Jacob Tremblay was born in Vancouver, British Columbia on October 5, 2006. He was raised in the nearby city of Langley, British Columbia. His father, Jason Tremblay, is a police detective and his mother, Christina Candia Tremblay, is a homemaker. Tremblay’s older sister Emma and younger sister Erica are also actors. He made his film debut in the live-action/animated feature The Smurfs 2 released in 2013. Tremblay portrayed Jack Newsome in the acclaimed drama Room, co-starring with Brie Larson.