Short for Phillip, Lip is the second Gallagher child and by far the smartest. He’s a straight-A student, but he also has a penchant for trouble that threatens to derail him academically. Everyone around him is trying to get him to straighten up and go to college, but it's starting to seem like more and more of a long shot. Lip's former girlfriend Karen skipped town after having a baby that turned out not to be his, which devastated him.
Jeremy Allen White
Jeremy Allen White is a 22-year-old actor and a breakout star of the Showtime hit series SHAMELESS.
Jeremy's film credits include Antonio Campos' AFTERSCHOOL in which he starred alongside Ezra Miller, THE TIME BEING opposite Frank Langella, and YOU CAN'T WIN opposite Michael Pitt.
Recently, he also appeared in the comedy MOVIE 43 with Elizabeth Banks, Emma Stone, Kate Winslet, and Gerard Butler. Jeremy is also set to play the lead in the DreamWorks feature GLIMMER.