Nealon’s character in the comedy Weeds. In the live action film Dragonball by 20th Century Fox, he has been cast as Goku. He has also appeared in the stage play Dark Matters in 2006, at the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in New York.