Jaden Liberer is an American actor, known for the films “Saint Vincent”, “Confirmation” and the horror “It”, where he played the main role – Bill Denbrough in childhood. In the photo: Jaden Liberer CHILDHOOD AND FAMILY Jaden Wesley Liberer was born on January 4, 2003 in the city of Philadelphia. The boy’s parents are housewife Angela Martell and the famous British chef Wes Liberer. Jaden is the eldest of four children of the spouses: the actor has two brothers and a sister. A quarter-Korean Liberer – Asian genes were transmitted to him by his mother, and his father’s family included Germans, British, Scots, Irish, Franco-Canadians and Belgians.
In 2011, when Jaden was 8 years old, he moved with his mother to Los Angeles. Later, Liberer admitted that he did not expect that such a move would lead him into the world of cinema. CAREER Shortly after moving to Los Angeles, Jaden, although he could not boast of any special acting training, began to appear in commercials. In 2013, the young actor was invited to star in George Bessudo’s short film “Woe,” which described a young couple coping with the death of their only son. Moving to Los Angeles brings Jaden Liberer to the world of cinema
The second experience of filming a movie for Jaden became much more widespread – Liberer was approved for the main role in the comedy “Saint Vincent”. According to the plot of the film, a boy whose parents have just divorced finds a real friend and mentor in a neighboring war veteran.
Working in this project allowed Jaden to get acquainted with such famous actors as Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts and Bill Murray, who played the old veteran. Shortly before the premiere of the film, Liberer first appeared on a talk show, becoming a guest of The Ellen Show. Jaden Liberer had the honor of working with Bill Murray
Participation in the film, which received a lot of positive feedback, was a decisive moment in the career of a novice actor – he was noticed by many famous directors. In the same year, Jaden starred in the romantic comedy “Heart to Smithereens”, playing the main character at the age of 6. The main character in adulthood was played by Chris Evans. In 2015, Liberer took part in the dubbing of the episode of the tenth season of the animated series American Dad and starred in the comedy Aloha, which brought together many famous Hollywood actors: Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams, John Krasinski, Alec Baldwin, as well as Bill Murray, with whom Jaden already had the honor of working the year before.
Also in 2015, Jaden was approved for the role of Johnny Masters in the series Masters of Sex. The boy played the son of the main characters of the series – gynecologist Dr. William (Michael Sheen) and his ex-wife Libby Masters (Caitlin Fitzgerald). The hero of Liberer appears in season 3 and 4, for a total of 11 episodes.
In 2016, the actor starred in the short film in the fantasy genre Framed: The Adventures of Zion Man, directed by Brenda Lee Lau. In March 2016, the premiere of the comedy “Confirmation” took place, in the story of which the divorced father (Clive Owen) and his eight-year-old son (Jaden Liberer) spend several weekends together, which risk becoming the most unusual and fun in their life.
The following month, viewers were able to see Jaden in the Jeff Nichols fantasy thriller Special Midnight Edition starring Michael Shannon, Kirsten Dunst, and Adam Driver.
In June 2017, the premiere of the film “The Book of Henry” took place, in which Liberer played one of the main roles – the eleven-year-old boy Henry, a real genius who understands many complex things and greatly helps his single mother (Naomi Watts) and brother Peter ( Jacob Trumble).
In September 2017, a horror film released based on Stephen King’s novel “It” appeared on the big screens. According to the plot of the horror, a company of schoolchildren goes out to fight the demon clown terrorizing all children in a small American town (Bill Skarsgård). In the film, Liberer played Bill Denbro, the leader of the Club of Losers, a brave teenager who was ready to do anything to save the monster of his younger brother Georgie from the clutches. My favorite scene is the career scene. We ourselves were not allowed to jump into the water from a height; understudies did this, but we watched them with pleasure. That day, we were just fooling around by the lake, not working.
Bill’s best friends were Sophia Lillis, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Finn Wulfard, Jack Grazer, Wyatt Oleff and Chosen Jacobs. The boy made close friends with all six and admitted that before “It” he did not get such pleasure from filming.
To prepare for the role of Bill, Jaden needed to learn to stutter. To do this, he watched videos on YouTube explaining the nature of stuttering, and videos with stuttering children. For two weeks he talked with loved ones exclusively stuttering, and then engaged with a speech therapist. In 2017, the young actor worked on the film “The Adventures of the Wolf Boy” by director Martin Kreichi, in which, in addition to Liberer, Chloe Sevigny, John Turturro and Chris Messina will star.