Jake Paltrow

Director
Writer-director Jake Paltrow grew up with actress Blythe Danner for a mom and actress Gwyneth for an older sister, but chose instead to follow in the footsteps of his writer-director father, Bruce Paltrow. He began his ... Read more »
Born: 09/25/1975 in Los Angeles, California, USA

Filmography

Director (8)

Boardwalk Empire 2013 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Director

Young Ones 2014 (Movie)

(Director)

The Good Night 2007 (Movie)

(Director)

NYPD Blue 1997 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Director

The Jury 2004 (Tv Show)

Director

High Incident 1996 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Director

The Others 1998 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Director

An Eviction Notice 1994 (Movie)

(Director)
Writer (2)

Young Ones 2014 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Good Night 2007 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Producer (1)

Young Ones 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)
Actor (1)

Greenberg 2010 (Movie)

Johno (Actor)

Biography

Writer-director Jake Paltrow grew up with actress Blythe Danner for a mom and actress Gwyneth for an older sister, but chose instead to follow in the footsteps of his writer-director father, Bruce Paltrow. He began his career as a director on acclaimed TV crime dramas including "NYPD Blue" (ABC, 1993-2005) before setting his sights on feature film. In 2007, he made his feature writing and directing debut with "The Good Night" (2007), a romantic comedy exploring the line between fantasy and reality. The film debuted at Sundance before going on to receive limited art house release in the U.S.

Relationships

Blythe Danner Actor

Mother
Acted in "The Prince of Tides" (1991), "Meet the Parents" (2000) and the series, "Huff" (Showtime)

Hillary Danner

Cousin

Chris Martin Actor

Brother-In-Law
Married Gwyneth Paltrow on December 5, 2003

Katherine Moennig Actor

Cousin
Born in 1979 daughter of Mary Zahn and William Moennig

Gwyneth Paltrow Actor

Sister
Born Sept. 27, 1972; won an Oscar for her role in "Shakespeare in Love" (1998); also starred in "Emma" (1996), "The Talented Mr. Ripley" (2000) and "Sylvia" (2003)

Bruce Paltrow Actor

Father
Produced the television series "St. Elsewhere" (NBC) died October 2, 2002, due to complications from cancer and pneumonia

Taryn Simon

Companion
Have dated since the early 2000s

EDUCATION

Crossroads School

Santa Monica , California

Milestones

2007

Returned to Sundance to screen his feature directing debut, "The Good Night," a romantic comedy starring his sister Gwyneth Paltrow, Penélope Cruz and Danny DeVito

2001

Penned the adaptation of Chuck Palahniuk’s second novel "Survivor"; film was indefinitely shelved by Fox

2000

Directed an episode of the NBC series, "The Others"

1997

Directed several episodes of the NBC series, "NYPD Blue"

1997

Set production assistant on "Sydney" (aka "Hard Eight") starring his sister Gwyneth Paltrow

1995

Debuted his first short, "An Eviction Notice" at the Sundance film festival

1994

Began his career as a set production assistant for TV's "Homicide: Life on the Street"

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