Po gościnnym udziale w serialach takich jak Dotyk anioła (1999), Z Archiwum X (1999) czy Ostry dyżur (2000), zdobył rozgłos w roli Sama Witwicky'ego w filmie sci-fi Transformers (2007).Użyczył również głosu tej postaci w grach: Transformers: The Game (2007) i Transformers: Zemsta upadłych (2009).In February 2014 Shia appeared with a paper bag over his head at the Cannes Film Festival premiere for his movie Nymphomaniac.The bag read 'I am not famous anymore'The same month he stormed out of a press conference after delivering the cryptic line: 'When the seagulls follow the trawler, it is because they think sardines will be thrown into the sea.'The actor then launched the #IAMSORRY project where he invited guests to sit with him while he wore the paper bag over his head.
Inspiruje się grą aktorów takich jak Gary Oldman, Dustin Hoffman i Jon Voight (z którym grał w filmie Transformers).
Shia La Beouf was thrown out of bowling alley in Los Angeles on Wednesday after launching into a furious rant at a bartender.
The 30-year-old star was removed from a Pinz in Studio City by staff after getting into an altercation with another bowler.
During a Broadway performance of Cabaret in June 2014 the star was escorted out for allegedly engaging in disruptive behavior and spent the night in jail. In October 2015 he was arrested for public intoxication while crossing the street in Austin, Texas and booked into jail for a night.
A month later he invited fans to join him as he watched all of his movies in chronological order in a New York movie theater.
The Even Stevens star had been drinking beers at the bowling alley for three hours before the incident, TMZ reports.