Jacob Tremblay biography

Jacob Tremblay

Date of Birth: October 5, 2006

Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Jacob Tremblay landed his first screen acting role at the age of six on an episode on the NBC TV series Motive, filmed in his hometown.

Jacob made his feature film debut in The Smurfs 2 (2013), playing the role of Blue.

He also played the lead in the short film The Magic Ferret in 2013.

Jacob made a big spash in 2015, with starring roles in the horror film Before I Wake opposite Kate Bosworth and Thomas Jane and in the drama Room, opposite Brie Larson. Room screened at the Toronto International Film Festival before opening in theatres.

Jacob has won a number of awards from film festivals around the world for his portrayal as Jack in Room, including a Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role.

He also played starring roles in Shut In (2016) and The Book of Henry (2017), co-starring with Naomi Watts in both of those, as well as playing parts in Burn Your Maps (2016) opposite Vera Farmiga, the animated film Ozzy (2017), and the drama Wonder (2017) with Julia Roberts.

Most recently, Jacob appeared in the sci-fi action film The Predator(2018) alongside Boyd Holbrook, who plays his father.

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