Who is Jason Maybaum?
Jason Maybaum is an American TV and film actor who is best known for playing ‘Jed’ in the dark comedy ‘Bitch’ and ‘Levi Grayson’ in the sitcom ‘Raven's Home.’ He forayed into acting as a child artist and has featured in several commercials, TV series, and films. He guest-starred in the American series ‘Blunt Talk’ and appeared in the TV movie ‘The Perfect Stanleys.’ He made his big-screen debut with the role of ‘Jed’ in ‘Bitch.’ One of Jason’s most notable roles has been that of ‘Levi Grayson’ in ‘Raven's Home.’ He has also appeared as ‘Fletcher Blake’ in the TV film ‘Freaky Friday.’ Jason has also been part of the film ‘Desperate Waters’ and the series ‘Workaholics’ and ‘Teachers.’
Jason began his career in acting when he was 7 years old. Initially, he worked in several commercials. In 2015, he guest-starred as ‘Eli’ in two episodes of the ‘Starz’ series ‘Blunt Talk,’ starring Patrick Stewart. The two episodes, titled ‘The Queen of Hearts’ and ‘Meth or No Meth, You Still Gotta Floss,’ were aired on September 19 and October 3, respectively. The same year, he played ‘Oliver’ in the Matt Letscher-starrer TV movie ‘The Perfect Stanleys.’ On February 25, the following year, he appeared as ‘Bratty Son’ in a single episode of the ‘Comedy Central’ sitcom ‘Workaholics.’ The episode was titled ‘Night at the Dudeseum.’
He also appeared as ‘Leo’ in an episode of the ‘NBC’ single-camera sitcom ‘Superstore’ titled ‘Glenn's Kids.’ The episode was broadcast on April 6, 2017. Jason landed up with the starring role of ‘Levi Grayson,’ son of ‘Chelsea Grayson,’ the character played by Anneliese van der Pol, in the series ‘Raven's Home.’ It was one of the main characters of the series and perhaps the most remarkable of all of Jason’s portrayals. The series premiered on ‘Disney Channel’ on July 21, 2017, and is presently in its second season. It has won him the ‘Best Leading Young Actor - Television Series’ award at the ‘Young Entertainer Awards’ ceremony in 2018. A spin-off of ‘That's So Raven’ named ‘Raven’s Home’ also stars Jason.
Jason also appeared in the dark comedy ‘Bitch,’ written and directed by Marianna Palka. The movie released on November 10, 2017, and marked Jason’s debut in feature films. On November 28, the same year, he appeared as ‘Dale’ in an episode of the ‘TV Land’ series ‘Teachers’ titled ‘Nightmare on Fillmore Street.’ That year, he also appeared in the ‘Hulu’ original series ‘Becoming Bond,’ as young ‘George Lazenby.’ He also appeared in the thriller ‘Desperate Waters,’ along with Matthew Lawrence and Charlene Amoia.
The ‘Disney Channel’ original movie ‘Freaky Friday’ had Jason playing the role of ‘Fletcher Blake.’ It was a musical TV film that premiered on August 10, 2018, and starred Cozi Zuehlsdorff and Heidi Blickenstaff. He was seen in the second episode of the mocumentary series ‘The 5th Quarter’ titled ‘Selling Out: The Frank Cushman Story’ in 2018. He was one of the celebrity contestants on the children's dance show ‘Dancing with the Stars: Juniors’ that premiered on ‘ABC’ on October 7, 2018. Elliana Walmsley is his professional partner in the series, while Emma Slater acts as his mentor.
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Behind the Curtains
Jason Maybaum was born on August 31, 2007, in Los Angeles, California, US, where he continues to live with his family. His mother, Laurie Maybaum, acts as his manager and also manages his ‘Instagram’ account, ‘jasonmaybaum,’ which has already gained over 309 thousand followers. Jason is extremely fond of his camera and cannot part with it. He wants to become a director someday. His favorite superhero is ‘Batman.’ The youngster enjoys playing basketball, relaxing on the beach with his family, and spending time with his friends. He is scared of being alone in the dark.