Jason James Richter

Jason James Richter ( born January 29, 1980 in Medford, Oregon ) is an American actor and musician. He became famous especially by starring in the film Free Willy and its two sequels.

Richter grew up in Medford, Oregon, and Honolulu ( Hawaii). When his parents moved to Los Angeles in the early 1990s, Richter applied for various roles and was the 1993 recipient eventually starred in Free Willy - call of freedom. After the success of the film was followed by two further parts. Commercial successes away from Free Willy stayed away mostly, only Laserhawk with Star Wars veteran Mark Hamill in another starring role was in the U.S. attention.

In the meantime, Judge was active in combination with several other artists in the band Blue Root, where he played electric guitar. He left the band in late 2004, according to official figures due to creative differences. From 2005 he played bass guitar in the band Fermata, which broke up in January 2011.

In an interview with People Magazine in April 2003, he justified his withdrawal from the film industry so that he feels more comfortable if he was not in focus. As a guitarist, he was simply a part of the band.


He also made ​​guest appearances in Sabrina - totally bewitched! and the serial version of the client, where he played the son of Reggie Love.