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Jonathan Brandis

Lucas Wolenczak in SeaQuest DSV

Photos Jonathan Brandis Birth name: Jonathan Gregory Brandis
Birth date: 1976/04/13
Date of death : 2003/11/12 (27 years old)
Birth place : Danbury Connecticut
Height: 1.75 m

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Biography for Jonathan Brandis

Born in Danbury, Connecticut, USA, to Greg and Mary, Jonathan Brandis began his career at age 5, acting in television commercials. He appeared in small parts in several films and TV shows before his first starring role in the 1990 film The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter (1990). Since then he also starred in popular films such as Ladybugs (1992) and recently starred as Lucas Wolenczak in Steven Spielberg's television series "SeaQuest DSV" (1993). He doubled up his high school courses so he could finish a year early to his role on "SeaQuest DSV" (1993). He died in November 2003.


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Title Role
A Fate Totally Worse Than Death (2005) Drew
Puerto Vallarta Squeeze (2004) Neil Weatherford
111 Gramercy Park (2003) (TV) Will Karnegian
The Year That Trembled (2002) Casey Pedersen
Hart's War (2002) Pvt. Lewis P. Wakely
Ride with the Devil (1999/I) Cave Wyatt
Outside Providence (1999) Mousy
Aladdin's Arabian Adventures: Magic Makers (1998) (V) Mozenrath
Between the Sheets (1998) Robert Avacado
Two Came Back (1997) (TV) Jason
Fall Into Darkness (1996) (TV) Chad
SeaQuest DSV Lucas Wolenczak (57 episodes, 1993
Born Free: A New Adventure (1996) (TV) Randal 'Rand' Everett Thompson
Her Last Chance (1996) (TV) Preston
Aladdin Mozenrath (1 episode, 1995)
Good King Wenceslas (1994) (TV) Prince Wenceslas
Sidekicks (1992) Barry Gabrewski
Crossroads Michael Stahl (1 episode, 1992)
Ladybugs (1992) Matthew/Martha
Pros and Cons (1 episode, 1991)
Blossom Stevie (1 episode, 1991)
Our Shining Moment (1991) (TV) Michael 'Scooter' McGuire
The Wonder Years Steve (1 episode, 1991)
Gabriel's Fire Matthew Fixx (1 episode, 1991)
It (1990) (TV) William 'Stuttering Bill' Denbrough
The Flash Terry Cohan (1 episode, 1990)
The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter (1990) Bastian Bux
The Munsters Today Matt Glover (1 episode, 1990)
Ghost Dad (1990) (voice) Additional Voices
Alien Nation Andron (1 episode, 1990)
Murder, She Wrote Kevin Bryce (1 episode, 1990)
Stepfather II (1989) Todd Grayland
Who's the Boss? Paul (1 episode, 1989)
Full House Michael (1 episode, 1989)
Oliver & Company (1988) (voice) Additional Voice
Webster Bobby (1 episode, 1988)
The Wrong Guys (1988) Kid Tim
Mars: Base One (1988) (TV)
Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (1987) (TV) Lance as Age 11
L.A. Law Kevin Talbot (2 episodes, 1987)
Fatal Attraction (1987) Party Guest
Good Morning, Miss Bliss Michael Thompson (1 episode, 1987)
Sledge Hammer! Young Sledge (1 episode, 1986)
Mystery Magical Special (1986) (TV) Jonathan
Kate & Allie Chip's Friend (1 episode, 1984)


He wrote one episode of "SeaQuest DSV" (1993).

He has done more than 85 commercials.

He claimed that his dad was one of the main inspirations in his life, having taught him about the 'business from an early age'

Attended a special actors school and graduated after doubling his high school classes.

Dated Monica Keena. [2000]

Auditioned for the role of Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002).

An avid Pez collector. As a teenager, in hopes of preparing for a directing career as well as an acting career, he filmed movies starring his friends using a home video camera.

At the 15th Annual Youth in Film Awards, he won Best Youth Actor in a Leading Role in a Television Series for "SeaQuest DSV" (1993).

Was an only child.

Date to the high school prom was Brittany Murphy of Clueless (1995), 8 Mile (2002), and Just Married (2003) fame.

After his death dozens upon dozens of Internet communities and memorial websites were devoted to him.

The Slainesville Boys (2004), completed in 2003, would have been his directorial debut.

He was friends with childhood neighbor, actress Juliette Clarke.

Was considered for "Saved by the Bell" (1989).

Has an action figure based on his character, Lucas Wolenczak, from "SeaQuest DSV" (1993).

In the start of his teenage-life, he was considered a bit short. This phenomenon was in fact due to that he was actually also growing as an adult. During filming Sidekicks (1992) he had the same height as Mako (5' 4"). He then seriously grew in his late teenage years. In the last season of "SeaQuest DSV" when he was about 18 years old he reached the height 5' 9". He then kept this height for some few years until during filming of Outside Providence (1999) when he finally received his adult height of 6'.



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  • Creation date: 24/11/2007 by abdest
  • Last update: 02/03/2008 by abdest

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