Justin Chatwin is a Canadian actor best known for his starring role as Steve in the comedy-drama television series Shameless, since 2011.
Chatwin has enjoyed success on both the small and the big screen. His film credits include Dragonball, the film adaptation of the Japanese manga phenomenon; the romantic comedy Middle of Nowhere, opposite Susan Sarandon; The Invisible, in which he starred opposite Marcia Gay Harden; Steven Spielberg's War of the Worlds; the independent film The Chumscrubber; and Taking Lives with Angelina Jolie and Ethan Hawke.
Chatwin first garnered recognition in television for his starring role in the USA miniseries, Traffic, and based on this performance was lauded by Newsweek Magazine as an "Actor to Watch."
Additional television credits include roles on Lost and the first ever episodes of Smallville and Weeds.
He is not to be confused with Canadian politician and part time actor Justin Chatwin.