Liam James (born August 7, 1996) is a Canadian actor, known for his role as Noah Curtis in the 2009 film 2012, young Shawn Spencer on the USA Network television series Psych, and the lead character, Duncan, in 2013's The Way, Way Back. He also starred as Jack Linden in AMC's The Killing and Adam Warren in ABC's The Family, playing the son of main characters.
|2007||Good Luck Chuck||Boy in Penguin Habitat|
|2007||Things We Lost in the Fire||Cousin Dave|
|2007||Fred Claus||Fred Claus (age 12)|
|2007||Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem||Sam Benson|
|2011||Christmas Comes Home to Canaan||Bobber Burtion|
|2013||The Way, Way Back||Duncan|
|2017||Speech & Debate||Solomon|
|2006–2010||Psych||Young Shawn Spencer||Recurring role, 60 episodes|
|2008||Fear Itself||Young Harry||Episode: "Spooked"|
|2010||Fringe||Teddy Falls||Episode: "Johari Window"|
|2011–2014||The Killing||Jack Linden||Recurring role (season 1)|
Main role (Season 2, 4)
Guest (season 3)
|2011–2013||The Haunting Hour: The Series||Scott and Jared||Episodes: "Pumpkinhead", and "Uncle Howee"|
|2016||The Family||Adam Warren / Ben Murphy||Main role, 12 episodes|
|2018–2019||Deadly Class||Billy||Main Role|
Awards and nominations
|2013||Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association||Best Youth Performance||The Way Way Back||Nominated|
|2013||Young Hollywood Award||Breakthrough Performance - Male||Won|
|2014||Critics' Choice Movie Award||Best Young Actor/Actress||Nominated|
|2014||MTV Movie Award||Best Breakthrough Performance||Nominated|
|2014||Young Artist Award||Best Leading Young Actor in a Feature Film||Nominated|
- Neumaier, Joe (January 24, 2013). "Five new stars set to shine", Daily News, p. 45.
- Ferguson, Dana (July 5, 2013). "Finding a way to normal: Liam James takes his star status in stride, focusing instead on the fun he had making 'The Way, Way Back'", Los Angeles Times. Retrieved July 13, 2013.
- Martin, Michael (June–July 2013). "Liam James", Interview 43 (5): 26.
- "2013 Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association winners". Hitfix. December 8, 2013. Retrieved March 9, 2014.
- Eleanore Hutch (July 17, 2013). "Young Hollywood Award Honorees: Lucy Hale, AnnaSophia Robb & More". Young Hollywood Awards. Retrieved July 17, 2013.
- "19TH ANNUAL CRITICS' CHOICE MOVIE AWARDS NOMINATIONS". Retrieved December 31, 2013.
- "MTV announces 2014 Movie Award nominees". USA Today. 6 March 2014. Retrieved 6 March 2014.
- "35th Annual Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Awards. Archived from the original on July 20, 2015. Retrieved April 14, 2014.