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Jared Hess was born on July 18, 1979 in Glendale, Arizona, USA as Jared Lawrence Hess. He is a writer and director, known for Napoleon Dynamite (2004), Nacho Libre (2006) and Gentlemen Broncos (2009). He is married to Jerusha Hess. They have one child. See full bio »

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Known For

Napoleon Dynamite
(2004)
Nacho Libre
Nacho Libre Writer
(2006)
Gentlemen Broncos
(2009)
Masterminds
Masterminds Director
(2016)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (7 credits)
 2020 Nicktoons (writer) (announced)
 2015 Don Verdean (writer)
  Napoleon Dynamite (TV Series) (created by - 6 episodes, 2012) (developed for television by - 6 episodes, 2012) (written by - 2 episodes, 2012)
- FFA (2012) ... (creator) / (creator)
- Bed Races (2012) ... (creator) / (creator)
- Pedro vs. Deb (2012) ... (creator) / (creator)
- Ligertown (2012) ... (creator) / (creator) / (written by)
- Thundercone (2012) ... (creator) / (creator) / (written by)
 2009 Gentlemen Broncos (written by)
 2006 Nacho Libre (written by)
 2004 Napoleon Dynamite (written by)
 2003 Peluca (Short) (writer)
Show Show Director (12 credits)
Show Show Producer (7 credits)
Show Show Actor (5 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (9 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (5 credits)

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Other Works:

Directed a short called "Winner Take Steve", written by Cal McAllister and Ian Cohen of Wexley School for Girls. See more »

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1 Article | See more »

Height:

6' 5" (1.96 m)
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Trivia:

Was a member of the FFA in Preston, Idaho. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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