Hollywood has always been known to cherish a comeback story, especially when it happens to one it’s own. Teen idol Noah Hathaway stepped into fame at age 12 when he played the lead as Atreyu in the epic fantasy movie titled The NeverEnding Story in 1984. The young Noah later observed a two-decade-long hiatus from the world of show biz and made a comeback with appearances in Seattle and Tacoma. Despite Noah’s age during the shooting of his breakthrough movie (NeverEnding Story), the former child actor was hardly a newcomer to the entertainment world as he has been working in ads for commercials since he turned three.
Apart from his breakout role, Noah Hathaway has worked in several other productions both on the small screen and big screen. Notable among them are Battlestar Galactica – the original TV series that cast him in the role of Boxey, and Troll where he gave expression to the character of Harry Potter, Jr. he was also featured in Casebusters – The TV film, breathing life into the role of Jamie. The popular actor’s other movie credits include To Die, to Sleep, Mondo Holocausto, and Sushi Girl. Noah still came in the reprisal of his NeverEnding Story role.
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Noah Hathaway
Being born as the son of a Hollywood star, it is not surprising that Noah Hathaway will tow the same line as his dad Robert Hathaway with whom he appeared in both Troll and Battlestar Galactia. Noah’s date of birth is recorded as the 13th of November 1971 and he was born in Los Angeles California as Noah Leslie Hathaway.
While his mum Judy Hathaway is not part of the entertainment industry, his dad is neck-deep in show biz as an acting instructor, writer, as well as actor. The former teen idol is not the only child of his parents as he grew up alongside one sister named Audrey Hathaway. Other members of his family include Leon Ringler – his maternal grandfather a Jewish immigrant and Lily Ganca his maternal grandma also Jewish.
Perhaps it is due to his dad’s influence, Noah Hathaway commenced acting as early as age three, appearing in commercials.
Not much is known about Noah Hathaway’s academic qualifications but according to the records, he was a student of Lycee Français de Los Angeles. Information on any possible higher academic qualifications is sadly lacking, however, it is a known fact the star of The NeverEnding story has fluency in French.
Noah Hathaway has only ever been married once in his life, his spouse has been identified as Sameerah Hoddison, but the date of their nuptial has never been reported by any source. However, it is common knowledge that both he and his wife have their wedding rings tattooed on their fingers. Along with his wife, he owns and runs the Wild Child Tattoo. The couple is parents to two children but according to the latest reports, they are on the process of getting divorced.
Noah Hathaway comes with an athletic build, standing at a height of 5 feet 9 inches. However, information regarding his weight and general body measurements is not known, but the actor’s hair is dark brown in color.
It would interest you to know that Noah Hathaway was a dance instructor, majoring in street dance and advanced jazz until he was halted in his track by an injury at age 18 in 1989. The athletic actor is quite good in the sports; he is into martial arts with black belts in Shotokan Karate and Tang Soo Do under his name. Noah was into active contests as a Muay Thai boxer and later went under the tutelage of Dr. Jerry Erickson to learn American Kenpo. The famed actor spent quality time at Willow Springs Raceway located in Rosamond CA where he actively participated in supersport motorcycle racing contests; he was also into designing of chopper motorcycles as well as riding them.
One popular musical band name Atreyu got its name from Noah Hathaway’s role in The NeverEnding Story where he depicted a character of the same name.
Is he related to Anne Hathaway?
Perhaps it is because of their last names, people have always believed that there is a blood tie between Noah Hathaway and Anne Hathaway, but that is not the case. There is absolutely no form of relationship between the two, it is mere coincidence that their last names are the same.