Jimmy Jax Pinchak (born February 16, 1996) is an American actor and musician known for playing roles in television series and films.

Jimmy Pinchak
James Justin Pinchak

(1996-02-16) February 16, 1996 (age 23)
EducationCornell Law School, Cornell University, B.S.
  • Actor
  • musician
Years active2002–2013

Life and careerEdit

Born James Justin Pinchak, he grew up in Point Pleasant, New Jersey.[citation needed] He acted the movements for "Know-It-All" in the computer-animated movie The Polar Express[1] (voice was provided by Eddie Deezen)[2] and played the lead in made-for-TV movie All I Want For Christmas, Hostage and Meteor. He also played Eddy in Over There and Mark in Let Me In, a remake of the Swedish film Let the Right One In. In 2008, he starred in the pilot episode of the family comedy Growing Up Normal about a child actor growing up in Hollywood. In 2011, Jimmy made a guest appearance on NCIS. In 2010-2011, Pinchak played a recurring role in Ray Romano's Men Of A Certain Age on TNT. In 2013, Pinchak played Peter Wiggin, the older brother of Ender Wiggin, in the film Ender's Game (2013).

In addition to acting, Pinchak is a blues rock musician. In 2014, The Jimmy Jax Pinchak Band released a blues rock album titled Make It Better.[3] In 2019, The Jimmy J Pinchak Band released Blue on Arrival.[4]

Pinchak is a self-taught magician, and has been a member of The Magic Castle since 2007.[citation needed]

Pinchak is currently studying law at Cornell University.[5]


Year Film Role Notes
2004 The Polar Express Know-It-All Motion capture film
2005 Hostage Sean
2010 Let Me In Mark
2013 Ender's Game Peter Wiggin
Year Title Role Notes
2002–2003 Family Affair Jody Main role (episodes 3–16)
2003 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Jimmy Episode: "Inside the Box"
2005 Over There Eddy Recurring role
2006 Brothers & Sisters Teddy Traylor Unaired television pilot
2007 All I Want For Christmas Jesse Armstrong TV movie
2009 Meteor Michael Hapscomb Miniseries
2011 Growing Up Normal Jimmy Jackson Episode: Pilot
2011 NCIS Jason Episode: "One Last Score"
2011 Men Of A Certain Age Wes Recurring role


  1. ^ "Express Route For Young Actors New Hanks Film Shows Local Talent. - Free Online Library". Thefreelibrary.com. 2004-11-14. Retrieved 2013-11-11.
  2. ^ [1] Archived August 28, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ http://indiebandguru.com/jimmy-jax-pinchak-band-multi-talented-artist-shows-his-blue-side/
  4. ^ Blue on Arrival, retrieved 2019-12-10
  5. ^ http://www.cornellmocktrial.org/current-members

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