Jay Baruchel

  • Birth Name: Jonathan Adam Saunders Baruchel
  • Birth Place: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Began acting at age 12, appearing in programs such as Popular Mechanics for Kids and Are You Afraid of the Dark? 
  • Has a maple-leaf tattoo on his chest in honor of his Canadian heritage. 
  • Was cast in Knocked Up in the role of Jay, a character that writer-director Judd Apatow created with Baruchel in mind.
  • Was thanked by Clint Eastwood in his Best Picture Oscar acceptance speech for Million Dollar Baby after playing the role of Danger Barch in the film.

Awards

  • 2010, Genie Awards — Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2014, Canadian Screen Awards — Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2013, Canadian Screen Awards — Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2013, Canadian Screen Awards — Adapted Screenplay: Nominee

Relationships

  • Serge Baruchel — Father
  • Taylor Baruchel — Sister
  • Alison Pill — Ex-fiancée
  • Robyne Ropell — Mother
  • Robyne Baruchel — Mother
  • Sarah Lind — Ex-significant Other
  • Taylor — Sister
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