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Jay Baruchel


Jay Baruchel was born in Ottawa, Ontario, and was raised in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is the son of Robyne (Ropell), a freelance writer, and Serge Victor Baruchel, an antiques dealer. He has a younger sister who also acts. He started acting in 1995 when he made his first of three appearances on the hit show Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990). ... See full bio »

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 2014 Man Seeking Woman (TV Movie) (pre-production)
Josh Greenberg
 2014 Don Peyote
 2012-2014 DreamWorks Dragons (TV Series)
Hiccup / Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III
- Cast Out: Part II (2014) ... Hiccup (voice)
- Cast Out, Part I (2014) ... Hiccup (voice)
- Bing! Bam! Boom! (2014) ... Hiccup (voice)
- Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (2014) ... Hiccup (voice)
- The Eel Effect (2014) ... Hiccup (voice)
 2014 RoboCop
Tom Pope
 2012 Being Human (TV Series)
Stu
 2011 Book of Dragons (Video short)
Hiccup (voice)
 2011 Goon
Pat
 2011 The Drunk and on Drugs Happy Funtime Hour (TV Series)
Private Prosciutto / Falcon
- Sexual Metal Underwear (2011) ... Private Prosciutto / Falcon
- Maury Chaykin Fucked Us (2011) ... Private Prosciutto
 2011 Marcy (TV Series)
Jay
- Marcy Does Laundry (2011) ... Jay
 2010 Legend of the Boneknapper Dragon (TV Short)
Hiccup (voice)
 2009 Fanboys
Windows
 2007 Knocked Up
Jay
 2006-2007 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Oswald Kittner
- Democracy (2007) ... Oswald Kittner
- Hardball (2006) ... Oswald Kittner
 2005-2006 Just Legal (TV Series)
Skip Ross / David 'Skip' Ross
- The Bar (2006) ... Skip Ross
- The Code (2006) ... Skip Ross
- The Rainmaker (2006) ... Skip Ross
- The Heater (2006) ... Skip Ross
 2002 Matthew Blackheart: Monster Smasher (TV Movie)
Jimmy Fleming
 1999-2000 Are You Afraid of the Dark? (TV Series)
Jason Midas / Ross Doyle / Alex
- The Tale of the Time Trap (2000) ... Jason Midas
- The Tale of the Walking Shadow (1999) ... Ross Doyle
- The Tale of the Zombie Dice (1999) ... Alex
 1999 Running Home
Kid #2
 1999 Who Gets the House?
Jonathan
 1998 The Worst Witch (TV Series)
Bean Pole
- The Great Outdoors (1998) ... Bean Pole
 1998 The Sickroom (Short)
Patient
 1995 Are You Afraid of the Dark? (TV Series)
Joe
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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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I think sports makes for good drama because it has all the same ingredients as anything worth reading or listening to or watching. Conflict, desire, heartbreak - it's all there. People project their hopes, ambitions and failings onto their sports clubs. They become symbiotically connected with the fate of their favorite team. This is a deep blood oath connection to something ancient and tribal ... See more »

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Jay's paternal grandfather, Johnny Baruchel, was born in Alexandria, Egypt, and was from a Sephardi Jewish family (from Egypt, Algeria, and Italy). Jay's three other grandparents were from a Christian background. Jay's paternal grandmother, Marie-Madeleine Virlouvet, was of French background. Jay's maternal grandparents, Robert William Ropell and Helen Margaret Saunders, were both Canadian-born, ... See more »

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Nasally voice See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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Sounds like Christian Slater chocolateunicorn
Everytime I watch/read interviews, I'm amazed at how much we are alike Savannah_McClendon
Jay on TMZ!! neonfreak52
He was in my dream last night roonil_wazlib17
Should be on SNL roonil_wazlib17
Jay in FHM... fourfingeredfisherman
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