Jeremy Steven Suarez
(born July 6, 1990) is an American actor
perhaps best known for his starring role of Jordan Thomkins, Bernie Mac
's nephew, on The Bernie Mac Show
. His first major movie role was in the 1996 film, Jerry Maguire
, in which he played Tyson Tidwell, son of Cuba Gooding Jr.
's character Rod Tidwell
. He had an uncredited role on Sister, Sister
in 1996, on Season 4 episode, "Kid-Napped". He voiced Koda in Disney's 2003 movie Brother Bear
and reprised the role in Brother Bear 2
. He was amongst the thousands of mourners at the funeral of Bernie Mac
and gave a heartfelt speech during the eulogy, appearing on Larry King Live
in 2008 with his fellow cast to discuss the death of the man. Suarez is also a voice actor
and has played roles in many television shows, such as The Wayans Bros.
, Chicago Hope
and King of the Hill
. In 2009, he voiced a puppet on Nike
commercials during the 2009 NBA Playoffs
. His recent work includes the voicing of a character (Kai) in the upcoming animated feature film, Zambezia
, slated for a 2011 fall release.