Jonah Hill Feldstein works as an Actor, comedian as well as a producer in America. Hill is famous for his job as an actor in a comedy role in films like Accepted, 21 Jump Street, Knocked Up and Superbad. He was born on 20th December 1983. He started writing plays when he was in college. He performed them at a bar in New York City called Black and White bar. Hill was friends with
Dustin Hoffman’s children, who is an Actor and director as well. They acquainted Hill to Dustin Hoffman who asked him to take part in the auditions of I Heart Huckabees.
He succeeded in getting a role in the movie, and this was how his career as an actor initialized. Then, he appeared in the first picture of
Judd Apatow as a director named The 40-Year-Old Virgin, which opened a way for him to star as a video game tester who is a virgin in Grandma’s Boy of 2006 and also acting in the movie Knocked Up of 2007. He landed his first role as a lead actor in Superbad, a movie produced by Apatow. This film got based on the picture’s writers-
Seth Rogen along with Evan Goldberg.
In the December of 2007, he played Nate Cox in the movie Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story. He also showed on
Saturday Night Live as the host on the 15th of March 2008, which featured
Mariah Carey. Later, he worked as an actor in
Funny People which was Judd Apatow’s third Directorial attempt. His co-stars in the movie were Seth Rogen,
Eric Bana and also
Adam Sandler. In Sacha Baron Cohen’s “mockumentary” Brüno, he worked as an associate producer. He also acted on one
The Simpsons’ episode titled Pranks and Greens. In this episode, he played the role of an immature person called Andy Hamilton. In all of his roles before July 2016, Hill was slightly overweight and appeared plump.
In the Month of July of 2011, he showed at the ESPY awards of ESPN flaunting a different and lean figure. When questioned, he said that he had lost 40 pounds in all. He displayed his new look for the first time on screen in November 2011 in a commercial for a video game called Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. He tried his hand at creating a cartoon series called Allen Gregory along with Andrew Mogel and Jarrad Paul. However, it did not work out well with the audiences and had to be cancelled by Fox in the January of 2012. For his acting in Moneyball (a 2011 sports movie), he earned a nomination for a Golden Globe in the award type - Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role. In the picture, he was featured as Peter Brand, the first dramatic character he had ever played.
Very soon, in the January of 2012, Jonah Hill was nominated for an Oscar for the first time in the category- Best Actor in a Supporting Role for the same film. Some famous movie stars he has worked with are
Channing Tatum in 21 Jump Street and also
Ben Stiller along with
Vince Vaughn in the motion picture
The Watch. He also played a role in
Django Unchained of 2012. In June 2012, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences invited him. In the year 2013, he was seen acting in two movies which did very well among the audiences.
The two movies were This is the End and The Wolf Of Wall Street (for which he received a 2nd Academy Award Nomination). He gave his voice as the
Green Lantern in
The Lego Movie, a movie which was an amalgam of computer animation and action. He was offered a role in 22 Jump Street too, which was the next in series of 21 Jump Street. Another outstanding acting performance of his was in
True Story opposite
James Franco. Early this year, he acted as a surety agent in Hail, Caesar! He has created for himself a big name in the Hollywood industry at just the 32nd year of his life.