Jacob Kogan (born May 28, 1995) is an American actor. He is 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. He attended a private school for the arts and currently attends Northwestern University where he is a Communication freshman. He is the son of author and photographer Deborah Copaken Kogan and Russian-born child actor Paul Kogan. He has two younger siblings; a sister, Sasha and a brother, Leo. He was the lead singer/guitarist in a band, Flake, which released a self-titled EP in 2008.
Before starring in Joshua, Kogan was a regular on the MTV2 sketch 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. He is currently appearing as Luca Jameson in the science fiction series The Tomorrow People.