Born in Washington, D.C., Justin is an American actor, director, and scriptwriter, who is best remembered for his appearance in “Mulholland Drive” and “Inland Empire.” He initiated to act in high school (Buxton School) and further advanced from Bennington College with a B.A. in visual arts and drama (1993). His debut into the world of glamor and glitz was with the movie, “I Shot Mary Warhol” in the year 1996 and after that got involved in the Broadway scene with the play, “Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme”.
He has also starred in many off-Broadway productions namely, “The Baxter”, “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle”, Zoolander” etc. He has also been a part of American Psycho, which was a no-nonsense movie. He also starred in the film editions of the television shows, “Miami Vice” and “Strangers with Candy”. Furthermore, he was a part of the music video by the British music band, “Muse” for their track, “
Hysteria”, in the year 2003”. Other popular television shows in which he has appeared are namely, “Sex and the City”, “
Alias”, “Ally McBeal”, and “
Six Feet Under”. His film (he was the director), “Dedication” was premiered at the “2007 Sundance Film Festival). He was the co-writer of “Tropic Thunder”, a movie that was directed by
Ben Stiller and was also nominated for the Oscars.
In the year 2008, he played the role of John Hancock in the television mini-series named, “John Adams”. In the year 2010, he wrote the screenplay of the movie, “
Iron Man 2”. He stepped back into the course of acting with the movie, “
Your Highness”; his role was that of an evil wizard who kidnaps the princess. Theroux became the lead actor in the pilot episode of the HBO television series, “The Leftovers”. Also, he was the co-writer of “
Zoolander 2”. As for this celebrity’s personal life, he was in a relationship with Heidi Bivens for a freaking fourteen years. Further, he also dated the actress,
Jennifer Aniston and married her in the year 2015.
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Justin Paul Theroux is an American actor, screenwriter, and director. He was born in Washington, DC, the U.S. capital. His mother Phyllis Grissim-Theroux is an author and journalist. His father Eugene Theroux is a lawyer at Baker & McKenzie in Washington and he is a combination of French Canadian as well as an Italian descent. Justin’s uncles are somewhat very popular authors, novelists or travel writers namely which of them are Paul Theroux, Alexander Theroux, Peter Theroux and Joseph Theroux. Justin cousins Louis and Marcel Theroux are popular British journalists and documentary filmmakers. Justin received his education from Lafayette Elementary School, The Field School , and Annunciation School. He started acting at his high school in Massachusetts. He graduated in the year 1993 with a degree of Bachelor of Arts in visual arts and drama from Bennington College.
Justin made his debut in movies with the film I Shot Andy Warhol directed by Mary Harron in the year 1996. Since then, he has starred in numerous films like Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, Broken Hearts Club, The Baxter, Zoolander, etc. He also appeared in the television show The District. In the year 2006, he made his directorial debut with the film Dedication, which got premiered on Sundance Film Festival in the year 2007. He also got featured in the music video of the famous band of Britain, Muse in the year 2003. In the year 2009, he gave his voice in the cast of the game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. Justin also got associated with the Marvel superhero movies and he wrote the screenplay of
Robert Downey Jr. starred Iron Man 2 in the year 2010. After doing all this, Justin made a comeback in acting in the year 2011 with the film Your Highness directed by
David Gordon Green and played the role of an evil wizard named Leezar.
He has also done roles in the films of comedy genre and became the part of 2012 comedy movie Wanderlust. He also got hired to direct and write the script of a comedy film titled Swear to God in the same year. Theroux recently appeared in the sequel of Zoolander, which got released in the month of February this year and played the role of an Evil DJ in the film. He co-wrote the film sequel that starred amazing actors like Ben Stiller etc. Taking about his personal life, he was in an open relationship with the stylist Heidi Bivens for 14 years, and they had their break-up in the year 2011. After that, he got in a relationship with his co-actor Jennifer Aniston from the movie Wanderlust and the couple got engaged in the year 2012. Her wife is also got divorced from her ex-husband actor
Brad Pitt. Justin and Jennifer got married on 5 August 2015. Since then, the couple is enjoying the moments together of their happy married life.