With the arrival on Netflix of “wednesday”, the series directed by Tim Burton and focused on Merlina Addams, fans of the popular gothic and macabre family remember with great nostalgia the members of “Los Locos Addams”, whose films reached the big screen in the 90s. Although the actors who gave life to the peculiar characters achieved fame, several of them lost track of them, as happened with Jimmy Workman, the actor who played Pericles.
In the plot, he has a dark personality and likes to assist his sister in her psychotic behaviors. How to forget when, in the sequel to the film, both try to get rid of baby Pubert by throwing him from the top of his house or trying to behead him on the guillotine. Because the participation of him as a sadistic boy liked the lovers of horror and fantasy comedy, we let you know what happened to the actor.
WHAT HAPPENED TO THE LIFE OF JIMMY WORKMAN, PERICLES IN “THE CRAZY ADDAMS”?
When Jimmy Workman played Pericles in “The Addams Locos” (1991), he was eleven years old. As a result of the great acceptance that the film had, she returned with the same role in the sequel that was released in 1993. It should be noted that got the character by chance after having accompanied his older sister, Shanelle, to the casting; she was interested in playing Wednesday, but she was not convinced. However, while she was waiting for her in an adjoining room, she caught the attention of director Barry Sonnenfeld, who asked her if she wanted to audition and he accepted, the rest is history.
After the popularity he gained with the son of the Addams, he rested for a short time and in 1996 he returned with the American comedy “Black Sheep” as a drug addicted teenager, the following year in the romantic comedy “Best … impossible” playing Sean.
In 2002, he appeared in “The Biggest Fan” playing Matt Parker and two years later he appeared in “To Kill a Mockumentary”. After this participation he says goodbye to the performancealthough it does not distance itself completely from the industry, since it takes be part of those behind the production of series and movies with Teamsters Local 399the union that represents workers in the motion picture industry (drivers, animal trainers, locations, casting, dispatchers and more).
WORKED AS TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR
Jimmy Workman, 42, worked as a transportation coordinator for “Ungovernable” (2017), “SuperHigh” (2017), “The Debt Collector 2″ (2020), and “The Last Manhunt” (2022).
HIS SISTERS ARE FAMOUS
Although he moved away from the world of acting, his older sister Shanelle Workman, the one who wanted to be Wednesday in “The Addams Locos”, acted in important productions such as “Grey’s Anatomy” and “One Life to Live”. Not only, since he voiced him for the video games “Mass Effect Legendary Edition” and “Kingdom Hearts III”, he publishes Univision.
Meanwhile, her younger sister Ariel Winter appeared in 11 seasons of “Modern Family” as Alex Dunphy. He also voiced Princess Sofia in “Sofia the First.”
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What happened to Jimmy Workman, the boy who played Pericles in the “The Addams Locos” movies