The child star Iain Armitage in ‘Big Little Lies’ is catching heart of everyone, know the small guy’s career
At a very young age, this American theater critic Iain Armitage has done incredible jobs in the entertainment industry. Iain Armitage has landed in the heart of many.
Iain Armitage’s Career
Despite being grade school age, Iain made a name for himself as a theater critic through his popular YouTube channel, IainLovesTheatre, where he offers reviews of productions including “Othello” and “Cats.” He’s also an actor, and will appear on HBO’s new series, “Big Little Lies.”
Starting the acting career from a theater, Iain Armitage has worked in televisions as well. The eight years old prodigy has a youtube channel where he reviews the Broadway shows called IainLovesTheatre, and that has more than 12.7k subscribers.
That is not only the most adorable thing that you will see today, but that is also the chief reason to which gave him his first contract from the talent manager Jamie Pillet.
Big Little Lies
Moreover, he made his TV debut in the HBO miniseries “Big Little Lies” where he portrayed the character of Ziggy Chapman. While he was working for the series, in an interview he was asked how he prepared himself for the role, to which he replied,
“I love playing. Things like Transformers. Movies is basically just playing, but bigger, and people watching.”
Similarly, the young artist was asked, whether he liked the stage or screen? To that, he smartly answered,
“You get so lost in it, you actually think it’s a reality. And it’s much better, in my opinion, than television or movies because they’re actually right in front of you.”
Iain Armitage also starred in “Law and Order SVU” season 18 where he played a little kid named Theo.
His mother needed convincing but was eventually persuaded to meet with Ms. Pillet during a preplanned trip to New York in 2014. Iain, who was dressed as the Phantom of the Opera, was signed.
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Cast alongside A-listers
Iain plays the first-grade outcast in HBO’s “Big Little Lies” alongside Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and Shailene Woodley (who plays his mother). On being asked how he had prepared for the role, he said:
“My main tool is my imagination,”
“I love playing. Things like Transformers. Movies are basically just playing, but bigger, and people watching.”
Ms. Pillet, who is with Abrams Artists Agency, has lots of roles lined up for Iain this year, including in “I’m Not Here,” “The Glass Castle” and “Our Souls at Night,” a Netflix-produced film starring Jane Fonda.
“I get so happy just saying her name,” he said of Ms. Fonda, who plays his grandmother.
“I mentioned I liked fishing but I don’t want to hurt any fish. She said, ‘Well, there’s a thing called fly fishing with bent hooks so it doesn’t hurt the fish.’” The next day, she booked a fly-fishing trip for the two of them.
Meanwhile, Iain continues to do theater reviews, about once a month.
“For now I’m happy doing both,” he said.
“The good thing about being a kid, you don’t have to be like ‘O.K., this is going to be my job.’”
This little master has a long way to go, and it seems that we will be seeing him in several other TV shows for a longer period.
It seems 2017 is a really big year for this Georgia native. It is also announced that he will soon take on Jim Parsons’ Sheldon Cooper in “The Big Bang Theory” prequel Iain.
The younger kid’s next step to fame will be starring in The Glass Castle, a movie adaptation of the memoir of American journalist Jeannette Walls’ alongside Brie Larson.
A short bio on Iain Armitage
Virginia-born Iain Armitage was born on July 15, 2008. He is of American national. The talented Iain is an actor. Furthermore, he is also a theater critic. He is active in the acting field since early childhood.
He featured in several shows in guest roles. Presently, he is a prominent figure among the media for starring in the HBO miniseries, “Big Little Lies”. He played the lead character of Ziggy Chapman. Additionally, he is famous for starring as Sheldon Cooper in “Young Sheldon”. More Bio…