Feb. 5th, 1989
Monterey, California, USA
Jeremy Sumpter's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2011 - Soul Surfer
2010 - Death and Cremation
2009 - Calvin Marshall
2007 - An American Crime
2006 - The Sasquatch Gang
2003 - Peter Pan
2001 - Frailty
Guest TV Roles
Jeremy Robert Myron Sumpter was born in Monterey, California, on February 5, 1989, but was raised in Mount Sterling, Kentucky. At a young age, he enjoyed mountain climbing and play with his friends like any other normal kid, but when he went to Lexington, Kentucky, to model, he won the pre-teen of the year award and met his manager Mark Robert. Soon after that, Jeremy, his twin sister Jessica Sumpter, his little sister Gigi Sumpter, and his mom and dad moved to Los Angeles, California. He started filming Local Boys (2002) and Just a Dream (2002) afterward. But it was his next movie, Frailty (2001), in which he played young Adam Meeks, opposite Bill Paxton and Matthew McConaughey, that really got him noticed. In 2003, he was cast his biggest film yet, as the title character in Peter Pan (2003), which came to theaters on Christmas Day. This was followed by the short-lived TV series "Clubhouse" (2004).
- His favorite book is "The Giver".
- Can be seen on the DVD of _Peter Pan (2003)_ (qv), saying he is spoofing _Moulin Rouge! (2001)_ (qv) as he sits on a swing singing.
- Currently, his top sports are surfing, swimming, golf, and basketball. He also enjoys football, baseball, snowboarding, tennis, soccer, hiking, and roller blading.
- Has one brother who is in college named Travis
- His younger sister appeared with him in his _"ER" (1994)_ (qv) episode.
- Has a twin named 'Jessica Sumpter' (qv) and a younger sister, 'Gigi Sumpter' (qv).
- Is good friends with his _Peter Pan (2003)_ co-star 'Rachel Hurd-Wood' (qv).
- Is friends with 'Anna Popplewell' (qv). Her brother 'Freddie Popplewell' (qv) was in _Peter Pan_ (2003) with Jeremy.