Fast Facts

  • Mother is actress Talia Shire; uncle is director Francis Ford Coppola; cousin is Nicolas Cage.
  • Was vice president of the student council in high school.
  • Is a drummer and songwriter.
  • Formed the rock band Phantom Planet at age 14; the band's song "California" was chosen as the theme for The O.C.
  • Film debut was in Wes Anderson's Rushmore (1998); worked with Anderson again on The Darjeeling Limited (2007) and Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009).
  • Received a nomination for Most Promising Actor from the Chicago Film Critics Association for Rushmore.
  • Formed the band Coconut Records in 2006.
  • Played Louis XVI in the 2006 biopic Marie Antoinette, which was directed by his cousin Sofia Coppola.
  • Is a vegetarian.


  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee


  • Francis Ford Coppola — Uncle
  • Jack Schwartzman — Father
  • Nicolas Cage — Cousin
  • Brady Cunningham — Wife
  • Matthew Shire — Half Brother
  • Italia Coppola — Grandmother
  • Carmine Coppola — Grandfather
  • Marlowe Rivers Schwartzman — Daughter
  • Sofia Coppola — Cousin
  • Roman Coppola — Cousin
  • Stephanie Schwartzman — Half Sister
  • Talia Shire — Mother
  • Robert Schwartzman — Brother
  • John Schwartzman — Half Brother

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  • Birth Name: Jason Francesco Schwartzman
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Birthday: June 26, 1980, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor, Musician

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