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Jonathan Brandis

Jonathan Brandis – Wikipedia

Jonathan Gregory Brandis (* 13. April 1976 in Danbury, Connecticut; † 12. November 2003 in Los Angeles, Kalifornien) war ein US-amerikanischer Schauspieler. Er wurde als Bastian Bux im Film Die unendliche Geschichte II – Auf der Suche nach Phantásien bekannt.

Who Is Jonathan Brandis?

Jonathan Brandis was an American actor who came to prominence during his teenage years, for starring in movies such as “The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter” (1992) and “Ladybugs” (1992). He was also widely recognized from his appearances in the ABC’s soap opera “One Life to Live” and the NBC’s Primetime Emmy Award-winning TV series “SeaQuest 2032” (known also as “SeaQuest DSV”). He passed away in 2003.

Footage of Jonathan Brandis Is Featured in Soleil Moon Frye’s Incredible Documentary Film ‘kid90.’ Here’s What to Know About the ’90s Teen Star Who Left Us Way Too Soon.

In the Hulu documentary film Kid90, Soleil Moon Frye goes through hours of old videos, recordings, and diaries that feature her close friends at the time, including actor Jonathan Brandis. Jonathan was one of the most popular young stars of the early 1990s. He was a talented actor who had a number of notable roles in the early stage of his career.

1. Jonathan Had His Breakout Roles in 1990.

Jonathan made his acting debut in 1982 as Kevin Buchanan on One Life To Live. Eight years later, the young actor starred as Bill Denbrough in the Stephen King miniseries It. He also starred as Bastian Bux in The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter in 1990. When he was 17 years old, he starred in the NBC series seaQuest DSV in 1993. The series ran for 3 seasons. He went on to appear in additional TV shows and movies like Ride with the Devil, Outside Providence, and more.

2. Jonathan Died in 2003.

Jonathan died of suicide by hanging on November 12, 2003. He was just 27 years old. The Los Angeles Police Department said a friend found Jonathan at his apartment on November 11. The actor was transported to the hospital where he died of his injuries the next day.

Rotten Tomatoes: Movies

A TV teen sensation who snared a regular post aboard "seaQuest DSV/seaquest 2030" (NBC, 1993-95), an underwater sci-fi series from Steven Spielberg and Amblin Entertainment, Brandis was admirably convincing as boy genius Lucas Wolenczak, an invaluable crew member of the high-tech submarine in the future. Hailed by TV GUIDE in the summer of 1994 as the "new hot-hot-hot teen mag cover boy," Brandis received over 4000 fan letters a week. Ironically, he first caught the attention of teenaged girls by impersonating one. "Ladybugs" (1992), a mild Rodney Dangerfield vehicle, featured the blond-haired, blue-eyed heartthrob in drag as a ringer on a girl's soccer team.

 

 

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