Jonah Meyerson


Born: New York City, New York, USA


Jonah Meyerson (born September 20, 1991) is an American actor. He has worked with actors such as Gene Hackman, Pierce Brosnan, Robin Williams, Ben Stiller, Dermot Mulroney, Alison Pill, and Aidan Quinn. He was born in New York City, where he currently lives. He is a graduate of Stuyvesant High School, and the University of Pennsylvania as a member of the class of 2013. At UPenn, he was the head writer for and a cast member of Penns Mask and Wig Club, the nations oldest collegiate all-male musical comedy troupe. Meyerson also performed with Penns improv comedy troupe, Without a Net. and was a 2013 member of Penns Friars Senior Society.Meyerson made his acting debut in Wes Andersons 2001 award-winning film The Royal Tenenbaums. He played Uzi, the red-suited older son of Chas, played by Ben Stiller, and the grandson of characters played by Gene Hackman and Anjelica Huston. Meyerson was nominated for a Young Artists award for his work on that film. He also starred in Griffin and Phoenix, a new movie shown on the Lifetime channel and released on DVD. His work on that film earned him his second Young Artist Award nomination. In 2005, he was in the movies Little Manhattan and The Matador, and in 2004, David Duchovnys House of D. Playing computer genius Yoda who helps Alison Pills character in Book of Daniel (2006), Jonah was set to appear in eight episodes, but only one of his episodes aired before the series was cancelled. His work on that series is available on the shows DVD.He is represented by [Paradigm] in New York City.

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