More Jeff Goldblum Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Cats and Dogs)Jeff Goldblum, a favorite of audiences and critics alike, has starred in three of the ten highest-grossing films of all time: Steven Spielberg's world-wide success Jurassic Park, its sequel The Lost World: Jurassic Park II, and the science fiction thriller Independence Day.
Goldblum began his acting career in New York with the Broadway hit Two Gentlemen of Verona, before being cast in the films Death Wish and two Robert Altman films, California Split, and Nashville. Goldblum's long list of feature credits includes Holy Man, the animated The Prince of Egypt (as the voice of Aaron), Chris Columbus' popular comedy Nine Months, Woody Allen's Annie Hall, The Big Chill, Silverado, The Fly, Deep Cover, Paul Mazursky's Next Stop Greenwich Village, Remember My Name, Invasion of the Body Snatchers and The Right Stuff.
Goldblum's recent projects include Auggie Rose, opposite Anne Heche and directed by Matt Tabak; One of the Hollywood Ten, starring Gretta Scacchi and directed by Karl Francis, about the true story of actors, writers and directors who were on the Hollywood Blacklist during the 1940s; and Michael Rymer's Perfume, which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival. He will soon be seen in the upcoming feature comedy Igby Goes Down. Among his television credits, Goldblum starred in the Showtime film Lush Life, set against the New York jazz scene.
As a director, Goldblum was nominated for an Academy Award for his Live Action Short Film Little Surprises. He also served as a member of the jury at The 1999 Cannes Film Festival.
Bio courtesy Warner Bros. for "Cats and Dogs" (05-Oct-2002)