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Jesse Greenwood is the main protagonist of the Free Willy Series. In the first film, this twelve-year-old street boy has lost his family and spends his days stealing from people and living on the streets.

He is played by Jason James Richter.

Appearances

Films

Free Willy

That is, until he befriends Willy, a lonely orca, while doing community service at a local aquarium, and finding a new family.

Eventually, he rescues Willy and returns him to the wild after learning that his keepers want him dead to collect insurance money, keeping him out of the reach of an evil man named Dial.

Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home

In the second film, Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home, Jesse, with his half-brother, Elvis, and his first ever girlfriend, Nadine, reunites with Willy and together they successfully battle a burning oil spill to ensure Willy's escape to the open ocean with his sister, Luna, and his younger brother, Little Spot.

Free Willy 3: The Rescue

In the third film, Free Willy 3: The Rescue, Jesse is now a secondary character, and he, along with his old Native American friend, Randolph, and a shy new friend Max Wesley, try to foil Max's father's illegal whaling operation to preserve the birth of Willy's and mate, Nikki's, son.

Television

Animated Series

Jesse also appears in the animated series of the same name. He is voiced by Zachary Bennett.

Quotes

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Relationships

Willy

Randolph Johnson

Elvis

Nadine

Glen Greenwood

Annie Greenwood

Rae Lindley

Dwight Mercer

Max Wesley

Drew Halbert

Gallery

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Trivia

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