Born: February 20, 1985
Birthplace: Van Nuys, California
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: Junior in Love.
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 II. Shortly after, Richardson starred in the TV series Cold Case as troubled teen Trevor Dawson.
He was born in Van Nuys, California, the son of Tim and Chris Richardson.
|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|
|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"|
|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|
|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"|