Jurassic Park: the children of the saga have grown up well!

Jurassic Park: the children of the saga have grown up well!

They do not appear in the credits of “Jurassic World: the world after” but they have marked the saga of dinosaurs over the episodes since 1993. Back to the children of the franchise and their journey after leaving the park.

Owen Grady (Chris Pratt), Claire Dearing (Bryce Dallas Howard), Alan Grant (Sam Neill), Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern), Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum): the reunion of Jurassic World: the world after has taken place between adults, without inviting the “Jurassic Kids” to the conclusion of the saga. Only Isabella Sermon, who portrays a character introduced in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and now at the center of the narrative and genetic issues of the last opus, thus stands out against the giganotosaurus and other giant grasshoppers.


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Ariana Richards at the Premiere of “Jurassic World 3” in Los Angeles on June 6, 2022

While Ariana Richards, unforgettable Lex Murphy of Jurassic Park (ah, the jello scene…), paraded on the red carpet of the Premiere of Jurassic World 3 a few days ago, let’s highlight the actors who have faced the dinosaurs since 1993. Their Hollywood careers did not necessarily explode afterwards, but their misadventures (and their cries) allowed (and will allow) millions of young spectators to identify with their lost characters on Isla Nublar and Isla Sorna.

Ariana Richards (Lex, Jurassic Park)


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Rescued from the jaws of Jurassic Park and presents the time of a short sequence at the beginning of the Lost World, Ariana Richards (now 42 years old) did not tour much thereafter. In addition to a few occasional roles in television films, she has above all established herself as a very talented painter, rewarded several times for his works.

Joseph Mazzello (Tim, Jurassic Park)


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After “grilling like toast” and escaping the claws of velociraptors in the kitchens of Jurassic ParkJoseph Mazzello played alongside Meryl Streep in La Rivière sauvage, and under the direction of Richard Attenborough (John Hammond in Jurassic Park) in Les Ombres du Coeur, before reappearing in The lost World time for a cameo. Rarer on the screens thereafter, the actor, now 38 years old, nevertheless found Spielberg for the series Brothers in arms, and was recently seen in the casting of Bohemian Rhapsody, where he plays the bassist of the group Queen , and season 3 of American Crime Story.

Camilla Belle (Cathy, The Lost World)


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Following the introductory scene of Lost Worldin which she was attacked by a gang of compsognathus, Camilla Belle (35) continued her acting career, landing a few important roles. The sequel co-starred in the drama The Ballad of Jack and Rose with Daniel Day-Lewis, before starring in Terror on the Line and then in the 10,000 peplum. Also a model, she has since appeared in independent films and series .

Vanessa Lee Chester (Kelly, The Lost World)


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young star of Lost World next to Jeff Goldblum whose daughter she played, muse and inspiration (and fatal gymnast), Vanessa Lee Chester is now 37 years old. If she has not yet found a role as important as that of Kelly, she has a few appearances in famous series such as Veronica Mars, FBI: missing, Shameless or even in the teenage comedy 17 years old again.

Colton James (Benjamin, The Lost World)


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At 9 years old in The lost World, in his pajamas in his childhood room, he was awakened by a T-Rex mom who came to quench his thirst in the family swimming pool in San Diego… before devouring the dog. Now 34 years old, Colton James has subsequently chained small roles in cinema (Austin Powers 2, The Cell) but especially on television, including a recurring role in 7 at home in 2007). His last screen appearance was in a 2010 episode of Supernatural.

Trevor Morgan (Eric, Jurassic Park III)


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At 9 years old in The lost World, in his pajamas in his childhood room, he was awakened by a T-Rex mom who came to quench his thirst in the family swimming pool in San Diego… before devouring the dog. Now 34 years old, Colton James subsequently chained the small roles in the cinema (Austin Powers 2, The Cell) but especially on television, notably a recurring role in 7 at home in 2007). His last screen appearance dates back to 2010 in an episode of supernatural.

Blake Michael Bryan (Charlie, Jurassic Park III)


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Remember: it was he who, almost a baby, nicknamed Alan Grant “Dinosaur Man” in Jurassic Park III… and picked up the phone to save the expedition, threatened by the spinosaurus. The Hollywood career of Blake Michael Bryan -revealed in The Young and the Restless where he camped Noah Newman for 15 episodes- was very short, since he only appeared briefly in two films after his small role with the dinosaurs, in 2004 then 2009.

Nick Robinson (Zach, Jurassic World)


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Present in the cast of the first Jurassic World alongside Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard but absent from the second and third installments, Nick Robinson (now 27 years old) continued his acting career by sharing the poster for La 5th wave and playing under the direction of Rob Reiner. He was especially noticed by interpreting the main character of the teenage rom-com Love, Simon (whom he then found again for a few appearances in the series Love, Victor which he produces), as well as in the series A Teacher and Maid.

Ty Simpkins (Gray, Jurassic World)


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Little brother of Nick Robinson in Jurassic World first of the name, the young Ty Simpkins also crossed paths with Tony Stark in Iron Man 3, and was also present at his funeral at the end of Avengers: Endgame. After starring in The Nice Guys and the latest Insidious, could he soon reappear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and even be offered a spot in what some rumors are already calling the “Young Avengers? “? In the meantime, aged 20, he continues his career between series and independent films.

Isabella Sermon (Maisie, Jurassic World 2 & Jurassic World 3)


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We discover Isabella Sermon at age 11 in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, as Maisie Lockwood, a young woman whose birth and genetic background are among InGen’s closely guarded secrets. The British actress, who will celebrate her 16th birthday at the beginning of July, is now at the center of the issues of Jurassic World: the world after.

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