NORWALK, Conn. -- Happy Birthday To Norwalk’s Jesse Bradford!
Bradford, who has owned a home in Norwalk, turns 37 on Saturday. The actor was born May 28, 1979, in Norwalk.
Bradford began acting at the age of 8 months, appearing in a Q-Tip commercial. His first film appearance was as Robert De Niro's son in "Falling in Love" (1984).
As a child actor, Bradford starred in the well-reviewed films "Presumed Innocent" (1990), "King of the Hill" (1993) and "Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog" (1995).
Subsequently, he has had several notable roles in motion pictures, including "Romeo + Juliet" (1996) and "Bring It On" (2000). In 2002, he appeared as the lead in two films — "Clockstoppers" and "Swimfan." He also had a minor role as White House intern Ryan Pierce for nine episodes during the fifth season of "The West Wing."
He played the role of Rene Gagnon in the 2006 film "Flags of Our Fathers," based on the book of the same name by James Bradley.
Most recently, he has been cast as one of the leads in "I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell," based on Tucker Max's best-selling book and joined the main cast of the short-lived NBC courtroom drama series "Outlaw" in 2010.
He was also an investor in the Manhattan nightclub The Plumm.
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