Judah Lewis is an American actor and acting can be rightfully said to be his second nature. He began portraying roles on stage when he was as young as 4 and haven’t looked back since then. He has landed a couple of roles in films and television series which he has done justice to. Considering his age and when he began his career on screen, it is obvious that Judah still has a lot before him and he is going to impress all of us all the way to the zenith of his career.
While you recline on your couch and watch him delight you on screen playing various characters, how about we quickly run through his bio here and tell you all that is worth knowing about his background, family, career, and other facts we gathered about the young actor.
Judah Lewis’ Bio (Age)
Judah is an actor of Jewish descent born on the 22nd day of May 2001 in the United States of America into a family where he has an actor as his father.
Obviously, considering his father’s profession, acting began rubbing off on Judah Lewis from a very young age. He started off his career with roles on stages and in no distant time, he made it to the big screen. He kicked off his acting career as the character Caleb Barlow in the American Civil War Western film titled Deliverance Creek (2014). After this work, Judah landed more acting roles in 2015 viz Demolition (as Chris Moreno) where he acted alongside Naomi Watts and Jake Gyllenhaal, Point Break (as the young version of Johnny Utah played by Luke Bracey). The film also starred Édgar Ramírez, Luke Bracey, and others. Lastly, in 2015, he was seen in the television series CSI: Cyber as the character Denny Metz in one episode of the series.
After this work, he devoted much of 2016 portraying the character of Young Gil Harris in 6 episodes of Game of Silence, an American adaptation of the Turkish drama television series, Suskunlar. The series is based on the true story of the absentia sentencing of some children to 9 years in prison for stealing some baklava dessert in Gaziantep in 1997.
In 2017, he acted in the horror film The Babysitter as Cole, a boy hunted by his babysitter which was played by Samara Weaving. The film was later acquired by Netflix in late 2016 and got released by the American media-services provider on October 13, 2017. After this film, Judah Lewis added some more projects to his acting portfolio and they include Summer of 84 (2018) where he acted as Tommy “Eats” Eaton, The Christmas Chronicles (2018) as Teddy Pierce alongside Darby Camp (as Kate Pierce), Kurt Russell (as Santa Claus), Lamorne Morris (as Officer Mikey Jameson) and many others.
His Parents and Family
As earlier mentioned, Judah Lewis was born into a family where he had an actor as a father. His parents are Mark Lewis and Hara Lewis. His father, other than being an actor, is equally noted as a writer. He had roles in films like Another World (1964), As the World Turns (1956), and Demolition (2015) where his son played a supporting role. Judah’s father is reportedly from Cherry Hill, New Jersey, the United States, which is also the birthplace of his son.
Aside from these facts, no other revelations have been made about Judah’s family in terms of whether or not he has siblings, who they are, and what they do. Whatever be the case, Judah’s parents should be very proud of him seeing how good he is doing in his acting career.
Other Facts About Judah Lewis
- Spiderman Role
You must have seen the American superhero film Spider-Man: Homecoming which starred Tom Holland as Peter Parker/Spider-Man, Michael Keaton as Adrian Toomes/Vulture, Jon Favreau as Harold “Happy” Hogan, Zendaya as Michelle “MJ” Jones, Marisa Tomei as May Parker, Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man and others.
It would have been Judah Lewis playing the character of Peter Parker/Spider-Man as he was among six others who auditioned for the role. However, it was the younger Holland who landed the role and did a good job playing the character.
- Body Measurements
The Christmas Chronicles star stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.79 meters). At this height, he weighs 65 kg (143 lb). His arms measure 13 inches, chest – 38 inches, while his waist measures 30 inches. The actor has dark brown hair and a pair of hazel eyes.