|Date of Birth
|Place of Birth
||Santa Clarita, California, U.S.
Atticus Shaffer is an American actor, known for portraying Matty Newton in the 2009 supernatural horror-thriller film The Unborn, and Brick Heck in the ABC sitcom The Middle.
Shaffer was born in Santa Clarita, California, to Debbie and Ron Shaffer, with whom he lives. He is home-schooled.
Shaffer has Osteogenesis Imperfecta, type IV, a genetic condition inherited from his mother, who has type I. His small stature from this condition helps him portray a character on The Middle four years younger than his actual age.