Adam Hann-Byrd

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Adam Hann-Byrd
Born (1982-02-23) February 23, 1982 (age 38)
Alma mater Wesleyan University
OccupationActor, screenwriter
Years active1990–present
Dara Epstein
(m. 2017)

Adam Hann-Byrd (born February 23, 1982) is an American actor and screenwriter most recognized for his roles in the films Jumanji , The Ice Storm , Halloween H20: 20 Years Later , and as the title character in Little Man Tate .


Early life

Hann-Byrd was born in New York City, the son of Jacquie Hann, a children's book illustrator and author, and Jeff Byrd, a television cameraman. He has one sister, Maya. [1] In 2004, Hann-Byrd graduated from Wesleyan University in Connecticut with degrees in psychology and film studies.


Hann-Byrd made his film debut in 1991's Little Man Tate , directed by and also starring Jodie Foster. In 1995, he appeared as the young Alan in Jumanji at age 13, in which Robin Williams appeared as the adult version of the character. He has also appeared in films such as Diabolique (1996) and The Ice Storm (1997). In 1998, he appeared as Charlie Deveraux in Halloween H20: 20 Years Later and in 1999, in Uninvited.

In 2009, Hann-Byrd began working behind the camera after getting a job in the writers room for the second and third seasons of the television show Fringe . In 2011, he spent a year as a fellow in the Warner Bros. Television Writers Workshop. [2] Subsequently, Hann-Byrd served as a writer for the Hulu series The Morning After and as a writer/producer for Participant Media's Brain Food Daily.

Personal life

Hann-Byrd resides in Los Angeles, California. In 2017, he married Dara Epstein. [3]


1991 Little Man Tate Fred Tate
1993 Digger Digger
1994 NYPD Blue Nick Williamson2 episodes
1995 Jumanji Young Alan Parrish
1996 Diabolique Erik Pretzer
1997 The Ice Storm Sandy Carver
1998 Souvenir Young CharlesVoice
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later Charlie Deveraux
1999 The Outer Limits Kevin BuchananEpisode "Stranded"
Uninvited Young Tony Grasso
2009 Simone Walker

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