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Shia LaBeouf (born June 11th 1986)
Shia LaBeouf is an American movie star best known for his appearance in the 'Transformers' films and 'Nymphomaniac'.

Net worth: Shia LaBeouf has a net worth of $25 million according to Celebrity Net Worth (2015).

Film career: Shia LaBeouf began his performing career as a comedian at the age of 10. After procuring an agent, he landed a part in the Disney Channel's 'Even Stevens', for which he later one an Emmy. In 2003 he appeared in 'Holes' and landed his next major role in 2005's 'Constantine' opposite Keanu Reeves. In 2007, he appeared in the thriller 'Disturbia' before landing the role of Sam Witwicky in 2008's 'Transformers'. The movie was soon followed up by sequels 'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen' and 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon'. That year he also appeared in Steven Spielberg's 'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull' alongside Harrison Ford He directed his first music video with Cage's track 'I Never Knew You'. The pair alongside Kid Cudi also worked on a short together entitled 'Maniac'. In 2010, he starred in Oliver Stone's 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps' and received critical acclaim for his performance. He was the subject of a Rob Cantor parody song which described LaBeouf as a cannibal. It was taken in good humour by the actor who even appeared in the video. LaBeouf is the author of graphic novels 'Stale N Mate', 'Cyclical', and 'Let's F***ing Party', though some content was accused of being plagiarized. 2012 saw him in crime thriller 'Lawless', and that year he went nude for Sigur Rós' 'Fjögur Píanó' video. He appeared in erotic drama 'Nymphomaniac' in 2013 and Brad Pitt's war time movie 'Fury' in 2014. He also starred in the video for Sia's song 'Elastic Heart' alongside Maddie Ziegler in 2015.

Personal life: Shia LaBeouf was brough up in LA to parents Shayna, a dancer and fashion designer, and Jeffrey, a former soldier who struggled with drug and alcohol addictions. They later divorced and Shia was exposed to increasing financial difficulties. He was raised both Jewish and Christian, having had a Bar Mitzvah and a baptism. He went to 32nd Street Visual and Performing Arts Magnet as well as Alexander Hamilton High School. He had a relationship with China Brezner between 2004 and 2007, and later Carey Mulligan from 2009 to 2010. He also admitted having dated Isabel Lucas and Megan Fox while they were both in relationships already. LaBeouf has had various brushes with the law. He was arrested in 2005 sfter an altercation with his neighbour whereby he rammed into his car and threatened him with a knife when he wouldn't let Shia access his garage, He was arrested again for trespassing in 2007 when he refused to leave a Chicago Walgreens. The following year he was fined $500 after failing to attend court for smoking illegally in Burbank, California. That year he was also arrested for drink driving when he crashed into a truck and crushed his hand. His license was suspended, though the incident itself was confirmed as not his fault. His hand required extensive surgery following the accident. In 2014, he was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after perpetually shouting and swearing during a performance at Studio 54 theater in New York. In 2013 he was accused of plagiarism when he released the short 'Howard Cantour.com'. Bloggers pointed out the similarities to Dan Clowes 2007 comic 'Justin M. Damiano'. He later apologised with apparently plagiarized apologies. Following these reports, he arrived at the premiere of 'Nymphomaniac' wearing a brown paper bag on his head with the words 'I am not famous anymore'. The stunt was later repeated as part of an exhibition at an LA gallery entitled #IAMSORRY where he greeted visitors one by one in a room, though he said nothing and sat still the entire time. Visitors were invited to select an object on offer outside and take it in with them. That year he claimed he was raped by a woman during the exhibition, though no-one has been able to track down the perpetrator.



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Shia LaBeouf's Anti-Donald Trump Art Installation Moves To Liverpool


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Having endured a troubled start to life, Shia LaBeouf’s anti-Donald Trump art installation ‘He Will Not Divide Us’ has re-located from America altogether because of safety concerns, finding a new home in Liverpool.

The project is now to be housed at the British city’s Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT) Gallery, after events in New York and Albuquerque showed “that America is simply not safe enough for this artwork to exist”, according to a new statement from the Hollywood star’s artistic group LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner.

The installation was originally located on a wall outside New York’s Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, and debuted back on January 20th, the day of the controversial Trump’s inauguration as president.

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Shia LaBeouf's Anti-Trump Installation Shut Again After Gunshots Fired


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Shia LaBeouf’s anti-Donald Trump art installation has been shut down for a second time in less than two weeks, on this occasion over public safety issues after gunshots were allegedly fired in the area.

The increasingly eccentric 30 year old actor set up the #HeWillNotDivideUs at the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, New York, on the day of Trumps’ inauguration as president back in January. However, it quickly became a focal point for trouble as pro- and anti-Trump protestors were increasingly coming to blows.

