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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 15 June 1971Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameWilliam Jacob Busey
Height 6' 3" (1.91 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jake Busey is an American actor, musician and film producer. He is sometimes credited as "Jacob Busey". He is the son of actor Gary Busey. Busey was born in Los Angeles, and raised in Malibu, California. He spent his childhood on film sets and touring with bands in which his father played. He began considering his career choices at the age of five when he took up the two hobbies that grew into professions: acting and playing drums. His motion picture debut was in the 1978 film Straight Time (1978).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Movie Guy

Trade Mark (1)

His wicked smile

Trivia (11)

Appeared in two MTV promos in the early 1990s.
Son of Gary Busey (real name: William Gareth Jacob Busey, Senior) and Judy Busey. Gary credits Jake with helping him conquer a serious cocaine habit, and with helping him recover from a near-fatal motorcycle accident. Both men have appeared in adaptations of John Grisham novels: Gary was in The Firm (1993); Jake appears in Christmas with the Kranks (2004).
Jake is an instrument rated private pilot. He earned his license in September of 1997 after having met the pilots of the helicopter he flew on screen in Home Fries (1998).
Jake has played drums since early childhood.
During the filming of Starship Troopers (1997), Jake suffered heatstroke after working all day in 120* desert sun. This stopped production for a week. When he recovered, several large holes were cut into his uniform so he could cool off. Many other cast member's suits had this modification as well in order to prevent further cases. On average there were 25 people per day being treated for heatstroke during the filming of Starship Troopers.
Learned to play violin for Starship Troopers (1997).
He has a sister, Alectra Elizabeth, who is a student and a brother, Luke, born Feb 23rd 2010.
Former stepson of Tiani Warden.
Builds custom motorbikes, is a proud father, and enjoys off road racing.
Has a daughter, Autumn Rosalia Busey, with his partner April Hutchinson.
He is of English (primarily), Scottish, Irish, German, and French ancestry.

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