Was a finalist for the title role in Malcolm in the Middle (2000). Although Frankie Muniz was ultimately cast, he was given the role of Richard in the first episode.
Has an older brother, Matt.
Los Angeles, Cailfornia [September 2007]
Won the Gold Award for his drama First Night (2007). First Night is the first movie Spanjers produced and directed himself.
His paternal grandparents were Dutch. His mother has English, and some Scottish, ancestry.