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Omri Katz

Omri Katz

Omri Katz is a former American actor. He is famous for his appearance as John Ross Ewing III in the soap opera Dallas and as Max Dennison in Hocus Pocus.

Omri Katz was born on May 30, 1976, in Los Angeles, California, in the United States. He was born under the birth sign Gemini to parents Israeli Jewish immigrants Rina Katz and Yoram Katz. His full name is Omri Haim Katz.

He grew up alongside his older brother Michael Katz and sister Lali Katz. He also lived in Israel for a year with his parents during his early life. As of 2019, he is 43 years old. Katz has both American and Israeli nationality. He is currently residing in Woodland Hills, California.

Acting Career

Former American actor Omri Katz began his acting career at a young age. When he was just seven years old, he made his acting debut from the soap opera ‘Dallas’ in the year 1983 where he portrayed the character of John Ross Ewing III.

Due to his hard work and tremendous performance, Katz was granted the lead role in the middle of the series. He continues to play the role until the season came to end with its final season in 1991. The seasons had a total of 16 seasons with 149 episodes.

After appearing in this series, he became quite popular. For his performance, he received the Soap Opera Digest Award under the category Outstanding Youth Actor in a Prime-Time Soap Opera. He also won a nomination for the same award for the same role i.e John Ross Ewing III in the year 1986.

Omri Katz with his co-star Joshua Harris in Dallas
Caption: Omri Katz with his co-star Joshua Harris in Dallas (Photo: IMDB )

Katz began to get more offers in the industry after the success of the Dallas. He also made his appearance as a guest actor in some of the television series like ‘Simon & Simon Boy’, ‘The Torkelsons’, and ‘Zorro’. In the year 1991, Katz landed his first major role in the series ”Eerie, Indiana” where he portrayed the character of Marshall Teller.

Within a short period of time, the series got a lot of recognition and fame. It became the popular series of the Disney channel.

Film Career

In the year 1991, Katz landed his first film role in Brett Thompson’s film Adventures in Dinosaur City where he appeared as Timmy. Later in 1993, he made his first film appearance as Stan with the comedy-drama ‘Matinee’. The movie was directed by Joe Dante.

In the same year, he was cast in another movie ‘Hocus Pocus’ directed by Kenny Ortega. He reached a new height in his professional career after playing the role of Max Dennison in Hocus Pocus. The movie became a hit and Katz got a lot of appreciation and fame for his performance.

In the movie, he got the opportunity to share the stage with other renowned actors like Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy.

Omri Katz with his co-actors of Hocus Pocus
Caption: Omri Katz with his co-actors of Hocus Pocus (Photo: Pinterest )

Kats has also made several guest appearances in television series including  ‘Freaks and Geeks’ and ‘General Hospital’ and ‘The John Larroquette Show’. His last appearance before his retirement was in a short film ‘Journey into Night’ in 2002. As of now, the former actor is working as a hairdresser in a salon in Los Angeles.

What Is The Relationship Status Of Omri Katz?

As of 2019, the former actor Omri Katz is yet to get married and is possibly single. Previously he was in dating actress Danielle Harris. She is an American actress and director by profession. She is famous for appearing as Jamie Lloyd in the film “Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers”.

Katz and Danielle dated for a year and got separated in the year 1992. At present, Katz is still unmarried and is living a single life. While his ex-girlfriend Danielle is now married to a jeweler David Gross. She also has a son named Carter Davis Gross born in 2017.

What Is the Net Worth of Omri Katz?

The 43 years old former Omri Katz has an accumulated net worth of around $1 million as of 2019.

On the other hand, his ex-girlfriend Danielle Harris has got an estimated net worth of $10 million as of 2019. Most of her wealth comes from her professional career as an actress and director.

Where is Omri Katz Now? What Is He Doing?

The former actor Omri Katz is currently spending his life in Woodland Hills, California, in the United States. Throughout his career, he has featured in several series and movies. Two of his most notables roles are John Ross Ewing III from the soap opera Dallas and as Max Dennison from the movie Hocus Pocus.

As of now, Omri Katz is working as a hairdresser in one of the salons in Los Angeles.

Reunion of Hocus Pocus Cast In 2018

The “Hocus Pocus” cast gathered for a reunion in October 2018 for the celebration of the film’s 25th anniversary. Omri Katz along with other cast members attended the reunion parting including  Kathy Najimy, Thora Birch, Vinessa Shaw, Tobias Jelinek, and Larry Bagby.

Omri Katz with Vinessa Shaw and Thora Birch
Caption: Omri Katz with Vinessa Shaw and Thora Birch (Photo: Instagram )

The host of the event was Vanessa Hudgens and it was held at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Vinessa Shaw and Thora Birch shared some of the pictures of the event in their official Instagram accounts.

Facts of Omri Katz

Full NameOmri Katz
Net Worth$1 million
Date Of BirthMay 30, 1976
Age43 years 10 months
Place Of BirthLos Angeles, California, United States
ProfessionFormer American Actor
NationalityAmerican, Israeli
ParentsRina Katz, Yoram Katz
SiblingsMichael Katz, Lali Katz
Star SignGemini

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