Jeff Goldblum

  • Birth Name: Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum
  • Birth Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Producer, Director, Musician

Fast Facts

  • At age 17, he moved to New York and studied acting under Sanford Meisner at the Neighborhood Playhouse.
  • Made movie debut as a young killer in 1974's Death Wish; three years later, he had a memorable bit part in Annie Hall as a party guest.
  • Founded Playhouse West with Robert Carnegie in North Hollywood, CA in 1980.
  • Is an accomplished jazz pianist; fronts a jazz band called the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra, which is named after a family friend.
  • Played Det. Zack Nichols in 2009 and 2010 on Law & Order: Criminal Intent. He left the series due to concerns about the future of the crime drama, which went off the air in June, 2011.


  • 2005, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Acting Ensemble: Nominee
  • 2005, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 1983, Genie Awards — Best Performance by a Foreign Actor: Nominee
  • 1993, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Supporting Male: Nominee
  • 1995, Oscar — Best Short Film, Live Action: Nominee


  • Charlie Ocean Goldblum — Son
  • River Joe Goldblum — Son
  • Geena Davis — Ex-wife
  • Harold Goldblum — Father
  • Catherine Wreford — Ex-fiancée
  • Kristin Davis — Ex-significant Other
  • Laura Dern — Ex-fiancée
  • Pamela Goldblum — Sister
  • Patricia Gaul — Ex-wife
  • Shirley Goldblum — Mother
  • Emilie Livingston — Wife
  • Lydia Hearst — Ex-significant Other
  • Rick Goldblum — Brother
  • Lee Goldblum — Brother
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