|Born||Jacob Danner Paltrow
September 26, 1975
Los Angeles, California, United States
(in Santa Monica, California)
|Parents||Bruce Paltrow (deceased)
|Relatives||Gwyneth Paltrow (sister)
Chris Martin (brother-in-law)
Katherine Moennig (first cousin)
Gabrielle Giffords (second cousin)
Jacob Danner "Jake" Paltrow (born September 26, 1975) is an American film director and screenwriter. He is the younger brother of Gwyneth Paltrow.
Paltrow was born in Los Angeles, California, to film director Bruce Paltrow and actress Blythe Danner. He is the younger brother of Gwyneth Paltrow. He and his sister are the second cousins of former US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Paltrow is married to photographer and artist Taryn Simon.
Paltrow's most prominent job was directing some NYPD Blue episodes, such as: Andy Appleseed (2003), Brothers Under Arms (2000) and Big Bang Theory (1999), following in his father's footsteps as a television director. In 2006, he made his debut as a film director with the movie The Good Night which featured his sister Gwyneth. The movie was released at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. Paltrow has produced short films about actors for the New York Times.
|2007||The Good Night||Director/Writer|
|2013||Boardwalk Empire (Season 4, episode 10)||Director|
- "Taryn’s World". W magazine. November, 2011. Retrieved April 26, 2013.