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Jay Duplass

Jay Duplass' first film The Puffy Chair (written and directed with his brother Mark) premiered at Sundance 2005 and was nominated for two Independent Spirit Awards. The brothers followed up with two more award-winning indies, premiering Baghead at Sundance 2008 (released by Sony Pictures Classics) and The Do-Deca-Pentathlon at SXSW (released by Fox Searchlight). In 2010 Fox Searchlight released their first studio film, the Jonah Hill-John C. Reilly dramedy Cyrus, which was nominated for a Critic's Choice Award. Their latest feature film was Jeff, Who Lives at Home starring Jason Segel, Ed Helms and Susan Sarandon, produced by Jason Reitman and released by Paramount Pictures in 2013. In addition to writing scripts for studios, the Duplass brothers regularly produce independent films such as Safety Not Guaranteed and The Skeleton Twins. Jay and Mark most recently created, wrote and directed the HBO television series Togetherness, set to air in early 2015. 

In the past year, Jay has appeared on screen as a recurring actor in FOX's The Mindy Project, starred in the upcoming independent feature Manson Family Vacation, and is currently a series regular in Jill Soloway's critically acclaimed television series Transparent.

[bio courtesy of DBP]  

Filmography

Recent Reviews

The Intervention

This short little story held my attention and I swung between intense like and intense dislike of the characters. They seem a little old to be having this kind of...


The Intervention

I was very entertained by the way this short was shot and acted. Very realistically done.....entertaining and almost unsettling. Love the true home movie look of this film.


This is John

Brief but very well acted. Well done!


This is John

Worth a watch. Good example of what can happen in a cinematic 7 minutes.


This is John

Sad and interesting