Jae Head

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Jae Head
Born (1996-12-27) December 27, 1996 (age 17)[1]
Hamlin, Texas[1][2]
Occupation Actor
Years active 2005–present

Jae Head (born December 27, 1996)[1] is an American child actor. He is best known for portraying Sean Junior (S.J.) Tuohy, son of Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy (played by Tim McGraw and Sandra Bullock), in the 2009 film The Blind Side directed by John Lee Hancock. Head first gained popularity by playing Bo Miller, a young boy befriended by Tim Riggins on the television series Friday Night Lights. Subsequently, show creator Peter Berg cast Head in his film Hancock alongside Will Smith, Charlize Theron, and Jason Bateman. Head has also appeared in episodes of the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother,[3] MADtv, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.[4]

Health problems[edit]

When he was born, Head had no aorta, and blood vessels had to be adapted to temporarily replace the aorta. Head had open-heart surgery at two months and again at 14 months. Over a three-year period, his pulmonary vein was converted into an aorta.[5][6]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2005 How I Met Your Mother Leroy Television series (Episode "Purple Giraffe")
2006 MADtv Jimmy Television sketch comedy series
The Angriest Man in Suburbia Little Chuck Unaired television pilot
2007 Friday Night Lights Bo Miller Television series (Episode "Extended Families")
Television series (Episode "Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes")
Television series (Episode "Mud Bowl")
Television series (Episode "Best Laid Plans")
Television series (Episode "State")
2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Christopher Ryan Television series (Episode "Trials")
Hancock Aaron Embrey
2009 The Blind Side S.J. Tuohy Nominated — Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Young Performer
2013 Robosapien: Rebooted Cody / Robosapien
2014 Strings Filming

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lee, Mike (June 18, 2011). "A dream come true". reporternews. Retrieved March 16, 2013. 
  2. ^ http://www.backstagemom.com/archives/4156
  3. ^ http://www.mysanantonio.com/community/southside/88932672.html
  4. ^ http://www.tributemovies.com/people/Jae+Head/34466/19730/
  5. ^ Heldenfels, Rich (2013-07-10). "Mailbag: S.J. today; Lewis' limbo". Akron Beacon-Journal. Retrieved 2013-07-12. 
  6. ^ Mike Lee, "A dream come true," Abilene Reporter-News, June 19, 2011, p. A07.

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