An extremely talented American actor, Jay Waverly North professionally known as “Jay North” is best known for playing the role of Dennis Mitchell in the American sitcom ‘Dennis the Menace’. North was born on 3rd August, 1951 in Hollywood, California, U.S. He was fan of television since he was a child. His mother helped his dream fulfilled by making him appear in his favorite TV program ‘Cartoon Express’. With his appearance in the show, North impressed Hollywood talent agent, Hazel MacMillan. His first professional acting work came in the gameshow ‘Queen for a Day’. After that, he started to appear as child actor in various commercials. During the period of 1950s, he appeared in the various shows like ‘The George Gobel Show’, ‘The Eddie Fisher Show’ and ‘The Milton Berie Show’. North’s career turning role came in the American sitcom ‘Dennis the Mennace’ when he was selected to play the role of Dennis Mitchell. He was paid total $500 per episode for appearing in the show. His performance was loved and appreciated by all the audiences. While the series reached at the fourth season, he earned $3500 per episode.
North became the renowned face when he played the role of Dennis Mitchell. In the year 1965, he played the leading role in comedy movie ‘Zebra in the Kitchen’. After a year, he starred in several television series ‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E.’. He also supplied his voice for the animated television series ‘The Banana Slits Adventure Hour’, ‘Here Comes the Grump’ and ‘The Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm Show’. In the year 1980, he appeared in cameo role in television movie ‘Scout’s Honor’. He also played small role in the feature movie ‘Dikiy veter’. During the period of 1980s, he appeared in talk shows like ‘Good Morning America’, ‘Donahue’ and ‘Oprah’. At the start of 2014, he has earned an estimated net worth amount of $500 thousand.