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Ty Simpkins is a Actor American born on 6 august 2001 at New York City (USA)

Ty Simpkins

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Birth name Ty Keegan Simpkins
Nationality USA
Birth 6 august 2001 (18 years) at New York City (USA)

Ty Keegan Simpkins (born August 6, 2001) is an American child actor. His major film roles include Iron Man 3 (2013), alongside James Wan's horror stories Insidious and the sequel Insidious: Chapter 2, and Jurassic World (2015). He appeared with his real-life sister, Ryan Simpkins, in the films Pride and Glory, Revolutionary Road, and Arcadia.


Ty Simpkins naît à New York, dans l’État de New York (aux États-Unis) le 6 août 2001. Il est le jeune frère de l'actrice Ryan Simpkins.
Il apparaît pour la première fois à la télévision à l'âge de trois semaines.
Son premier rôle fut dans la série On ne vit qu'une fois, partageant le rôle récurrent de John « Jack » Cramer.
Ty Simpkins enchaîne ensuite un rôle récurrent dans le plus ancien feuilleton de la télévision américaine, Haine et Passion. Il y incarne le rôle de Jude Cooper Bauer durant presque quatre ans.
Depuis, il apparaît dans New York, section criminelle et dans plusieurs publicités.

Ty Simpkins apparaît au cinéma pour la première fois dans le film La Guerre des mondes (2005) de Steven Spielberg.
Il joue ensuite Jude Law jeune dans Les Fous du roi (2006), ce qui le mène à son plus grand rôle en date : celui d’Aaron dans le film multi-récompensé Little Children (2006), aux côtés de Patrick Wilson et Kate Winslet.
Ty Simpkins poursuit avec le film Le Prix de la loyauté en 2008, dans lequel lui et sa sœur, l’actrice Ryan Simpkins, jouent les enfants de Colin Farrell.
En 2008, Ty Simpkins joue dans Gardens of the Night puis dans Les Noces rebelles, où il est encore aux côtés de sa sœur Ryan et retrouve Kate Winslet.

Ty Simpkins est également invité (« guest star ») dans Les Experts, Private Practice et Family Of Four.

En septembre 2009, il signe pour incarner Luke dans le film Les Trois Prochains Jours (2010).

En 2011, il obtient le premier rôle dans le film d'horreur Insidious où il joue Dalton Lambert, à nouveau aux côtés de Patrick Wilson.

En 2013, il reprend le rôle de Dalton Lambert dans Insidious : Chapitre 2. La même année, il se rend encore plus populaire en participant au film Iron Man 3 où il incarne Harley Keener, un petit garçon attachant qui aide Iron Man à vaincre ses ennemis.

En 2015, Il obtient l'un des rôles principaux de Jurassic World, quatrième opus de la saga Jurassic Park.

Best films

Jurassic World (2015)
Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)

Usually with

Stan Lee
Stan Lee
(2 films)
Ryan Simpkins
Ryan Simpkins
(5 films)
James Wan
James Wan
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Ty Simpkins (17 films)

