Jonah Meyerson biography

Jonah Meyerson

Actor, Film actor

1991 –


Who is Jonah Meyerson?

Jonah Meyerson is an American actor. He has worked with actors such as Gene Hackman, Pierce Brosnan, Robin Williams, Ben Stiller, Dermot Mulroney, Alison Pill, and Aidan Quinn. He was born in New York City, where he currently lives. He is a graduate of Stuyvesant High School, and the University of Pennsylvania as a member of the class of 2013. At UPenn, he was the head writer for and a cast member of Penn's Mask and Wig Club, the nation's oldest collegiate all-male musical comedy troupe. Meyerson also performed with Penn's improv comedy troupe, Without a Net. and was a 2013 member of Penn's Friars Senior Society.

Meyerson made his acting debut in Wes Anderson's 2001 award-winning film The Royal Tenenbaums. He played Uzi, the red-suited older son of Chas, played by Ben Stiller, and the grandson of characters played by Gene Hackman and Anjelica Huston. Meyerson was nominated for a Young Artists' award for his work on that film. He also starred in Griffin and Phoenix, a new movie shown on the Lifetime channel and released on DVD. His work on that film earned him his second Young Artist Award nomination.


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Sep 20, 1991
New York City
  • United States of America
  • Stuyvesant High School

on July 23, 2013