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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)
Don Verdean
Don Verdean Writer
(2015)

Filmography

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  Nicktoons (writer) (announced)
 2015 Don Verdean (writer)
  Napoleon Dynamite (TV Series) (creator - 6 episodes, 2012) (developer - 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)
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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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Height:

6' 5" (1.96 m)
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Also directs commercials and music videos for production company Moxie Pictures. See more »

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Cancer

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