Max Pomeranc

Actor, Chess player
One of America's top 100 chess players in his age group, this precocious 8-year-old made his acting debut as the lead of "Searching for Bobby Fischer", based on the childhood of chess master Josh Waitzkin. Max Pomeranc ... Read more »
Born: 03/21/1984 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (5)

Definitely, Maybe 2008 (Movie)

Robredo Campaign Worker (Actor)

Fluke 1995 (Movie)

Brian Johnson (Actor)

Nowhere to Hide 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Searching for Bobby Fischer 1993 (Movie)

Josh Waitzkin (Actor)

Journey (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

One of America's top 100 chess players in his age group, this precocious 8-year-old made his acting debut as the lead of "Searching for Bobby Fischer", based on the childhood of chess master Josh Waitzkin. Max Pomeranc (pronounced "Pomerantz") proved an ideal casting choice because of his innocent yet intelligent look, excellent concentration and his formidable knowledge of the game. His portrayal has been hailed as one of the most outstanding juvenile performances in recent years.

Relationships

Abe Pomeranc

Father
employed by Sherson-Lehman

Marion Pomeranc

Mother
owns Grant-Peters Associates

EDUCATION

enrolled in a program for highly gifted children at a public school in Manhattan

Milestones

1993

acting debut as lead of "Searching for Bobby Fischer"

Competed in the national chess finals in Tennessee

Competed in the New York State chess finals

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