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Charlie Tahan
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Tahan at the premiere of Frankenweenie, 2012
Born
Charles Tahan

(1998-06-11) June 11, 1998 (age 25)
Occupation Actor
Years active 2006–present
Relatives Daisy Tahan (sister)

Charles Tahan (born June 11, 1998) is an American actor. Starting as a child actor, with appearances in the 2007 films American Loser and I Am Legend, he has progressed through teen and adult roles. His notable roles include Ben Burke in the Fox dystopian mystery thriller series Wayward Pines (2015–16), the young Jonathan Crane / Scarecrow in the Fox/DC Comics superhero drama Gotham (2014–17), and Wyatt Langmore in the Netflix original crime drama Ozark (2017–2022).

Early life

Tahan was born and raised in Glen Rock, New Jersey, where he attended Glen Rock High School. He is the middle of three children. His younger sister is actress Daisy Tahan.

Career

Tahan played Ethan in the post-apocalyptic science fiction horror film I Am Legend (2007) and appeared in the horror film Burning Bright (2010), Tahan co-starred with Zac Efron in the drama Charlie St. Cloud (2010), based on Ben Sherwood's 2004 novel The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud. He also voiced Victor Frankenstein in the Disney 3D stop-motion-animated fantasy horror comedy Frankenweenie (2012), directed by Tim Burton. In 2010, he had a recurring role as Calvin Arliss in the twelfth season of the NBC police procedural drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

In 2009, Tahan co-starred as William Woolf in the drama The Other Woman with Scott Cohen and Natalie Portman.

In 2015, Tahan had a recurring role in two episodes of the first season of the Fox superhero drama Gotham. He played a young Dr. Jonathan Crane. In 2017, he returned to the show early in the fourth season until the role was recast to David W. Thompson. From 2015 to 2016, he starred as Ben Burke in the Fox dystopian mystery thriller series Wayward Pines created by M. Night Shyamalan.

Starting in 2017, Tahan starred as Wyatt Langmore in the Netflix crime drama series Ozark, alongside Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, and Julia Garner. Ozark received positive reviews from critics throughout its run, with particular praise for its tone, directing, production values, and performances. The series has received a total of 45 Primetime Emmy Award nominations, including three for Outstanding Drama Series.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2007 American Loser Jeff 'Little Jeff'
2007 Once Upon a Film Hank
2007 I Am Legend Ethan
2008 Nights in Rodanthe Danny Willis
2009 The Other Woman William
2010 Meskada Keith Burrows
2010 Charlie St. Cloud Sam St. Cloud
2010 Burning Bright Tom Taylor
2012 Frankenweenie Victor Frankenstein Voice
2013 Blood Ties Michael Pierzynski
2013 Blue Jasmine Young Danny
2013 Life of Crime Bo Dawson
2013 The Harvest Andy
2014 Love Is Strange Joey Hull
2016 Wiener-Dog Warren
2017 Super Dark Times Josh
2018 The Land of Steady Habits Charlie
2019 Poms Ben
2020 ... Bus Michael
2020 Unsubscribe Whitey Main Antagonist
2021 Montauk Marcus previously called Kingfish
2022 The Pale Blue Eye Loughborough
2023 I'll Be Right There
2024 Witchboard

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Fringe Ben Stockton Episode: "The Equation"
2010–2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Calvin Arliss 4 episodes
2012 Blue Bloods Michael Keenan Episode: "Some Kind of Hero"
2015–2016 Wayward Pines Ben Burke 12 episodes
2015–2017 Gotham Jonathan Crane / Scarecrow 4 episodes
2017–2022 Ozark Wyatt Langmore 27 episodes
2018 Castle Rock Dean Merrill 3 episodes
2020 FBI: Most Wanted Doug Timmins Episode: "Hairtrigger"
2020 Monsterland Nick Smith / LoneWolf Episode: "Eugene, Oregon"

See also

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