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Jackie Earle Haley Biography

Birth Place:
Northridge, California, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Started doing commercials at age 5
  • Appeared in a 1983 Broadway production of Slab Boys with Sean Penn, who recommended him 23 years later for All the King's Men (2006)
  • Disappeared from movies after his 1993 role in Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence
  • He delivered pizzas, drove limousines and worked as a security guard to make ends meet
  • Has his own post-production company called JEH Productions
  • Played a sex offender in Little Children (2006) and was nominated for a 2007 Screen Actor's Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
  • His well-received turn as masked villain Rorschach in Watchmen (2009) led to his being cast in the role of disfigured sociopath Freddy Krueger in the reboot of A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • In 2010, he joined the cast of the Fox series Human Target

Awards

  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 2006Oscar-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 2006Iowa Film Critics Association-Best Supporting Actor: nominated
  • 2006Oklahoma Film Critics Circle-Best Supporting Actor: winner
  • 2006Online Film Critics Association-Best Supporting Actor: winner
  • 2006San Francisco Film Critics Circle-Best Supporting Actor: winner
  • 2006Southeastern Film Critics Association-Best Supporting Actor: winner
  • 2006New York Film Critics Society-Best Supporting Actor: winner
  • 2006National Society of Film Critics-Best Supporting Actor: nominated
  • 2006Chicago Film Critics Association-Best Supporting Actor: winner
  • 2006Dallas/Fort Worth Film Critics Association-Best Supporting Actor: winner

Relationships

  • Olivia -- Daughter
  • Haven Earle Haley -- Father
  • Christopher -- Son
  • Amelia Cruz -- Wife