Charlie McDermott

Charles Joseph McDermott Jr. (born April 6, 1990) is an American television and film actor, best known for his role as Axl Heck on ABC's The Middle.

Charlie McDermott
Charles Joseph McDermott Jr.

(1990-04-06) April 6, 1990 (age 29)
Years active2004–present
Spouse(s)Sara Rejaie (m 2017 - present) [1]

Life and careerEdit

He briefly attended high school at Salesianum in Wilmington, Delaware before enrolling in, and graduating from, 8PA Leadership Charter School (PALCS), a cyber school in Pennsylvania. He moved to Los Angeles at the age of 16.

Since 2004, he has worked on a wide range of television series, including The Office and Private Practice. His biggest roles to date are as Axl Heck on the TV show The Middle, Wild Bill in Disappearances, and T.J. Eddy in Frozen River. In 2008, he received a nomination for an Independent Spirit Award as Best Supporting Actor for his Frozen River performance.[1]


Year Role Title Notes
2004 Windy Acres Young Gerald Main сast
7 episodes
2005 Franklin Charter Wes TV movie
2008 The Office Student Episode: "Job Fair"
2008 Generation Gap Corey Williams TV movie
2009 Captain Cook's Extraordinary Atlas Pale Boy TV movie
2009 Safe Harbor David Porter TV movie
2009 Medium Brandon Whitman Episode: "A Necessary Evil"
2009 Little Hollywood Richie Seaman TV pilot
2009 Private Practice Bobby Douglas Episode: "What You Do for Love"
2009–2018 The Middle Axl Heck Main сast
215 episodes
Directed 1 episode
2010 Hot Tub Time Machine Chaz
2010 Bond of Silence Ryan Aldridge TV movie
2015 Super Clyde Clyde TV movie
2017 Future Man Young Barry Futturman Episode: "Operation: Natal Attraction"
2018 Instant_Family Stewart
2019 Unbelievable Ty Recurring
2019 Countdown Male nurse


Year Award Category Role Result
2008 Independent Spirit Award Best Supporting Actor[1] Troy J. "T.J." Eddy in Frozen River Nominated


  1. ^ a b "Frozen River – Best Supporting Male – Charlie McDermott" (PDF). Independent Spirit Award. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-07-23. Retrieved 2009-11-07.

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