Jake Johnson

Jake Johnson

Active - 1997 - 2023  |   Born - May 28, 1978 in Chicago, Illinois, United States  |   Genres - Comedy, Romance, Action

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Actor Jake Johnson began his career in the virgin territory of the Internet, appearing in the popular Michael Cera web series Clark and Michael in 2006. He would go on to make appearances on Curb Your Enthusiasm and The Unit, as well as in the David Mamet film Redbelt, before collaborating with Cera once again for 2009's Paper Heart. He appeared in the comedy Get Him to the Greek, and had a very busy 2011 with parts in No Strings Attached, A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas, and a major part in the new FOX sitcom New Girl. He also appeared in the comic big-screen version of 21 Jump Street the next year.

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  • Says the worst job he ever had was working the graveyard shift at a casino.
  • Toured the country performing a two-man show called The Midwesterners with his friend Oliver Ralli.
  • Appeared in the web series Clark and Michael with Clark Duke and Michael Cera.
  • His first TV role was on Curb Your Enthusiasm.
  • Appeared in the David Mamet film Redbelt (2008).