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Ian Michael Smith

Ian Michael Smith

At age 11, Ian Michael Smith makes his film debut in the title role of Simon Birch.

Born in May 1987 and raised in the Chicago area, Smith is in 6th grade. He excels academically, testing in a number of subjects beyond his years, and is in the gifted education program at his school. He is a voracious reader, often consuming two or more books per day. He absorbs information at an impressive rate and is able to draw on what he learns with ease.

Smith's broad range of interests include science, inventing, computers, music, sailing, swimming and playing with his friends. He likes to participate as a team member with classmates in the annual Odyssey of the Mind competition. He takes piano and trumpet lessons and sings in his school choir.

Smith lives outside Chicago with younger brother Brian, his mother, who has an MA in music education and has been a high school band and orchestra director and his father, a management consultant and former stage actor with a BA in political science and Master's in foreign language teaching.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Ian Michael Smith Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayMay 5, 1987 (30)
SignTaurus
BirthplaceUSA
Height3' 1" (0m94)  How tall is Ian Michael Smith compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Omega
Prime Suspect
The Day After Tomorrow
Bless the Child
The Aviator
War of The Worlds
Druid Peak
Simon Birch
Confirmation
The Wolfman
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