Jimmy Bennett Biography

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Born: February 09, 1996


Date of Birth: February 9, 1996

A native of Seal Beach, California, Jimmy Bennett made his feature film debut at the age of six in the hit comedy Daddy Day Care starring Eddie Murphy, and then appeared in Asia Argento's The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things. He's also made guest appearances on many television series, including Strong Medicine, CSI, Judging Amy, The Guardian and he played a recurring role as Sam Feeney on Everwood.

In addition, Bennett lent his voice talents to the animated holiday feature The Polar Express starring Tom Hanks. He has also voiced characters for several popular children's DVDs, including I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown and Springtime with Roo.

Continuing strong with roles in major motion pictures, he played the young James T. Kirk in J. J. Abrams' hit sci-fi actioner Star Trek; played a boy tormented by his adopted sister in Jaume Collet-Serra's horror film Orphan, starred as "Moon" in the independent film Alabama Moon, and starred in Warner Bros. Shorts, for which he also wrote and sang the song "Summer Never Ends" heard during the end credits.

His additional film credits include Evan Almighty with Steve Carell and Morgan Freeman; Wolfgang Petersen's Poseidon alongside Kurt Russell, Richard Dreyfuss and Josh Lucas; Firewall with Harrison Ford and Virginia Madsen; The Amityville Horror with Ryan Reynolds; and Hostage in which he starred with Bruce Willis.

When not acting, Bennett enjoys playing guitar and hanging out with friends.


A Girl Like Her (20150)
Bad Ass 3: Bad Asses on the Bayou (2015)
Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo (2014)
Camouflage (2014)
Movie 43 (2013)
Bones (2010)
Stolen (2009)
Alabama Moon (2009)
Shorts (2009)
Orphan (2009)
Stolen Lives (2009)
Star Trek (2009)
Trucker (2008)
Diminished Capacity (2008)
South of Pico (2007)
Evan Almighty (2007)
Shark Bait (2006) (voice)
Poseidon (2006)
Firewall (2006)
The Amityville Horror (2005)
Hostage (2005)
The Polar Express (2004) (voice)
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) (uncredited)
The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things (2004)
Daddy Day Care (2003)
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