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Jeremy Davies Biography

Birth Name:
Jeremy Boring
Birth Place:
Traverse City, Michigan, United States

Fast Facts

  • Appeared in a memorable 1993 Subaru commercial, which led to David O
  • Russell casting him in Spanking the Monkey
  • Made his big-screen breakthrough by playing Cpl
  • Upham in 1998's Saving Private Ryan
  • Was given the role of Bill Henson in Dogville after he wrote a letter to Lars von Trier requesting permission to watch him direct
  • Lost 35 pounds in preparation for his role in Rescue Dawn


  • 2012Emmy-Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2011Emmy-Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1998Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 1995Independent Spirit Awards-Best Debut Performance: nominated


  • Josh Boring -- Brother
  • Mel Boring -- Father
  • Zachary Boring -- Half Brother
  • Katy Boring -- Half Sister
  • Carol Boring -- Stepmother