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Shia LaBeouf

Shia Saide LaBeouf was born in Los Angeles, California, to Shayna (Saide) and Jeffrey Craig LaBeouf, and is an only child. His mother is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family, while his father has Cajun (French) ancestry. His parents are divorced. He started his career by doing stand-up comedy around places in his neighborhood, such as coffee clubs. One... See full bio »

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 2015 Sia: Elastic Heart (Video short)
 2014 Shia LaBeouf Live (Short)
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 2012 Sigur Rós: Fjögur píanó (Video short)
 2011/I Maniac (Short)
The Director
 2007 Transformers: The Game (Video Game)
Sam Witwicky (voice)
 2007 Surf's Up
Cody Maverick (voice)
 2007 Surf's Up (Video Game)
Cody Maverick (voice)
 2007 Disturbia
 2006 Bobby
 2004 I, Robot
 2003 The Battle of Shaker Heights
Kelly Ernswiler (as Shia La Beouf)
 2003 Holes
 2002 Tru Confessions (TV Movie)
Eddie Walker
 2002 The Proud Family (TV Series)
Johnny McBride
- I Love You Penny Proud (2002) ... Johnny McBride (voice)
 2001 Hounded (TV Movie)
Ronny Van Dusen
 2000 ER (TV Series)
Darnel Smith
- Abby Road (2000) ... Darnel Smith
 2000 Freaks and Geeks (TV Series)
- We've Got Spirit (2000) ... Herbert
 1999 The X-Files (TV Series)
Richie Lupone
- The Goldberg Variation (1999) ... Richie Lupone (as Shia La Beouf)
 1999 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
- The Occupant (1999) ... Johnny (uncredited)
 1999 Suddenly Susan (TV Series)
- A Day in the Life (1999) ... Ritchie
 1999 Jesse (TV Series)
 1998 Monkey Business
 1998 The Christmas Path
 1998 Caroline in the City (TV Series)
- Caroline and the Bar Mitzvah (1998) ... Ethan (as Shia La Beouf)
 1998 Breakfast with Einstein (TV Movie)
 1984 Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
Asbel (English version, voice)
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Other Works:

Was interviewed in an episode of "Talking Movies" (as Shia La Boeuf) about the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. The other interviewees were Jennifer Aniston, Josh Hartnett and Chris Gorak. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 20 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Shia La Beouf | Shea LaBeouf | Shia LaBuff | Shia LeBouef


5' 9¼" (1.76 m)

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I was billed as the ten-year-old kid with the 50-year-old mouth. I knew if I wanted to work in the business, funny would be good because I looked like Garry Shandling. See more »


His family name does not actually mean "the beef". As spelled, it is a Cajun deformation of the original French name "LeBoeuf". "Le" instead of "La" because in French, "Beef" or "Boeuf" is masculine and the correct way the name is spelled is "Leboeuf" or "LeBoeuf". As so often happened in Louisiana, the name became deformed because the French sent there could say their name but could not read or ... See more »

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I wonder if/why he likes to be so massively ridiculed elisa-mastr
mad respect for this guy yu_rainman
wow. speechless debil330
So sick of people hating on him. fearisreligion
just saw Fury and..... Dr-girlfriend
Actual Cannibal Shia Labeouf pmkitty07-138-350237
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