Jacob Tierney

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Jacob Tierney
Jacob Tierney head.jpg
Tierney at the Calgary International Film Festival, September 22, 2007
Born Jacob Daniel Tierney
(1979-09-26) September 26, 1979 (age 37)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Actor, film director, screenwriter
Years active 1988–present

Jacob Daniel Tierney (born September 26, 1979) is a Canadian actor, film director and screenwriter.

Life and career[edit]

Tierney was born in Montreal, Quebec, the son of veteran producer Kevin Tierney.[1][2]

Tierney began acting at the age of seven.[3] He starred in the 1993 film Josh and S.A.M..[citation needed]

He is co-creator of Letterkenny along with Jared Keeso.[citation needed]


His directorial debut was in a 2002 short film titled Dad.[4]

He has since directed the feature films Twist (2003), The Trotsky (2009),[5] Good Neighbors (2010) and Preggoland (2014), as well as episodes of the television sitcom Mr. D and Gavin Crawford's comedy special Gavin Crawford's Wild West.[citation needed]

In 2012, Tierney participated in the jury of the Air Canada enRoute Film Festival.[6]


Year Title Role Notes
1988 Horses in Winter Ben Waxman at age 9
1988 Pin Leon, age 7
1989 Mindfield Mario
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
1995 Rainbow Steven Bailey
1998 Motel Young Tom
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
2002 Dad Dad/Edward Short film
2004 Trouser Accidents Mark Short film
2004 Blood Brother
2007 Walk All Over Me Paul
2009 Trotsky, TheThe Trotsky V.I. (Lenin)
2010 Good Neighbors Jonah
2011 Sorry, Rabbi Josh Short film
2011 French Immersion Jonathan Hornstein
2012 Camion
Year Title Role Notes
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
1991 Watatatow Greg TV series
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 Big Wolf on Campus Brother Ambrose Episode: "The Wolf Is Out There"
2000 Big Wolf on Campus Brother Ambrose Episode: "The Girl Who Spied Wolf"
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


  1. ^ Bailey, Patricia (2009-08-17). "Jacob Tierney - Writer/Director". Playback. Retrieved 2009-09-16. [dead link]
  2. ^ Stevenson, Jane (2009-09-16). "Canadian Baruchel channels Trotsky". Edmonton Sun. Retrieved 2009-09-16. 
  3. ^ Jacob Tierney - Filmbug
  4. ^ Dad (2002) - IMDb
  5. ^ Matthew Hays, Jacob Tierney's unneighbourly conduct. The Globe and Mail, September 13, 2010.
  6. ^ enRoute | The 2012 Air Canada enRoute Film Festival Jury

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