Austin Williams

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Austin Williams
Born (1996-11-13) November 13, 1996 (age 25)
Place of birth unknown
Occupation Actor
Years active 2005–present

Austin Williams (born November 13, 1996) is an American soap opera actor. In 2005, Austin was cast in the film The Good Shepherd, which starred Matt Damon, as the young version of Damon's character Edward Wilson. Here he also displayed his vast musical talents, including metal guitar and classical piano compositions. In October 2007, he was cast in the role of Shane Morasco on One Life to Live, a role that continued until January 2012. In 2008, he was nominated for a Young Artist Award for "Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actor Age Ten or Younger" for his role as Henry Clayton in the 2007 film Michael Clayton.

In 2012, at the 33rd Young Artist Awards, Austin was nominated for his performance in A Gifted Man and won for his performance in One Life to Live.[1]


Year Film Role Notes
2006 The Good Shepherd Young Edward Wilson
2007 The Girl Next Door Ralphie 'Woofer' Chandler
Michael Clayton Henry Clayton
2008 Home Movie Jack Poe
Phoebe in Wonderland Tommy
2010 Burning Palms Nicholas Pinter
2013 Henry & Me Jack (voice)
Blood Ties Young Chris Pierzynski
Sugar Ronnie
Television guest spots
Year Title Role Episodes
2006 Sensing Murder Kirk Neufeld Random Killer
2007–12 One Life to Live Shane Morasco
2008 Law & Order Billy Bone Angelgrove
2009 Rescue Me Male Student Play
2011 A Gifted Man Steven Tucker In Case of Exposure

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result
2008 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actor Age Ten or Younger Michael Clayton Nominated
2009 Young Artist Award Outstanding Young Performers in a TV Series
(shared with Eddie Alderson, Kristen Alderson, Camila Banus and Carmen LoPorto)
One Life to Live Nominated
Best Performance in a TV Series - Recurring Young Actor Nominated
2010 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Series - Recurring Young Actor 13 and Under Nominated
2012 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Daytime TV Series - Young Actor
(shared with Andrew Trischitta)
Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actor 14-17 A Gifted Man Nominated

External links


  1. "33rd Annual Young Artist Awards". Retrieved May 8, 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>