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Jake Lloyd

Jake Lloyd, 2007
Born Jacob Christopher Lloyd
March 5, 1989 (1989-03-05) (age 20)
Fort Collins, Colorado, U.S.A.
Occupation Film actor
Years active 1995–present

Jacob Christopher "Jake" Lloyd (born March 5, 1989) is an American actor, who gained worldwide fame when he was chosen by George Lucas to play the young Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, the first film in the Star Wars prequel trilogy. He reprised his role in 5 of the video games. Lloyd is also known for his recurring roles as Jimmy Sweet in ER and Young Angelo in The Pretender. He previously guest starred in the show as a character named Ronny Collins. He also appeared in the 1998 TV film Host.

Lloyd was born in Fort Collins, Colorado, the son of Bill Lloyd, an E.M.T. set medic, and Lisa, an entertainment agent.[1][2] He has a younger sister named Madison.

He is best known for his performances in the films Jingle All the Way and Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. Lloyd's latest film, Madison, was filmed in 2001 but not released until April 2005. That year he also gave MTV his first interview since Star Wars in which he stated that he is again auditioning for roles. As yet, he has no future roles planned.

In 2007, Lloyd graduated from Carmel High School in Carmel, Indiana. He is currently attending Columbia College Chicago as a film and video major.[3][4][5]

In 2009, Lloyd attended the Supanova CON in Sydney and Perth, Australia and participated in CoolShite's annual supanova podcast in Perth.[6]


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Unhook the Stars J.J. First film
1996 Jingle All the Way Jamie Langston Minor Lead Role
1996 Apollo 11 Mark Armstrong also known as "Apollo 11: The Movie"
1998 Host Jack Virtual Obsession in the UK
1999 Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Anakin Skywalker Major Lead Role
1999 Star Wars Episode I: Racer Anakin Skywalker Video game; Main role
2000 Star Wars Episode I: Jedi Power Battles Anakin Skywalker Video game; voice
2001 Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds Anakin Skywalker (Episode 1) Video game; voice
2001 Star Wars: Super Bombad Racing Anakin Skywalker Video game
2002 Star Wars: Racer Revenge Anakin Skywalker (Episode 1) Video game; voice
2001 Madison Mike McCormick Latest film
Year Series Role Other notes
1996 ER Jimmy Sweet "Dead of Winter" (Season 2, Episode 11)
"The Right Thing" (Season 2, Episode 14)
"A Shift in the Night" (Season 2, Episode 18)
"Take These Broken Wings" (Season 2, Episode 21)
1996-1999 The Pretender Young Angelo/Ronny Collins 5 episodes; 4 as Young Angelo; 1 as Ronny Collins


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