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Ian Michael Smith


Ex – child actor was immortalized for his just function as the title character in the 1998 drama Simon Birch. He was created with Morquio symptoms, which triggered his little size and elevation. He researched in MIT after finishing his acting profession. He’s the boy of Steve Smith and can be an only kid. He co-starred in Simon Birch with Joseph Mazzello.

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Full Name Ian Michael Smith
Date Of Birth May 5, 1987
Place Of Birth Illinois
Height 94 cm
Profession TV Actor
Education York Community High School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Nationality American
Parents Gayle Smith, Steve Smith
Siblings Brian Smith
Awards Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Young Performer
Movies Simon Birch
Star Sign Taurus

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1Attending Massachussetts Institute of Technology [2005]
2His father's name is Steve Smith.
3Spoke at the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) annual conference in Washington, DC in 2001.
4Is currently enrolled as an undergraduate at MIT. [2005]
5Was considered for the role of Kevin in The Mighty (1998) but Harvey Weinstein of Miramax decided that Ian was too young and overruled the director's request to use him. He later went on to land a similar role as the lead in Simon Birch (1998).
6Ian has Morquio Syndrome, also known as MPSIVA. It affects the skeletal structure causing dwarfism. His full height is three feet, 1 inch tall. He is a good student, likes school, sails a small boat, kayaks, swims, plays the trumpet and piano, and likes to play chess.



Simon Birch1998Simon Birch

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1999Grace AwardMovieGuide AwardsSimon Birch (1998)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1999Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young ActorSimon Birch (1998)

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