Name: Alexander David Linz
Born: January 3, 1989
Place: Santa Barbara, California
Parents: Deborah Baltaxe and Dr. Daniel Linz
Brother/sister: He has a younger sister, Lily Alice
Other names: Alex Linz
Years active: 1995-present
Studies: He attended Alexander Hamilton High School in Los Angeles and is attending college at University of California, Berkeley.
Biography and Career:
Alex Linz made his acting debut in 1995, in an episode from "Cybill". In 1996, he played the son of Michelle Pfeiffer's character in "One Fine Day". In 1997, Linz had maybe the most important role in his career, replacing Macaulay Culkin as the lead actor in "Home Alone 3".
In 1999, he voiced Tarzan in an animated film version. It was his first voice role and the "Tarzan"
movie was a real success. Between 2000 and 2007, Alex Linz played in numerous movies. The most important are "Bruno" (Bruno Battaglia), "Race to Space" (Billy von Huber), "Full Court Miracle" (Alex Schlotsky) and "The Amateurs" (Billy). In 2007, he received a dramatic role in "Choose Connor" (Owen Norris) where he played to role of a teenager that is trying to succeed in a political career.
Why do we like Alex Linz?
Alex Linz is one of the famous Hollywood "children". We all remember him from the comedy Home Alone 3 where he played the role of an extremely intelligent eight year old child. That role was perfect for him and everyone loved that child and how he was able to stop the "bad guys" using all kind of funny and interesting tools.
Why is Alex Linz famous?
Alez Linz is a talented actor. Even since his first role in 1995, he showed a great potential and because of that he received some important roles in memorable movies like Home Alone and the Walt Disney production, Tarzan. More than that, his fame comes from his movies alone and not from his appearances in all kind of paparazzi magazines which, for Hollywood is a big deal.
Short facts about Alex:
- He has a dog called "Mabel"
- His hobbies are football, baseball and track.
- His favorite movies are Matrix, Contact and Blade Runner.
Here's one of his famous quotes :
"Acting is a lot of fun, it's like Halloween every day. You get a costume, a new face, a new identity but at the same time, you've got to be yourself. If you're putting on a fake personality, there's no way you're going to be able to keep up both that personality and also play the role you're supposed to play. You have to be comfortable with yourself."
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