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Shia LaBeouf's Anti-Trump Installation Shut Down By Museum


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Shia LaBeouf’s art installation protesting against Donald Trump has been shut down by the Museum of the Moving Image in New York City, where the project was being hosted.

For the past three weeks since President Trump was inaugurated back on January 20th, a permanent livestream outside the museum in Queens encouraged participants to stand in front of a camera and say the words ‘He Will Not Divide Us’ for as long as they want.

It was the latest real-life art project launched by LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner, which has engaged in headline-grabbing stunts since 2014. However, it has now been closed by the Moving Image for reasons of “ongoing public safety” issues.

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Shia LaBeouf Arrested At His Anti-Donald Trump Art Installation


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Shia LaBeouf has reportedly been arrested and charged with assault and harassment at the site of his permanent protest against the new president Donald Trump this week, in circumstances that are not particularly clear.

The 30 year old actor, who has been in the headlines more frequently for his series of life-as-art projects than his actual movies in recent years, was handcuffed and led away by police on Wednesday evening (January 25th).

Reportedly, this happened a few hours after a 13-second video was released of LaBeouf shoving a man who addressed the camera with the words ‘Hitler did nothing wrong’, which was seen on the Twitter feed for #HeWillNotDivideUs, the name of LaBeouf’s permanent art installation in Queens, New York City.

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Shia LaBeouf Confronts White Supremacist At Anti Trump Protest


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Shia LaBeouf has been filmed confronting a troll who tried to interrupt his anti-Donald Trump protest at a museum in New York City on Monday.

The actor has been inviting members of the public to protest Trump’s presidency by repeating the sentence "He will not divide us” into a live camera outside the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens. The protest is being live streamed on the internet on the HWNDUS website.

Why Shia LaBeouf Is Quickly Becoming Our Favourite Underdog


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We've felt for a few months now that Shia LaBeouf is really turning things around for himself. He's no longer the booze-swigging, plagiarizing attention-seeker that he was back in 2014, he's developed into an altruistic artist with a strong moral compass, and he's someone to learn from.

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Many people rolled their eyes when he appeared to shade Steven Spielberg in an interview with Variety back in September, but that's nothing when you consider what the rest of his confessional told us about him. Since he was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct at Broadway's 'Cabaret' in 2014, he has given up alcohol. 

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Shia LaBeouf at the film Premiere of 'Man Down' held in Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 1st December 2016

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We Had No Idea Shia LaBeouf Could Freestyle Like That


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If you're one of those people who find Shia LaBeouf perpetually annoying, prepare to reluctantly like him a little from now on. He appeared on the radio show Sway's Universe and delivered one of the most kickass freestyles we've ever heard from a non-professional rapper.

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The 'American Honey' star proved he had a mean flow when Sway Calloway challenged him to a freestyle session in a special edition of the show's popular segment '5 Fingers of Death', with beats provided by Tupac, The Notorious B.I.G. and Missy Elliott.

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American Honey Review

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British filmmaker Andrea Arnold follows her acclaimed arthouse hits Fish Tank and Wuthering Heights with a road trip across the American West. It's stunningly photographed by Robbie Ryan with a vivid sense of light, skin and expansive landscapes. And it's acted with an offhanded honesty by its young cast. But there's no real plot to speak of, and as the film unfolds over nearly three hours, it becomes naggingly clear that there isn't much of a point.

It centres on Star (Sasha Lane), an 18-year-old from Texas who is fed up with her miserable life caring for her younger siblings while her mother parties in local bars and her boyfriend acts like a caveman. So she runs off and joins the present-day equivalent of the circus: a travelling group of hard-partying teens selling magazines door-to-door. Their jaded leader Krystal (Riley Keough) doesn't care about the alcohol, sex and drugs as long as she's making money. And as Star settles in, she develops a crush on Jake (Shia LaBeouf), the guy training her on the job. As they move from town to town, Star has a series of small adventures that turn nasty, and could go much worse at any moment.

This potential danger is the only real tension in the film, although Star is oblivious to the fact that she continually puts herself in perilous situations. She learns nothing through all of these experiences, which is very frustrating for a movie audience to watch. This is a very simple young woman whose only dream is to get a trailer of her own and fill it with babies. Like all of these kids, she is living for the moment without any sense of responsibility or direction. This is a knowing comment on a generation raised in the longest recession in human history, but it leaves the movie feeling like it's spinning its wheels.

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Shia Labeouf Got 12 Tattoos While Making American Honey


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His off-screen antics very nearly put an end to his career, as filmmakers didn't want him on their sets. He's been arrested multiple times for alcohol-fuelled displays, fired from a Broadway play and accused of plagiarism in his work. So he decided to clean up his act. Now 30 and sober, he  feels like he's getting back on track.

