Jake Richardson

Jake Richardson

Birth name: Jacob Matthew Richardson
Born: February 20, 1985
Age: 39
Birthplace: Van Nuys, California
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Jacob Matthew Richardson (born February 20, 1985) is an American actor, currently acting mostly in TV series. He is perhaps best known for his roles in the film Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves and the TV series Fudge.



Richardson landed his first acting role in 1995 at the age of nine on the popular ABC series Fudge. Soon after, he appeared in the hit TV series The Nanny and as Blade in Problem Child 3.

Though silent through 1996, Richardson soon starred in Walt Disney Pictures’ 1997 classic Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves as Mitch. He played a minor role in the Disney film Toothless, alongside Kirstie Alley, Ross Malinger, and directed by Melanie Mayron. He appeared in the independent film “Little Cobras” as Derek. Though not having a big following, the movie was screened at the Cannes Film Festival.

Richardson starred as Reggie Van Dough in the 1998 Warner Home Video family comedy Richie Rich's Christmas Wish. He then made an appearance on the drama 7th Heaven as the troubled young boy, Johnny Morton.

In 2001, Richardson fulfilled one of his dreams of working with Kevin Smith, making a small cameo in Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back.

Throughout 2002, Richardson starred in many TV shows including NYPD Blue, Need You Know, and Boston Public. He also appeared in TV Movie Homeward Bound.

Richardson also starred in the 2002 movie, The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys, produced by Jodie Foster.

The 2003 movie Hangman's Curse, based on a Christian novel by Frank Peretti, Richardson plays the gothic character of Ian Snyder. He starred in many TV shows before working again with Kevin Smith in the 2006 hit Clerks 2. Shortly after, Richardson starred in the TV series Cold Case as troubled teen Trevor Dawson.

Personal life

He was born in Van Nuys, California, the son of Tim and Chris Richardson.


  • 1996 Young Artist Award: Nomination for Best Performance by a Young Actor - TV Comedy Series for Fudge.


Year Film Role Notes
1995 Fudge Peter Warren Hatcher TV series
The Nanny Willie "A Fine Friendship"
Problem Child 3: Junior in Love Blade TV movie
1997 Little Cobras: Operation Dalmatian Derek
Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves Mitch Szalinski
Toothless Jeff Direct-to-video
C-16: FBI "Russian Winter"
1998 Richie Rich's Christmas Wish Reggie Van Dough Direct-to-video
7th Heaven Johnny "Johnny Get You Gun"
2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Teen #1
2002 The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys Wade Scalisi
Homeward Bound Alex Ashton TV movie
NYPD Blue Travis "A Little Dad'll Do Ya"
Need You Know Teddy
Boston Public Joe Coolidge "Chapter Fifty-One" & "Chapter Fifty-Two"
2003 Hangman's Curse Ian Snyder
Monk Dwayne "Mr. Monk and the Sleeping Suspect"
Touched by an Angel JZ "The Show Must Not Go On"
2005 Invasion Gage
ER Ian Summerlin "The Human Shield
2006 Cold Case Trevor Dawson "Detention"
Clerks II Teen #1
Bones Brian Andrews "Headless Witch In The Woods"
Medium Tyler Downey "Raising Cain"
2007 House Stevie Lipa "Needle in a Haystack"
Boston Legal Graham "The Bride Wore Blood"
Criminal Minds Johnny "Open Season"
Journeyman Dewey Boyd "The Hanged Man"
2008 In Treatment Ian Weston
Garden Party Kevin
Saving Grace Connor "It's a Fierce, White-Hot, Mighty Love"
2011 Supernatural Johnny "Mannequin 3: The Reckoning"
Cinema Verite Tommy Goodwin
NCIS: Los Angeles Drew Stetson "Imposters"
The Booth at the End Richard
The Family Tree Roy
The Mentalist Mike Flynn "Ring Around the Rosie"
Suburgatory Frontman "Sweet Sixteen"

[ Source: Wikipedia ]

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