Jake Cherry

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Jake Cherry
Born Jacob Cherry
(1996-09-15) September 15, 1996 (age 18)
New Jersey, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2003–present

Jacob "Jake" Cherry (born September 15, 1996) is an American actor.

Personal life[edit]

Cherry was born in New Jersey.[1] In his free time, he enjoys playing video games such as Chivalry: Medieval Warfare and World of Tanks.


Cherry appeared as Nick Daley in Night at the Museum and Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, and as Travers McLain in Desperate Housewives. His film debut was in Friends with Money. He also appeared on Fox's short-lived series Head Cases. He has appeared in an episode of Criminal Minds, as a patient's son in Fox's medical drama House, and in an episode of Fox's crime drama Bones. He appeared in The Sorcerer's Apprentice as 10-year-old David Stutler.



Year Title Role Notes
2004 Kat Plus One AJ Television film
2004 Miracle Run Young Stephen Television film
2006 Night at the Museum Nick Daley
2006 Friends with Money Wyatt Television film
2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Nick Daley
2009 The Rebound Frank Jr.
2010 The Sorcerer's Apprentice Young Dave
2011 The Son of No One Jonathan White
2012 Transit Kenny
2014 Hits Cory


Year Title Role Notes
2003 Blue's Clues Goblin 1 episode
2003 Blue's Clues Jack 1 episode
2004 Third Watch Sean 1 episode
2005 Head Cases Ryan Payne 5 episodes
2005 The Boondocks Tantruming Kid Voice
1 episode
2006 Bones Donovan Decker 1 episode
2007 Desperate Housewives Travers McLain 5 episodes
2007 The 4400 Brandon Powell 1 episode
2008 Pretty/Handsome Oliver Fitzpayne Pilot
2009 House Zack Episode: "Painless"
2009 Criminal Minds Stanley Wolcott 1 episode
2011 The Haunting Hour: The Series Christopher 1 episode

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2004 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Commercial Vlasic Pickles Nominated
2007 Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actor Age Ten or Younger Night at the Museum Nominated
2008 Best Performance in a TV Series - Recurring Young Actor Desperate Housewives Nominated
2010 Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actor Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Nominated


  1. ^ "INTERVIEW: Jake Cherry". Miss O and Friends. 2009. Retrieved 2010-10-29. 

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