Jake Paltrow Bio, Age, Wife, Family, Career, Films, TV Shows

Jake Paltrow Biography

Jake Paltrow is an American film director, screenwriter, and actor; the younger brother of Gwyneth Paltrow and the son of Bruce Paltrow and Blythe Danner.

His most prominent job was directing some NYPD Blue episodes, such as Andy Appleseed (2003), Brothers Under Arms (2000) and Big Bang Theory (1999), following in his father’s footsteps as a television director.

Jake Paltrow Age

Paltrow was born on September 26, 1975, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. He is 43 years old as of 2018.

Jake Paltrow Wife

Paltrow is a married man. He is married to Taryn Simon. Taryn is an American multidisciplinary artist who works in photography, text, sculpture, and performance.

Paltrow and Taryn met in 1999 and married in 2010. The couple has two children together.

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Jake Paltrow Photo

Jake Paltrow Family

Paltrow was s born in Los Angeles, California. He is the son of film director Bruce Paltrow and actress Blythe Danner.

He has mixed ancestry which consists of Polish and Belarusian Jews, English (with some via Barbados), and Pennsylvania Dutch (German).

Paltrow and his sister are second cousins of former US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

Jake Paltrow Career

Paltrow’s most prominent job was directing some NYPD Blue episodes, such as Andy Appleseed (2003), Brothers Under Arms (2000) and Big Bang Theory (1999), following in his father’s footsteps as a television director.

In 2006, Paltrow made his debut as a film director with the movie The Good Night, which featured his sister Gwyneth. The movie was released at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival.

He has produced short films about actors for the New York Times. In 2014, he wrote, directed and produced the dystopian sci-fi Western Young Ones.

Jake Paltrow Films and TV Shows

  • De Palma
  • Young Ones
  • Greenberg
  • The Good Night
  • NYPD Blue
  • Boardwalk Empire