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Jeff Goldblum

Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum was born October 22, 1952 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, one of four children of Shirley (Temeles), a radio broadcaster who also ran an appliances firm, and Harold L. Goldblum, a doctor. His father was of Russian Jewish descent and his mother was of Austrian Jewish ancestry.Goldblum began his career on the New York stage after moving to the city at age seventeen. Possessing his own unique style of delivery, Goldblum made an impression on moviegoers with little more than a single line in Woody Allen's Annie Hall (1977), when he fretted about having forgotten his mantra. Goldblum went on to appear in the remake Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) and co-starred with Ben Vereen in the detective series Tenspeed and Brown Shoe (1980) before a high-profile turn in the classic ensemble film The Big Chill (1983).The quirky actor turned up in the suitably quirky film The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984), which became a 1980s cult classic, starred in the modern-day film noir Into the Night (1985), then went on to a breakthrough role in the David Cronenberg remake The Fly (1986), which also featured actress Geena Davis, Goldblum's wife from 1987-1990 and co-star in two additional films: Transylvania 6-5000 (1985) and Julien Temple's Earth Girls Are Easy (1988).Goldblum was the rather unlikely star of some of the biggest blockbusters of the 1990s: Steven Spielberg's dinosaur adventure Jurassic Park (1993) and its sequel The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997), as well as the alien invasion film Independence Day (1996). These films saw Goldblum playing the type of intellectual characters he has become associated with. More recently, roles have included critically acclaimed turns in Igby Goes Down (2002) and Wes Anderson's The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004). In 2009, he returned to television to star in his second crime series Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001).


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Born:
Oct 22, 1952 In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
43
First Appeared:
In the series Horizon 1964-05-02
Latest Project:
Series The Late Late Show with James Corden 2015-03-23

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 19 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Glee
Poster of The Colbert Report
Poster of Friends
Poster of The Simpsons
Filmography
The Late Late Show with James Corden Unknown 2015-03-23
Late Night with Seth Meyers Unknown 2014-02-24
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Unknown 2014-04-27
Inside Amy Schumer Unknown 2013-04-30
America's Book of Secrets Unknown 2012-01-15
Portlandia Unknown 2011-01-11
NTSF:SD:SUV Unknown 2011-07-21
Allen Gregory Unknown 2011-10-30
Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Glee Unknown 2009-05-19
The League Unknown 2009-10-29
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! Unknown 2007-02-11
Raines Michael Raines 7 episodes, 2007 2007-03-15
The Contender Unknown 2005-03-07
The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Tom Goes to the Mayor Unknown 2004-11-14
DNA Narrator 2003
The Jamie Kennedy Experiment Unknown 2002-01-13
Crank Yankers Unknown 2002-06-02
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway Unknown 2002-06-08
Top Gear Unknown 2002-10-20
Dinner for Five Unknown 2001-07-06
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Will & Grace Unknown 1998-09-21
King of the Hill Unknown 1997-01-12
The View Unknown 1997-08-11
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist Unknown 1995-05-28
Mr. Show with Bob and David Unknown 1995-11-03
Friends Unknown 1994-09-22
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
The Larry Sanders Show Unknown 1992-08-15
Captain Planet and the Planeteers Unknown 1990-09-10
The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
It's Garry Shandling's Show. Unknown 1986-09-10
The Ray Bradbury Theater Unknown 1985-05-21
Faerie Tale Theatre Unknown 1982-09-11
Laverne & Shirley Unknown 1976-01-27
Starsky and Hutch Unknown 1975-04-30
Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Columbo Unknown 1971-03-01
Sesame Street Unknown 1969-07-21
Horizon Unknown 1964-05-02