Justin Theroux

Justin Theroux

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1971-08-10 (49 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., USA

49 Movies · 15 TV shows

Also Known As: Джастин Теру

Biography

Justin Paul Theroux (; born August 10, 1971) is an American actor, producer, director, and screenwriter. He gained recognition for his work with director David Lynch in the mystery film Mulholland Drive (2001) and the thriller film Inland Empire (2006). He also appeared in films such as Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (1997), American Psycho (2000), Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003), Strangers with Candy (2005), Wanderlust (2012), The Girl on the Train (2016), The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018), On the Basis of Sex (2018), and Lady and the Tramp (2019).Theroux is further known as a screenwriter for films such as the action comedy Tropic Thunder (2008), the superhero film Iron Man 2 (2010), and the musical comedy-drama Rock of Ages (2012). He made his directorial debut with the romantic comedy film Dedication (2007).Theroux starred as Kevin Garvey in the HBO mystery drama series The Leftovers (2014–2017), for which he was nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series. He also starred as Dr. James Mantleray in the Netflix comedy-drama miniseries Maniac (2018).

Personal Life

Theroux was in a relationship with stylist Heidi Bivens for 14 years until 2011. Theroux began dating actress Jennifer Aniston in 2011, after working with her on the film Wanderlust. They became engaged in August 2012, and wed on August 5, 2015. On February 15, 2018, Theroux and Aniston announced their separation at the end of 2017.

Early Life

Theroux was born in Washington, D.C. His mother, Phyllis Grissim Theroux, is an essayist and author, and his father, Eugene Albert Theroux (born 1938), is a lawyer at Baker & McKenzie in Washington. Theroux is the nephew of the travel writer and novelist Paul Theroux, novelist and poet Alexander Theroux, author Peter Theroux, and novelist and educator Joseph Theroux; he is the cousin of British journalists and documentary filmmakers Louis and Marcel Theroux. His father is of half French-Canadian and half Italian descent. Through his mother, Theroux is a great-great-grandson of financier, banker and railroad magnate H. B. Hollins, and of music critic and author Gustav Kobbé.Theroux attended Lafayette Elementary School, Annunciation School, and the Field School. He first started acting while in high school at the Buxton School, in Williamstown, Massachusetts.He graduated from Bennington College in 1993 with a B.A. in visual arts and drama.

Movies & TV shows

2021.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Violet

Violet

2021
VIOLET followsViolet Morton, a 32 year-old film executive who is living her life listening to this "Voice," resulting in fear-based decisions. She's taken away from who she really is because she's avo...
False Positive

False Positive

2021
Lucy and Adrian are trying to have a baby. There is a person with that name. After becoming pregnant with a healthy baby girl, Lucy begins to notice something sinister through Hindle's gleaming charm,...
TV
The Mosquito Coast

The Mosquito Coast

2021
An idealist uproots his family and takes them to the jungles of Central America to start a new life because he is fed up with the degradation of modern society. Paul Theroux wrote the novel.

2019.

4 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
Lights Out with David Spade

Lights Out with David Spade

2019
Specializing in celebrities, entertainment and all things political, comedy legend David Spade and a panel of his comedian friends are at the roundtable and in the field to help break down the biggest...
Lady and the Tramp

Lady and the Tramp

7
2019
The love story between a pampered Cocker Spaniel named Lady and a streetwise mongrel named Tramp was filmed. Lady finds herself out on the street after her owners have a baby and is saved from a pack ...
Joker

Joker

6.33
2019
During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.
Camp! The Movie

Camp! The Movie

2019
At the Met Gala 2019, Lady Gaga, Cardi B, Kim Kardashian West, Kylie Jenner, Kendall Jenner, Celine Dion, Gigi Hadid, Bella Hadid, Harry Styles, Bette Midler, Hailey Bieber, Jared Leto, Gwen Stefani, ...
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: "All in the Family" and "Good Times"

Live in Front of a Studio Audience: "All in the Family" and "Good Times"

2019
Live performances of classic holiday-themed episodes from Norman Lear's hit shows "All in the Family" and "Good Times."

2018.

4 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
Maniac

Maniac

6.5
2018
Two strangers are drawn to a mysterious pharmaceutical trial that will solve all of their problems permanently, and they are assured with no side-effects or problems at all. Things don't go as planned...
Bumblebee

Bumblebee

5.94
2018
In the year 1987, a junkyard in a small Californian beach town is where Bumblebee finds refuge. On the eve of her 18th birthday, Charlie discovers battle-scarred and broken Bumblebee while trying to f...
On the Basis of Sex

On the Basis of Sex

9
2018
Ginsburg and her husband brought a case. The Court of Appeals overturned a century of sex discrimination.
The Spy Who Dumped Me

The Spy Who Dumped Me

6.76
2018
Two thirty-year-old best friends in Los Angeles are thrust unexpectedly into an international conspiracy when the ex-boyfriend of one of them shows up at their apartment with a team of assassins on hi...
Mute

Mute

8.33
2018
A man with a violent past is forced to take on the Underworld of a near-future Berlin as he searches for his missing girlfriend.

