J. Evan Bonifant (born August 19, 1985) is an American actor.[1] As a child actor, he played small parts on television shows and starred in several films, including the lead role in Todd Haynes's Dottie Gets Spanked in 1993. His most notable role was that of Tum Tum, for which he was nominated the Young Artist Award in 1995 in 3 Ninjas Kick Back. He portrayed ten-year-old Buster Blues (Aka Scribbles) in Blues Brothers 2000. In 2008, Bonifant portrayed the role of Jerko Phoenix in the Disney series Wizards of Waverly Place.

J. Evan Bonifant
James Evan Bonifant

(1985-08-19) August 19, 1985 (age 34)
Other namesEvan Bonifant
Years active1991–present


  1. ^ van Gelder, Lawrence (February 6, 1998). "FILM REVIEW; A Brotherly Reprise, Wrecks and All". New York Times. Retrieved 19 September 2011.

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