Adam Hann-Byrd

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Adam Hann-Byrd
Born (1982-02-23) February 23, 1982 (age 33)
New York City, New York
Occupation actor
Years active 1991–2012

Adam Hann-Byrd (born February 23, 1982) is an American actor most recognized for his role as young Alan in the 1995 film Jumanji.

Early life[edit]

He was born in New York City, the son of Jacquie Hann, a children's book illustrator and author, and Jeff Byrd, a television cameraman.[1] In 2004, Hann-Byrd graduated from Wesleyan University in Connecticut with degrees in psychology and film studies.


Hann-Byrd made his film debut in 1991's Little Man Tate, directed by and also starring Jodie Foster. In 1995, he appeared as the young Alan in Jumanji, in which Robin Williams appeared as the adult version of the character. He has also appeared in films such as Diabolique (1996) and The Ice Storm (1997). In 1998, he appeared as Charlie Deveraux in Halloween H20: 20 Years Later and in 1999, in Uninvited. In 2009 he appeared in a short film named Simone after a ten-year absence from film.

Personal life[edit]

Hann-Byrd resides in Los Angeles, California and has a film critique blog entitled Two Cent Cinema on blogspot.


Year Film Role Notes
1991 Little Man Tate Fred Tate
1993 Digger Digger
1994 NYPD Blue Nick Williamson (2 episodes)
1995 Jumanji Young Alan Parrish
1996 Diabolique Erik Pretzer
1997 The Ice Storm Sandy Carver
1998 Souvenir Young Charles (voice)
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later Charlie Deveraux
1999 The Outer Limits Kevin Buchanan Episode "Stranded"
Uninvited Young Tony Grasso
2009 Simone Walker


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