|Born||Jacob Pavlovich Kogan
May 28, 1995
New York City, New York, United States
Jacob Pavlovich Kogan (born May 28, 1995) is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for playing the title role in the 2007 psychological thriller Joshua and Spock as a child in J.J. Abrams' Star Trek.
Life and career
Kogan was born in New York City to author and photographer Deborah Copaken Kogan and Russian-born child actor Paul Kogan. Paul emigrated from Moscow, Russia (then in the Soviet Union). Kogan has two younger siblings; a sister, Sasha (born March 1997) and a brother, Leo (born May 2006). Kogan is Jewish - his mother's family were Jewish immigrants from Russia, Ukraine and Lithuania and his father is of Jewish and ethnic Russian background. He considers himself Jewish and an atheist.
He attended the Dalton School in New York City during which time he was the lead singer/guitarist in a band, Flake, which released a self-titled EP in 2008. He currently attends Northwestern University in Evanston where he is a Communication sophomore and a member of the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity.
Before starring in Joshua, Kogan was a regular on the comedy series, Wonder Showzen. He had a supporting role in Lifelines by writer/director Rob Margolies. The film was released on April 3, 2009 at the Quad Theater in Manhattan after being shown at film festivals in the previous year. He also had a supporting role in the television series Delocated as David. He guest-starred on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in 2011 in the episode "Blood Brothers" as Tripp Raines. His most recent acting role to date was Luca Jameson in the science fiction series The Tomorrow People.
|2007||Joshua||Joshua Cairn||29th Young Artist Awards Nominee|
|2008||Wherever You Are||Spencer Bernstein||AKA Lifelines|
|2009||Star Trek||Young Spock|
|2013-2014||The Tomorrow People||Luca Jameson|
|Television guest spots|
|2011||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Tripp Raines||Blood Brothers|
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- Kogan, Jacob. "I Am Jacob Kogan a.k.a. Young Spock. AMA". Reddit. Retrieved 4 April 2014.
- Harrison, Jordan. "Freshman actor recounts role in 'Star Trek'". The Daily Northwestern. Northwestern University. Retrieved 29 October 2013.
- "Jacob Kogan". IMDb. Retrieved 29 October 2013.
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