Breckin Meyer Net Worth, Acting Career, Early Life, Wiki

Breckin Meyer is an American actor, writer, producer, and drummer who has a net worth of $4 million. Meyer made his film debut in 1991’s “Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare,” and his breakthrough role was the 1995 hit “Clueless,” in which he played skateboarding stoner Travis Birkenstock.

Breckin has more than 80 acting credits to his name, including the films “The Craft” (1996), “54” (1998), “Go” (1999), “Road Trip” (2000), “Josie and the Pussycats” (2001), and “Garfield: The Movie” (2004) and the television series “The Home Court” (1995–1996), “Inside Schwartz” (2001–2002), “Married to the Kellys” (2003–2004), “Franklin & Bash” (2011–2014), and “The Fix” (2019).

He has lent his voice to the TV shows “Potato Head Kids” (1986), “King of the Hill” (2000–2010), “Robot Chicken” (2005–present), “Titan Maximum” (2009), and “SuperMansion” (2015–2017), and he has served as a writer on “Robot Chicken” and its “Star Wars” and DC Comics specials.

Meyer created, wrote, and produced the TBS sitcom “Men at Work” (2012–2014), and he produced the 2019 film “Changeland” and wrote the “Franklin & Bash” episodes “Jango and Rossi” (2012) and “Honor Thy Mother” (2014). Breckin has also played drums for the bands The Street Walkin’ Cheetahs and The Nightwatchman and with Slash, Cypress Hill, Ben Harper, and Perry Farrell.

Early Life

Breckin Meyer was born Breckin Erin Meyer on May 7, 1974, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Breckin grew up in California, West Virginia, Texas, and New Jersey with mother Dorothy Ann (a travel agent/former microbiologist), father Christopher (a management consultant), and brothers Frank and Adam.

Drew Barrymore was one of Meyer’s elementary school classmates, and she has said that Breckin was her first kiss. He was signed by Barrymore’s agent while attending elementary school, and he began appearing in television commercials as a child.

In 1983, Meyer was a contestant on the CBS game show “Child’s Play.” He attended Beverly Hills High School, and though he was accepted to California State University, Northridge, he decided to pursue acting instead of attending college.

Career

In 1986, Breckin voiced Spud on the CBN Family Channel series “Potato Head Kids,” then he guest-starred on “The Wonder Years” (1988), “Chicken Soup” (1989), and “L.A. Law” (1990) and appeared in the 1990 TV movies “…Where’s Rodney?” and “Camp Cucamonga.”

In 1991, he starred as Spencer Lewis in “Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare,” the sixth movie in Wes Craven’s “A Nightmare on Elm Street” franchise. From 1992 to 1993, Meyer played Chas Walker on ABC’s “The Jackie Thomas Show,” and from 1995 to 1996, he starred as Mike Solomon on the NBC sitcom “The Home Court.”

In 1995, he got his big break when he co-starred with Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy, Donald Faison, and Paul Rudd in “Clueless,” and that year he also appeared in the film “Payback.”

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In 1996, he guest-starred on the “Clueless” TV series as a different character and appeared in “The Craft” and “Escape from L.A.” Breckin portrayed Pat Tyson in the 1997 biographical film “Prefontaine,” and in 1998, he had an uncredited role in “Can’t Hardly Wait” and co-starred with Ryan Phillippe, Salma Hayek, Neve Campbell, and Mike Myers in “54.”

He then appeared in the 1999 films “Go,” “The Insider,” and “Tail Lights Fade,” and played the lead role of Josh Parker in 2000’s “Road Trip,” which grossed $119.8 million against a $16 million budget. From 2000 to 2010, Meyer voiced Joseph Gribble on the Fox animated series “King of the Hill.”

Breckin starred as Adam Schwartz on NBC’s “Inside Schwartz” from 2001 to 2002, and he appeared in the 2001 films “Josie and the Pussycats,” “Rat Race,” and “Kate & Leopold.” From 2003 to 2004, he played Tom Wagner on ABC’s “Married to the Kellys,” and in 2004, he starred as Jon Arbuckle in “Garfield: The Movie.”

He reprised his role in 2006’s “Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties,” and both films were hits, with “Garfield: The Movie” grossing $203.2 million and the sequel bringing in $143.3 million. In 2005, Meyer began voicing various characters on the Adult Swim stop motion animated series “Robot Chicken,” which has aired more than 200 episodes as of this writing.

He also lent his voice to the specials “Robot Chicken: Star Wars” (2007), “Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II” (2008), “Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III” (2010), “Robot Chicken DC Comics Special” (2012), “Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 2: Villains in Paradise” (2014), and “Robot Chicken DC Comics Special III: Magical Friendship” (2015).

Breckin appeared in the films “Herbie: Fully Loaded” (2005), “Blue State” (2007), “Stag Night” (2008), and “Ghosts of Girlfriends Past” (2009), and he guest-starred on “House” (2008), “Heroes” (2008), and “Party Down” (2009). From 2011 to 2014, he starred as Jared Franklin on TNT’s “Franklin & Bash” alongside Mark-Paul Gosselaar, and he created the TBS series “Men at Work,” which aired 30 episodes between 2012 and 2014.

Meyer had a recurring role as Trey Kirkman on ABC’s “Designated Survivor” in 2018, and he played Charlie West on the ABC legal drama “The Fix” in 2019. He appeared in the films “Changeland” (2019), “Unpregnant” (2020), “Happily” (2021), and “The Enormity of Life” (2021), and in 2021, he played Vance in nine episodes of NBC’s “Good Girls.”

Personal Life

Breckin married director/screenwriter Deborah Kaplan on October 14, 2001, and they welcomed daughters Caitlin and Clover before divorcing in 2014. Kaplan co-wrote and co-directed two films Meyer appeared in, “Can’t Hardly Wait” and “Josie and the Pussycats.” Breckin is close friends with Seth Green and Ryan Phillippe, and the three launched a production company together.

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Awards and Nominations

Meyer has been nominated for five Primetime Emmy Awards: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour) for “Robot Chicken: Star Wars” (2008) and “Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II” (2009), Outstanding Animated Program for “Robot Chicken: Star Wars III” (2011), and Outstanding Short-Format Animated Program (2014) and Outstanding Short Form Animated Program (2020) for “Robot Chicken.”

He won Annie Awards for Best Writing in an Animated Television Production or Short Form for “Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II” (2009) and Best Writing in a Television Production for “Robot Chicken: Star Wars III” (2011), and he earned a Teen Choice Award nomination for Film – Choice Chemistry (shared with Amy Smart) for “Road Trip” (2000).

In 1988, Breckin shared a Young Artist Award nomination for Best Animation Voice Over Group with his “Potato Head Kids” castmates.

Real Estate

In March 2019, Meyer paid $2.2 million for a 4,142 square foot home in L.A.’s Valley Village neighborhood. In August of that year, he sold his 2,118 square foot Hollywood Hills home for $1.725 million. He had put the three-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom home on the market for $1.995 million at the beginning of the year.

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