Jason Spevack

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Jason Spevack
Born (1997-07-04) July 4, 1997 (age 17)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actor
Years active 2002 – present[1]

Jason Spevack (born July 4, 1997)[citation needed], is a Canadian child actor. He is currently attending Crescent School in Toronto, Ontario. He has dual citizenship with Canada and the United States.[1] Spevack has appeared in over 40 commercials for radio and television and had a principal role in the TV series Dino Dan.[1] He is perhaps best known for his roles in Fever Pitch, Sunshine Cleaning and Ramona and Beezus, as well as receiving a Young Artist Award nomination as Best Leading Young Actor in a Feature Film for his role in the 2012 comedy film Jesus Henry Christ.[2]

Life and career[edit]

Spevack was born in Toronto, Ontario on July 4, 1997. He began his career in 2002 appearing in commercials. He made his debut to the film and television industry in 2003 appearing in 3 short films entitled The School, Terminal Venus, and Stalker. He then appeared in two television films and the television show Kevin Hill in 2004. In 2005 he appeared in 72 Hours: True Crime, The Life and Hard Times of Guy Terrifico, 1-800-Missing, and Fever Pitch. In 2007, he appeared in Instant Star, ReGenesis, State of Mind, and Rent-a-Goalie. He can also be seen in Sunshine Cleaning as Oscar Lorkowski, a little boy that gets expelled from school, Dino Dan as Dan Henderson, the main character that likes dinosaurs, and Ramona and Beezus as Howie Kemp, Ramona's best friend. He is currently studying at Crescent School in Toronto, Canada.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2003 The School Billy Brandt Short film
Terminal Venus Sebastian Short film
Stalker Josh McCann Short film
2004 Love Rules Teddy Television movie
Heaven Is a Place That Starts with 'H' Andrew Short film
A Very Married Christmas Kevin Television movie
2005 The Life and Hard Times of Guy Terrifico Farley Horton
I Do, They Don't Nathan Lewellyn Television movie
Fever Pitch Young Ben Wrightman
Crazy for Christmas Trevor McManus-Johnson Television movie
2006 Hollywoodland Kenneth Giles
An American Girl on the Home Front Jimmy - Boy Speller Television movie
2007 The Stone Angel Young Marvin
2008 Sunshine Cleaning Oscar Lorkowski Supporting Role
2010 Ramona and Beezus Howie Kemp Supporting Role
2011 Jesus Henry Christ Henry James Hermin Lead Role
2011 Oliver Bump's Birthday Oliver Bump Lead Role

Television[edit]

Year Television Role Episode/Notes
2004 Kevin Hill Child "Making the Grade"
2005 72 Hours: True Crime Jean Marc Rocancour "The French Con"
"Hustler"
1-800-Missing Danny "Off the Grid"
This Is Wonderland Noah Willis Season 2, Episode 12
Season 3, Episode 4
2006 Talk to Me Andy Oliver Never aired television series
True Crime Scene Damon Routier "Family Secrets"
2007 Instant Star Ned "18: Part 2"
ReGenesis Kyle "The God of Commerce"
State of Mind Aaron Pfeiffer "O Rose, Thou Art Sick"
Rent-a-Goalie Charity Kid "Domi Daze"
The Rick Mercer Report Boy in Toy Recall Spoof Season 5, Episode 2
2008 Super Why! Newsboy "Comic Book: Attack of the Eraser", Voice Role
The Rick Mercer Report Son in 'Coffee Ad' Season 5, Episode 9
2009 Overruled! Noah "The Truth Shall Set You Free"
2010 The Rick Mercer Report Son in Political Olympic Ad Spoof Season 7, Episode 13
Tax Revenue Kid Season 7, Episode 19
Rick's son Season 8, Episode 2
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour Mark "Ghostly Stare"
2010–Present Dino Dan Dan Henderson Lead Role
2011 Being Human Bernie Lanham "I Want You Back (From the Dead)"
"Children Shouldn't Play with Undead Things"

Awards and nominations[edit]

Award Year Category Result Work
Young Artist Award 2010 Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actor Nominated Sunshine Cleaning
2011 Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young Actor Nominated Dino Dan[3]
Outstanding Young Ensemble in a TV Series Won
2012 Best Performance in a Short Film - Young Actor Nominated Oliver Bump's Birthday[4]
Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actor 11-13 Nominated R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour
2013 Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young Actor Nominated Jesus Henry Christ[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Sunshine Cleaning production notes" (Press release). Overture Films. June 21, 2010. Retrieved June 21, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "34th Annual Young Artist Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2013-03-31. 
  3. ^ "32nd Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". The Young Artist Foundation. 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-15. 
  4. ^ "33rd Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". The Young Artist Foundation. 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-06. 

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