Jeff Goldblum (born Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum, 22.10.1952) Jeff Goldblum is an American actor best known for appearing in 'The Fly' and 'Jurassic Park'.
Childhood: Jeff Goldblum was born in West Homestead, Pennsylvania. His parents are Shirley, a radio broadcaster, and Harold Goldblum, a doctor. As a child he belonged to an Orthodox synagogue and had a Bar Mitzvah when he turned 13. He moved to New York City when he was 17 to pursue an acting career. He studied at the Neighborhood Playhouse and made his Broadway debut in 'Two Gentlemen of Verona'.
Acting career: Jeff Goldblum made his film debut in Charles Bronson's 'Death Wish' in 1974. In 1978, he had a supporting role in 'Invasion of the Body Snatchers' with Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams and Leonard Nimoy. In 1983, he appeared in 'The Big Chill' which also starred Tom Berenger, Glenn Close and William Hurt. The following year saw him in 'The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension' which starred Peter Weller. In 1985, he had the leading role in comedy thriller 'Into the Night' opposite Michelle Pfeiffer. This led to a string of other lead roles including 1986's 'The Fly' with Geena Davis, 1988's 'Earth Girls Are Easy' with Jim Carrey and 'Vibes' with Cyndi Lauper, and 1989's 'The Tall Guy' alongside Rowan Atkinson. In 1993, he appeared in 'Jurassic Park' alongside Sam Neill, Laura Dern and Richard Attenborough. He landed the lead role in the movie's sequel 'The Lost World' in 1997. In 1995, he was in the movie 'Powder' alongside Sean Patrick Flanery and he landed a lead role in the sci-fi movie 'Independence Day' opposite Will Smith the following year. In 2001, he was in the movie 'Cats & Dogs' and in 2002 he appeared in 'Igby Goes Down' alongside Claire Danes and Susan Sarandon. 2004 saw him in 'The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou' with Bill Murray. He has been the voice of Apple commercials, as well as Toyota and Procter & Gamble's facial cream adverts. He taught acting at Playhouse West in North Hollywood and subsequently directed the Oscar nominated short film 'Little Surprises' in 1996. In 2006, he co-founded a theatre company called The Fire Dept. From 2009 he began to appear in 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent' but left the show in 2010.
Personal life: Jeff Goldblum is a jazz pianist and would've pursued music if not acting. In 1980, he married Patricia Gaul but divorced her in 1986. In 1990, he married Geena Davis. He has said that he follows Eastern religions.
Liam Hemsworth secretly watched Independence Day when he was seven with older brothers Chris and Luke.
The Australian actor is now getting a chance to be a part of the franchise, after being cast as Jake Morrison in the follow up film Independence Day: Resurgence.
When the Will Smith movie first came out in 1996, Liam, who is now aged 26, was too young to see it as it carried a PG-13 rating. However, it didn’t take him long to get his hands on a copy.
“I didn’t see it in the cinema as I was only 6 years old and my mum and dad thought I was too young. When I about 7, one of my brothers bought a VHS copy and I remember secretly watching the movie,” he smiled to Us Weekly magazine.
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Jeff Goldblum, Emilie Livingston , Charlie Ocean Goldblum - Jeff Goldblum and Emilie Livingston leave a New York hotel with their son Charlie Ocean - Manhattan, New York, United States - Monday 2nd May 2016
Jeff Goldblum - CinemaCon Bi Screen Achievement Awards held at Caesars Palace Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nv on April 14, 2016 at Caesars Palace - Las Vegas, Nevada, United States - Thursday 14th April 2016
Everyone knows the tale of David Levinson and Captain Steven Hiller, the two men at the forefront of the last Alien invasion. Since that last fateful day, Levinson has worked tirelessly to protect the world and strengthen it from alien attacks, even using the technology they discovered on board the alien spaceship to counter their possible attack methods.
When the people of Earth learn that Aliens are on their way back to our planet, there's automatic hysteria and a hope that the newly installed space defences will help counter the attack. Whatever stringent plans David develops he, more than anyone, realises that it will probably not be enough to protect us.
Independence Day: Resurgence takes place twenty years after the original movie and sees many of the cast taking up the same role again. The film is directed by Roland Emmerich (known for The Day After Tomorrow, Godzilla and the first Independence Day movie.)
Will Smith is nowhere to be seen, Chris Hemsworth makes up for it.
