Shia Saide LaBeouf (pronounced LUH-buff; born June 11, 1986) is an American actor who is best known for his role as Sam Witwicky in the first three films of the Transformers film series.

He became known among younger audiences for his part as Louis Stevens on the Disney Channel series Even Stevens. He also played Stanley Yelnats IV in the 2003 Disney adventure comedy-drama film Holes, Ronny van Dussel in Hounded, Edward "Eddie" Walker in Tru Confessions, Francis Ouimet in The Greatest Game Ever Played and Johnny McBride in the The Proud Family episode, "I Love You Penny Proud".