Jackson Brundage is an American film and television child actor. Brundage came to fame for his role on the television series One Tree Hill in which he started to appear in 2008 alongside Bethany Joy Lenz and James Lafferty who played his character’s parents on the series.
He continued to play his widely loved role of a little intelligent boy named Jamie Scott until 2012. He also played Joe Hobbs on the television series See Dad Run between 2012 and 2015 alongside the likes of Scott Baio. His other TV series appearances include NCIS and Friends with Better Lives. As a voice actor, he voiced Foo on Nickelodeon TV series Harvey Beaks as well as Pablo on Einstein Pals.
Who is Jackson Brundage?
Jackson Timothy Brundage was born on January 21, 2001, in Los Angeles, California. He and his siblings were raised in Los Angeles. Jackson started acting professionally at a very young age. His first role was in the 2006 film Lime Salted Love where he played the role of Charlie Allan Smith. His television acting debut came in 2008 when he appeared in the TV series Las Vegas, where he portrayed the role of Little Danny.
Jackson’s most notable television performances were on the popular television series One Tree Hill alongside Michael May, James Lafferty, Shantel VanSanten and Bethany Joy Lenz. On the series, he played Nathan and Haley Scott’s adorable son, James Lucas Scott popularly known as Jamie. His role Jamie Scott was one of a highly intelligent little boy. This turned out to be a role that very much suited Brundage as he never ceased to amaze a lot of his co-stars with his ability to memorize his lines as well as the lines of other cast members’ lines.
On one occasion Hilarie Burton‘s character was supposed to give a speech but she forgot her lines, the young Brundage stepped in by feeding her lines to her right while she was on set. Brundage racked up 99 episodes of appearances over five seasons of the One Tree Hill series between 2008 and 2012.
Brundage has appeared on several other TV series and a few movies. Some of these include playing Tommy Smith on NCIS in 2010, voicing Pablo on Einstein Pals in 2011, playing the role of Brandon on Friends with Better Lives in 2014, and portraying Joe Hobbs on See Dad Run alongside Scott Baio between 2012 and 2015. Brundage appeared on a total of 55 episodes of the See Dad Run series. He was first to voice Foo on the Nickelodeon series Harvey Beaks before Tom Robinson took over the role.
Brundage has since taken a break from acting and assumed the lifestyle of a normal teenager. He loves football and plays on his high school team. He usually played football with members of the One Tree Hill production crew in between filming his scenes while on the set of the series. His nicknames are JB and Lil Jack. The Lil Jack nickname is attributed to his height. He is 5 feet 1 inch in (1.56 m) height. His star sign is Aquarius. All things being equal, he is expected to graduate from high school in 2018.
Brundage does not divulge a lot about his private life, though he is said to be in a serious relationship with a girl whose identity is yet to be known.
Jackson Brundage’s career is still at its nascent stage, hence, his value is sure to rise when he comes back full to acting. Presently, however, he has a net worth of $600,000. This comes from his performance and acting fees as a child actor.
Brundage’s father is Richard Brundage who is an instrumental figure in his becoming an actor. Jackson Brundage has two siblings, an older sister, Keely, and a younger brother, Parker Brundage. While filming One Tree Hill, Brundage had to move from the family home in Los Angeles to Wilmington, North Carolina. During this period, he only went home to Los Angeles when he was not filming to spend time with his entire family.
Where is He Now?
Jackson Brundage has not been acting since after he was replaced by Tom Robinson as the voice of Foo on Harvey Beaks (a Nickelodeon series). He was the first to voice Foo on the series. He is reported to be in high school and living a normal teenager’s life for the time being. He is yet to indicate any interest in returning to the screens as of this writing. He lives with his parents in Los Angeles.