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His first big move is to star in Andrea Arnold's new movie American Honey, which took Cannes by storm this year. While making the film, Arnold deliberately refused to give LaBeouf anything more than a page of dialogue each morning as they shot the movie on the road over seven weeks.

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American Honey Trailer


Star is fed up with her current way of life; she's a teenager with her whole life ahead of her and no prospects coming her way in her current hometown. Setting out on the road, Star begins to have ideas about hitchhiking away from her troubled life and is approached by Jake, a carefree guy who travels state to state selling magazine subscriptions.

Jake isn't alone, he journeys with a team of fellow youth whom are part of a 'mag crew', who like Star, are running away from home for one reason or another. Jake tells Star about the crew and what they do; he tells her how the crew go door to door selling magazines whilst also exploring America and partying at night. This 'a business opportunity' is too good for Star to resist.

Speaking with Krystal, the only proviso for joining the crew seems to be that if she has no one to miss her, she's good to join. Life on the road begins as Jake explained, the small gang sells hard during the day and drink and party just as hard at night.

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Andrea Arnold, Sasha Lane, Riley Keough, Veronica Ezell, Shia LaBeouf, Raymond Coalson, Mccaul Lombardi , Isaiah Stone - The cast and director of "American Honey" dance down the red carpet as they leave the Palais de Festivals after the premiere at Palais de Festivals - Cannes, France - Sunday 15th May 2016

Andrea Arnold, Sasha Lane, Riley Keough, Veronica Ezell, Shia Labeouf, Raymond Coalson, Mccaul Lombardi and Isaiah Stone
Andrea Arnold, Sasha Lane, Riley Keough, Veronica Ezell, Shia Labeouf, Raymond Coalson, Mccaul Lombardi and Isaiah Stone
Andrea Arnold, Sasha Lane, Riley Keough, Veronica Ezell, Shia Labeouf, Raymond Coalson, Mccaul Lombardi and Isaiah Stone
Veronica Ezell, Andrea Arnold, Sasha Lane, Shia Labeouf, Riley Keough and Mccaul Lombardi

Shia LeBeouf - 69th Cannes Film Festival - 'American Honey' - Photocall at Cannes Film Festival - Cannes, France - Sunday 15th May 2016

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Shia LaBeouf - Shia LaBeouf arriving to play tennis in Beverly Hills - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 5th April 2016

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Shia LaBeouf - Troubled actor Shia LaBeouf after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct at a New York court hearing on Wednesday (10Sept14). - Manhattan, New York, United States - Wednesday 10th September 2014

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Shia LaBeouf

Date of birth

11th June, 1986

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

1.76




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Shia LaBeouf Movies

American Honey Movie Review

American Honey Movie Review

British filmmaker Andrea Arnold follows her acclaimed arthouse hits Fish Tank and Wuthering Heights with...

American Honey Trailer

American Honey Trailer

Star is fed up with her current way of life; she's a teenager with her...

The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman Movie Review

The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman Movie Review

Shia LaBeouf is well-cast in this freewheeling combination of comedy, romance and action. He plays...

Fury Movie Review

Fury Movie Review

From Training Day to this year's Sabotage, filmmaker David Ayer writes and directs movies about...

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Fury - Featurette and International Trailer Trailer

During April, 1945, the final month of World War Two, the Allied Forces are making...

Fury Trailer

Fury Trailer

Wardaddy is an army sergeant with years of experience in the horrors and victories of...

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Nymphomaniac: Volume II Trailer

Nymphomaniac: Volume II Trailer

Joe is a fiercely determined 50-year-old woman whose sexual drive has taken over her entire...

Nymphomaniac: Volume 1 Trailer

Nymphomaniac: Volume 1 Trailer

Joe has always known she's been completely obsessed with sex ever since she was a...

Nymphomaniac Movie Review

Nymphomaniac Movie Review

At four hours long, this drama is as confrontational as anything we've seen by Lars...

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Charlie Countryman - Red Band Trailer Trailer

When Charlie Countryman boarded a plane to Bucharest in Romania after a hallucination of his...

Charlie Countryman Trailer

Charlie Countryman Trailer

Charlie Countryman is a regular guy who is prompted to travel to Bucharest in Romania...

The Company You Keep Trailer

The Company You Keep Trailer

Ben Shepard is a young and ambitious reporter determined to make a name for himself...

Lawless Movie Review

Lawless Movie Review

Director Hillcoat and musician-turned-screenwriter Cave previously worked together back home in Australia on the dark...

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