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Jesse Plemons Profile
Jesse Plemons is an American actor. His career began as a child actor, he achieved a breakthrough with his role as Landry Clarke in the NBC drama series Friday Night Lights. Additionally, he received his first Primetime Emmy award nomination and won a Critics’ Choice Television award.
Jesse Plemons Age
Plemons is 35 years old as of 2023. He was born on 2nd April 1988 in Dallas Texas United States of America. Additionally, he celebrates his birthday on 2nd April every year.
Jesse Plemons Height
He stands at an average height of 5 feet 10 inches tall.
Jesse Plemons Family
Plemons was born in Dallas, he was raised in Mart, Texas, near Waco. Furthermore, he has an older sister named Jill.
Jesse Plemons Education
Plemons graduated from the Texas Tech University Independent School District in 2007, a distance learning program, which allowed him to earn his high school diploma. He attended schools in Mart, playing football in middle school, junior high, and at Mart High School, until he received more acting jobs and shifted to the online program.
Jesse Plemons Wife
Plemons and his loving wife, Kirsten Dunst, his co-star in Fargo, are happily married, having tied the knot in July 2022. Furthermore, they became engaged in 2017, welcomed their firstborn son in 2018, and 2021, Dunst gave birth to their second child. In February 2022, both of them received Academy Award nominations for their roles in The Power of the Dog.
Jesse Plemons Early Career
Plemons made his debut in a Coca-Cola ad when he was 3 and a half years old. When he was eight years old, he began working extra hours, and with the help of his family, he spent time attending auditions in Los Angeles and obtaining part-time employment. Moreover, Plemons’ first significant part was in the movie Children on their Birthdays (2002) after appearing in the movies Varsity Blues (1999) and All the Pretty Horses (2000) and guest starring in Walker, Texas Ranger, and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch.
Between 2003 and 2006, he played guest roles on the television series Judging Amy, The Lyon’s Den, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Grey’s Anatomy. He then made appearances in the films Like Mike (2002) and When Zachary Beaver Came to Town (2003).
Jesse Plemons Friday Night Lights
Plemons joined the ensemble cast of Friday Night Lights in 2006 when he was 18 years old. The show, which was filmed in Austin, Texas, tells the fictional story of a high school football team in the fictional Texas town of Dillon. Although Landry himself wasn’t on the team, his character Landry Clarke provided comic relief in the first season of the program as quarterback Matt Saracen’s best friend.
Although Plemons’ character was one of the few who did not play football, among the cast and crew, there was a running joke that he was a better football player than the majority of the other actors.
After playing high school football, Plemons informed director Jeffrey Reiner that he would perform his stunts when Landry joined the Panthers football team in the second season. Landry had to “get the crap beat out of [him] over and over and over again” in his first football scenario. Additionally, Taylor Kitsch, who plays co-star Tim Riggins, struck Plemons, causing his chin to split open and requiring eleven stitches. Favorite among viewers and critics, the program concluded after five seasons in 2011 after moving to DirecTV.
Jesse Plemons Fargo
In late 2015, Plemons took on a co-starring role in the second season of the TV series Fargo. He portrayed Ed Blumquist, a butcher and the husband of Peggy Blumquist (Kirsten Dunst). His performance earned him a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie. In 2016, Plemons starred in the film Other People.
Furthermore, 2017 was a notable year for him as he appeared in several films. He featured in the Doug Liman thriller film American Made, the Scott Cooper western Hostiles, and Steven Spielberg’s historical drama The Post. Additionally, in December 2017, Plemons made an appearance in “USS Callister,” an episode within the fourth series of the anthology show Black Mirror. In this episode, he portrayed Robert Daly, the central character and a sadistic introvert. His performance garnered acclaim and led to a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie.
Moving on to 2018, Plemons had supporting roles in two films: the comedy Game Night and Adam McKay’s biopic of Dick Cheney, Vice, which he also narrated. Then, in 2019, he played a supporting role in Martin Scorsese’s crime drama, The Irishman, which premiered at the New York Film Festival on September 27, 2019.
Jesse Plemons El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
He also reprised his role as Todd Alquist in El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie. Additionally, in 2020, Plemons received critical praise and a Gotham Independent Film Award nomination for Best Actor for his lead performance in Charlie Kaufman’s psychological drama I’m Thinking of Ending Things. In 2021, Plemons gave supporting performances in the critically acclaimed Judas and the Black Messiah, a film about civil rights activist Fred Hampton, and the Disney adventure film Jungle Cruise.
In 2012, Plemons reunited with Kitsch and Friday Night Lights creator Peter Berg in the film Battleship. Additionally, Berg, who directed the film, explained that he knew how comfortable Kitsch was with Plemons: “I know that he’s really good for Taylor and he makes Taylor better. So, I wrote that whole part for Jesse. I never thought of it as a Friday Night Lights reunion. I thought of it as protection, bringing a trusted family member in.”.
Additionally, in the same year, Plemons starred in the supernatural horror film Antlers, again collaborating with director Scott Cooper. Starred once again alongside his real-life partner and Fargo co-star Kirsten Dunst in Jane Campion’s Western drama The Power of the Dog. For which he has received praise and several accolades, including a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. In 2022, Plemons starred in Charlie McDowell’s noir thriller Windfall, which also marked his first credit as a producer.
Jesse Plemons Movies and TV Shows
- El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie 2019
- The Power of the Dog 2021
- Breaking Bad 2008 – 2013
- Game Night 2018
- Friday Night Lights 2006 – 2011
- I’m Thinking of Ending Things 2020
- Jungle Cruise 2021
- Like Mike 2002
- Love & Death Since 2023
- Killers of the Flower Moon 2023
- Fargo Since 2014
Jesse Plemons Net Worth
Plemons has an estimated annual Net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from his career as an Actor.
Jesse Plemons Social Media Platforms
Plemons is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 1.3k followers on Twitter, 5.4k followers on Instagram, and 983 followers on Facebook.