Johnny Pacar

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Johnny Pacar
Born Johnny Edward Pacuraru[1]
(1981-06-06) June 6, 1981 (age 33)
Dearborn, Michigan, U.S.A.
Other names Johnny Pacuraru, John Pacuraru
Occupation Actor
Years active 2002-present

Johnny Pacar is an American film and television actor of partial Romanian descent who portrayed Cody Jackson in the television series Flight 29 Down. He is also starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie Now You See It..., and a recurring role as Jimmy Francis in American Dreams. Pacar portrayed Damon Young, a recurring role on ABC Family's Make It or Break It, a series about teenage gymnasts striving for the 2012 Olympics. He also released a couple of songs on his own mini album.


Johnny Pacar was born June 6, 1981. As a youth he always wanted to entertain people. He was an expert hockey player and always dreamed about one day playing in the NHL. However, he chose a different path when he started acting in drama and local theatre. In high school he formed a few bands driven by his punk rock influences, also getting into drama at school where he began doing high school and local theatre. After graduating at Wayne Memorial High School, he moved from Michigan to Los Angeles in May 2001.[2] After two months there, he got an agent and filmed a national commercial and a recurring role in Boston Public. Pacar also landed guest roles in Tru Calling, Judging Amy, George Lopez, CSI: Miami, Medium, Eli Stone, as well as starring in the Disney Channel movie Now You See It.... Pacar is best known for being cast as Jackson, a regular on the series Flight 29 Down for NBC/ Discovery Kids.

Pacar starred as Damon Young on ABC Family's Make It or Break It, a series about teenage gymnasts striving for the 2012 Olympics.

Pacar won the Best Supporting Actor award at the Orlando Film Festival for his performance in Love Hurts.[3]

Pacar is pursuing a music career. He released his solo EP Moment of Time on iTunes, and is in the band Forever the Day (formerly Fairlene), along with fellow Make it or Break it co-star Cody Longo.[citation needed] Forever The Day released their first EP Under The Afterglow on August 16, 2010 and have plans to release a second part.[4]

He recently guest starred in an episode of Warehouse 13 as Dwayne Maddox. The same year he starred opposite Ving Rhymes in syfy's Zombie Apocalypse. in 2012 he landed a role in the upcoming action thriller "Channeling" and in 2012 his film "Playback" opposite Christian Slater was released.

He has a new solo album was released in March 2013. He next stars in the Sony thriller "The Remaining" due out 2014



Year Film Role Notes
2004 Little Black Book Jamal
Purgatory House Sam Main Role
2005 Now You See It... Danny Sinclair TV movie
Flight 29 Down series movie Cody Jackson TV movie
2008 Wild Child Roddy Supporting
2009 Love Hurts Justin Bingham Main Role
Cryptic Damon
2011 Fort McCoy Texas Slim
Zombie Apocalypse Julian
2012 Playback Julian Miller
Channeling Connor


Year Title Role Notes
2002 Judging Amy Jason Christopher "Can They Do That with Vegetables?" (Season 3, Episode 15)
Boston Public Boone "Chapter Forty-Nine" (Season 3, Episode 5)
"Chapter Fifty-Five" (Season 3, Episode 11)
"Chapter Fifty-Seven" (Season 3, Episode 13)
2003 The Brothers Garcia Rush Bauer "Moving on Up" (Season 4, Episode 14)
Tru Calling Adam Whitman "Star Crossed" (Season 1, Episode 6)
American Dreams Jimmy Frances 7 episodes; 2003–2004
2004 George Lopez Noah "What George Doesn't Noah..." (Season 3, Episode 27)
2005 Flight 29 Down Cody Jackson 27 episodes; 2005–2007
Now You See It... Danny Sinclaire Main character
Medium Intoxicated Boy "When Push Comes to Shove: Part 2" (Season 2, Episode 1)
2006 Cold Case Dayton "Rampage" (Season 4, Episode 1)
2007 CSI: Miami Nathan Atherton "Just Murdered" (Season 5, Episode 21)
Crossing Jordan Ben Kensith "In Sickness & In Health" (Season 6, Episode 14)
2008 Eli Stone Eli Stone (Age 19) "Pilot" (Season 1, Episode 1)
Front of the Class Jeff Hallmark Hall of Fame TV movie
2009 Ghost Whisperer Miles Maitland "Stage Fright" (Season 4, Episode 20)
Make It or Break It Damon Young 32 episodes; 2009–2011(from recurring to regular cast member)
2011 Warehouse 13 Dwayne Maddox "Insatiable" (Season 3, Episode 10)


  1. ^ "Johnny Pacar - Official Myspace". MySpace. 
  2. ^ "Johnny Pacar Interview". YouTube. Retrieved 2009-07-09. 
  3. ^ "2009 Winners". Orlando Film Festival 2009. Retrieved 2010-01-11. 
  4. ^ "The Sound Alarm work=Interview: Forever The Day". The Sound Alarm. Retrieved 3 December 2011. 

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