Jacob Lee Epstein is a Canadian actor and singer who played Craig Manning, a bipolar musician, on Degrassi: The Next Generation. He also played Will in the First National Tour of American Idiot and originated the role of Gerry Goffin in the Broadway production of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.
|Born:||Jacob Lee Epstein, January 16, 1987, Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Spouse(s):||Vanessa Smythe (m. 2018)|
|IMDb:||Jake Epstein's IMDb|
About Jake Epstein
Actor and singer best known for his role as Craig Manning in the Canadian television series Degrassi: The Next Generation. In 2015, he appeared as the character Pierce in the film Full Out.
He starred as the lead role in many school plays and attended Claude Watson School for the Arts in Toronto.
He is a huge fan of the Beatles and lists John Lennon as one of his idols.
He comes from a Jewish family and his mother, Kathy Kacer, has won the Norma Fleck Award for writing children's stories about the Holocaust. He has a sister named Gabi.
In addition to John Lennon, Epstein lists music legend, Jimi Hendrix as one of his idols.