More Jimmy Bennett Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Evan Almighty)Jimmy Bennett is a multi-talented 11-year-old who has worked with some of Hollywood's heavyweights. Most recently, he co-starred in Wolfgang Petersen's Poseidon, alongside Kurt Russell, Richard Dreyfuss and Josh Lucas; and Firewall, with Harrison Ford and Virginia Madsen. Bennett was also seen in The Amityville Horror, for producer Michael Bay, and starred opposite Bruce Willis in Miramax's Hostage. In addition, his voice can be heard in Warner Bros' The Polar Express, starring Tom Hanks.
Bennett also worked on the hit WB television series Everwood and has appeared in the miniseries Detective, for the Hallmark Channel; CSI; Judging Amy; The Guardian; and Strong Medicine. In addition, he has voiced characters for some of the more popular children's movies in recent history, including I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown; Fun With Roo (ABCs and 123s); and Springtime With Roo.
When not acting, he loves soccer, skateboarding, swimming, listening to heavy metal music and playing the guitar. Bennett resides with his parents and older sister in Huntington Beach, California.
Bio courtesy Universal Pictures for "Evan Almighty" (18-Jun-2007)
Biography #3 (for Poseidon)Hailing from Huntington Beach, California, Jimmy Bennett has racked up a number of impressive credits that have put him in the forefront as one of the industry's leading child actors. Making his feature film debut alongside Eddie Murphy in the box office hit Daddy Day Care, Bennett quickly followed up that success with an emotionally powerful turn in Asia Argento's The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things, the harrowing coming-of-age narrative by J.T. Leroy that was an official selection at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival.
Bennett has held his own working with the biggest names in the industry, co-starring with Bruce Willis in Hostage and Ryan Reynolds in Michael Bay's remake of the 1979 horror classic, The Amityville Horror. Most recently he was seen in Firewall with Harrison Ford and Virginia Madsen.
Bennett's stage presence has also transcended the big screen to the small screen and even off-screen. He lent his vocal talents to Robert Zemeckis for The Polar Express and to Disney's Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo. His television credits include appearances on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Judging Amy, The Guardian, Strong Medicine, Everwood and the television movie, The Detective.