Jeremy Suarez

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Jeremy Suarez
Born (1990-07-06) July 6, 1990 (age 29)
OccupationActor, film producer and director
Years active1996–present
Spouse(s)Maria Suarez (m. 2017)

Jeremy Suarez (born July 6, 1990 in Burbank, California) is an American actor and film producer and director, best known for his role as Jordan Thompkins on The Bernie Mac Show.

Biography[edit]

In 1996, he made his debut in Jerry Maguire as Rod Tidwell's son Tyson.[1] He voiced Koda in two Disney films, Brother Bear[2] and Brother Bear 2.[3] He also played roles in many television shows, such as The Wayans Bros., Chicago Hope, King of the Hill, Jordan, the nephew of Bernie Mac on The Bernie Mac Show.

Suarez appeared on Larry King Live in 2008 with his fellow cast to discuss Mac's death.[4] In 2009, he voiced a puppet on Nike commercials during the 2009 NBA Playoffs. He voiced Kai in the animated feature film, Zambezia and starred in Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie as "Cooper".[5] He has siblings and got married in November 2017 to his wife Maria.

Suarez is of African American and Puerto Rican descent.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1996 Jerry Maguire Tyson Tidwell
1998 Susan's Plan Kevin
2001 The Land Before Time VIII: The Big Freeze Tippy (voice) Direct-to-video
2002 Treasure Planet Alien Kid (voice), Additional Voice (voice)
2003 Brother Bear Koda (voice)
2004 The Ladykillers Li'l Gawain
Fat Albert Russell (voice)
2006 Room to Grow Teasel
Brother Bear 2 Koda (voice) Direct-to-video
2008 Extreme Movie RJ
2012 Zambezia Kai (voice)
2014 Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie Cooper Folly
2015 The Fix Nathaniel
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1996 Sister, Sister Little Boy Episode: Kid-Napped
1996–98 Chicago Hope Raymond Wilkes 6 episodes
1997 Built to Last Ryce Watkins 8 episodes
1998 The Wayans Bros. Dexter Episode: The Son of Marlon
1998 Beverly Hills, 90210 Ryan Episode: Local Hero
2000 MADtv Cowboy Trick or Treater 2 episodes
2001 Max Steel Nuebert (voice) Episode: Fun in the Sun
2002 Hey Arnold! Scared Boy (voice) Episode: The Journal
2005 The Proud Family Movie Wally (voice) Movie
2001–06 The Bernie Mac Show Jordan Thomkins 104 episodes
2007–08 King of the Hill Arrow Kid #1 / Jack (voices) 3 episodes

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2003 Image Award Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series[6] The Bernie Mac Show Nominated
2004 Image Award Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series[6] The Bernie Mac Show Nominated
2004 BET Comedy Award Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series The Bernie Mac Show Nominated
2004 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) – Leading Young Actor[7] The Bernie Mac Show Nominated
2004 Annie Award Outstanding Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production Brother Bear Nominated
2004 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Voice-Over Role – Young Actor[7] Brother Bear Nominated
2005 BET Comedy Award Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series The Bernie Mac Show Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jeremy Suarez". Hollywood.com.
  2. ^ "Brother Bear Movie Preview, Starring Joaquin Phoenix and Jeremy Suarez, Directed by Aaron Blaise and Bob Walker". BoxOfficeProphets. Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 1 October 2011.
  3. ^ Moore, Andre (June 19, 2014). "Not Kids Anymore: 16 Black TV Child Stars Who Are All Grown Up". Atlanta Black Star. p. 5.
  4. ^ "CNN Larry King Live Tribute to Bernie Mac". CNN. August 12, 2008.
  5. ^ "Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie". Rotten Tomatoes.
  6. ^ a b "The Bernie Mac Show". Bounce TV. Retrieved August 25, 2016.
  7. ^ a b "25th Annual Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Award.

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