Missing child found to have become a man: Jason Jansen located

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  1. Nevermore

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    Jason Jansen, the child actor who played Tommy Kennedy in the live action segments of the widely unknown "fifth season" of the G1 cartoon, has been a mystery among the Transformers fandom for years. So much that the Transformers Wiki even considered him (or rather, information regarding his person) a "holy grail".

    Now someone found him. Or rather, he found his name mentioned on someone's blog and decided to give an interview.
    Tommy Kennedy, Found – An Interview with Jason Jansen « Digest My Brain

    Turns out his real name is Jason Jankowski, "Jansen" was just a stage name, and he quit acting and grew up to become an ABC Television exec.
     
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    Geez. I saw the Title and thought it was a Amber Alert thing or something.
     
  3. Nevermore

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    I wouldn't post such a thing in the Transformers section.
     
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    That's incredible.
     
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    Holy smokes. It's a proud day for Transfandom.
     
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    Yay
     
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    Probably resting in peace in a landfill somewhere out there.
     
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    then someone must find it
     
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    That was cool
     
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    That is an astoundingly impressive article! Congratulations and a huge thank you to all involved! I love seeing mysteries solved! :D 

    I hope Mr. Jansen is able to forward more stories about the filming; I love behind-the-scenes stuff! :D 
     
  13. Omegatron

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    I thought it'd be a female child actress who was now a man.
     
  14. Maximo Prime

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    Granted, but someone who doesn't know you would still throw up red flags upon seeing the title. God knows people post in wrong spots all the time anyway - to someone who doesn't know Nevermore, you could be just another one of those people. Just saying, that title *could* have been worded a smidge better. Thanks for the link, though!
     
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    Oh cool, someone found him.
     
  16. Matty

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    No fucking way :lol  so cool!
     
  17. llamatron

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    Awesome.

    Botcon 2013 guest? Hall of Fame inductee? ;) 
     
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    Very cool! That was a good read. Thanks for sharing.

    25 years from now, somebody should track down that kid from the "Daaaaaaad, can I borrow the Transformer?" video Hasbro...graced...us with from a couple of years ago.
     
  19. T4mercustomz

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    Quick someone update the tfwiki page about him!
     
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    I honestly have no clue what the fuck any of this is about...
     

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