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September 25, 1994 |
Palisades, New York, U.S.
|Relatives||Alan L. "Skip" Panettiere (father)
Lesley R. Vogel (mother)
Hayden Panettiere (sister)
Jansen Rayne Panettiere (born September 25, 1994) is an American television, film and voice actor. He is best known for his roles in films The Perfect Game, Ice Age: The Meltdown and The Martial Arts Kid. Jansen is the younger brother of actress Hayden Panettiere.
Jansen had a supporting role in the Disney Channel Original Movie Tiger Cruise, which starred his sister Hayden (this is one of only two productions to date in which both siblings have featured onscreen, the other being The Forger - Jansen lent his voice to Racing Stripes, in which Hayden appeared). He played the voice of Truman X in The X's. He starred as Lucas Malloy in the made-for-television Nickelodeon film The Last Day of Summer, which first showed July 20, 2007 on Nickelodeon. It was released on DVD on August 28, 2007.
His next film, The Perfect Game, was going to be released in theaters on August 8, 2008, but Lionsgate Films decided to push it back to the spring of 2009. The Perfect Game is directed by William Dear, is based on the true story of how a group of boys from Monterrey, Mexico become the first non-U.S. team to win the Little League World Series. Panettiere also co-stars with Gavin MacLeod in The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry, a film directed by Rich Christiano about faith and friendship. He appeared with Martin Sheen, Jamie Lee Curtis and Christine Lahti, as Elliott Perry in Dustin Lance Black's play 8, a reenactment of the Perry v. Schwarzenegger trial, at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre on March 3, 2012. The performance was broadcast on YouTube to raise money for the American Foundation for Equal Rights.
Awards and nominations
In 2008, Panettiere was nominated for a Young Artist Award at the Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special by a Leading Young Actor for The Last Day of Summer.
|2002||Even Stevens||Kupchack's Son||Television series (Episode: "The Big Splash")|
|2003||Hope & Faith||Justin Shanowski||Television series (Episode: "Pilot")|
|Third Watch||Billy||Television series (Episode: "Payback")|
|2004||Tiger Cruise||Joey||Television film|
|Blue's Clues||Periwinkle||Television series (voice)|
|2005||Holly Hobbie and Friends: Surprise Party||Robby Hobbie||Voice|
|Racing Stripes||Young Stripes|
|2006||Ice Age: The Meltdown||Shovelmouth Boy|
|Holly Hobbie and Friends: Christmas Wishes||Robby Hobbie|
|The X's||Truman X||7 episodes (voice)|
|Everybody Hates Chris||Peter||Television series (Episode: "Everybody Hates Chris")|
|2007||Holly Hobbie and Friends: Secret Adventures||Robby Hobbie||voice|
|The Last Day of Summer||Luke Malloy||Television film|
|The Babysitters||Mikey Beltran|
|Holly Hobbie and Friends: Best Friends Forever||Robby Hobbie||Voice|
|2009||The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry||Dustin|
|2010||The Perfect Game||Enrique|
|2011||The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone||Huko|
|2013||Shadow on the Mesa||Young boy|
|2017||Eden Falls||Rob Adams||In-Development|