Jason James Richter

Actor
Screen juvenile who got started when a Japanese producer used his "all-American boy" qualities in three TV advertisements aimed at the Japanese market. Work in US commercials followed, and Richter enjoyed a breakthrough ... Read more »
Born: 01/29/1980 in Medford, Oregon, USA

Filmography

Actor (9)

Bones 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Ricochet River 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Laserhawk 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Free Willy 3: The Rescue 1997 (Movie)

Jesse (Actor)

Sabrina, the Teenage Witch 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home 1995 (Movie)

Jesse (Actor)

Cops and Robbersons 1994 (Movie)

Kevin Robberson (Actor)

The Neverending Story III 1994 (Movie)

Bastian Balthazar Bux (Actor)

Free Willy 1993 (Movie)

Jesse (Actor)

Biography

Screen juvenile who got started when a Japanese producer used his "all-American boy" qualities in three TV advertisements aimed at the Japanese market. Work in US commercials followed, and Richter enjoyed a breakthrough into feature films when he was chosen to play a whale's best friend in "Free Willy" (1993). He went on to reprise that role in the two sequels.

Relationships

Sandy Richter

Mother

Milestones

1998

Did third turn as Jesse in "Free Willy 3: The Rescue"

1995

Reprised signature role in "Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home"

1994

Acted in "The Neverending Story III"

1993

Feature film debut, "Free Willy"

1989

Moved with his family back to the continental U.S.

1983

Moved at age three to Honolulu HI

Began acting career when a Japanese TV commercial producer used him in three commercials aimed at the Japanese market (date approximate)

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