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Jimmy Karz - Bio and Interesting Facts About This Doctor/Actor

sajju Published On Fri Jul 09 2021   Modified On Fri Jul 09 2021
Jimmy Karz - Bio and Interesting Facts About This Doctor/Actor

James Elliot Karz aka Jimmy Karz (26th July 1984, USA) is an American doctor and former actor who is best known for his role as Bruce Bogtrotter in the 1996 film, Matilda.

Additionally, Elliot also appeared in the Romance/Comedy TV series, The Wedding Singer in 1998. Moreover, he is currently working as a doctor who graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2017. 

Early Life, Parents & Education:

Jimmy Karz was born on 26th July 1984 in Los Angeles, California, the United States. He grew up with his older brother in Los Angeles. However, there is nothing much known about his brother or parents. Moreover, he belongs to white ethnicity and holds an American nationality.

Jimmy Karz with his brother and mother Source: The DO - American Osteropathic Association

Speaking about his education, he attended Millikan Middle School in 1998 and completed his schooling at Grant High School in 2002. Later he enrolls at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and graduated as a doctor in 2017.

Professional Career:

  • Jimmy made his acting debut by playing the character named Alfred Clark in the 1994 TV show ER.
  • Karz gained huge recognization by appearing in the 1996 film Matilda, where he played the role of Bruce Bogtrotter.
Jimmy Karz played Bruce Bogtrotter in Matilda Source: IMDb
  • If you ever watched the 1996 film, Matilda, then you should probably remember the most notable parts in the movie in which a chubby boy ate an oversized chocolate cake as punishment. Yes, the chubby boy and with long curly hair was Jimmy at the age of 12.
Jimmy Karz as Bruce Bogtrotter in Matilda, Eating chocolate part Source;
  • In the movie, he shared the screen with celebrities like Adam Sandler, Christine Taylor, among others.
  • Likewise, he made his appearance as the Studliest Kid at Bar Mitzvah in 1998, Romance/Comedy TV series, The Wedding Singer.
  • After that, the doctor appeared in The Wedding Singer, abandoned his acting career in the late 1990s.
  • After quitting his acting career, he became a doctor at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2017.

Personal Life: Dating/Single:

Ever since he quit his acting career, he is living a secretive low-key life. Jimmy prefers to keep his personal life out of the media attention. He is quite a secretive person when it comes to his private life. 

So far, there is nothing reported about his marriage, affairs, or girlfriends. So, because of his secretive nature and absence in the spotlight, nothing is available regarding his love affairs or relationships. 

Net Worth & Earnings:

The doctor cum former actor is reported to have a decent net worth of $1.5 million which he collects from his acting career and also as a doctor. Similarly, an Osteopathic Physician receives a salary of $186,060 per year.

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