Jesse Plemons

Jesse Lon Plemons is an American actor.

Date of birth

He was born on April 2, 1988.


Jesse Lon Plemons was born to Jim Bob Plemons and Lisa Beth (nee Cason). The actor was born in Dallas, Texas, as the second child of his parents. His elder sister goes by the name Jill.


He went to Mart High School. Jesse earned his G.E.D when he was 16 years old. He graduated three years later, in 2007, through a long-distance learning program offered by the Texas Technical University Independent School District.

Love life

Plemons began dating his Fargo co-star Kirsten Dunst in 2016. They were engaged in 2017. Their son, Ennis Howard Plemons, was born in 2018.

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Jesse’s first role was for a Coca-Cola advertisement. He was barely four years old at the time. While he was young, his mother took him to auditions, and this is what led to the actor landing roles.

Jesse’s career officially began when he was ten years old, starring in Finding North. His TV debut was in 2000 in an episode of Walker, Texas Ranger titled The General's Return. He played Russel Jr. in this episode. Since then, he has appeared in more than 50 movies and TV shows. 

After appearing in the films Varsity Blues and All the pretty horses, and guest-starring on Walker, Texas ranger and Sabrina , the teeanger witch, Plemons' first prominent role was in the 2002 film Like Mike alongside Bow wow and Jonathan lipnicki.

He later went on to appear in Children on their birthdays  and When Zachery Beaver came to town, with guest roles on the television series judging amyThe lyons denCSI: Crime Scene Investigation and greys's Anatomy between 2003 and 2006.

In 2006, Plemons joined the esemble cast of NBC's television series Friday night lights, detailing the fictional events surrounding a high school footbal team in Dillion texas. In the show's first season, his character Landry Clarke provided comic relief as the best friend of football quaterback Matt saracen, though Landry himself was not on the team. He says that, among the cast and crew, it was a joke that Plemons played football better than most of the other actors even though his character was one of the few that did not play. Landry joined the football team in the second season, and Plemons, having played high school football before, told director Jeffrey reiner that he would do his own stunts. In his first football scene, Plemons as Landry had to "get the crap beat out of [him] over and over and over again". When hit by co-star Taylor Kitsch, his chin split open and he had to have 11 stitches.He is the second-youngest original main cast member on the series, behind Aimee Teegarden.

He reunited with Kitsch and Friday Night Lights creator Peter Berg in the 2012 film Battleship. Berg, who directed the film, explained he knew how comfortable Kitsch was with Plemons, "I know that he’s really good for Taylor and he makes Taylor better. So, I wrote that whole part for Jesse." He added, "I never thought of it as a Friday Night Lights reunion. I thought of it as protection, bringing a trusted family member in."

In May 2012, Plemons joined the cast of Breaking Bad for itsfifth and final season.

In 2020, Plemons received critical praise for his lead performance in Charlie Kaufman's psychological drama I'm Thinking of Ending Things.

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Jesse Plemons
First Name Jesse
Surname Plemons
Born 2nd April, 1988
Home City Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Current City