The film was directed by Barry Levinson and co-starred Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Dustin Hoffman, Ron Eldard and Brad Pitt (who played the older version of Renfro's character).
In 1998, he starred opposite Ian Mc Kellen in Apt Pupil, directed by Bryan Singer.
His career faded rapidly due to alcoholism and substance abuse. When he was ten, Renfro was discovered by Mali Finn, a casting director for Joel Schumacher.
Cast by Finn as the lead in Schumacher's The Client, Renfro starred alongside Susan Sarandon and Tommy Lee Jones.
His casting was announced in May 1993, and the movie was filmed in the summer of that year.
Based on the bestselling John Grisham novel, it became one of the top-grossing films of 1994.
What got me is that the police are releasing details before a cause of death has been determined.
High powered lawyer Claire Kubik finds her world turned upside down when her husband, who has been living under a false name, is arrested by military police and placed on trial for the murder of villagers while he was in the Marines.
Brad Barron Renfro (July 25, 1982 – January 15, 2008) was an American actor.
A native of the state of Tennessee, he made his movie debut in 1994 in The Client at the age of 12 years old.
Brad Renfro was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, the son of Angela and Mark Renfro, who works in a blueprint factory.
He was raised by his grandmother, Joanne Renfro, a church secretary.