Jake Weber

Jake Weber (born 19 March 1964) is an English actor, known in film for his role as Michael in Dawn of the Dead and for his role as Drew in Meet Joe Black. In television, he is known for his role as Joe DuBois, the husband of medium/psychic Allison DuBois, in the drama series Medium. In 2001 and 2002, Weber was a series regular in HBO's The Mind of the Married Man and made guest appearances on Law & Order: Criminal Intent and NYPD Blue. Weber was born in London, the son of Susan Ann Caroline (née Coriat), a British socialite, and Thomas Evelyn "Tommy" Weber, a race car driver who also came from a wealthy family. His father, whose name was originally Thomas Ejnar Arkner, was born in Denmark to a Danish father and English mother (whose surname, Weber, he later adopted). Jake Weber's maternal grandfather was born in Mogador, Morocco to a Sephardic Jewish family. Weber's maternal grandmother, Priscilla, was English; she was the daughter of politician Archibald Weigall and the granddaughter of business magnate Sir John Blundell Maple, 1st Baronet (her first husband had been peer Edward Curzon). Weber attended Summerhill School, Leiston, Suffolk.


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