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Insidious: The Last Key, 1h44
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about children, Ghost films, Films about child abuse
Actors Lin Shaye, Caitlin Gerard, Spencer Locke, Javier Botet, Josh Stewart, Kirk Acevedo
Roles Dalton Lambert
Rating57% 2.8561952.8561952.8561952.8561952.856195
Des années avant les événements des trois précédents films, durant la jeunesse d'Elise Rainier dans le Nouveau-Mexique, cette dernière commence à être hantée par un esprit maléfique et démoniaque dans sa propre maison, la poussant plus profondément dans le Lointain (« The Further »). Plusieurs années après, une famille dit être victime d'événements paranormaux et fait appel à Elise. Seulement cette fameuse famille habite dans sa maison d'enfance et le démon qui hantait Elise dans le passé, semble être revenu...
The Nice Guys, 1h56
Directed by Shane Black
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about sexuality, Films about pornography, Buddy films
Actors Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe, Matt Bomer, Angourie Rice, Kim Basinger, Margaret Qualley
Roles Bobby
Rating73% 3.697223.697223.697223.697223.69722
Set during the 1970s, a Los Angeles private detective partners up with a rookie police officer to inquire about the apparent suicide of a fading porn star.
Meadowland (2015)
, 1h45
Directed by Reed Morano
Origin Canada
Genres Drama
Actors Olivia Wilde, Luke Wilson, Juno Temple, Natasha Lyonne, Giovanni Ribisi, Merritt Wever
Roles Adam
Rating58% 2.9042852.9042852.9042852.9042852.904285
In the hazy aftermath of an unimaginable loss, Sarah (Olivia Wilde) and Phil (Luke Wilson) come unhinged, recklessly ignoring the repercussions. Phil starts to lose sight of his morals as Sarah puts herself in increasingly dangerous situations, falling deeper into her own fever dream.
Hangman (2015)
, 1h25
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Jeremy Sisto, Kate Ashfield, Ryan Simpkins, Ty Simpkins, Amy Smart, Ross Partridge
Roles Max
Rating46% 2.306812.306812.306812.306812.30681
Returning from vacation, the Miller family find their home has been broken into. After cleaning up the mess they continue with their lives, shaking off the feeling of being violated. But little do they know the nightmare has just begun.
Jurassic World, 2h4
Directed by Colin Trevorrow
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Clonage, Dinosaur films, Films about computing, La préhistoire, Films based on science fiction novels, Animaux préhistoriques, Cyberpunk films
Actors Chris Pratt, Vincent d’Onofrio, Idris Elba, Bryce Dallas Howard, Josh Brolin, Ty Simpkins
Roles Gray Mitchell
Rating69% 3.494793.494793.494793.494793.49479
Two decades after the events at Jurassic Park, a new theme park, Jurassic World, now operates in Isla Nublar, off the Pacific coast of Central America. This new park is run by the Masrani Global Corporation, which also owns InGen, the genetics company that creates the dinosaurs. Brothers Zach and Gray Mitchell are sent to visit their aunt, Claire, Jurassic World's operations manager. Claire's assistant greets them as she is too busy recruiting corporate sponsors.
Insidious: Chapter 2, 1h46
Directed by James Wan
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about children, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, Ghost films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Rose Byrne, Patrick Wilson, Garrett Ryan, Lin Shaye, Ty Simpkins, Barbara Hershey
Roles Dalton Lambert
Rating65% 3.2999753.2999753.2999753.2999753.299975
In 1986, Carl calls his friend Elise Ranier to help discover what is haunting Lorraine Lambert's son, Josh. After hypnotizing Josh, Elise attempts to find the location of Josh's "friend", an old woman who appears in photographs of him. She makes her way to his bedroom closet and is scratched on the arm. When they return to Josh, he stands up in a trance, and says, "I'll show you," before walking to a door and pointing at it as it opens on its own. Lorraine, Carl and Elise agree that making Josh forget his astral projection abilities is the best thing to do.
Iron Man 3
Iron Man 3 (2013)
, 2h10
Directed by Shane Black
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Action, Adventure
Themes Christmas films, Films about terrorism, Superhero films, Political films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Children's films
Actors Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, Stephanie Szostak
Roles Harley Keener
Rating71% 3.596883.596883.596883.596883.59688
Tony Stark recalls a New Years Eve party in 1999 where he meets scientist Maya Hansen, the inventor of Extremis, an experimental regenerative treatment intended to allow recovery from crippling injuries. Disabled scientist Aldrich Killian offers them a place in his company Advanced Idea Mechanics, but Stark rejects the offer, humiliating Killian.
Arcadia (2012)
, 1h31
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about families, Transport films, Road movies
Actors John Hawkes, Ryan Simpkins, Ty Simpkins, Julia Campbell, Mary Pat Gleason, Tina Holmes
Roles Nat
Rating61% 3.0526153.0526153.0526153.0526153.052615
Twelve-year-old Greta's dad Tom is moving the kids cross-country, promising a California paradise and packing half the household into a dented station wagon. Mom is supposed to join them later. But as they travel through forests, plains and deserts, stopping at fast food joints, shoddy motels, and a poor substitute for the Grand Canyon, Greta gradually realizes that her family is falling apart.
