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Jeff Goldblum
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Goldblum at the 2007 Toronto International movie Festival
Born
Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum

October 22, 1952 (1952-10-22) (age 66)
Occupation Actor
Years active 1974 – present
Spouse(s) Patricia Gaul (1980-1986)
Geena Davis (1987-1990)
Awards Saturn Award for Best Actor (movie)
1986 The Fly

Jeffrey Lynn "Jeff" Goldblum (born October 22 1952 in the Pittsburgh suburb of Whitaker, Pennsylvania) is a Jewish-American film actor.

Jeff Goldblum moved to New York City at 17, working on the stage and studying acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse under the guidance of acting coach Sanford Meisner. Most of the characters he plays are intense or eccentric. At 6 feet 4 inches he is one of Hollywood's tallest actors. He is also an accomplished jazz pianist and declared that if he did not act, he would have become a professional musician.

Personal life

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From 1980 to 1986, Goldblum was married to Patricia Gaul, with whom he appeared in Silverado (1985). From 1987 to 1990, he was married to Geena Davis, his co-star in three films: Transylvania 6-5000 (1985), The Fly (1986), and Earth Girls Are Easy (1988).

In mid-2014, he became engaged to Canadian Olympic gymnast Emilie Livingston; the couple married on November 8, 2014. On January 9, 2015, Goldblum announced on the Late Show with David Letterman that the couple were expecting a son. Their son born in 2015. Goldblum announced on the January 11, 2017, episode of Conan that Emilie was pregnant with their second child. Their second child, a boy, was born in 2017.

Movies

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Jeff Goldblum at the Premiere of Adam Resurrected 2008
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Jeff Goldblum June 2016
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Jeff Goldblum signing autographs at the Old Vic Theatre Stage Door
  • Death Wish (1974)
  • California Split (1974)
  • Nashville (1975)
  • Columbo: A Case of Immunity (1975)
  • Special Delivery (1976)
  • St. Ives (1976)
  • Next Stop, Greenwich Village (1976)
  • Annie Hall (1977)
  • Between the Lines (1977)
  • The Sentinel (1977)
  • Thank God It's Friday (1978)
  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Made for TV) (1980)
  • Tenspeed and Brown Shoe (Made for TV) (1980)
  • Threshold (1981)
  • Rehearsal for Murder (Made for TV) (1982)
  • The Right Stuff (1983)
  • The Big Chill (1983)
  • Terror in the Aisles (1984)
  • Ernie Kovacs: Between the Laughter (Made for TV) (1984)
  • The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
  • Transylvania 6-5000 (1985)
  • Silverado (1985)
  • Death Wish 3 (1985)
  • Into the Night (1985)
  • The Race for the Double Helix (1986)
  • The Fly (1986)
  • Beyond Therapy (1987)
  • Life Story (BBC) (Made for TV) (1987)
  • Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)
  • Vibes (1988)
  • The Fly II (1989) (archive footage)
  • The Tall Guy (1989)
  • El Sueño del Mono Loco (1990)
  • Framed (Made for TV) (1990)
  • Mister Frost (1990)
  • The Favour, the Watch and the Very Big Fish (1991)
  • Fathers & Sons (1992)
  • The Player (1992)
  • Shooting Elizabeth (1992)
  • Deep Cover (1992)
  • Jurassic Park (1993)
  • Lush Life (Made for TV) (1993)
  • Powder (1995)
  • Hideaway (1995)
  • Nine Months (1995)
  • Independence Day (1996)
  • The Great White Hype (1996)
  • Mad Dog Time (1996)
  • Goosebumps: Escape from Horrorland (1996)
  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
  • The Story of Bean (Made for TV) (1997)
  • Welcome to Hollywood (1998)
  • The Prince of Egypt (1998)
  • Holy Man (1998)
  • Playmate Pajama Party (1999)
  • From Star Wars to Star Wars:
    The Story of Industrial Light & Magic
    (Made for TV) (1999)
  • AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars (Made for TV) (1999)
  • Chain of Fools (2000)
  • Auggie Rose (2000)
  • One of the Hollywood Ten (2000)
  • Cats & Dogs (2001)
  • Festival in Cannes (2001)
  • Perfume (2001)
  • Run Ronnie Run! (2002)
  • Igby Goes Down (2002)
  • Dallas 362 (2003)
  • Incident at Loch Ness (2004)
  • The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
  • Mini's First Time (2006)
  • Fay Grim (2006)
  • Pittsburgh (2006)
  • Man of the Year (2006)
  • Adam Resurrected (2009)


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