Noah Hathaway

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Noah Hathaway
Noah Hathaway
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Portrays: Boxey
Date of Birth: November 13, 1971
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Age: 47
Nationality: USA USA

Noah Hathaway (born November 13, 1971) is an American actor best-known for his parts as " Boxey" on the original Battlestar Galactica series and "Atreyu" on the cult classic The NeverEnding Story.

Hathaway started acting in commercials at the age of three under guidance of his father Robert who was an actor and a music editor. He was six years old when tapped to star on Battlestar Galactica as Boxey, the stepson of leading man Apollo (Richard Hatch) after the death of his mother Serina (Jane Seymour). Noah was nominated for the 1st Young Artists Awards for his role in the series.

In 1984 Noah starred in the movie The NeverEnding Story, directed by Hollywood-director Wolfgang Petersen (Das Boot, Air Force One, Troy). Based on the much heralded book by German writer Michael Ende, Noah was cast to play the leading role of young hero Atreju, who is given the task to save the world of Fantasia. The movie never lost its appeal to both young and old viewers and remains a cult-favourite. It was at that time a big-budget production, yet it was filmed at the Bavaria Studios in Munich, Germany. For this movie, Noah did many of the stunts himself, one of them accidentally almost cost him his life! He was nominated for the 6th Young Artists Awards for his role in this movie and won the award for Best Younger Actor in the 12th Annual Saturn Awards in 1984. He starred as Harry Potter Jr. (not the well known wizard) in 1986's Troll. This movie also starred Anne Lockhart, who was his co-star in Battlestar Galactica, as she played the role of Lt. Sheba. He also starred in a number of movies and TV shows through 1986, including Family Ties, Mork & Mindy and Laverne & Shirley.

During his teens he taught dance, specifically advanced jazz and street dance, until an injury sidelined him at age 18. Prior to moving back to LA in 1998, he lived in New York for two and a half years. In his spare time, he tried to get out to the track at Willow Springs, California, to race in Super Sport motorcycle racing. He has tended bar at several LA clubs and sometimes worked in real estate, which he studied in college, as a mortgage loan officer. He holds black belts in Tang Su Do and Shotokan, and has learned American Kempo from Dr. Jerry Erickson, and he also helps him teach a close-quarter combat-training course for flight attendants and pilots for the airlines.

His next on-screen project was the film project To Die, To Sleep in 1994. He also worked as a Production Coordinator on several movies during this period in his life.

Noah nowadays mainly keeps himself busy with designing (and riding) customized motorcycles (aka choppers), something that has been a passion ever since his childhood. He's still learning and taking courses (in for example welding) to perfect his skills. His dream is setting up a shop one day in which he can sell and work on his self built choppers.

Recently he took up acting classes again. Although his back still aches, he feels fit enough to start. He is coached by the highly praised Ivana Chubbuck, who has launched some of the most successful careers in Hollywood, like Halle Berry.

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