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Spencer Breslin

Highest Rated:   84% Meet the Parents (2000)
Lowest Rated:   3% Zoom (2006)
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Birthplace:   New York City, New York, USA
Sure, he may have yet to land the role that would launch him from popular child star to serious young actor, but the fact that Spencer Breslin has appeared in such notable blockbusters as Disney's The Kid, The Santa Clause 2, and The Cat in the Hat by the age of 12 certainly isn't a bad start. A native of New York City who once voiced the hope to one day study football at Notre Dame, young Breslin had traveled the globe by the time he was only ten. He'll be the first to point out that his mother has been indispensable in terms of developing his screen talents. Though he may be remarkably capable of running the gamut of emotions for such a young star, Breslin admits that the one thing that does come hard to him is the ability to cry onscreen, a weakness which only his mother could help him overcome. Following his television debut in the series Soul Man, Breslin was cast in a small role in Stephen King's television miniseries Storm of the Century. Not only did the part offer the young actor the chance to meet one of the most popular writers of contemporary horror fiction, but it also gave him the chance to hone his onscreen persona. By the time casting was underway for Disney's The Kid, Breslin was talented and confident enough to beat out nearly 2,000 other hopefuls. A brief appearance in the same year's Meet the Parents soon followed, and after a quick pair of television appearances, Breslin was back on the big screen with the boy-meets-talking-koala charmer Ozzie (2001). In 2002, Breslin ventured into the world of animation by lending his voice to the popular television cartoon Teamo Supremo, with the same year's Return to Neverland offering even more vocal work. Of course, Breslin is primarily a live-action star, and after gaining feature face time in The Santa Clause 2 (2002), the rising star signed on for the eagerly anticipated feature The Cat in the Hat. The film starred Mike Myers as the titular character and featured Breslin and Dakota Fanning as the hapless children who are sucked into his surreal world. It wasn't long before Breslin was back up on the big screen in the 2004 comedy drama Raising Helen. A brief dalliance with royalty followed when Breslin was cast as the young prince Jacques in The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement, and after seeing his father literally go to the dogs in the 2006 Tim Allen comedy The Shaggy Dog, it was time to join a ragtag group of superpowered adolescents charged with the sizeable task of saving the world in the family oriented adventure Zoom.

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
33% Some Kind of Hate
  • Isaac
2015
59% Stuck in Love
  • Jason
2013
No Score Yet Born To Race
  • Max
2012
No Score Yet Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey
  • Actor
2010
31% Harold
  • Harold Clemens
2008
18% The Happening
  • Josh
2008
15% The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause
  • Curtis
2006
No Score Yet Ozzie
  • Justin Morton
2006
3% Zoom
  • Tucker Willams/Mega Boy
2006
26% The Shaggy Dog
  • Josh Douglas
2006
25% The Princess Diaries 2 - Royal Engagement
  • Prince Jacques DubĂ©
2004
23% Raising Helen
  • Henry Davis
2004
No Score Yet Ozzie
  • Actor
2004
10% Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat
  • Conrad
2003
No Score Yet You Wish!
  • Stevie Lansing/Terence Russell McCormack
2003
55% The Santa Clause 2
  • Curtis
2002
46% Return to Never Land
  • Cubby
2002
No Score Yet The Ultimate Christmas Present
  • Joey Thompson
2000
84% Meet the Parents
  • Little Boy
2000
49% The Kid
  • Rusty Duritz
2000
75% Stephen King's 'Storm of the Century'
  • Don Beals
1999

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Bones
2005
  • Clinton Gilmour
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Nicholas Waring
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
  • Guest

Quotes from Spencer Breslin's Characters