Ross Malinger Biography

Ross Malinger is an American actor known for his role in the flick ‘Sleepless in Seattle’ Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about him.

Ross Malinger
Quick Facts

Birthday: July 7, 1984

Nationality: American

Famous: Actors American Men

Age: 35 Years, 35 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Cancer

Also Known As: Ross Aaron Malinger

Born in: Redwood City, California, USA

Famous as: Actor


father: Brian Malinger

mother: Laura

siblings: Ashley Malinger (sister), Tyler Cole Malinger (brother)

U.S. State: California

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Ross Malinger, born as Ross Aaron Malinger, is an American former child actor as well as a business manager. He is best recognized for the portrayal of Jonah Baldwin in the flick ‘Sleepless in Seattle’ and of Bobby Jameson in the Disney comedy movie ‘Toothless’. He is also famous for co-starring in the film ‘Peter and the Wolf’. The actor’s other film projects include ‘Sudden Death’, ‘Kindergarten Cop’, ‘Eve of Destruction’, and ‘Little Bigfoot’. On television, Malinger has starred in the drama series ‘Party of Five’, ‘Good Advice’ and ‘Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher’ and guest-starred in the shows ‘Touched by an Angel’ , ‘Without a Trace’, ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’, 'Who's the Boss?', 'Maybe This Time', 'Suddenly Susan', 'Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman', 'Davis Rules’ and 'Down the Shore', to name a few. The American artiste has also worked as a voice actor in his career. His most popular voice project was Disney Channel’s animated show ‘Recess’ in which he voiced Theodore J. "T. J." Detweiler. After retiring from acting, he became the general manager at the organization Automotive Legends.

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Ross Malinger
  • Ross Malinger first appeared as Harvey in the 1990 flick ‘Kindergarten Cop’. He then guest-starred in ‘'Beverly Hills, 90210' and 'Who's the Boss?'. After this, he acted in the flicks ‘Eve of Destruction’ and ‘Late for Dinner’. Then in 1993, he was cast as Jonah Baldwin in the movie ‘Sleepless in Seattle’. The following year, the actor appeared on the series ‘Good Advice’.
  • In 1994, he guest-starred in the drama series ‘Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman'. Soon after this, he appeared in the movies ‘Bye Bye, Love’ and ‘Sudden Death’. Then in 1996, Malinger guest-starred in the dramas 'Maybe This Time' and 'Touched by an Angel'. That year, he also did voice work for the film ‘Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco’. After that, he was cast as Bobby Jameson in the comedy film ‘Toothless’ in 1997. The same year, the American artiste began voicing Theodore J. "T. J." Detweiler in ‘Recess.’
  • Malinger appeared as Tyler Hale on the show ‘Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher’ around the same time. After this, he had a recurring role in Fox’s drama ‘Party of Five’. He also voiced Tom Sawyer in ‘The Animated Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ in 1998. Then after guest-starring in an episode each of ‘Family Law’ and ‘V.I.P.’ respectively, the actor made a guest appearance in the CBS show ‘Touched by an Angel’ in 2001.
  • Malinger retired from acting in 2006. He later ventured into business administration and was appointed as a general manager at Automotive Legends.
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Personal Life
  • Ross Malinger was born as Ross Aaron Malinger on July 7, 1984, in Redwood City, California, USA. His mother Laura is a producer while his father Brian is a producer as well as a sales representative. Malinger has a brother Tyler Cole Malinger, who is an actor, and a sister Ashley Malinger who is also an actress.

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