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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 »

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


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 2015 Phantom Boy
Lt. Alex (voice)
 2007 House of Fears
J.P. (uncredited)
 2005 Cry_Wolf
 2003 Young MacGyver (TV Movie)
Clay MacGyver
 2003 Cheaper by the Dozen
Bully (uncredited)
 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)
 1999 A Little Inside
Matt Nelson
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[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 »


Won Fox TV's "Claim To Fame" Contest and got to present at the 1999 Teen Choice Awards. See more »


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