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Overview (4)

Born in Dallas, Texas, USA
Birth NameJesse Lon Plemons
Nickname Meth Damon
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jesse Plemons was born on April 2, 1988 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Jesse Lon Plemons. He is an actor, known for Black Mass (2015), Battleship (2012) and Paul (2011).

Trivia (11)

Close friends with his Friday Night Lights (2006) costars Taylor Kitsch, Zach Gilford, and Kyle Chandler.
The only member of Friday Night Lights (2006) costar to have played football in real life.
Frequently said to closely resemble actor Matt Damon.
He is a great-great-great-great-great-great-nephew of Stephen F. Austin, who colonized Texas in the early 1800s. Stephen's sister, Emily Margaret Brown Austin, was one of Jesse's paternal five times great-grandmothers.
In the Cold Case episode, he played a military cadet nicknamed Rihanna, years later he starred in Battleship with Rihanna.
He resembles Matt Damon and Philip Seymour Hoffman. He played a younger version of Damon's character in All the Pretty Horses (2000) and Hoffman's son in The Master (2012).
Aside from acting Plemons also sings in the alternative folk rock band Cowboy and Indian together with Daniel James and Jazz Mills.
Was considered by J.J. Abrams for the lead in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) which went to John Boyega.
Attended acting classes at Dallas Young Actors Studio in Dallas, Texas.
He is of English, and some Scottish and Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), ancestry.
Because he resembles Matt Damon he was called "Meth Damon " during his role on Breaking Bad (2008) by the fanbase.

Personal Quotes (2)

I grew up half the time in a small town called Mart, Texas, and half the time in L.A., because I was acting. My high school was crazy about football.
I sing a little bit. I got a guitar for my 16th birthday.

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