Omri Katz

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Omri Katz
Omri Haim Katz

(1976-05-30) May 30, 1976 (age 43)
Years active1983–2002

Omri Haim Katz (born May 30, 1976) is a retired American actor. His television and film credits include Eerie, Indiana, Matinee, Adventures in Dinosaur City, Disney's Halloween comedy-fantasy film Hocus Pocus[1] and the CBS prime time soap opera Dallas in which he played the role of John Ross Ewing III, the son of J.R. Ewing and Sue Ellen Ewing, from 1983 to 1991.[2]


Katz was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, the son of Israeli Jewish immigrants Rina and Yoram Katz. He has an older brother named Michael and an older sister named Lali. Katz lived in Israel[3] for a year during his childhood.[4]


Film and Television
Year Title Role Notes
1983–1991 Dallas John Ross Ewing III Main cast (149 episodes)
1984 Simon & Simon Boy Episode: "Yes, Virginia, There Is a Liberace"
1991–1992 Eerie, Indiana Marshall Teller Main cast (19 episodes)
1991 Zorro Jack Adams Episode: "The Man Who Cried Wolf"
1991 Adventures in Dinosaur City Timmy TV film
1992 The Torkelsons Jason Episode: "Double Date"
1993 Matinee[5] Stan Feature film
1993 Hocus Pocus[1] Max Dennison Feature film
1993–1995 The John Larroquette Show Tony Hemingway Recurring role (6 episodes)
1996 Dallas: J.R. Returns[2] John Ross Ewing III TV film
1999 Freaks and Geeks Brad Episode: "Tests and Breasts"
2000 General Hospital Tattoo Artist Episode dated April 26, 2000
2002 Journey Into Night Sean Short film



  1. ^ a b Carr, Jay (16 July 1993). "'Hocus Pocus': Fun but not potent enough". Boston Globe. p. 40. ISSN 0743-1791.
  2. ^ a b Biddle, Frederic (15 November 1996). "A sentimental journey to 'Dallas'". Boston Globe. p. D18. ISSN 0743-1791.
  3. ^ Moeslein, Anna (25 October 2012). "Where Are They Now: Hocus Pocus". Glamour. Conde Nast. Archived from the original on 31 December 2017.
  4. ^ "TV TALK Katz of 'Eerie' began career at age 3 doing commercials". The Atlanta Journal and The Atlanta Constitution. 1991-11-03. Retrieved 2009-10-16.
  5. ^ Maslin, Janet (29 January 1993). "Reviews/ Film; Eek! There's a Horror Movie in Here!". The New York Times.

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