Ferdia Shaw is an Irish actor who became famous after playing the lead role of ‘Artemis’ in Disney’s Artemis Fowl (2020).
Ferdia Shaw was born on Tuesday, June 29, 2004 (age 16 years; as in 2020), in Dublin, Ireland. He is living with his family in Kilkenny, Ireland. Ferdia is studying at Gaelscoil Osrai (Dalta), Kilkenny.
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Family & Ethnicity
His father’s name is Colin Shaw (who works in the IT sector), and his mother’s name is Lucy (breastfeeding counselor). He has two elder siblings; a sister, Maeve, and a brother, Tiernan.
He is the grandson of Mary Ure and Robert Shaw, both were popular British actors.
Ferdia is the Nephew of Ian Shaw who is an actor.
Born into a family with a background in filmmaking, Ferdia has made short films. He also worked as an actor at Barnstorm Theatre Company, a local theater company. He made his on-screen debut as an actor with the short films, Kilkenny Famine Experience (2017), and The Last Brewer (2017).
Ferdia got his big break with the film ‘Artemis Fowl’ (2020) in the lead role of ‘Artemis.’
- Author: Eoin Colfer
- Books: Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer, The Knife of Never Letting Goby Patrick Ness, Million Dollar Gift by Ian Somers, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, Blood Fever by Charlie Higson (part of Young Bond series), A Clash of Kings by George RR Martin (part of Game of Thrones series), How to Train your Dragon by Cressida Cowell, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by JK Rowling
- Film: Star Wars Series
- He likes reading and playing cards and board games, especially Talisman.
- He is a vegan and strives for the ethical treatment of animals. He also supports People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). PETA
- Ferdia also shows his support for the issue of climate change and global warming.