Extracted (2012)
, 1h25
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller
Themes Films about altered memories
Actors Sasha Roiz, Ty Simpkins, Jenny Mollen, Frank Ashmore, Richard Riehle, Nick Jameson
Roles Young Anthony
Rating64% 3.2478853.2478853.2478853.2478853.247885
Tom, a scientist, invents a machine that can insert a person into the subconscious mind of another person. Desperate for funding to complete his prototype, he is forced to accept money from an anonymous investor. When the investor threatens to pull out, Tom reluctantly agrees to a demonstration weeks ahead of schedule. The investor turns out to be an official at the Department of Corrections who wants to use the machine to extract involuntary confessions from convicts. Initially repulsed by the idea, Tom's friend, an entrepreneur, convinces him to proceed, and Tom enters the mind of Anthony, an addict who is suspected of killing his girlfriend Adrienne. Though Anthony volunteers in order to prove his innocence, Tom is able to walk through Anthony's fractured memories and prove his guilt. However, when Tom tries to return his consciousness to his own body, the machine malfunctions and traps him in Anthony's mind. Unable to leave, Tom passes the years by watching Anthony's memories while his body remains in a coma.
Insidious (2010)
, 1h42
Directed by James Wan
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about children, Demons in film, Ghost films
Actors Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins, Barbara Hershey, Lin Shaye, Leigh Whannell
Roles Dalton Lambert
Rating68% 3.400713.400713.400713.400713.40071
A married couple Josh (Patrick Wilson) and Renai (Rose Byrne), their sons Dalton (Ty Simpkins) and Foster (Andrew Astor), and infant daughter Cali have recently moved into a new home. One night, Dalton is drawn to the attic when he hears creaking noises and sees the door open by itself. He falls from a ladder while investigating and sees a figure in the shadows. Hearing his terrified screams, Renai and Josh rush to his aid and declare the attic "off limits" to the children. The next day, Dalton falls into an inexplicable coma.
The Next Three Days, 2h10
Directed by Paul Haggis
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime, Romance
Themes Prison films, Films about capital punishment
Actors Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks, Brian Dennehy, Olivia Wilde, Liam Neeson, Ty Simpkins
Roles Luke
Rating73% 3.6981053.6981053.6981053.6981053.698105
Lara Brennan (Elizabeth Banks) is convicted of murdering her boss and is sentenced to life in prison. The evidence seems impossible to dispute: her car is parked right next to the car of her boss, she is seen leaving the crime scene seconds before the body is discovered, the murder weapon (a fire extinguisher) has her fingerprints on it and she has the victim's blood on the back of her overcoat. Following the failure of her appeal, Lara's husband John Brennan (Russell Crowe), a professor at a community college, becomes obsessed with the idea of breaking her out of jail, while their son Luke ceases to acknowledge her during their prison visits, saddening Lara. One day, she attempts suicide, and tells John that she cannot survive a life in prison. John promises that this will not be her life.
Pride and Glory, 2h10
Directed by Gavin O'Connor
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes La corruption policière
Actors Edward Norton, Colin Farrell, Jon Voight, Noah Emmerich, Jennifer Ehle, John Ortiz
Roles Matthew Egan
Rating65% 3.299173.299173.299173.299173.29917
Jimmy Egan (Colin Farrell) leads the New York City Police Department to victory in police-league football. While everybody is celebrating, Francis "Franny'" Tierney Jr. (Noah Emmerich), Jimmy's brother-in-law and superior officer, answers his phone to find out that several men from their unit have been killed during a failed drug bust of a local gang leader, Angel Tezo.
Revolutionary Road, 1h59
Directed by Sam Mendes
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Michael Shannon, Dylan Baker, Christopher Fitzgerald, Ryan Simpkins
Roles Michael Wheeler
Rating72% 3.647813.647813.647813.647813.64781
In 1955, Frank Wheeler (Leonardo DiCaprio) meets April (Kate Winslet) at a party. He is a longshoreman, hoping to be a cashier; she wants to be an actress. Frank later secures a sales position with Knox Machines, for which his father worked for twenty years, and he and April marry. The Wheelers move to 115 Revolutionary Road in suburban Connecticut when April becomes pregnant.
Gardens of the Night, 1h50
Directed by Damian Harris
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about prostitution
Actors Gillian Jacobs, John Malkovich, Ryan Simpkins, Tom Arnold, Peta Wilson, Kevin Zegers
Roles Dylan Whitehead
Rating68% 3.446843.446843.446843.446843.44684
At the age of eight, a girl named Leslie Whitehead (Ryan Simpkins) is kidnapped by Alex (Tom Arnold) and Frank (Kevin Zegers). Alex says he needs help finding his dog, then he and Frank take her to school. While driving, Alex tells Leslie her dad is their boss, thus earning her trust. After school, Alex and Frank find her again. They lure her into their car with a story about her dad being in trouble, drug her and take her to their house. Alex tells Leslie her parents do not want her anymore. As proof, he provides the number to her "dad's cell phone," which, in reality, is a pay phone. After several unanswered calls, she eventually accepts his story.