It's been almost twenty years since Roland Emmerich's Oscar winning sci-fi thriller 'Independence Day', but if you thought the aliens were destroyed once and for all, think again. They're back with a vengeance in 'Independence Day: Resurgence', but even David Levinson wasn't prepared for this.
(Most of) the team is back!
Now very much aware that there is intelligent life on other planets, some of which happened to be a huge threat to Earth, director of the Earth Space Defense program (ESD) David Levinson has been gathering forces and building up the planet's defenses using extraterrestrial technology in anticipation of another future attack. Their victory was an incredible one two decades ago, but that doesn't mean the war is over.
Jeff Goldblum Played The Rabbi At James Franco's Bar Mitzvah On Saturday (17oct15) And Performed A Mock Circumcision On Him As Part Of The Coming-of-age Celebration.
The 127 Hours star, whose mother is Jewish, was feted by celebrities including pal Seth Rogen as part of his fourth annual Hilarity for Charity fundraiser, which raises money for Alzheimer's research.
James was welcomed into Judaism during a private bar mitzvah ceremony, usually celebrated by 13-year-old boys, earlier this month (Oct15), so Saturday's party at the Hollywood Palladium served as a belated reception with celebrity guests.
Seth served as the night's host, and told the audience the bar mitzvah wouldn't be complete unless James underwent a circumcision, which is typically performed by a rabbi on baby boys.
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‘Jurassic World’ director Colin Trevorrow discusses the future of the franchise.
Colin Trevorrow, the director and co-writer of the summer blockbuster Jurassic World, shared the inspiration for the film’s sequel in a recent podcast. 39-year-old Trevorrow is currently co-writing (along with Derek Connolly) and producing the sequel to Jurassic World. A quotation by Jeff Goldblum’s character, Ian Malcolm, from the 1993 film Jurassic Park is where Trevorrow’s inspiration came from.
Colin Trevorrow at the L.A. premiere of Jurassic World in June 2015.
Jewish Jurassic Park Star Jeff Goldblum Booked A Singing Doctor To Perform His Newborn Son's Circumcision.
The actor's medical friend Randy Harris, who once played baseball for the New York Mets, offered to take car of the bris but told Goldblum, who became a first-time dad on 4 July (15), it wouldn't be a conventional ceremony.
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Jeff Goldblum's one-month-old son Charlie Ocean is obsessed with his nose.
Jeff Goldblum's son is obsessed with his nose.
The 'Independence Day: Resurgence' star has revealed his one-month-old little boy Charlie Ocean can't get enough of his face and enjoys trying to bite it when he sings to him.
After sharing a video of the pair, where Charlie can't help but bite his father's nose, Jeff said: ''Yeah. I think [I'm a good parent]. Charlie is so good and sweet. I enjoy him. I love him to bits. I nuzzle him, I smell him, I kiss him, I talk to him, I make jokes with him, I sing to him.''
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Jeff Goldblum has welcomed his first child, son Charlie Ocean Goldblum, with wife Emilie Livingston Goldblum.
Jeff Goldblum has welcomed his first child.
The 62-year-old actor's wife Emilie Livingston Goldblum gave birth to son Charlie Ocean Goldblum on Saturday (04.07.15), with the pair announcing the happy news on Facebook on Tuesday (07.07.15).
Jeff wrote: ''We're so excited to share the wonderful news of the birth of our son, Charlie Ocean Goldblum, born on the 4th of July. Independence Day.''
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Jeff Goldblum and his wife Emilie Livingston Goldblum have welcomed a baby boy into the world.
Jeff Goldblum has become a father for the first time.
The 62-year-old actor's wife Emilie Livingston Goldblum gave birth to son Charlie Ocean Goldblum on Saturday (04.07.15), and announced the news on Facebook yesterday (07.07.15).
Jeff shared: ''We're so excited to share the wonderful news of the birth of our son, Charlie Ocean Goldblum, born on the 4th of July. Independence Day.''
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Jurassic Park And Independence Day Star Jeff Goldblum Has Become A First-time Father At The Age Of 62.
The actor star took to Facebook.com on Tuesday (07Jul15) to share the happy news his wife Emilie Livingston gave birth on Saturday (04Jul15).
He writes, "We're so excited to share the wonderful news of the birth of our son, Charlie Ocean Goldblum, born on the 4th of July. Independence Day."
The couple began dating in 2011 and married in November last year (14).
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Date of birth
22nd October, 1952
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