October 22, 1990 (32)
Jonathan Lipnicki is an American actor recognized widely for his performance in the film ‘Jerry Maguire.’ Despite his young age during the time of filming, Lipnicki’s performance left a deep impact on the audience, earning him a spot in the annals of Hollywood’s memorable child actors.
Lipnicki’s filmography spans across diverse genres and roles, showcasing his versatility as an actor. His breakout role in ‘Jerry Maguire’ alongside Tom Cruise paved the way for more significant opportunities, including roles in ‘Stuart Little’ and ‘Stuart Little 2,’ where he portrayed George Little, Stuart’s human brother. He also demonstrated his prowess in the horror genre with his work in ‘Circus Kane’ and ‘Broil.’ Additionally, his transition to television was marked with roles in popular series such as ‘Dawson’s Creek’ and ‘Family Guy.’
Over the years, Lipnicki has shared the screen with an impressive array of actors and actresses, contributing to his growth as an artist. In ‘Jerry Maguire,’ he worked with Tom Cruise and Renee Zellweger, learning the ropes of Hollywood at a young age. His collaboration with Geena Davis and Hugh Laurie in the ‘Stuart Little’ series further strengthened his acting prowess. In television, he has shared the screen with stalwarts like Katie Holmes and James Van Der Beek in ‘Dawson’s Creek.’ His voice acting in ‘Family Guy’ had him working with Seth MacFarlane, and ‘Glenn Martin DDS’ included work with Kevin Nealon and Catherine O’Hara. Other notable associations include Bruce Davison in ‘The Little Vampire,’ and Richard E. Grant and Alice Krige in ‘Like Mike.’
His debut performance in ‘Jerry Maguire’ brought him the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Child Actor. Later, his role in ‘The Little Vampire’ earned him the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Actor Age Ten or Under. His contributions to the horror genre were acknowledged when he received the Best Actor award at the Silicon Beach Miami Film Festival for ‘Broil.’
Lipnicki’s passion extends beyond acting, as he is known for his advocacy for animals. He has been associated with the Boo2Bullying campaign, an organization aiming to eliminate bullying in all its forms, including cruelty towards animals.