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Brad Renfro

Brad Renfro

  • Born on
    • July 25th, 1982
  • Died on
    • January 15th, 2008
Brad Barron Renfro was an American actor born on July 25, 1982 in Knoxville, Tennessee, to Angela Denise McCrory and Mark Renfro, a factory worker. He was discovered at age 10 by director Joel Schumacher and made his film debut cast in the lead role of the motion picture The Client (1994), which starred Susan Sarandon and Tommy Lee Jones. Although this would be his zenith, he went on to appear in other films, including The Cure (1995), Tom and Huck (1995), Sleepers (1996), and Apt Pupil (1998). He went on to star in a total of 21 feature films, several short films, and two television episodes during his career. Renfro won The Hollywood Reporter's Young Star Award in 1995 and was nominated as one of People magazine's "Top 30 Under 30," though addiction problems in his teens and early 20s led to several police arrests and much of his later career was marred by a pattern of substance abuse which hampered his career. He died from a heroin overdose on January 15, 2008, at the young age of 25.

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Filmography

Acting (19 Credits)

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2010Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy as (archival footage)
2008The Informers as Jack
200610th & Wolf as Vincent
2005Hollywood Flies as Jamie
2005The Jacket as The Stranger
2003The Job as Troy Riverside
2002Deuces Wild as Bobby
2002American Girl as Jay Grubb
2001Bully as Marty Puccio
2001Tart as William Sellers
2001Ghost World as Josh
2001Happy Campers as Wichita
2000Skipped Parts as Dothan Talbot
1998Apt Pupil as Todd Bowden
1997Telling Lies in America as Karchy 'Chucky' Jonas
1996Sleepers as Young Michael Sullivan
1995The Cure as Erik
1995Tom and Huck as Huck Finn
1994The Client as Mark Sway

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