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Jake Weber

A talented and versatile actor, Jake Weber recently starred in the dark comedy 100 Mile Rule, opposite Maria Bellow and Michael McKean; in the touching drama Leo, alongside Elisabeth Shue and Joseph Fiennes; and in Larry Fessenden's suspense driven thriller Wendigo, opposite Patricia Clarkson. Previously he appeared as FBI special agent Gordon Ramsey in the fantasy thriller The Cell, with Jennifer Lopez and Vince Vaughn; as Lieutenant Hirsh, USNR, in the action drama U-571, starring Matthew McConaughey and Harvey Keitel; and as Barry Plotkin in Mike Newell's dark comedy Pushing Tin, with John Cusack and Billy Bob Thorton. Weber can also be seen in the drama Meet Joe Black, where he played Drew, Anthony Hopkins snaky business partner; in Dangerous Beauty, where he starred as King Henry, opposite Catherine McCormack; in The Pelican Brief, with Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington; and in Sidney Lumet's A Stranger Among Us.

On television, Weber starred as Jake Berman in HBO's sitcom The Mind of the Married Man and as Dr. Matt Crower in the cult hit horror drama series American Gothic. He guest-starred in the pilot episode of the series Law & Order: Criminal Intent and in NYPD Blue. He also appeared as Tolliver Tynan in the Emmy-nominated television movie What the Deaf Man Heard, with Matthew Modine.

Upcoming he can be seen starring in the feature film Summerhill for director William Tyler Smith.

With numerous stage credits to his name, Weber has starred in countless theatrical productions, including Lynn Meadow's Broadway production of A Small Family Business. He also starred in The Classic Stage Company's production of Monster, directed by Michael Greif; Primary Stages' production of Missing/Kissing, directed by John Patrick Shanley; and the Manhattan Theatre Club's The Radical Mystique and Mad Forest, with Calista Flockhart. He has also appeared in four production at the prestigious Public Theatre: As You Like It, with Elizabeth McGovern, directed by Adrien Hall, which garnered Weber a Calloway Award; The Big Funk, with Jeanne Tripplehorn, directed by John Patrick Shanley; Othello, with Raul Julia and Christopher Walken, directed by Joe Dowling; and Richard III, with Denzel Washington, directed by Robin Phillips. He also performed in the Lincoln Center's production of Road, directed by Simon Curtis, with Kevin Bacon and Joan Cusack.

His most recent theater credits include Kimberly Akimbo, directed by David Petrarca at Manhattan Theatre Club; and Butley, with Nathan Lane, directed by Nicholas Martin for the Huntington Theatre in Boston.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Jake Weber Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayMarch 19, 1964 (53)
SignPisces
BirthplaceLondon, England, United Kingdom
Height6' 2½" (1m89)  How tall is Jake Weber compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Learning to Drive
White House Down
Meet Joe Black
Dawn of the Dead
U-571
The Cell
One
Medium: The Complete Series
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