Jimmy Pinchak

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Jimmy Pinchak
Born James Justin Pinchak
(1996-02-16) February 16, 1996 (age 21)
Point Pleasant, New Jersey, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2002–2013

Jimmy Jax Pinchak (born February 16, 1996) is an American actor and musician known for playing roles in TV shows and Films.

Born James Justin Pinchak, he grew up in Point Pleasant, New Jersey.


He acted the movements for "Know-It-All" in the computer-animated movie The Polar Express[1] (voice was provided by Eddie Deezen)[2] and played the lead in made-for-TV movie All I Want For Christmas, Hostage and Meteor. He also played Eddy in Over There and Mark in Let Me In, a remake of the Swedish film Let the Right One In. In 2008, he starred in the pilot episode of the family comedy Growing Up Normal about a child actor growing up in Hollywood. In 2011, Jimmy made a guest appearance on NCIS. In 2010-2011, Pinchak played a recurring role in Ray Romano's Men Of A Certain Age on TNT. In 2013, Pinchak played Peter Wiggin, the older brother of Ender Wiggin, in the film Ender's Game (2013).

In addition to acting, Pinchak is a blues rock musician. In 2014, The Jimmy Jax Pinchak Band released a blues rock album titled Make It Better.

Pinchak is a self-taught magician, and has been a member of The Magic Castle since 2007.

Pinchak is currently studying Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University.


Year Film Role Notes
2004 The Polar Express Know-It-All motion capture
2005 Hostage Sean
2007 All I Want For Christmas Jesse Armstrong TV-movie
2010 Let Me In Mark
2013 Ender's Game Peter Wiggin
Year Title Role Notes
2002–2003 Family Affair Jody
2005 Over There Eddy
2009 Meteor Michael Hapscomb Miniseries
2011 Growing Up Normal Jimmy Jackson Pilot
Television guest spots
Year Title Role Episodes
2003 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Jimmy Inside the Box
2006 Brothers & Sisters Teddy Traylor Unaired Pilot
2011 NCIS Jason One Last Score
2011 Men Of A Certain Age Wes Recurring


  1. ^ "Express Route For Young Actors New Hanks Film Shows Local Talent. - Free Online Library". Thefreelibrary.com. 2004-11-14. Retrieved 2013-11-11. 
  2. ^ [1] Archived August 28, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.

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