Jimmy Bennett is an American actor best known for his starring role as JJ Powell, a teenager who develops acute intelligence, on the science fiction comedy-drama television series No Ordinary Family, from 2010-2011.
He also starred as the young James T. Kirk in J.J. Abrams' sci-fi action film Star Trek, Robert Rodriguez's magical fantasy adventure Shorts and Diminished Capacity, with Matthew Broderick and Alan Alda.
He also co-starred in Evan Almighty, with Steve Carell and Morgan Freeman; Wolfgang Peterson's Poseidon, alongside Kurt Russell, Richard Dreyfuss and Josh Lucas; Firewall, with Harrison Ford and Virginia Madsen; producer Michael Bay's The Amityville Horror; Hostage, opposite Bruce Willis; Asia Argento's The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things Else, based on the J.T. Leroy novel; and Daddy Day Care, with Eddie Murphy.
In addition Bennett's voice can be heard in the animated holiday feature The Polar Express, starring Tom Hanks.
On television he guest starred on Everwood, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Judging Amy, The Guardian and Strong Medicine. He also appeared in the miniseries Detective.
Bennett has voiced characters for some popular children's movies, including I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown, Fun with Roo (ABCs and 123s), and Springtime with Roo.
When not acting, he loves playing guitar, going to the beach and hanging out with friends.