|Born||May 3, 2005|
Maxwell Jenkins (born May 3, 2005) is an American actor who is known for his roles in Betrayal and Sense8. In 2016, he played the role of Ryan Jensen in A Family Man. Since 2018, he has appeared as Will Robinson in Lost in Space, the Netflix remake of the 1965 television series.
Jenkins is the son of Jeff Jenkins, a former Ringling clown, and Julie Greenberg. They are the co-founders and directors of the Chicago-based Midnight Circus, whose proceeds help fund general improvements for the Chicago parks the circus is hosted in. Jenkins began performing with the circus at age three, performing acts like tightwire walking, juggling, and playing mandolin.
|2013-2014||Betrayal||Oliver||Recurring role; |
|2015||Sense8||Young Will||Recurring role; |
|2015||NCIS: New Orleans||Ryan Griggs||Episode: 'I Do'|
|2015||Chicago Fire||J.J.||Guest role; |
|2018–present||Lost in Space||Will Robinson||Main role; |
Nominated - Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor in Streaming Presentation (2019)
|2016||A Family Man||Ryan Jensen|
|2020||Joe Bell||Joseph Bell|
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