In the chaotic, turbulent scene of Showtime’s “Shameless,” there’s no absence of morally shaky characters. However, one character is a master of deceit, employing numerous aliases throughout his forty-episode run in the show.
Get to know Steve Wilton, Jimmy Lishman Steve Wilton, Jimmy Lishman, and Jack who were brought to life through the actress Justin Chatwin. Steve or Jimmy or Jack or whatever you’d like to refer to him, made an imprint upon the Gallagher family as well as “Shameless” fans alike. Let’s take a look at his turbulent trip through the chaos of Southside. South Side.
Steve: The Unlikely Hero
Steve was the main character in the pilot episode as did his meeting with the purse grabber Fiona created the scene for an explosive relationship.
The man who was supposed to be a hero was more shaded of gray than Chicago’s cityscape. A shrewd liar, and a criminal of his day, Steve had a dual life. He was constantly lying to Fiona and her unorthodox family.
The character’s onscreen characters were at times attempting to uncover his sinister behavior, but Steve was able to restore Fiona’s trust.
What was the fate of Steve on Shameless?
Steve who was a character in “Shameless,” went on a wild ride. Steve was believed to be dead by the end of Season 3 but was found afterward. The relationship between him and Fiona was a rollercoaster of changes and ups. In Season 5, however, the storyline changed and Steve’s character grew.
Even though the show is over, Steve remains a memorable character from ‘Shameless.’
As you believed that you had seen the end of Steve in the third season the show threw a surprising twist. In the Season 4 finale aptly titled “Lazarus,” he seemingly came back from the dead and defied the expectations of the characters as well as viewers.
This rebirth sent Fiona into a storm of emotions that were conflicting, causing her to have sex with her husband Gus, and a former lover.
However, could Steve’s return to Phoenix be the catalyst to rekindle their passionate relationship? “Shameless” fans were in for another thrilling ride during Season 5.
The ‘Shameless’ Shakedown: Steve’s Final Acts
In the fifth season, Steve made a triumphant appearance, however this time, things were quite different. Justin Chatwin, the actor who brought life to this Steve, was convinced that Fiona became more powerful and was less able to resist Steve’s tricks.
Their love story had morphed and morphed into the unrecognizable. The new dynamics signaled an final chapter of their passionate, and tumultuous romance.
Steve’s return for 3 episodes of Season 5 felt like the finale of their story. The departure of Justin Chatwin was the beginning of a period for “Shameless” and a fresh beginning for the actor outside of that of the South Side.
Life After ‘Shameless’ – Justin Chatwin’s Ascension
Justin Chatwin didn’t let grass get under his feet following leaving the realm of “Shameless.” The year after the end of his run, he was cast in the leading role of Cam Hawthorne in the CBS crime drama “American Gothic.”
Chatwin’s premature demise following one season of poor audience response didn’t dampen Chatwin’s desire to expand his horizons.
In the year 2016, Chatwin made a notable appearance as a guest in the television show “Dr. Who,”” making him a permanent fixture within the hearts of people who love sci-fi all over the world.
His talent as an actor was evident and he was able to attract the attention of insiders in the industry.
Chatwin’s Road to “Reagan” – The Upcoming Biopic
Justin Chatwin’s journey as an entertainment professional is marked by continuous progress. He is set to play Jack Reagan, the father of the president Ronald Reagan, portrayed by Dennis Quaid, in the coming biopic “Reagan.”
In the midst of another transformational role Chatwin’s career keeps climbing up the ladder.