Spencer Breslin Wiki Bio
American actor and singer Spencer Breslin was born under the zodiac sign Taurus in New York City USA, on 18 May 1992. He has 48 acting credits and is perhaps still known best for portraying the lead character Conrad in the 2003 adventure family comedy “The Cat in the Hat”, which also starred Mike Myers and Dakota Fanning, and follows two children who’ve been visited by a talking cat; the movie won seven of its 29 award nominations.
Spencer’s currently shooting for six movies, including “Happy Endings Funeral Parlor”, “Don’t Say It” and “Darkness of Man”.
Education and early life
Spencer was raised in New York City alongside his younger sister Abigail and older brother Ryan, both of whom have become actors, by their mother Kim Breslin (nee Walsh) who’s a talent manager, and father Michael Breslin who’s a telecommunications consultant.
Spencer was somewhat thrown into the entertainment industry as he was only three when he appeared in his first commercial, but because his parents noticed that he liked the experience, they began taking him to various auditions, and he appeared in more than 50 commercials in the following a couple of years.
He was five when he made his debut TV series appearance, portraying Fred Weber in three episodes of the 1997 family comedy “Soul Man”, and Spencer’s been active in the film industry ever since.
He completed his GED tests in 2010, and then focused on acting rather than enrolling at college.
Roles in TV series
Spencer played Nicholas Waring in the 1998 episode “Cherished” of the crime mystery “Law & Order”, and the remainder of the decade saw him star in the horror fantasy “Storm of the Century”, and appear in the drama “Trinity”.
In 2002 and 2003, Spencer voiced the lead character Captain Crandall in 39 episodes of the animated action adventure “Teamo Supremo”, which also starred Alanna Ubach and Martin Mull, and was created by Trevor Bentley and Mauro Casalese; it follows the lives of three superhero children: Rope Girl, Skate Lad and Captain Crandall.
In 2004 and 2005, Spencer portrayed Miles Barnett in 13 episodes of the comedy “Center of the Universe”, which starred Jean Smart and John Goodman, and was created by Nat Bernstein; it follows the life of middle-class father and husband John Barnett. The remainder of the decade saw him appear in only a single TV series, portraying Clinton Gilmour in the 2009 episode “The Salt in the Wounds” of the crime mystery “Bones”.
In 2016, he portrayed Spencer in the episode “The Rush Call” of the comedy “F**Kin’ Actors”, and his only other TV series role has been playing the lead character in the 2022 drama “Art House”, which also starred Sebastian Sommer and Michael M. Bilandic, and follows the lives of several young adults.
Roles in movies
Spencer’s debut film role was playing one of the main characters Rusty Duritz in the popular 2000 family fantasy comedy “The Kid”, which also starred Bruce Willis and Emily Mortimer, and was directed by Jon Turteltaub. It follows an unhappy image consultant who’s been confronted by an eight years old version of himself – the movie won one of its four award nominations. A couple of Spencer’s following roles were in the romantic comedy “Meet the Parents”, the family comedy “The Ultimate Christmas Present”, and the family drama “Kenny the Shark”, all released in 2000.
In 2002, he starred as Curtis in the family fantasy comedy “The Santa Clause 2”, which also starred Tim Allen and Elizabeth Mitchell, and was directed by Michael Lembeck. It follows Santa Claus as he’s searching for Mrs Claus, and the film won one of its four award nominations. Some of Spencer’s notable performances in the remainder of the decade were in the 2004 romantic comedy “Raising Helen”, the 2004 romantic family comedy “The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement”, and the 2008 adventure science fiction “The Happening”.
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In 2015, he portrayed Alex’s Driver in the romantic comedy “Sunshine Becomes You”, which starred Sam Brodie and Herjunot Ali, and was directed by Rocky Soraya. It follows a ballerina who’s made a pianist fall down the stairs, and has accepted being his maid until he recovers.
Some of Spencer’s most recent film roles have been in the 2019 short western “Wickenburg”, the 2022 crime comedy “Murder, Anyone?” and the 2023 drama “The Work of Sebastian Sommer”.
Spencer produced the 2000 short movie “A Kid Becomes the Kid”, the 2013 animated action comedy film “Really Bad Movie!” and the 2018 short film “External Forces”.
Some of his recent talk-show appearances have been in “The Rice and Beans Show”, “Courageous Nerd” and “Too Opinionated”.
Awards and nominations
Spencer’s won seven of his 13 award nominations. Some of his wins include a 2001 Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film, for “The Kid”, a 2003 Stinkers Bad Movie Award for Worst Performance by a Child, for “The Cat in the Hat”, and a 2022 Madrid International Movie Award for Best Supporting Actor, for his performance in “Murder, Anyone?”
Love life and wife
Spencer rarely speaks about his love life in interviews, but we know that he was once a married man.
He and Australian activist and advocate for survivors of sexual assault Grace Tame exchanged vows in a private ceremony in 2017, attended by their closest friends and family members; Grace was named Australian of the Year on 25 January 2021.
The two have no children together, and they divorced two or three years into their marriage, as the exact date of its finalization hasn’t been disclosed.
There are no other women whom Spencer’s been with, that we know about; he seems to be unattached as of September 2023, was once married to Grace Tame and doesn’t have children.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Spencer’s passionate about music and released his so far only album – “Labor Day” – in August 2012 under his own record label Acadian Recording Co; Spencer was 16 when he wrote and composed all 11 songs on the album in 2008 and 2009.
His real-life sister Abigail portrayed his on-screen sister in the 2004 movie “Raising Helen”.
Spencer’s good friends with American actress, producer and director Dakota Fanning.
Close to 20,000 people are following Spencer on Instagram today, and he’s posted nearly 600 pictures and videos onto the network; most show him spending time with his friends.
Spencer’s favorite actor is Sir Ian Murray McKellen, and some of his favorite movies include “The Good Liar”, “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring”, and “Mr. Holmes”.
Appearance and net worth
Spencer’s age is 31. His hair’s brown and eyes are blue, he weighs around 165lbs (75kgs) and is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall.
Spencer’s net worth’s been estimated at over $5 million, as of September 2023.