Born: 5 February 1989
Birthplace: Monterey, California
Best known as: Star of the 2003 movie Peter Pan
Jeremy Sumpter is the young actor who took the title role in the 2003 film version of Peter Pan
. Sumpter was born in central California, but spent most of his childhood in Kentucky. It was there that, slender and blue-eyed, he began modelling and acting. In 2000, when Sumpter was 11 years old, his family moved to Los Angeles to help further his acting career. Before landing the starring role in Peter Pan
, he appeared in the suspenseful drama Frailty
(2001), the surfer flick Local Boys
(2002) and the small-town nostalgia piece Just a Dream
Sumpter has a twin sister, Jessica.
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