Johnny Pacar is an American film and television actor of partial Romanian descent who portrayed Cody Jackson in the television series Flight 29 Down. He is also starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie Now You See It..., and a recurring role as Jimmy Francis in American Dreams. Pacar portrayed Damon Young, a recurring role on ABC Family's Make It or Break It, a series about teenage gymnasts striving for the 2012 Olympics. He also released a couple of songs on his own mini album.
Life and career
Johnny Pacar was born June 6, 1981. As a youth he always wanted to entertain people. He was an expert hockey player and always dreamed about one day playing in the NHL. However, he chose a different path when he started acting in drama and local theatre. In high school he formed a few bands driven by his punk rock influences, also getting into drama at school where he began doing high school and local theatre. After graduating at Wayne Memorial High School , he moved from Michigan to Los Angeles in May 2001. After two months there, he got an agent and filmed a national commercial and a recurring role in Boston Public. Pacar also landed guest roles in Tru Calling, Judging Amy, George Lopez, CSI: Miami, Medium, Eli Stone, as well as starring in the Disney Channel movie Now You See It.... Pacar is best known for being cast as Jackson, a regular on the series Flight 29 Down for NBC/ Discovery Kids.
Pacar starred as Damon Young on ABC Family's Make It or Break It, a series about teenage gymnasts striving for the 2012 Olympics.
Pacar won the Best Supporting Actor award at the Orlando Film Festival for his performance in Love Hurts.
Pacar is pursuing a music career. He released his solo EP Moment of Time on iTunes, and is in the band Forever the Day (formerly Fairlene), along with fellow Make it or Break it co-star Cody Longo. Forever The Day released their first EP Under The Afterglow on August 16, 2010 and have plans to release a second part.
He recently guest starred in an episode of Warehouse 13 as Dwayne Maddox. The same year he starred opposite Ving Rhymes in syfy's Zombie Apocalypse. in 2012 he landed a role in the upcoming action thriller "Channeling" and in 2012 his film "Playback" opposite Christian Slater was released.
He has a new solo album was released in March 2013. He next stars in the Sony thriller "The Remaining" due out 2014.