Noah Hathaway is a former actor best recognized for his juvenile roles in The Never Ending Story as well as Battlestar Galactica. Born and raised in LA California, the young Noah commenced his career at the age of three, majorly appearing on several commercials until his debut on television which was accomplished at the age of six, appearing in a major role alongside his dad in the television series Battlestar Galactica. His first time on the big screen was on the set of the 1980 movie Its My Turn which resulted in a quick succession of several small television and movie roles till he landed his breakout role.
His first big break was scored on the set of The Never Ending Story in 1984, during which he gained public attention as the most talented juvenile actor. A couple of years later in 1986, he joined the cast of the movie Troll portraying the character of Harry Potter Jr. Noah took a long hiatus from the world of entertainment but after a very long while, he surfaced in supporting roles in movies like Blue Dream and Sushi Girl.
Noah Hathaway – Biography
Also known as Noah Leslie Hathaway, the star of The NeverEnding Story was born in LA California on the 13th of November 1971. He came as the second child of Judy and Robert Hathaway and spent his formative years alongside an older sister named Beth. Although he started appearing in commercials at the tender age of three, he continued with his education simultaneously attending school at Lycee Français de Los Angeles. The actor is fluent in the French language.
Noah did several odd jobs as a teenager starting with a position as a lifeguard in an LA beach and also a bartender in the same city after he took a long break from the screen. Hathaway later delved into dance tutorial as well as teaching street dance and advanced dance till he was halted by an injury he incurred at the age of 18. He trained as a martial arts expert, the juvenile actor would later bag a black belt in Shotokan Karate and Tang Soo Do as well as compete as a Muay Thai boxer. He became proficient in American Kenpo which he learned under the tutelage of Dr. Jerry Erickson.
Noah Hathaway spent a significant part of his youth at the Willow Springs Raceway Rosamond, California, riding and designing “chopper” motorcycles as well as competing in supersport motorcycle racing. He made appearance at the 2011 Chicago and Philadelphia shows and toured with WizardWorld Conventions. 2012 saw him appearing at the Supanova Pop Culture Expo in Sydney, Australia
Noah Hathaway’s father Robert Hathaway worked as an acting instructor as well as a writer in Hollywood, helping his son to get an early start in his profession. They also appeared together in productions like 1978 Battlestar Galactica and Troll released in 1986. His mum has been identified as Judy Hathaway while his older sister is called Beth Hathaway.
Who is His Wife?
Although the exact time of his wedding is not known, Noah Hathaway is married to Sameerah Hoddison and they share a number of children together, all boys. One remarkable fact about their nuptials is that both the man and wife opted to tattoo their wedding rings instead of wearing it. According to Noah, the experience was a painful one which he would never opt to do again. However, they are presently involved in divorce proceedings.
After his divorce from Sameerah was filled, Noah became involved with Elizabeth Medlin, though the duo fell out in 2018 after the former child actor accused his new love of harassment, claiming that she deliberately kicked his pet dog. Noah also made headlines in 2017 when he commenced a crowdfunding campaign to assist him in financing his expensive spinal fusion surgery. The injuries were as a result of his stunt on the set of The NeverEnding Story when he fell from a horse.
Noah Hathaway’s Net Worth
Noah Hathaway had a net worth of $2 million but was forced to resort to crowdfunding in 2017 when a spinal cord injury he incurred in his movie stunts as a twelve-year-old ate deep into his finances. According to Noah, he has spent almost a million in surgery for himself and in addition, Cash his French bulldog urgently needed to go through a surgery in order to remove cysts, a process which cost him $16,000 in veterinary bills.
Where is He Now?
The last Noah Hathaway was seen on screen was in 2016 reprising his Neverending Story role in favor of a Spotify commercial celebrating the 1980s. However, since 2017, he has been in and out of hospital battling to save his spin through a surgery which cost him almost a million dollars in hospital bills.