Chandler Canterbury

Chandler Canterbury (born December 15, 1998) is an American actor.

Chandler Canterbury
Canterbury in 2010
Born (1998-12-15) December 15, 1998
Other namesChan
Years active2007–present

Life and career

Chandler Canterbury was born in Houston, Texas, the son of Kristine and Russell Canterbury. He has an older brother, Colby, who is also an actor, and a younger sister named Shelby, an actress.[1] He starred in Summit Entertainment's thriller Knowing, and won a 2008 Young Artist Award for his performance as a sociopathic child following his father's murderous example on Criminal Minds (2005).

He was seen in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), playing the title character at the age of eight, who has the dementia of an old man. In 2010, he appeared in the psychological thriller After Life opposite Liam Neeson and Christina Ricci. Additional roles include appearances in Universal's Repo Men (2010) and in Timothy Linh Bui's Powder Blue (2009). He appeared as a young Peter Bishop in the Fringe episode "Subject 13" (2011).

In 2013, he co-starred opposite Saoirse Ronan in The Host and played the lead character opposite Annalise Basso in Standing Up, based on a book by Brock Cole called The Goats.


Year Film Role Notes
2007Criminal MindsDavid Smith[2]Television series (Episode "In Name and Blood")
2008The Curious Case of Benjamin ButtonBenjamin Button - Age 8[3]
2009Balls Out: Gary the Tennis CoachYoung Gary[3]
KnowingCaleb Koestler[2]
Powder BlueBilly[3]
2010Repo MenPeter[2]
R.L. Stine's The Haunting HourTimTelevision series (Episode "My Robot")
2011FringeYoung Peter Bishop[2]Television series (Episode "Subject 13")
A Bag of HammersKelsey
2012Little Red WagonZach Bonner[3]Lead Role, Also Co-Producer
2013Standing UpHowieLead Role
Angels SingDavid Walker
The HostJamie StryderLead Cast
2014 Black Eyed DogMalickFilm also known as Plastic Jesus


Young Artist Awards2008Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young ActorWonCriminal Minds
2010Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young ActorNominatedKnowing[4]
2011Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actor Ten and UnderAfter.Life
2012Best Performance in a TV Show - Guest Starring Young Actor 11-13Fringe[5]
2013Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actor Ten and UnderA Bag of Hammers[6]
2014Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young ActorNominatedStanding Up[7]


  1. Berkowitz, Lana (2010-04-09). "Current Video Releases". The San Francisco Chronicle.
  2. "TV Guide Credits". Retrieved 27 February 2012.
  3. "Movie Web Credits". Archived from the original on 2013-10-29. Retrieved 2012-02-27.
  4. "31st Annual Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Awards. Retrieved April 7, 2012.
  5. "33rd Annual Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Awards. Archived from the original on April 4, 2012. Retrieved July 7, 2012.
  6. "34th Annual Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Awards. Retrieved March 31, 2013.
  7. "35th Annual Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Awards. Retrieved April 14, 2014.

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