Nick Stahl is an American actor best known for his roles as Ben Hawkins in the television series Carnivàle and as John Connor in Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines.
After an impressive feature film debut at the age of 12, Stahl has continued to display a broad range of talent.
Stahl appeared in the feature film Sin City, for Dimension Films and director Robert Rodriguez. He stars opposite Bruce Willis, Elijah Wood and Brittany Murphy in this action thriller.
Stahl was seen starring as John Connor in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, opposite Arnold Schwarznegger and Claire Danes for Warner Bros. He was also seen in the indie film Twist and the Sundance feature Bookies.
Over the years, Stahl has maintained his presence with a number of films, most notably in the critically acclaimed, Academy Award nominated film, In the Bedroom, for Miramax Films.
Also memorable was his performance in director Larry Clark's Bully, opposite Brad Renfro and Bijou Phillips.
His other film credits include The Thin Red Line, directed by Terrance Malick and co-staring Sean Penn and George Clooney, and Safe Passage, opposite Susan Sarandon and Sam Shepard.
Born in Harlington, Texas and raised in Dallas, Stahl started to perform in children's plays at the age of four. His first professional role was at the age of 10 in the television movie Stranger at My Door with Robert Urich.
He followed with another movie of the week, A Woman with a Past, opposite Pamela Reed.
Shortly thereafter, he received the coveted role of the young boy in The Man Without a Face, who brings out the love in a physically and emotionally scarred man (played by Mel Gibson).
The following year he completed another movie for television, Incident in a Small Town, with Walter Matthau, and the Disney feature Tall Tale, in which he co-starred opposite Patrick Swayze.
Stahl also co-starred with Martha Plimpton in Tim Blake Nelson's directorial debut, Eye of God, which premiered at the Sundance Film festival.
Stahl currently lives in Los Angeles.