Justin Long

Justin Long

Jun. 2nd, 1978
Born in
Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
5' 8 1/2"

Justin Long's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Ed TV Show

Main Movie Roles

2014 - Tusk
2014 - Comet
2014 - Veronica Mars
2013 - A Case of You
2013 - Walking With Dinosaurs
2013 - Best Man Down
2013 - Movie 43
2011 - Ten Year
2011 - The Conspirator
2010 - Alpha and Omega
2010 - Going the Distance
2009 - Youth in Revolt
2009 - After.Life
2009 - Old Dogs
2009 - Taking Chances
2009 - Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
2009 - Drag Me to Hell
2009 - He's Just Not That Into You
2009 - Serious Moonlight
2009 - Planet 51
2009 - Funny People
2008 - ¿Hacemos una porno?
2008 - Strange Wilderness
2007 - Alvin and the Chipmunks
2007 - Walk Hard - The Dewey Cox Story
2007 - Live Free or Die Hard
2006 - Idiocracy
2006 - The Sasquatch Gang
2006 - The Break-Up
2006 - Accepted
2005 - Waiting...
2005 - Herbie Fully Loaded
2004 - DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story
2004 - Hair High
2004 - Raising Genius
2003 - Jeepers Creepers II
2002 - Crossroads
2001 - Jeepers Creepers
1999 - Galaxy Quest

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Student teacher (Voiced)
Andrew (Voiced)
Arno Penzias
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A likable, boyish-looking actor with thick eyebrows and a friendly smile, Justin Long is a native of Connecticut. He grew up in Fairfield, the second of three sons. His father, R. James Long, is a Professor of Philosophy at Fairfield University and his mother, Wendy Lesniak, is a Broadway actress. He attended Fairfield Prep, and after graduating, he attended Vassar College. He first really showed his promise as a member of the comedy troupe "LaughingStock." His performing talent garnered favorable notices and he won roles in some independent productions, notably Galaxy Quest (1999). However, he refused to act full time until after he graduated, which he did in 2000. He first gained notice when he played the nervous teenager Warren Cheswick in the TV series "Ed" (2000). The following year, he starred in the offbeat horror film Jeepers Creepers (2001). The film, with its surprise ending, was a major hit on the horror circuit and raised his profile. He played the boyfriend of Britney Spears in Crossroads (2002/I), and won a supporting role in the Vince Vaughn comedy Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004). He had high-profile roles in some offbeat independent films, most notably Raising Genius (2004) and Waiting... (2005), and scored commercial success again when he played Lindsay Lohan's boyfriend in Herbie Fully Loaded (2005). He continues to win acclaim and fans. He scored commercial success again with a role in the Jennifer Aniston romantic comedy The Break-Up (2006). He is private about his personal life and does not make a point of attending nightclubs and parties. However, his personal life did get scrutiny in 2008, due to his romance with actress Drew Barrymore (I) that year.

In addition to his film appearances, he is a spokesman for the Apple Mac computers, appearing with John Hodgman in its commercials.

  • After graduating from Fairfield Prep (Fairfield College Preparatory School), he attended Vassar College, where he was in the graduating class of 2000. He was a member of "LaughingStock," a sketch comedy group at Vassar. He appeared in two independent films, "Boygazm!" and "Time Writer," before appearing in his first commercial film, _Galaxy Quest (1999)_ (qv).
  • Was roommates with 'Jonah Hill' (qv) after they met on the set of _"Campus Ladies" (2006)_ (qv).
  • His mother Wendy - a stage actress - teaches at Roger Ludlowe Middle School, in Fairfield, Connecticut.
  • Has been noted for his resemblance to 'Tim Allen (I)' (qv), who was his co-star in _Galaxy Quest (1999)_ (qv).
  • Boyfriend Of Drew Barrymore.
  • Was ranked #25 on Entertainment Weekly's '30 Under 30' the actors list. (2008).
  • Attended Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York.
  • He was in the movie _The Break-Up (2006)_ (qv), which premiered on his birthday.

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