|Born||Ross Aaron Malinger
July 7, 1984
Redwood City, California
|Occupation||Actor, Business Manager|
Ross Aaron Malinger (born July 7, 1984) is an American actor and business manager. He is best known for his roles as Jonah Baldwin in the 1993 movie, Sleepless in Seattle, starring Tom Hanks and as Bobby Jameson in the 1997 Disney comedy film, Toothless, starring Kirstie Alley. He and Kirstie Alley both co-starred in the 1996 film Peter and the Wolf. He played Adam Lippman, the Bar Mitzvah boy who liked Elaine's "Shiksa appeal", in the Seinfeld episode "The Serenity Now".
Life and career
Malinger co-starred with Jean-Claude Van Damme in the 1995 film Sudden Death. Though it was a box office disappointment, he earned $1.1 million, a contrast from Sleepless in Seattle, for which he only earned $24,000, even though it launched his career.
He provided the original voice of T.J. Detweiler on the animated series Recess. He did not reprise the role in the next seasons, as he was replaced by Andrew Lawrence. He was a recurring character on the teen drama Party of Five.
He was in an episode of Touched by an Angel playing Nick Albright, a troubled teenager after his parents' separation.
He appeared in the episode "Shattered" on Without a Trace (which aired on April 27, 2006) as Jason McMurphy.
As of 2008, Malinger worked as a general manager at Automotive Legends in Malibu.
- Ross Malinger Biography (1984-)
- "The Automotive Genius behind Automotive Legends". extratv.com. Extral. 2008-08-08.