“My friends would probably describe me as silly. And honest. And that I think about things a bit too much.”
Jonathan Brandis was born on 13th of April, 1976 in Danbury, Connecticut. He was one of the successful actor, screenwriter as well as director. He started his career from 1982 at the age of 6 years as a child model.
He had also appeared in many commercials in the 1980s. Though her parents were not; from the acting industry, he got a passion for doing something in this field.
He was a versatile actor in the Hollywood industry. But unfortunately, he died in 2003 from the injuries after he has hanged himself.
He got a chance to play in the popular TV series “One Life to Live” in 1982. His acting was well appreciated by the audience as well as the critics. In his short career, he has played more than 25 TV shows and many other movies.
He had also directed some short movies which became very popular among the audience. He was the most desired child actor in 1980s.
He had played many successful TV series such as “Pros and Cons,” “Aladdin,” “Crossroads,” “Two Came Back,” “Full House,” “Fall into Darkness” and “Good Morning, Miss Bliss.”
He has also played many movies which became internationally successful as well. He made his debut from “Fatal Attraction” in 1987.
Some of his successful movies are “Dumb and Dumber,” “Ladybugs,” “Ghost Dad,” “Sidekicks,” “Ride with the Devil,” “The Year That Trembled” and “Puerto Vallarta Squeeze.”
His three movies released after his death. “Bad Girls From Valley High” released in 2005 where he played the role of Drew. He was the director as well as producer of “The Slainesville Boys” which was released in 2004.
From his acting abilities, he was nominated and also won many prestigious awards. He was nominated for the Young Artist Award for six times from different movies.
He had won the Young Artist Award in 1994 from the movie “seaQuest DSV” in the category of Best Youth Actor Leading Role in a TV series.
He was also nominated for the Saturn Award in the category of Best Performance by a Younger Actor in 1992 from the movie “The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter.”
He was a tall actor with the height of 5 feet 9 inch and had the weight of 67 kg. His girlfriend was Tatyana Ali who is also engaged in this field. This relationship was very popular in the 1990s.
His shirtless pictures were very famous in the late 90s and early 2000s. He hanged himself in 2003 and later died of his hanging injuries. His autopsy results also showed this fact.
But the cause of his death is still unknown to the world. His friends told that he was frustrated about his career as it was declining during that period. There were also rumors that he was a gay.
But neither he nor his friends announced it publicly. For his memories, many fans cried in the funeral near his grave.
Though he is not anymore now, there are still many fans of him, and he will be remembered all the time for what he has contributed to this industry. He had the net worth of $12 million dollars.
You can find his pictures as well as movies on the web. You can know more about him from the social sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. If you l; want to get his full biography, you can visit Wikipedia and IMDb.