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Adam Wylie


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Early life

Wylie was born in San Dimas, California, the son of Karen Wylie.[1] He is one of five children, including brothers Eric, Ben, and Aaron and sister Tai. He started his acting career at the age of four in a toy commercial.

[edit] Voice-over work

By the age of nine, he was busy with voice-over work, including the voice of David in All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 (1996). He then lent his voice to many animated series, including Dennis the Menace (U.S.) as the title character (1993-94), Hey Arnold! as Curley, Crayola Kids Adventures, Napoleon as the title character (1997), The King and I as Louis (1999), As Told by Ginger, and Walt Disney Television Animation's pilot Kitty's Dish (as Josh). Wylie's voice credits also include Batman Beyond, Pepper Ann as Crash, As Told By Ginger as Ian Richton, and Midnight Club II.

Wylie currently stars as the voice of Brainiac 5 in the animated television show Legion of Super-Heroes. He will also provide the voice of Jimmy Olsen in the Direct-to-DVD movie, Superman: Doomsday, based on The Death of Superman storyline.

[edit] Television and film work

Wylie first became widely known as Zack Brock, the youngest of Sheriff Brock's three children in the television series Picket Fences from 1992 to 1996. This was followed by appearances in many other television programs, including as a series regular in Love and Marriage as Max, Ed as David Mirsky (2001), and Gilmore Girls as Brad Langford (2001-2002),he played Garfield in the biggest fan (2002) and as a guest star in 7th Heaven as Marvin, Sliders as Trevor, Touched by an Angel as Andy Erskine, Judging Amy as Niki, MTV Undressed as Owen, Entourage, Living Single, Monk, Veronica Mars, Avatar, and Ben 10. He also appeared in American Dragon Jake Long as Bannas B (a villain) and Nigel Thrall (an ally) during several episodes.

Wylie also appeared in the made for TV movies Under Wraps as Gilbert, Out on a Limb, Balloon Farm as Charles, and Michael Landon, the Father I Knew.

Wylie's first motion picture appearance was in Child's Play 2 (1990), which was followed by roles in films including Kindergarten Cop as Larry (1990), Santa With Muscles (1996), Children of the Corn V as Ezekial (1998), Breaking Free as Billy (1995), Cutaway as Cal (2000), Can of Worms as Nick (2001), Flying Virus as Adam (2001), Daybreak as Newton Warner (2001), Rebound (2005), and American Pie IV as Guy (2005). He also starred in several Crayola Kids' Club-produced movies.

Wylie's next film is Street Dreams, as Mikey (in production - 2007).

[edit] Musical theatre

In 2002, Wylie appeared as Jack in Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning revival of Into the Woods on Broadway. His role in Into the Woods was meta-referenced on Gilmore Girls as being done by his character in that series, Brad Langford. He has also appeared frequently in regional theatre, including in Camelot as Merlyn-Tom-Morgan, Big River as Huck Finn, 110 in the Shade as Jimmy Curry, On the Town as Chip, Footloose as Willard, Precious Sons as Freddie Jr., House Arrest as Todd, and Beauty and the Beast, as Chip.

Adam recently played Boq in the Los Angeles open-ended production of Wicked at the Pantages Theatre, which opened on February 21, 2007. He left the production on December 30, 2007 along with Eden Espinosa and Carol Kane. He was later replaced by understudy Michael Drolet

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