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Jimmy Karz (Movie Actor)

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Name  Jimmy Karz
Role  Actor
On the left is Jimmy Karz during his childhood as Bruce Bogtrotter in the 1996 movie "Matilda" while on the right is him as a grown-up adult

  26 July 1984 (Age 36 years), Los Angeles, California, United States

Similar  The Wedding Singer, Matilda (1996 film), Mara Wilson

Nationality  American

Birth Sign  Aquarius

Net Worth  $5 MILLION USD (as of 2020)

Jimmy Karz  is an American actor. He worked as a child actor in some of Hollywood's popular movies like The Wedding Singer (1998) & Matilda (1996). He also appeared in one of the episodes of TV series ER (1994–2009).


Matilda (1996) Jimmy Karz in Bruce vs. Chocolate Cake Scene (4/10) | Movieclips


He appeared with Adam Sandler in a bar mitzvah scene in The Wedding Singer.
At the MTV Movie awards, they were interviewing Adam Sandler, who claims to remember most people he has ever worked with. Jimmy Karz was there, and they asked Sandler if he recognized him. They told him who he was and Sandler responded by saying, "You're the one who grabbed Drew's tush.".

He worked as a Production Associate at MTV during 2008.

After 17 years Jimmy Karz & other actors recreating iconic scene from "Matilda"

Personal Life & Family

Jimmy Karz smiling while looking at something and wearing a white shirt

Jimmy Karz was born as Jimmy Elliot Karz on July 26, 1984 in Los Angeles County, California, the USA. He completed his schooling from Millikan Middle School in 1998. He then moved to Grant High School and graduated from there in 2002. In 2014 he attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Jimmy has an elder brother as well.


Jimmy Karz eating a lot of chocolate as Bruce Bogtrotter in the 1996 movie "Matilda"  and wearing a white-striped shirt

Jimmy Karz started his career as a child actor. He appeared in a couple of Hollywood films and gradually vanished from the industry. As an adult, Jimmy started working as a production associate at MTV in 2008. Jimmy also appeared in a 1998 episode of the hit series E.R., which was created by Michael Crichton.


ER (TV Series) as
Alfred Clark
- Day for Knight (1998) - Alfred Clark
The Wedding Singer as
Studliest Kid at Bar Mitzvah
Matilda as
Bruce Bogtrotter
Afternoon Tea, a Matilda Reunion (Video documentary short) as
Self - 'Bruce Bogtrotter' (as Jim Karz)


Jimmy Karz (AOL)