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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
 1995-2000 Are You Afraid of the Dark? (TV Series)
Jason Midas / Joe
- The Tale of the Time Trap (2000) ... Jason Midas
 1999 Running Home
Kid #2
 1999 Who Gets the House?
Jonathan
 1999 Are You Afraid of the Dark? (TV Series)
Ross Doyle / Alex
- The Tale of the Walking Shadow (1999) ... Ross Doyle
- The Tale of the Zombie Dice (1999) ... Alex
 1998 The Worst Witch (TV Series)
Bean Pole
- The Great Outdoors (1998) ... Bean Pole
 1998 The Sickroom (Short)
Patient
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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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[on being directed by David Cronenberg] That man has been one of my heroes since I was about thirteen. I adore his movies and his body of work is something that all Canadians can take proud ownership of. When I was asked if I'd be interested in doing two days on ['Cosmopolis'] I said 'Yes, yes, and yes' without having read the script. I would have picked up his dry cleaning if they'd asked me. See more »

Trivia:

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 »

Trademark:

Often wears sneakers to red carpet events See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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