2017.

2 Movies
The Lego Ninjago Movie

The Lego Ninjago Movie

5.59
2017
Six young ninjas are tasked with protecting their island home of Ninjago. They are gifted warriors who use their skill and awesome fleet of vehicles to fight villains and monsters at night. Teenagerss...
Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

6.57
2017
Rey learns how to use her powers under the guidance of Skywalker, who is concerned about the strength of her powers. The Resistance is about to attack the First Order.

2016.

3 Movies
The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train

7.18
2016
One morning, when she sees something shocking happen in the house that her train passes every day, she becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds, because she spends her daily commute fantasizing a...
Zoolander 2

Zoolander 2

7.5
2016
When an opposing company tries to take them out of the business, they are modelling again.
The Master:  A LEGO Ninjago Short

The Master: A LEGO Ninjago Short

2016
There is a disagreement with food.

2015.

2 TV shows
TV
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

1
2015
Stephen Colbert is leaving "The Colbert Report" to return to television. As the host of The Late Show franchise redux -- taped at the historic Ed Sullivan Theatre at New York -- Colbert talks to actor...
TV
Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter

Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter

2015
Some of this year's most talked about talent open up about the challenges and triumphs of creating critically acclaimed series and performances.

2014.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Making The Leftovers

Making The Leftovers

2014
HBO-created featurette on the origins of the Leftovers television series.
TV
The Leftovers

The Leftovers

5.83
2014
When 2% of the world's population abruptly disappears without explanation, the world struggles to understand just what they're supposed to do about it. The drama series 'The Leftovers' is the story of...

2012.

2 Movies
Rock of Ages

Rock of Ages

6.3
2012
While pursuing their Hollywood dreams, a small town girl and a city boy meet on the Sunset Strip.
Wanderlust

Wanderlust

2012
A Manhattan couple is Rattled by sudden unemployment and decides to live in a rural area.

2011.

1 Movie
Your Highness

Your Highness

4.5
2011
A fantasy movie about an arrogant, lazy prince and his heroic brother who must complete a quest in order to save their father's kingdom.

2010.

3 Movies
Iron Man 2

Iron Man 2

6.26
2010
With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press, and the public to share his technology with ...
Megamind

Megamind

6.28
2010
Metro Man was defeated by Megamind. Without a hero, he loses his purpose.
Ultimate Iron Man: The Making of Iron Man 2

Ultimate Iron Man: The Making of Iron Man 2

8
2010
There are several film-critical elements covered in the documentary.

2009.

1 TV show
TV
Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation

6.14
2009
A hilarious ensemble comedy that follows a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana, and her efforts to make her quintessentially American town just a little bit ...

2008.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Tropic Thunder

Tropic Thunder

5.4
2008
The memoir of a Vietnam veteran called " Four Leaf" is being made into a film, but the director can't control the cast. Behind schedule and over budget, Cockburn is ordered by a studio executive to ge...
Tropic Thunder: Rain of Madness

Tropic Thunder: Rain of Madness

2008
There is a mockumentary.
TV
John Adams

John Adams

6
2008
Adapted from David McCullough's Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, this lavish seven-part miniseries chronicles the life of Founding Father John Adams, starting with the Boston Massacre of 1770 through...

2007.

3 Movies
Broken English

Broken English

2007
A single career woman works at a Manhattan boutique hotel where her skills in guest relations don't match her romantic skills. If her mother doesn't try to set her up, she will rely on her friend's di...
The Ten

The Ten

2007
There are ten stories, each inspired by one of the ten commandments.
Dedication

Dedication

2007
A modern love story in which a misanthropic, emotionally complex author of a hit children's book is forced to team with a beautiful illustrator after his best friend passes away Sometimes you have to ...

2006.

5 Movies
Miami Vice

Miami Vice

6
2006
A case involving drug lords and murder in South Florida takes a personal turn for two undercover detectives. Tubbs deals with an assault on those he loves, while Crockett is involved with a Chinese-Cu...
Strangers with Candy

Strangers with Candy

2006
The series features a 46 year-old ex-junkie, ex-con who returns to high school in a bid to start her life over.
Inland Empire

Inland Empire

5.67
2006
When an actress falls for her co-star in a remake of an unfinished Polish production, her perception of reality becomes distorted.
Return to Rajapur

Return to Rajapur

2006
A doomed love affair blooms against the beautiful and exotic backdrop of the deserts of India in a romantic drama. A woman in her twenties travels to India to visit a resort where her mother stayed wh...
The Legend of Lucy Keyes

The Legend of Lucy Keyes

5.62
2006
A man and his family move to an old farm to build windmills that will power the city. When she votes against the project, the old woman mentions the historic importance of the spot and the name of Mar...

