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Jack Dylan Grazer
Grazer at the 2019 WonderCon
Born (2003-09-03) September 3, 2003 (age 20)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Other namesJack Grazer
Years active2014–present
RelativesBrian Grazer (uncle)

Jack Dylan Grazer (born September 3, 2003)[1][2][3] is an American actor. He[a] is known for his roles as Eddie Kaspbrak in the horror film It (2017) and its 2019 sequel, Freddy Freeman in the DC Extended Universe film Shazam! (2019) and its 2023 sequel, and voicing Alberto Scorfano in the Pixar animated film Luca (2021). The Hollywood Reporter named him one of the top 30 stars under age 18 in 2018.[5]

Life and career

Grazer was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of Angela Lafever and Gavin Grazer, an actor.[6][7] His uncle is producer Brian Grazer.[8][9] Grazer sponsors a scholarship at the Adderley School for Performing Arts in Pacific Palisades, where he is an alumnus, for two students annually.[10]

He began his acting career by playing guest roles in film and on television. Grazer had his Breakthrough role in an adaptation of Stephen King's novel It, playing the role of Eddie Kaspbrak in the supernatural horror films It (2017) and It Chapter Two (2019). He also starred on the CBS series Me, Myself, and I. Grazer portrayed Freddy Freeman in the 2019 DC Extended Universe film Shazam! and later reprised his role in the 2023 sequel Shazam! Fury of the Gods. Grazer had lead roles in Luca Guadagnino's coming-of-age drama television series We Are Who We Are (2020) and in the thriller film Don't Tell a Soul (2020). He voiced Alberto Scorfano in the Pixar film Luca (2021), and voiced Barney in the animated film Ron's Gone Wrong (2021). He also appeared in the 2022 DC Comics animated film Batman and Superman: Battle of the Super Sons as the son of Superman, Jonathan Kent.

Personal life

In July 2021, Grazer came out as bisexual during an Instagram livestream and declared "he/they" as his pronouns.[4][11]


Grazer at the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con


Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2015 Tales of Halloween Young Joey Stranger Segment: The Weak and the Wicked; anthology film [8]
2017 It Eddie Kaspbrak [8]
Scales: Mermaids Are Real Adam Wilts [8]
2018 Beautiful Boy 12-year-old Nic Sheff [12]
2019 It Chapter Two Young Eddie Kaspbrak [12]
Shazam! Freddy Freeman [13]
2020 Don't Tell a Soul Joey Chambliss [14]
2021 Luca Alberto Scorfano Voice role [15]
Ciao Alberto Alberto Scorfano Voice role; animated short film [16]
Ron's Gone Wrong Barney Voice role [17]
2022 Batman and Superman: Battle of the Super Sons Superboy / Jonathan Kent Direct-to-video film; voice role [18]
Dreamin' Wild Young Joe Emerson [19]
2023 Shazam! Fury of the Gods Freddy Freeman [20]
Downtown Owl Eli [21]


Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2014 The Greatest Event in Television History Son Episode: "Bosom Buddies" [8]
2015 Comedy Bang! Bang! Kayden Aukerman Episode: "Jesse Tyler Ferguson Wears a Brown Checked Shirt and Stripey Socks" [8]
2017–2018 Me, Myself & I Young Alex Riley Main role [8]
2018 Speechless Rev Episode: "E-I-- EIGHTEEN" [22]
2019 Robot Chicken Freddy Freeman Voice role; Shazam! promotion [23]
2020 We Are Who We Are Fraser Wilson Main role [24]
2024 The Spiderwick Chronicles Thimbletack Main role; voice [25][26][27][28]


Year Association Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2017 Fright Meter Awards Best Supporting Actor It Nominated [29]
2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards Best On-Screen Team It Won [30]
2019 Hollywood Critics Association Next Generation of Hollywood Won [31]
2022 Annie Awards Best Voice Acting – Feature Luca Nominated [32]


  1. ^ Grazer uses he/they pronouns. This article uses masculine pronouns for consistency.[4]


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