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Overview (4)

Born in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
Birth NameJake Matthew Lloyd
Nickname Flick
Height 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jake Lloyd was born on March 5, 1989 in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA as Jake Matthew Lloyd. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999), Jingle All the Way (1996) and Star Wars: Episode I - Racer (2000).

Trivia (11)

Older brother of Madison Lloyd.
His father's name is William and mother is Lisa.
Prior to appearing together in "Star Wars", he and Ewan McGregor both appeared in episodes of ER (1994).
Beat out actor Justin Berfield in the auditions to play Anakin Skywalker on the Star Wars series
Currently attends Columbia College Chicago as a Film Major. [March 2008]
Living normal life in Carmel, Indiana. Attends Carmel High School. [November 2002]
He works at Pac Sun at an outdoor mall in Carmel, Indiana. [January 2006]
Was the subject of a lot of ridicule and derision for his portrayal of young Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999), which many people described as "wooden" (they even coined the nickname "Mannequin Skywalker"). However, actor/director Ron Howard, a child star himself, famously defended him in a letter to Newsweek, praising both Lloyd and the movie.
Was formally diagnosed with schizophrenia in 2015. According to his mother, his arrest for reckless driving without a license, as well as an instance of domestic violence, was brought about due to the struggle with his condition, and a failure to take his medication.
Arrested on charges of resisting arrest, reckless driving, driving without a license and failure to stop in South Carolina [June 2015].
Currently uses the moniker of "Jake Broadbent". [2015]

Personal Quotes (5)

I had some issues. When I first had to deal with being in 'Star Wars,' you know, who wouldn't?
Violence is used to portray what happens in a film. It only helps portray the actors and what they do. I think it is more about the story, when you have something to play off of.
I've learned to hate it when the cameras are pointed at me.
None of us really understood exactly how much Star Wars would affect us for the rest of our lives.
You can't go fighting everyone that's harsh towards you.

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