Tierney at the Calgary International Film Festival, September 22, 2007
|Born||Jacob Daniel Tierney
September 26, 1979
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
|Occupation||Actor, Director, Screenwriter|
Jacob Daniel Tierney (born September 26, 1979) is a Canadian actor, director and screenwriter.
Tierney started his career as a child actor, beginning at age six. He has had a long career, mostly in comedic roles.
Writing and Directing
Tierney has found critical success with films he has both written and directed. He made his directorial debut in 2002, making his screenplay into a short film titled Dad. He has since written and directed the feature films Twist (2003) for which he was nominated for a Genie Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, The Trotsky (2009) that garnered him two Canadian Comedy Awards and a Genie Award, Good Neighbors (2010), and Preggoland (2014), a film that was very popular on the festival circuit. He has also directed episodes of the television sitcom Mr. D and Gavin Crawford's comedy special Gavin Crawford's Wild West. In 2012, Tierney participated in the jury of the Air Canada enRoute Film Festival.
|1988||Horses in Winter||Ben Waxman at age 9|
|1988||Pin||Leon, age 7|
|1990||Nathaël and the Seal Hunt||(voice)||Short film|
|1993||Josh and S.A.M.||Joshua 'Josh' Whitney|
|1995||Neon Bible, TheThe Neon Bible||David, age 15|
|1998||This Is My Father||Jack|
|1998||Dead End||Adam Compton|
|1999||You Can Thank Me Later||Simon Cooperberg|
|1999||Life Before This, TheThe Life Before This||Justin|
|2000||Poor White Trash||Lennie Lake|
|2004||Trouser Accidents||Mark||Short film|
|2007||Walk All Over Me||Paul|
|2009||Trotsky, TheThe Trotsky||V.I. (Lenin)||Writer, Director|
|2010||Good Neighbors||Jonah||Writer, Director|
|2011||Sorry, Rabbi||Josh||Short film|
|2011||French Immersion||Jonathan Hornstein|
|1988||Extra! Extra!||TV series|
|1988||Hitting Home||David Hughes||TV movie|
|1990–1991||Dracula: The Series||Max Townsend||21 episodes|
|1991–1992||Are You Afraid of the Dark?||Eric||13 episodes|
|1992||Bunch of Munsch, AA Bunch of Munsch||Episode: "Angela's Airplane/The Fire Station"|
|1994||TekWar: TekJustice||Eugene Leopold||TV movie|
|1995||Little Lulu Show, TheThe Little Lulu Show||Wilbur VanSnob (voice)||TV series|
|1997||Princess Sissi||Prince Karl (voice)||TV series|
|1997||Whiskers||Jed Martin (21 years old)||TV movie|
|1999||Hunger, TheThe Hunger||Snake||Episode: "Nunc Dimittis"|
|1999-2000||Big Wolf on Campus||Brother Ambrose||2 Episodes|
|2000||Touched by an Angel||Max||Episode: "Legacy"|
|2000||Diva's Christmas Carol, AA Diva's Christmas Carol||Guy Playing Charades||TV movie|
|2005||Murder in the Hamptons||TV movie|
|2005||Slings and Arrows||Scott||4 episodes|
|2005||Many Trials of One Jane Doe, TheThe Many Trials of One Jane Doe||Eric Golden||TV movie|
|2007||St. Urbain's Horsemen||Joey||TV miniseries|
|2016||Letterkenny||Glen||TV Series, also co-creator/director|
Awards and nominations
|2004||Genie Awards||Best Adapted Screenplay||Twist||Nominated|||
|Achievement in Music - Original Song||Won|
|2010||Canadian Comedy Awards||Best Writing - Film||The Trotsky||Won|||
|Best Direction - Film||Won|
|Genie Awards||Best Original Screenplay||Won|||
|2014||Canadian Screen Awards||Best Direction in a Comedy Program or Series||Gavin Crawford's Wild West||Nominated|
|Vancouver International Film Festival Awards||Most Popular Canadian Feature Film||Preggoland||Won|||
|2015||Directors Guild of Canada Awards||Best Direction – Feature Film||Nominated|||
|Omaha Film Festival Awards||Audience Choice Feature Film||Won|||
|2016||Canadian Screen Awards||Best Direction in a Comedy Program or Series||Mr D||Nominated|||
|2017||Canadian Screen Awards||Best Direction in a Comedy Program or Series||Letterkenny||Won|||
|Best Writing in a Comedy Program or Series (shared with Jared Keeso)||Won|
|Best Comedy Series (shared with Mark Montefiore, Patrick O'Sullivan, Jared Keeso)||Won|
|WGC Screenwriting Awards||Best Script From a Rookie Series (shared with Jared Keeso)||Nominated|||
|Best TV Comedy (shared with Jared Keeso)||Won|
- Matthew Hays, Jacob Tierney's unneighbourly conduct. The Globe and Mail, September 13, 2010.
- "Exclusive Interview with "The Trotsky" Writer/Director Jacob Tierney » My Cinema | My Entertainment World". www.myentertainmentworld.ca. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
- "awards database". academy.ca/. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
- Stevenson, Jane (2009-09-16). "Canadian Baruchel channels Trotsky". Edmonton Sun. Retrieved 2009-09-16.
- "Canadian Comedy Awards". NOW Toronto Magazine - Think Free. 19 October 2010. Retrieved 1 January 2017.
- "Jacob Tierney on his latest film, Preggoland". Montreal Gazette. 30 April 2015. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
- Knight, Chris. "VIFF: Director Jacob Tierney’s latest labour follows fake pregnancy". www.nationalpost.com. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
- "Thunderbird — The Canadian Screen Awards Nominations was today and here is the full list of television nominees…". thunderbird.tv. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
- enRoute | The 2012 Air Canada enRoute Film Festival Jury
- "Letterkenny's love affair with Sudbury". Sudbury Star. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
- "The winners of the 2014 Vancouver International Film Festival". www.theprovince.com. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
- "2015 nominees" (PDF). dgc.ca. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
- "» Winners Omaha Film Festival". omahafilmfestival.org. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
- "2017 TV Nominees - Academy.ca". Academy.ca. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
- "2017 WGC Screenwriting Awards Finalists". www.wgc.ca. Retrieved 10 March 2017.
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