Sneha Girap (Editor)

Jay Duplass

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Covid-19
Years active  1996–present
Siblings  Mark Duplass
Spouse  Jennifer Tracy-Duplass
Role  Film director
Name  Jay Duplass

Jay Duplass YVARCADE VOL 146 VIFF Industry Interview Filmmaker Jay
Full Name  Lawrence Jay Duplass
Born  March 7, 1973 (age 42) (1973-03-07) New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Occupation  Film director film producer writer actor
Parents  Cynthia Ernst, Lawrence Duplass
Nieces  Ora Duplass, Molly Duplass
Movies and TV shows  Transparent, Togetherness, Jeff - Who Lives at Home, Cyrus, Manson Family Vacation
Similar People  Mark Duplass, Amy Landecker, Jill Soloway, Steve Zissis, Katie Aselton
Profiles
Twitter

Conversation with a hollywood film director


Lawrence Jay Duplass (born March 7, 1973) is an American film director and actor. Widely known for his films The Puffy Chair (2005), Cyrus (2010), and Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011), made in collaboration with his younger brother, Mark Duplass.

Contents

Jay Duplass Jay Duplass Pictures 39Transparent39 Premieres in LA Zimbio

Duplass stars in the Amazon Video comedy-drama series Transparent (2014–present), and co-created the HBO comedy-drama series Togetherness (2015–16).

Jay Duplass Off the Cuff39 Podcast Jay Duplass Is The New quotVoice Of

Advice for anyone who wants to be a filmmaker by jay duplass


Early life

Jay Duplass BAFTA Los Angeles Tea Party

Duplass was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of Cynthia (née Ernst) and Lawrence Duplass. He was raised in a Catholic family, and attended Jesuit High School. Duplass graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with an MFA in film. Duplass is of part Cajun ancestry.

Directing

Jay Duplass httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu

Duplass attributes much of his and his brother's love for film to his appreciation for Raising Arizona. In an interview with Robert K. Elder for The Film That Changed My Life, Duplass speculates on what might have happened had he not seen the film in his youth.

Jay Duplass Jay Duplass Sounds Off On 39Transparent39 And How The Series

I probably wouldn't be making movies—seriously. It held over for so long. It really was the root of everything that Mark and I always hold ourselves to in making movies. That is to say that Raising Arizona is the most inspired movie that I have ever seen.

Acting

Jay Duplass hJAYDUPLASS348x516jpg

In 2014, he starred as Josh Pfefferman in the Amazon Prime Original Comedy-Drama Series Transparent, alongside Jeffrey Tambor, Gaby Hoffmann, Amy Landecker and Judith Light. The series was met with widespread critical acclaim, earning 11 Primetime Emmy nominations, including nominations for Best Comedy Series and Best Actor in a Comedy Series for Jeffrey Tambor. In the second season of the show, Duplass' role became more prominent, and he was nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

Prior to Transparent, Duplass had never acted in a featured part. He was talking with director Jill Soloway at a dinner party about the difficulty she was having finding an actor to play what would end up being Duplass' role. After suggesting many actors for the part to Soloway, Soloway turned to Duplass and told him that he should play the part.

References

Jay Duplass Wikipedia


Topics
 
B
i
Link
H2
L