Landon Gimenez is an American child actor best known for his starring role as Jacob Langston, an eight-year-old boy who is discovered on a rural road in China, baffled by a world he's clearly out of place in, in the fantasy drama television series Resurrection.
Gimenez was born in Houston, Texas. The first three years of his life were mostly spent in Texas Children's Hospital where he battled a very rare genetic disease. By the age of three, his health stabilized and he was able to start doing normal activities, like gymnastics.
By the age of five, Landon began to compete on a high level gymnastics team. He has won many medals including a 5th place finish out of 200 competitors.
Landon also dances. He is a member of The Missouri City Ballet, where he has danced numerous performances including The Nutcracker, Swan Lake and Alice in Wonderland.
Naturally a performer, Landon felt the need to act and entertain. He is inspired by the work of Tim Burton and enjoys drawing and swimming. He is the youngest of five children in his family. His oldest brother lives in Australia and plays professional rugby. His three sisters and parents reside in Texas.