Jay Duplass - Biography
Last Modified: Nov 10, 2022
|Born on :||March 7, 1973 (age 50)|
|Birth Name /
|Lawrence Jay Duplass Jr.|
|Birth Place:||New Orleans, Louisiana, USA|
|Father's Name:||Lawrence Duplass|
|Mother's Name:||Cynthia Ernst|
Mark Duplass (younger brother)
|High School:||Jesuit High School|
|University:||University of Texas|
|Ethnicity:||Multi-ethnic (talian/Sicilian, Ashkenazi-Jewish, German, Swiss, French)|
|Wife's Name:||Jennifer Tracy-Duplass|
|Height:||1.75 meter (5 feet 9 inch)|
|Weight:||77 kg (169.76 lb)|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Jay Duplass?
Jay Duplass is a director, author, and actor. He is best known for his films The Puffy Chair, Cyrus, Jeff, Who Lives at Home, Transparent, Togetherness, and Room 104. With his younger brother Mark Duplass, he has worked on many projects.
Jay Duplass – Age, Parents, Siblings
Jay Duplass’s birth took place on March 7, 1973, in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Born as Lawrence Jay Duplass Jr. to mother Cynthia Ernst and father Lawrence Duplass, he has a sibling. His younger brother Mark Duplass is also a filmmaker, writer, actor, and musician.
For education, Jay Duplass attended Jesuit High School. After graduation, he enrolled at the University of Texas. He graduated from the same with an MFA in film.
His ethnicity includes Italian/Sicilian, Ashkenazi-Jewish, German, Swiss, Cajun/French.
Jay Duplass – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce
Jay Duplass is a happily married man, having married his longtime girlfriend. With his wife Jennifer Tracy-Duplass, he has two children- an older daughter and a younger son.
He is very secretive when it comes to his personal life. There have not been rumors of extra-marital affairs and divorce surrounding the couple.
Jay Duplass – Career
Director, Writer, Producer
Duplass began his career in 1995, producing the short film Connect 5. In the following years, he directed and/or produced and/or wrote short films This is John (2003), Scrapple (2004), Kevin (2011), and Authoritative Sources (2011), among others. He is the executive producer of the TV series Wedlock (2014), Animals (2016-2018), Room 104 (2017-present), Wild Wild Country (2018), and Togetherness (2015-2016; also director, and producer).
Moreover, Jay Duplass has worked as a writer, director, and/or producer of the films The Puffy Chair (2005), Baghead (2008), Cyrus (2010), Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011), The Do-Deca-Pentathlon (2012), Table 19 (2017), Outside In (2017), etc.
As an executive producer Duplass has worked in the film, Bad Milo! (2013), The One I Love (2014), The Bronze (2015), Take Me (2017), The MisEducation of Bindu (2019), Horse Girl (2020), and Not Going Quietly. His debut acting was as Josh Pfefferman in the comedy-drama series Transparent and has starred alongside Trace Lysette, Anjelica Huston, Kiersey Clemons, Cleo Anthony, and Deborah S. Craig.
Jay Duplass in Transparent (Image: Hollywood Reporter)
Jay Duplass – Awards, Nominations
For his work he has been nominated for Producers Guild Awards (2019), Critics' Choice Awards (2015), two Independent Spirit Awards (2006), and Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015). Jay Duplass has won Emmy Award — Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series (2018).
Jay Duplass – Net Worth, Salary
The net worth of Duplass is estimated at around $15 million while the figure on his annual salary is under review.
Jay Duplass – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media sites Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Jay Duplass is followed by thousands of followers. However, he is absent from Facebook.
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