Jason James Richter
Jason James Ritcher
January 29, 1980
Medford, Oregon, U.S.
Jason James Richter (born January 29, 1980) is an American actor, most commonly known for his role in the series as Jesse, the boy who befriends Willy. Free Willy
Early life [ edit ]
Richter was born in
Medford, Oregon, the son of Sandy, an actress, and Greg Richter, who was in the U.S. Navy. At the age of three, he and his family moved to [1 ] Hawaii, where a Japanese casting agency discovered him and signed him up for three TV spots. In 1989, his family moved back to Los Angeles, where he could pursue his career.
He starred in
in 1993, in which he was chosen out of more than 4,000 candidates to play the lead role of Jesse. Free Willy Other movies include [2 ] , Cops & Robbersons , The NeverEnding Story III , Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home , Laserhawk , and Free Willy 3: The Rescue The Setting Son. He also made a cameo appearance in the music video for Michael Jackson's " Childhood". His most recent film appearance was in , along with Ricochet River John Cullum.
Free Willy roles, he had TV guest roles on and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch . The Client
He was the bassist for the band
Fermata. [3 ]
It has been claimed that he is an avid fan of the
Jacksonville Jaguars. [4 ]
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