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Jeremy Allen White Biography

Birth Place:
New York City, New York, United States

Fast Facts

  • Is the child of two former stage actors who met while acting in New York City, but who both gave up the profession to start a family
  • Studied dance as a child, training in ballet, jazz and tap
  • Became interested in acting as a teenager, when he switched his focus from dance to drama
  • Worked at a casting agency while in high school
  • Auditioned for the roles of both Lip and Ian on Shameless before being cast as Lip, a character he describes as being very different from himself


  • 2014Critics' Choice Television Awards-Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated