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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 18 August 1983Kenner, Louisiana, USA
Birth NameJustin Matthew Groetsch
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Justin Groetsch was born on August 18, 1983 in Kenner, Louisiana, USA as Justin Matthew Groetsch. He is known for his work on The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), Deja Vu (2006) and Green Lantern (2011).

Trivia (16)

Last name is spelled Groetsch but is pronounced "Grutch."
Lives just a couple of minutes outside of New Orleans.
Started writing screenplays at the age of 15 years old.
His father is an author.
Cousin of actress Patricia Clarkson.
Wrote a total of 8 complete screenplays before he turned 20 years old.
Is a major animal lover.
Is of German descent.
Had heart surgery at the age of 21 years old in order to fix a rare heart problem.
Graduated with a 3.5 GPA average.
Holds the record at UNO for the most school credit hours taken in one year.
Took 59 school credit hours in one year at UNO (with the average taken yearly being 24 hours), and graduated over a year and a half earlier than originally supposed to.
Graduated from the University of New Orleans (UNO) in 2004.
Graduated from Archbishop Rummel High School in 2001.
Attended UCLA throughout the summer of 2001 for a film program.
Started his own company, Groetsch Entertainment [January 2009]

Personal Quotes (3)

There are two roads you can take in life. One of those roads is headed in the right direction and one is headed in the wrong direction. You have to choose which road to take.
I never did understand why when they make movies in New Orleans and the surrounding areas, they give the characters these major southern accents. People from the New Orleans area do not have southern accents.
First, I just wanted to be an actor. Then I decided to write a screenplay - next thing I knew, I wrote several. Then I worked on the crew of a movie and got interested in directing and producing. So, what do I want to be now? All of it!

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