Max Pomeranc

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Max Pomeranc
Born (1984-03-21) March 21, 1984 (age 34)
New York City, New York, USA
Occupation Actor
Years active 1993–2008

Max Pomeranc (pronounced Pomerantz; born March 21, 1984) is an American former child actor.

Pomeranc was born in New York City, New York. His mother, Marion Hess Pomeranc, is an author, and his father, Abe Pomeranc, is a stock broker.[1] He made his acting debut at the age of eight, playing the lead in the film Searching for Bobby Fischer, based on the childhood of International Master Josh Waitzkin. At the time he appeared in the film, he was one of the USA's top 100 chess players in his age group.[citation needed] Pomeranc next starred in the 1995 family movie Fluke starring Matthew Modine, Nancy Travis and Eric Stoltz.



Year Result Award Category Work
1994 Nominated Young Artist Award Best Actor Under Ten in a Motion Picture Searching for Bobby Fischer


  1. ^ Hess Pomeranc, Marion (1995-06-11). "It's More Than Just a 'Fluke'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2010-07-19. 

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