Birthdate: January 8, 1993
Birthplace: Islington, London, England, UK
Jacob Scipio (birthname: Jacob Muntaz Scipio) is a respected British screen and stage actor, who began acting on screen at 9 months old. His child performances include a double role in the Channel 4 (UK) production of Zadie Smith’s White Teeth (2002).
Scipio’s feature film career started in earnest in 2020 with Bad Boys For Life, opposite Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, and Rod Lurie’s The Outpost. His profile as an action-oriented actor continued in 2021 opposite Michael B. Jordan in Amazon Prime’s Without Remorse, and in 2022, the third sequel to The Expendables, The Expendables 4 with Jason Statham, Sylvester Stallone, Megan Fox, and Andy Garcia.
Jason Scipio joined Nicolas Cage, Pedro Pascal, Tiffany Haddish, and Neil Patrick Harris in the action comedy, The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (2022) and returns under the co-direction of Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah (after Bad Boys For Life) in Batgirl (2022) with Michael Keaton, J.K. Simmons, Leslie Grace, and Brendan Fraser.
Jacob Scipio was born in the Islington section of London to parents Sallyann and Ricardo Scipio. He is of mixed Indo-Guyanese and British heritage. Scipio graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Film and Literature from the University of Essex. His height is 5’ 9 ½”.
Shorts Man: Jacob Scipio has written screenplays for short films which have premiered in the Cannes Film Festival’s Court Métrage section and presented at British Film Institute.