Jimmy Bennett is an American actor and musician. His real name is James Michael. He was born in Seal Beach, California and is currently living in Huntington Beach, California with his family. His family owns a hard rock-themed restaurant. Apart from acting, he plays guitar and sings for his official youtube channel. He has written and performed of Summer Never Ends.
This child artist has done about 30 advertisements. He was also seen in the television series The Guardian and Strong Medicine. He acted in
comedy Daddy Day Care playing the role of Tony – the boy who wanted to be
. Jimmy appeared in films like "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" and Arthur Hailey's Detective.
He did an episodic role in television series Judging Amy, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Everwood. In 2005, he was seen in Hostage which also had
in the cast. On the set of Hostage, they called him Jimmy-two takes because he delivered his dialogues correctly.
He also did a horror film The Amityville Horror. In 2006, he was seen in a thriller film Firewall, where he played the character of Andy Stanfield. Bennett essayed the role of Jeremiah – a abused boy in the film The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things. He also worked in Poseidon. In 2007, he did films like Evan Almighty, which is a sequel of Bruce Almighty and South of Pico. In 2008, he was seen in Trucker and Diminished Capacity.
He played the role of Young James T. Kirk in
, in 2009. He starred in Orphan in the same year. He was also seen in a television series "No Ordinary Family". Jimmy voiced for video games like "The Polar Express", "Kingdom Hearts 2" and "Kingdom Hearts 2: Final Mix". He also gave his voice for animated films like Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo and I Want a Dog for Christmas.