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Jeff Goldblum

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Photos Jeff Goldblum Birth name: Jeffery Lynn Goldblum
Birth date: 1952/10/22 (69 years old)
Birth place : Pittsburgh (Pennsylvanie)

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Biography for Jeff Goldblum

Born Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum on October 22, 1952 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, actor Jeff Goldblum began his career on the New York stage after moving to the city at the age of 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) 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, then went on to a breakthrough role in the David Cronenberg remake The Fly (1986). The Fly (1986) 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 flick Independence Day (1996). These films saw Goldblum playing the type of intellectual characters he's become associated with.

Recent roles have included critically acclaimed turns in Igby Goes Down (2002) and Wes Anderson's The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004).

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Filmography

Title Role
Fay Grim (2006) (filming) Agent Fulbright
Raines (2006) (TV) (filming) (in negotiations)
Man of the Year (2006) (filming)
Will & Grace
Mini's First Time (2005)
Crank Yankers
Tom Goes to the Mayor
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) Alistair Hennessey
Incident at Loch Ness (2004) Party Guest
Spinning Boris (2003) George Gorton
Dallas 362 (2003) Bob
Friends
War Stories (2003) (TV) Ben Dansmore
Legend of the Lost Tribe (2002) (TV) (voice) White Rabbit
Igby Goes Down (2002) D.H. Banes
King of the Hill
Cats & Dogs (2001) Professor Brody
Perfume (2001) Jamie
One of the Hollywood Ten (2000) Herbert Biberman
Chain of Fools (2000) Avnet
Auggie Rose (2000) John Nolan
The Prince of Egypt (1998) (voice) Aaron
Mr. Show with Bob and David
Holy Man (1998) Ricky Hayman
The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) Dr. Ian Malcolm
Saturday Night Live
Independence Day (1997) (VG) (voice)
Mad Dog Time (1996) Mickey Holliday
Independence Day (1996) David Levinson
The Great White Hype (1996) Mitchell Kane
The Simpsons
Goosebumps: Escape from Horrorland (1996) (VG)
Powder (1995) Donald Ripley
Nine Months (1995) Sean Fletcher
Hideaway (1995) Hatch Harrison
Futurequest (1994) TV Series Narrator
Lush Life (1993) (TV) Al Gorky
Jurassic Park (1993) Dr. Ian Malcolm
Shooting Elizabeth (1992) Howard Pigeon
Deep Cover (1992) David Jason
Fathers & Sons (1992) Max
The Favour, the Watch and the Very Big Fish (1991) Pianist
Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1990) TV Series (voice) Duke Nukem (1990)
Tonight with Jonathan Ross
Mister Frost (1990) Mr. Frost
Framed (1990) (TV) Wiley
Sueño del mono loco, El (1989) Dan Gillis
The Tall Guy (1989) Dexter King
Earth Girls Are Easy (1988) Mac
Vibes (1988) Nick Deezy
Beyond Therapy (1987) Bruce
Life Story (1987) (TV) Jim Watson
The Fly (1986) Seth Brundle
The Ray Bradbury Theater
Transylvania 6-5000 (1985) Jack Harrison
Silverado (1985) 'Slick' Calvin Stanhope
Into the Night (1985) Ed Okin
Faerie Tale Theatre
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984) New Jersey
Ernie Kovacs: Between the Laughter (1984) (TV) Ernie Kovacs
Popular Neurotics (1984) (TV)
The Right Stuff (1983) Recruiter
The Big Chill (1983) Michael Gold
Rehearsal for Murder (1982) (TV) Leo Gibbs
Laverne & Shirley
Threshold (1981) Aldo Gehring
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1980) (TV) Ichabod Crane
Tenspeed and Brown Shoe (1980) (TV) Lionel Whitney
Tenspeed and Brown Shoe (1980) TV Series Lionel Whitney
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) Jack Bellicec
Thank God It's Friday (1978) Tony Di Marco
Remember My Name (1978) Mr. Nudd
Between the Lines (1977) Max Arloft
Annie Hall (1977) Lacey Party Guest
Starsky and Hutch
The Sentinel (1977) Jack
The Blue Knight
Special Delivery (1976) Snake
St. Ives (1976) Hood #3
Next Stop, Greenwich Village (1976) Clyde Baxter
Nashville (1975) Tricycle Man
California Split (1974) Lloyd Harris

Trivia

Is the voice behind the iMac/iBook commercials for Apple Computer.

Engaged to Laura Dern. [1995-1997]

In a jazz band called The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra with actor Peter Weller (they were also in a band together in the movie The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)) - they perform at local clubs in Los Angeles.

Studied acting at New York City's prestigious Neighborhood Playhouse under the guidance of legendary acting coach, Sanford Meisner.

Was engaged to Catherine Wreford, a 23 year old dancer from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Appears alongside ex-wife Geena Davis in three films, back to back, Transylvania 6-5000 (1985), The Fly (1986) and Earth Girls Are Easy (1988).

While filming Earth Girls Are Easy (1988), he and co-stars Damon Wayans and Jim Carrey took approximately two hours to be suited up as the aliens.

Along with Jim Carrey and Damon Wayans, his voice was dubbed for certain scenes in Earth Girls Are Easy (1988).

After playing the victim of an alien invasion in the remake of Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956), he appears in two films in which he fights aliens, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984) and Independence Day (1996), and one where he plays an alien - Earth Girls Are Easy (1988).

He can wiggle his ears one at a time. He demonstated this talent on "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" (1993).

Has worked twice with three of the writers of _Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) . The film's director, Steven Spielberg, directed him in Jurassic Park (1993) and The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997). The screenwriter, Lawrence Kasdan, directed him in The Big Chill (1983) and Silverado (1985). "Philip Kaufman' , whose idea it was for Indy to puruse the Ark of the Covenant, directed him in Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) and The Right Stuff (1983).

Appears in two remakes of cult science fiction/horror films: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) and The Fly (1986).

Often plays eccentric characters

Member of jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1999

Born on the same day as actor Christopher Lloyd.

Family

Spouse : Geena Davis (1 November 1987 - 17 October 1990) (divorced), Patricia Gaul (1980 - 1986) (divorced)

Author of the card

  • Creation date: 01/07/2003 by shaunnah
  • Last update: 01/05/2007 by abdest

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