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Jared Padalecki


Jared Padalecki was born in San Antonio, Texas, to Sherri (Kammer), a teacher of English, and Gerald Padalecki, a tax accountant. He is of Polish (father) and German, English, Scottish, and French (mother) descent. Jared started to take acting lessons when he was 12. Then, he won the "Claim to Fame" Contest in 1999 and got to appear on the Teen ... See full bio »

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2 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Supernatural
Supernatural Sam Winchester / Ezekiel / Gadreel / Himself / Lucifer / Demon Sam / Gary Frankle / Leviathan / Meg Masters / Sam Wesson / Shapeshifter
(2005-2017)
Friday the 13th
Friday the 13th Clay Miller
(2009)
House of Wax
(2005)
Gilmore Girls
Gilmore Girls Dean Forester
(2000-2005)

Filmography

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 2017 Kings of Con (TV Series)
Jaden Jaworski
 2016 Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (TV Mini-Series)
Dean Forester
- Fall (2016) ... Dean Forester
 2015 Phantom Boy
Lt. Alex (voice)
 2015 The Hillywood Show (TV Mini-Series short)
Dancer
- Supernatural Parody (2015) ... Dancer
 2007 House of Fears
J.P. (uncredited)
 2005 Cry_Wolf
Tom
 2003 Cheaper by the Dozen
Bully (uncredited)
 2003 Young MacGyver (TV Movie)
Clay MacGyver
 2002 A Ring of Endless Light (TV Movie)
Zachery Gray
 2001 Close to Home (TV Movie)
 2001 ER (TV Series)
Paul Harris
- Piece of Mind (2001) ... Paul Harris
 2000 Silent Witness (TV Movie)
Sam
 1999 A Little Inside
Matt Nelson
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1 Interview | 3 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on battling depression] I, in the past, have had my own struggles of not [being] so happy with where I am in life, which is strange and I think it goes to show... Maybe a lot of people don't know this, but season three [of Supernatural], we were shooting an episode, and I went back to my trailer to get changed and just kind of broke down. A doctor came to set and talked to me for about 30 ... See more »

Trivia:

Both he and his Supernatural (2005) co-star Jensen Ackles are natives of Texas. See more »

Trademark:

Sideburns See more »

Nickname:

J-Rod See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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