Shia LaBeouf Movies & Biography

Biography & trivia

*    Shia LaBeouf was born on 11th June 1986 in Los Angeles, U.S.A to Jeffrey Craig LaBeouf & Shayna.

*    His mother Shayna is a dancer and a designer, his father took part in Vietnam War.

*    LaBeouf in one of his interviews described his parents as “hippies” and stated that “they are pretty weird people, but they loved me and I loved them.”

*    His father was a drug addict and attended rehabilitation centers to come out of heroin addiction.

*    His parents got divorce when he was young. His mother took his custody and brought him up by selling fabrics. During this financial trouble days LaBeouf’s uncle thought of adopting him but his mother was not ready to live without him.

*    LaBeouf attended “32nd Street Visual and Performing Arts Magnet” and “Alexander Hamilton High School”.

*    He started his acting career with small roles in Tv shows like Caroline in the City, Jesse, Suddenly Susan etc at the end of 1990s, his major breakthrough came in 2000 with “Even Stevens” on Disney Channel for which he won Daytime Emmy Award, he later worked for Holes in 2003.

*    He also ventured into film direction with short film “Let’s Love Hate”.

*    In 2000 decade LaBeouf worked for major commercial hits like Disturbia in 2007 alongside David Morse and Sarah Roemer, his subsequent film Transformers alongside Megan Fox and Josh Duhamel in 2007 turned out to be the biggest blockbuster hit in his career with $709 million, “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” in 2008 opposite Harrison For and Cate Blanchett, Eagle Eye in 2008 with Michelle Monaghan and Rosario Dawson, “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” in 2009 alongside Megan Fox and Josh Duhamel.

*    In 2010 decade LaBeouf appeared in blockbusters like Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps in 2010 alongside Michael Douglas and Carey Mulligan the earned more than $134 million at box office, Transformers: Dark of the Moon in 2011 with Josh Duhamel and John Turturro, this time Megan Fox was out of the Transformers camp due to some misunderstandings with director Michael Bay.

*    LaBeouf started dating China Brezner in 2004 and the couple broke up in 2007, later he had serious relationship with his co-star Carey Mulligan from 2009 to 2010. He also dated Isabel Lucas and Megan Fox for a short period of time.

*    He has three tattoos on his body: “1986–2004” “a dog paw” and “hand with a shackle”.

*    LaBeouf had few legal troubles during his film career, in 2007 he was arrested for trespassing but later the charges were dropped, in 2008 an arrest warrant was issued for unlawful smoking, in the same year he was arrested for drunk driving and his license was suspended for one year.

Interview excerpts

“I’ve had to deal with all different types of situations —positive and negative and extremes of both. I didn’t read the book on how to be a well-adjusted celebrity.”

Filmography / all movies list

Sl Year Movie Director Co-stars
1 1998 The Christmas Path Bernard Salzmann Dee Wallace,Madylin Sweeten
2 1998 Monkey Business PauletteVictor-Lifton Jay Thomas,Billy Drago
3 1998 Breakfast with Einstein Craig Shapiro Thomas Gottschalk,Priscilla Presley
4 2001 Hounded Neal Israel Tahj Mowry,Craig Kirkwood
5 2002 Tru Confessions Paul Hoen Clara Bryant,Mare Winningham
6 2003 The Battle of Shaker Heights Efram Potelle Elden Henson,Amy Smart
7 2003 Charlie’s Angels:Full Throttle McG Cameron Diaz,Drew Barrymore
8 2003 The Even Stevens Movie Sean McNamara Christy Carlson Romano
9 2003 Dumb and Dumberer Troy Miller Derek Richardson,Eric Christian Olsen
10 2003 Holes Andrew Davis Sigourney Weaver,Jon Voight
11 2004 I, Robot Alex Proyas Will Smith,Bridget Moynahan
12 2005 The GreatestGame Ever Played Bill Paxton Stephen Dillane,Josh Flitter
13 2005 Constantine F Lawrence Keanu Reeves,Rachel Weisz
14 2006 Bobby Emilio Estevez Harry Belafonte,Nick Cannon
15 2006 A Guide toRecognizing Your Saints Dito Montiel Robert Downey Jr.,Rosario Dawson
16 2007 Disturbia D. J. Caruso David Morse,Sarah Roemer
17 2007 Transformers Michael Bay Josh Duhamel,Tyrese Gibson
18 2008 Indiana Jonesand the Kingdomof the Crystal Skull Steven Spielberg Harrison Ford,Cate Blanchett
19 2008 Eagle Eye D. J. Caruso Michelle Monaghan,Julianne Moore
20 2009 Transformers:Revengeof the Fallen Michael Bay Megan Fox,Josh Duhamel
21 2009 New York, I Love You Shekhar Kapur Julie Christie,John Hurt
22 2010 Wall Street:Money Never Sleeps Oliver Stone Michael Douglas,Josh Brolin
23 2011 Transformers:Dark of the Moon Michael Bay Josh Duhamel,John Turturro
24 2012 Lawless John Hillcoat Tom Hardy,Gary Oldman
25 2012 The Company You Keep Robert Redford Robert Redford,Julie Christie
26 2013 The Necessary Deathof Charlie Countryman Fredrik Bond Rupert Grint,Evan Rachel Wood
27 2013 The Nymphomaniac Lars von Trier Stellan Skarsgård,Connie Nielsen

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