Life always gives you an alternative. When you can't fit in something, you will be provided with another option. There is always scope for your growth. Callan McAuliffe is a perfect example for such kind. Callan Ryan Claude McAuliffe, famously known to the film industry as Callan McAuliffe, was born on 24 January, 1995, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. His parents were Claudia Keech and Roger McAuliffe. At a very tender age, he had an injury, and had to leave his dream career to be an athlete. He attended The Scots College. He has a natural interest towards music. His winning in the London Trinity Musical Theater Exams is an existing mandate that states he can do well in music. Not just in music, later, he focussed more on performing arts.
Callan McAuliffe stepped into the acting career at the age of eight. He appeared in a TV comedy series, Blue Water. Soon, he also took a role in Bevan Lee-directed TV series, Packed to the Rafters, starring Erik Thompson and Jessica Marais. In 2009, he appeared in the short film, Franswa Sharl. It is an international award winning movie, which won The Berlin Crystal Bear at the 2010 Berlinale Festival, and also nine other awards. After his role in ‘Resistance’, Callan McAuliffe played the role of Bryce in the 2010 movie, ‘Flipped’. It came under the direction of Rob Reiner, and it is a book adaption of Wendelin Van Draanen. Callan worked along with Rebecca De and Madeleine Carroll. Stefanie Scott, who appeared in a supporting role, won the Young Artist Award.
In a very different genre, Callan McAuliffe played the role of Sam Goode in the 2011 release, I Am Number Four. It is a science-fiction and adventurous movie based on the book written by Pittacus Lore. I Am Number Four came from the hands of DJ Caruso. starring Alex Pettyfer, who won the Teen Choice Award, and Dianna Agron, among others. Though it got a good commercial response, critically, it was not much acclaimed.
Callan McAuliffe appeared in a TV mini-series called Clod Street, but didn't get much attention.
The Great Gatsby
is yet another movie which got a great response for his role. He got the Young Artist Award for the Best Supporting Role in 2014. In the television experimental film, Underground: The Julian Assange Story, Callan McAuliffe took the role of a friend in Julian Assange’s team.
Callan McAuliffe has a very kind heart too. He is the national ambassador for UNICEF, Australia. For his success outside the country, he got the Duke Of Edinburgh Award for outward survival.