Jim Caviezel Biography
- Age: 49 years old
- Birth Nation: United States of America
- Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
- Name: Jim Caviezel
- Father: James Patrick Caviezel
- Mother: Sr. Maggie Caviezel
- Nationality: American
- Birth Place/City: Mount Vernon, Washington
- Religion: Roman Catholic
- Ethnicity: White Ethnicity
- Profession: Actor
- Net Worth: $ 45 Million
- Eye Color: Blue
- Hair Color: Brown Dark
- Face Color: White
- Weight in KG: 71 kg
- Famous for: Jesus Christ
- Married: Yes
- Married to: Kerri Browitt Caviezel
- Children: Lyn Elizabeth Caviezel, David Caviezel, Bo Caviezel
- Education: Mount Vernon High School
- Awards: Movie Guild Grace Award
- Online Presence: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
- Movies: The Passion of the Christ
- TV Show: Children of the Dust
- Sisters: Ann, Amy, Erin 23
Jim Caviezel is an American actor who is best known for his acting as Jesus Christ in the 2004 movie The Passion of the Christ. His other notable works includes Bobby Jones in Booby Jones :Stroke of Genius, Detective Sullivan in Frequency, Edmond Dantes in The count of Monte Cristo, Catch in Agel Eyes, Caroll Oerstadt in Déjà vu and Private Sullivan in the The Thin Red Line. Currently, he can be seen in the CBS drama series Person of Interest which has been aired since 2011 September. Jim is active in the entertainment world since 189.
Born in the year 1968 September 26 at Mount Vernon, Washington, USA from parents Margaret, who is a former stage actress and James Caviezel, a chiropractor, Jim Caviezel was born as James Patrick Caviezel. He has four siblings, three sisters named Ann, Amy and Erin and a younger brother named Timothy. He was raised in a Catholic faith. He has American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity as his father is of Slovak and Swiss decent and his mother is of Irish. He has been encouraged to be active in sports by his father as his father also used to play basketball. Jim had attended Mount Vernon High School and later when his family moved to Seattle, he attended O’Dea High School, a Catholic high where he again transferred to John F. Kennedy Memorial High School. He played basketball in all his school life and been graduated in the year 1987. Afterwards, he joined at Bellevue College where he continued playing basketball. In his second year, he got a foot injury which put an end to his dreams to be in the NBA. After graduating from college, he joined the University of Washington where he studied acting and focused his career in it.
Talking about the personal life of 46 years old in age actor Jim, he married to the woman whom he met on a blind date. The name of his wife is Kerri Browitt, who is an English teacher and flautist. They got married in the year 1996 July 20. They have adopted three Chinese Children. He is living a happy life with his wife and three children. Jim is a very devoted Christian. He has been the featured speaker in many of the religious public speaking venues after the release of the movie Passion of the Christ where he speaks about his faith.
Talking about the career march in his life, he began acting being part in the plays in Seattle. He made his debut in the movies since 1991 from the movie My own Private Idaho as Airline Clerk. Afterwards he got the role in the television series called The wonder Years as Bobby Riddle in the episode “Hero.” He began to appear in the several of the movies then after. He has appeared in the movies like Diggstown, Wyatt Earp, The rock, Frequency, Madison, The count of Monte Cristo, Highwayman, The Passion of the Christ, Unknown, Outlander, Transit, Savannnah, etc. His recent movie is When the Game Stands Tall in the year 2014 as Bob Ladouceur.
Jim was hit by the lightning while playing in the movie Passion of the Christ because of which he had suffered from pneumonia and hypothermia. In an interview he has claimed that he has been blacklisted in the Hollywood. It might be true as well. In Hollywood, the overt Christians and conservatives are blacklisted. Even though he has been in the blacklisting in the Hollywood, he is one of the dedicated actors towards his profession. He has the net worth of US $ 45 Million. There is a long queue of Jim’s fan following. His biography, pictures, videos and articles on him can be found in different internet sites including Wikipedia, IMDb. The movie Passion of the Christ has been the most noticed work of him which is popular in the world and widely watched movie. For the performance in the movie, he has also been awarded with the Movie Guild Grace Award.
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