6 august, 2001
Ty Simpkins' first time appearing on television was when he was just 3 weeks old and has continued to build his resume and character ever since. He has an amazing history as he continues to grow. Ty has worked with many A list directors and actors over the years. Such as Steven Spielberg in War of the Worlds (2005); All the King's Men (2006) (dir. Steven Zaillian) playing a young Jude Law (unfortunately Ty's scenes were cut); Todd Field's adaptation of Little Children (2006); Pride and Glory (2008) (dir. Gavin O'Connor), (Ty and his sister, actress Ryan Simpkins play the children of 'Colin Farrell', also starring 'Jon Voight' and 'Ed Norton'); Gardens of the Night (2008) (dir. Damian Harris); and again pairing up with his sister, in Revolutionary Road (2008) (dir. Sam Mendes). (The Simpkins children this time play the offspring of Kate Winslet & Leonardo DiCaprio); Family of Four (2009), Abracadabra (2009); The Next Three Days (2010), opposite 'Russell Crowe' (dir. 'Paul Haggis'; and recently Ty wrapped his 10th film in a lead role where he played, Dalton, in Leigh Whannell's, Insidious (2010/I), directed by James Wan ("Saw"); February 2013: shooting Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013) with an August 2013 release; And to top off Ty's recent films, Ty will play Harley in the new Iron Man 3 (2013) film, opposite Robert Downey Jr.
Ty lives in California with his family. He is the youngest of 3 children; Ty loves participating in sports, he has 2 dogs, and 2 cats which he shares with his sister, Ryan Simpkins.