2005.

1 Movie
The Baxter

The Baxter

2005
A man with a "doormat" personality tries to stand up for himself in a comedy. He calls him a "Baxter", the kind of calm, unexciting fellow who wears socks and enjoys raking leaves. That's his problem....

2003.

3 Movies
Happy End

Happy End

2003
Val has a lot of dreams. She wants to be an actress. She is lonely in a strange country with little money. everyday life gets in the way as she meets weird people who are also looking for their dreams...
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

6.72
2003
The Angels are accused of finding a pair of missing rings with personal information of members of the Witness Protection Program. The agent who might be behind the killings was targeted by the ladies....
Duplex

Duplex

6
2003
When a young couple buys their dream home, they don't know what the old lady upstairs is going to do.

2001.

3 Movies · 2 TV shows
Zoolander

Zoolander

7.31
2001
It's time to clear the runway for the three-time male model of the year. "He's so hot right now, he's going to steal this year's award", says the hippie-chic. The young man could be turned into a kill...
The Sleepy Time Gal

The Sleepy Time Gal

2001
A young woman quits her law firm job and goes on a journey to find her birth mother after learning of her adoption.
TV
Alias

Alias

2001
The agent thought she was working for the U.S. has been tricked. The Alliance of Twelve is a criminal organization. Sydney became a double agent for the CIA after learning of this.
TV
Six Feet Under

Six Feet Under

6.14
2001
A group of people are being looked at. When death is your business, what is your life? For the Fisher family, the world outside of their family-owned funeral home continues to be at least as challengi...
Mulholland Drive

Mulholland Drive

5.74
2001
Blonde Betty Elms has only just arrived in Hollywood to become a movie star when she meets an enigmatic brunette. Adam Kesher ran into trouble while casting his latest project as the two set off to so...

2000.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
American Psycho

American Psycho

7.23
2000
A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, generalized fantasies.
TV
The District

The District

2000
The District aired on CBS from October 7, 2000 to May 1, 2004. The chief of Washington, D.C.'s Police Department was the focus of the show.
The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy

The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy

7
2000
A close-knit group of gay friends share the emotional roller coaster of life, relationships, the death of friends, new beginnings, jealousy, and professional success. At various stages of life's disar...

1999.

2 Movies
Sirens

Sirens

1999
When protectors become predator, who can you turn to? Sally Rawlings, a corporate executive with a bright future, watches her life spin out of control after a policeman kills her ex- husband before he...
Mulholland Dr.

Mulholland Dr.

3.5
1999
Initially, "Mulholland Dr." was to mark David Lynch's return to television. It is a retooling of a script originally shot as a 94-minute pilot for a TV series (co-written with TV screenwriter Joyce El...

1998.

2 Movies
Frogs for Snakes

Frogs for Snakes

1998
A group of actors work as illegal money collectors. They are working for a loan shark. The battle for favorite roles began when he decided to play American Buffalo.
Dead Broke

Dead Broke

1998
A detective investigates a murder that has taken place outside a debt collection agency in Brooklyn. A motley assortment of suspects includes the employees of the agency.

1997.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
Ally McBeal

Ally McBeal

6
1997
Ally McBeal is a lawyer at the Boston law firm Cage and Fish. Ally's life and loves are eccentric, funny, dramatic and full of imagination.
Dream House

Dream House

1997
Two couples accidentally rent the same house for the summer.
Romy and Michele's High School Reunion

Romy and Michele's High School Reunion

4.5
1997
Two not-too-bright party girls reinvent themselves for their high school reunion. Armed with a borrowed Jaguar, new clothes and the story of their success as the inventors of Post-It notes, Romy and M...
Below Utopia

Below Utopia

1997
Daniel and his girlfriend will be at his family's mansion for the holidays. Daniel's failure to live up to his brother's potential overshadowed his family's seemingly-utopian existence. As blood-thirs...

1996.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Spin City

Spin City

7
1996
The deputy mayor of New York City is Mike Flaherty. Mike runs the city with the help of his odd staff, which includes an anxious press secretary, a sexist, boorish chief of staff, a sharp and efficien...
I Shot Andy Warhol

I Shot Andy Warhol

6
1996
The true story of a 1960s radical who preached hatred toward men. She wanted Warhol to make a film that she wrote. She shot him. This is the story of a person.

1995.

1 TV show
TV
Central Park West

Central Park West

1995
The glamorous and exciting life for the staff of trendy magazine 'Communique', owned by Allen Rush, "the Darth Vader of publishing".

Unknown Year.

1 TV show
TV
The White House Plumbers

The White House Plumbers

The Presidency was overthrown by Nixon's political saboteurs.
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