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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 15 July 1971Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Jim Rash was born on July 15, 1971 in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Way Way Back (2013), The Descendants (2011) and Community (2009).

Trivia (2)

The Descendants (2011) screenplay, written by Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, won a 2012 Oscar for best adapted screenplay.
A company member of the Groundlings in Los Angeles. [March 2004]

Personal Quotes (5)

(explaining why he imitated Angela Jolie's leg-exposing stance at the 2012 Oscars) I had just seen her pose and thought it was bold and fun. And you know what? We have exactly the same legs.
[as the 'The Writer's Room' creator, about his favorite TV series] It's tough. I'd be very curious talking to 'MASH' writers, just because I have a fascination with the balance of comedy and extreme drama and just the idea behind the show. I feel like I'd want to do a moment with the 'Cheers' writers, because that's probably the quintessential show of my life. Then I think I would want to sit down with 'Lost' because I have a lot of questions, being a guy who watched from the beginning with groups.
[on the concept of television being a 'writer's medium'] I feel like people have a newfound respect for good stories. I think TV's in a really great place right now as far as embracing flawed, sometimes questionable, people - from 'Dexter' to 'Breaking Bad', to any of these shows like 'Mad Men' - complex characters that you get so frustrated by.
Technology has changed, and we need to figure out how to improve the archaic way of what makes a hit, or how to determine how many viewers are watching beyond some people with Nielsen boxes in a small percentage of homes in random areas.
Some people will ruin a movie for you if they enthuse too much.

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