Tuesday, 8 July 2008

Jesse McCartney

Jesse Arthur McCartney was born in Ardsley, New York, to Scott and Ginger McCartney. McCartney began performing in local community musicals at the age of seven, before joining the national tour of The King and I at age ten along with Phil of the Future star Ricky Ullman. McCartney moved to Los Angeles to become an actor and singer when he was 11. He later appeared with The Who's Roger Daltrey in A Christmas Carol at Madison Square Garden. From 1998–2001, McCartney played Adam Chandler, Jr. on the ABC soap opera All My Children, a role for which he earned a Daytime Emmy nomination. He also later starred in the short-lived series Summerland, which aired on the now-defunct WB network for two seasons.

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McCartney co-starred along with Elisabeth Harnois in an independent teenage drama feature film directed by Todd Kessler, Keith, shot during late-2005/early-2006, featuring McCartney in the title role.


In 2006, McCartney was also featured as the voice of Roxas in the Disney/Square Enix videogame Kingdom Hearts II. In 2007, McCartney appeared as himself on the two Disney Channel television shows Hannah Montana and The Suite Life of Zack and Cody. In 2008, McCartney was also featured as the voice of Horton Hears A Who!'s Jojo McDodd.


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