Daryl Christopher Sabara (born June 14, 1992) is an American actor, known for playing Juni Cortez in the Spy Kids film series, as well as for a variety of television and film appearances, including Generator Rex, Wizards of Waverly Place, Father of the Pride, The Polar Express, Keeping Up with the Steins, Halloween, Green Inferno, World's Greatest Dad, Grimm, and America's Most Talented Kids (on which he was a judge).
Sabara in 2006
Daryl Christopher Sabara
June 14, 1992
Meghan Trainor (m. 2018)
Sabara was born in Los Angeles County, California. His mother's maiden name is Krebs. He graduated from West Torrance High School in 2010. He has a fraternal twin brother, Evan, who is also a voice actor. He is of Russian-Jewish descent from his mother, and Polish descent from his father, and had a Bar Mitzvah ceremony. Sabara began performing with the regional ballet company, South Bay Ballet.
Sabara began acting during the mid-1990s, appearing on episodes of Murphy Brown, Life's Work, and Will and Grace before being cast as Juni Cortez in the Spy Kids series of family films, which became popular among pre-teen audiences.
Sabara provided the voice of Hunter in Father of the Pride. He has appeared in episodes of the television series Weeds, House, Dr. Vegas, and was one of the judges on America's Most Talented Kids. Sabara also voiced the main character, Hero Boy, in the 2004 animated version of The Polar Express. He then played a Jewish young boy trying to have a nice Bar Mitzvah in Keeping Up with the Steins (formerly known as Lucky 13), which received a limited release on May 12, 2006. He also guest starred in the Criminal Minds episode, "P911" where he played as a sexually molested child. He also provided the voice for Rex in Generator Rex.
He next appeared in the films Her Best Movie and the interactive DVD Choose Your Own Adventure, played Ben on The Last Chance Detectives radio dramas by Adventures in Odyssey and Focus on the Family, and also appeared as school bully Wesley Rhoades in Rob Zombie's Halloween. He then played Irwin in the theater play The Catskills Sonata, about a young Jewish busboy in the late 1950s.
In 2003, Sabara made a guest appearance as the character Owen on an episode of Friends, during which Matthew Perry's character Chandler accidentally reveals to Owen that he is adopted. He also gained a recurring role in the Disney Channel sitcom Wizards of Waverly Place as T.J. Taylor, a wizard who ignores the rules and uses magic the way he wants, often getting him into trouble. He was also in The Boondocks as the voice of Butch Magnus Milosevic in the episode "Shinin'". He appeared in two episodes of The Batman: first as Harris, a middle schooler; then as Scorn, the sidekick of the villain Wrath. Both roles were opposite his brother, who played "Robin".
He costarred in the 2009 film April Showers, a movie written and directed by a survivor of the 1999 Columbine High School massacre. He played Kyle, a misanthropic teenager in World's Greatest Dad, with Robin Williams, and Peter Cratchit in the 2009 film adaptation of A Christmas Carol. He appeared in the comedy series Easy To Assemble, where he played a character named George. In 2010, he appeared in the movie Machete, and the MTV movie Worst. Prom. Ever. which premiered May 10. In 2012, he co-starred in John Carter as Edgar Rice Burroughs.
He portrayed the recurring role of Tim Scottson in seven episodes (spanning from 2005–2012) of Weeds.
|1999||My Neighbors the Yamadas||Noburu (voice)|
|2000||Dinosaur||Young Zini (voice)|
|2001||Spy Kids||Juni Cortez|
|2002||Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams|
|2003||Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over|
|2003||Finding Nemo||Various (voice)|
|2004||The Polar Express||Hero Boy (voice)|
|2006||Keeping Up with the Steins||Benjamin Fielder|
|2006||Choose Your Own Adventure: The Abominable Snowman||Marco North (voice)||Direct-to-video|
|2007||Her Best Move||Doggie|
|2007||Normal Adolescent Behavior||Nathan|
|2009||World's Greatest Dad||Kyle Clayton|
|2009||A Christmas Carol||Undertaker's Apprentice / Tattered Caroler / Beggar Boy / Peter Cratchit / Well-Dressed Caroler (voices)||Also motion-capture|
|2011||Spy Kids: All the Time in the World||Juni Cortez|
|2012||John Carter||Edgar Rice Burroughs|
|2013||After the Dark||Chips|
|2013||The Green Inferno||Lars|
|1992||Murphy Brown||Baby Brown|
|1996||Life's Work||Toby||1 episode|
|1999||Love & Money||Roger||1 episode|
|2000||Will & Grace||Broccoli Boy||1 episode|
|2002||Total Access 24/7||Spy Kids 2||1 episode|
|2002||All That||Spy Kids||1 episode|
|2002||John Doe||Wesley Silver||1 episode|
|2002||One on One||Jeffy||1 episode|
|2002||What's New, Scooby-Doo?||Tommy / Steve (voice)||1 episode|
|2003||The O'Keefes||Daryl||Recurring role|
|2003||Gamefarm||Himself / Special Guest||1 episode|
|2004||Century City||Frank "Auggie" Wood||1 episode|
|2004||Fatherhood||Larry Keating (voice)||unknown episodes|
|2004||Dr. Vegas||Jesse Selznick||1 episode|
|2004||Murder Without Conviction||James Talley (age 10)||TV movie|
|2004–2005||Father of the Pride||Hunter (voice)||Main role|
|2005||House M.D.||Gabriel Reilich||1 episode|
|2005||Grounded For Life||Garth||1 episode|
|2005–2012||Weeds||Tim Scottson||Recurring role|
|2006||American Dragon: Jake Long||Hobie (voice)||1 episode|
|2006||Criminal Minds||Kevin Rose||1 episode|
|2006||What About Brian||Lil' Adam||1 episode|
|2006||Lolo's Cafe||Mikey (voice)||TV movie|
|2006||Boys Life||Scott Morrow||1 episode|
|2007||The Boondocks||Butch Magnus Milosevic (voice)|
|2007–2008||The Batman||Andrew Mallory / Scorn (voice)||2 episodes|
|2007–2009||Wizards of Waverly Place||T.J. Taylor||Recurring role|
|2008||Miss Guided||Russell||1 episode|
|2008||The Closer||Jason Hetner||1 episode|
|2009||Easy to Assemble||George||Recurring role|
|2010||Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated||Jason / British Nerd (voices)||1 episode|
|2010–2013||Generator Rex||Rex Salazar (voice)||Main role|
|2011||Worst. Prom. Ever.||Clark Peterson||TV movie|
|2012||Gravity Falls||Son on Pier (voice)||1 episode|
|2013||Marvel's Avengers Assemble||Aaron Reece (voice)||1 episode|
|2013–2015||Ultimate Spider-Man||Alex O'Hirn (voice)||Recurring role|
|2015||Resident Advisors||Leslie||Recurring role|
|2016–present||Ben 10||Heatblast (voice)||Recurring role|
|2004||The Polar Express||Hero Boy|
|2011||Cartoon Network Universe: FusionFall||Rex Salazar|
|2011||Generator Rex: Agent of Providence||Rex Salazar|
|2011||Saints Row: The Third||Pedestrian and Character Voices|
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Daryl Christopher Sabara was born on June 14, 1992 in Los Angeles County, California. His ... mother's maiden name is Krebs.
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