|Born||Jacob Danner Paltrow
September 26, 1975
Los Angeles, California, United States
(in Santa Monica, California)
|Children||Whister Paltrow, Eliel Paltrow|
|Parent(s)||Bruce Paltrow (deceased)
|Relatives||Gwyneth Paltrow (sister)
Chris Martin (brother-in-law) (2003–2015)
Katherine Moennig (first cousin)
Gabrielle Giffords (second cousin)
Paltrow was born in Los Angeles, California, to film director Bruce Paltrow and actress Blythe Danner. 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. In 2014, he wrote, directed and produced the dystopian sci-fi Western Young Ones.
|2007||The Good Night||Yes||Yes||No|
|2010||Greenberg||No||No||No||appeared as Johno|
Co-directed with Noah Baumbach
|1997–2004||NYPD Blue||Yes||No||Ten episodes|
|2013–2014||Boardwalk Empire||Yes||No||Two episodes|
- "Taryn’s World". W magazine. November 2011. Retrieved April 26, 2013.