Lukas Haas

Lukas Daniel Haas (born April 16, 1976) is an American actor.His career has spanned more than 25 years during which time he has appeared in more than 36 feature films, as well as a number of television shows and theater productions. Haas was born in West Hollywood, California, the son of Emily Tracy, a writer, and Berthold Haas, an artist. Haas' mother is a native of Texas, and his father immigrated from Germany. He has two brothers, twins Simon Jakoway Haas and Nikolai Johannes Haas, both musicians/artists. Haas was discovered at the age of 5 in his kindergarten by casting director Marjorie Simkin. His first screen role was as a child in the 1983 nuclear holocaust film Testament. Haas became more widely known in 1985 when, at the age of 8, he appeared with Harrison Ford in Witness. His performance as an Amish boy who is the sole witness to a police officer's murder was well-received by critics. Haas followed this with parts in films such as Lady in White and Solarbabies. In 1989, he played in the Costa-Gavras film Music Box in the role of the 12-year-old son of Jessica Lange and grandson of the immigrant who was accused as a war criminal.

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