Jared Gilman

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Jared Gilman
ELSA & FRED actor Jared Gilman.jpg
Gilman at the premiere of Elsa & Fred in 2014 at the Miami International Film Festival
Born Jared T. Raynor Gilman
(1998-12-28) December 28, 1998 (age 18)[1]
New Jersey, United States
Nationality American
Occupation Actor

Jared T. Raynor Gilman[2] (born December 28, 1998) is an American actor best known for his role as Sam Shakusky in the 2012 Wes Anderson film Moonrise Kingdom, which earned him a 2013 Young Artist Award nomination as Best Leading Young Actor in a Feature Film.[3]

Personal life[edit]

A resident of South Orange, New Jersey, Gilman has attended Chatham Day School and Newark Academy in Livingston, New Jersey.[4] He was in his school's golf club.[5]

Career[edit]

Gilman won his first professional acting role as Sam Shakusky in Moonrise Kingdom at age 12.[5] In preparation for the film, Gilman studied canoeing, cooking over an open fire, and Clint Eastwood's character in Escape from Alcatraz.[6] In 2016 he appeared in Paterson, once again alongside Kara Hayward.

Gilman has scripted, acted in, and edited his own short action videos.[7]

Gilman has appeared in an outdoor-themed commercial for Verizon Wireless.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Awards
2012 Moonrise Kingdom Sam Shakusky Lead role Nominated - Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actor in a Feature Film
2013 Elsa & Fred Michael
2014 Two-Bit Waltz Bernie
2015 No Letting Go Wes
2016 Paterson Male Student

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brillantes, Mariam. (2012-06-24) 'Moonrise Kingdom' Star Jared Gilman Takes Questions From Tweens – Speakeasy – WSJ. Blogs.wsj.com. Retrieved on 18 July 2012
  2. ^ Jared Gilman. January – February 2012 / Tevet – Shevat 5772, p. 7.
  3. ^ "34th Annual Young Artist Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  4. ^ Maynard-Parisi, Carolyn. "Maplewood Rolls Out Red Carpet for Local Movie Stars; Maplewood Theater hosts a premiere of Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom, featuring two hometown boys.", SouthOrangePatch, June 12, 2012. Accessed November 19, 2012. "South Orange teen Jared Gilman and Maplewood resident Wyatt Ralff, actors in the critically acclaimed Wes Anderson film Moonrise Kingdom, will be on hand for a special local premiere of the film on Thursday, June 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Maplewood Theater.... A 6th-grader at Newark Academy and a student of Acting with Emily on Baker Street, Gilman has been performing for years but this is his first movie role. Not too shabby, considering that his co-stars include the likes of Bill Murray, Bruce Willis and Frances McDormand."
  5. ^ a b Moonrise Kingdom|A Focus Features Film|Jared Gilman Bio. Focusfeatures.com. Retrieved on 18 July 2012
  6. ^ Kara Hayward and Jared Gilman Break Out in ‘Moonrise Kingdom’. Backstage.com (4 June 2012). Retrieved 18 July 2012
  7. ^ Jared Gilman. IMDb.com

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