Jeremy Sumpter is that character from Peter Pan movie, you would always remember. Sumpter, who played the title role in the movie, was born on 5th of February, 1989 in California. Born to Gary and Sandy Sumpter, Sumpter has a twin sister Jessica. Jeremy moved to Kentucky with his mother during his childhood. He explored his modeling skills and took part in International Modeling and Talent Association and he won the Pre-Teen Male Model of the year award in Kentucky. This changed Sumpter's career and he got his own personal manager Mark Robert.
Sumpter realized his career needed to be flourished and there was no better place than LA for it. Sumpter, moving to California got his first chance to be on the big screen, appearing as a younger version of
Matthew McConaughey in the movie ‘Frailty’. His acting was appreciated and he was also nominated for Best Performance by a Young Actor at Saturn Awards for his particular role in his first movie. His next was Just A Dream, alongside
Danny Glover and he won Young Artist Award for this. He was seen in the surfer movie Local Boys playing Skeeter Dobson with co-actors Eric Christian Olson and Mark Harmon in it.
The role of Peter Pan came about to Jeremy when he was barely thirteen. This movie got him huge commercial success and also a bright career with lots of appreciation for him. The P J Hogan’s film was a big break for Jeremy as it is for any young actor to play an iconic and loved role on the big screen. Jeremy took the role seriously and he worked hard to perfect the character of Peter. He was training extensively in sword fighting and also learned gymnastics for the sake of the movie which was shot in Australia and released in 2003. Jeremy was next seen in Club House, a television show for one season playing Pet Young.
This was after two years after playing Peter Pan on the big screen. But the show was canceled soon after the initial episodes though around 12 episodes were shot. He then appeared on television movie Cyber Seduction: His Secret Life and it was a movie by Lifetime Channel which deals with teenagers and their addiction to internet pornography. He continued to make guest appearances on television shows which includes CSI: Miami. He was also part of the movie An American Crime where he has a small role named Coy Hubbard. In 2005, he featured in a comedy movie called Sasquatch Gang.
His stint at playing a funny man continues in other comedy movies like Calvin Marshall where he plays Caselli, in You’re So Cupid as Conner Miller, and as Jared Leary in Death And Cremation. In 2011, he acted as J D McCoy in
Friday Night Lights. His association with this show went for more than a year and he went on to appear in a small movie later called The Culling as Tyler. His 2014 hit film
Into The Storm has Jeremy playing a Storm Chaser in the movie. Jacob Hodges is the character which was specially written for him after the filmmakers saw his audition. He auditioned for a role and got written a special role for himself.
Jeremy, who loves the weather, says that he somehow wanted to be part of this movie and hence gave his best during auditions. His recent adventures in movies were his 2015 movie The Squeeze where he plays, Augie. The young and handsome actor Jeremy was always seen to have a connection with his Peter Pan co-star Rachel Hurd-Wood. But he took to his Instagram account to announce his engagement to Lauren Pacheco in 2015. He is always remembered for his role of Peter Pan in Peter Pan movie. Jeremy is said to be still friends with his co-stars of the film and also maintains friendships with singers
Selena Gomez and