Knowledge Identifier: +Jake_Johnson
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1978.
Countries: United States (59%), (18%), United Kingdom (12%)
Linked to: Fox Broadcasting Company, New Trier High School, Tisch School of the Arts, University of Iowa
While in Iowa City, he wrote a play, which wound up earning him admission to the Dramatic Writing Department at NYU's prestigious Tisch School of the Arts, followed by the 2002 John Golden Playwriting Prize and the Sloan Fellowship for Screenwriting
In 2010, Johnson was cast in a small role in the Russell Brand comedy, "Get Him to the Greek"
In 2011, he played Jesus in "A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas"
Sundance Festival - Johnson made an appearance at the 2012 Sundance Festival as one of the leads in "Safety Not Guaranteed"
In 2013, he appeared in the music video for "Rouse Yourself", a song by indie-soul band JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound alongside his "Safety Not Guaranteed" co-star Aubrey Plaza
His first starring role in a feature film was "Drinking Buddies", and he starred in the 2014 comedy "Let's Be Cops", alongside fellow "New Girl" star Damon Wayans, Jr.
In 2017, Johnson starred as Eddie Garrett in the Netflix comedy film, "Win It All"