Justin Theroux was born on August 10, 1971 in Washington D.C. He is of French-Canadian and Italian descent from his father’s side, and his mother is from German and English ancestry. He has been a vegetarian since he was a teenager.
He graduated with a bachelor of arts degree from Bennington College. After he graduated college, he moved to New York City to start a career in visual arts. Mr. Theroux soon found himself immersed into stage acting. He is also known for his talent off the camera. He has worked as a writer and director on many projects. He has been acting for decades, and his most notable roles include Tropic Thunder, Rock of Ages, and Iron Man 2.
Justin Theroux was married to Jennifer Aniston, but the couple split in 2017. However, they still remain close friends. Recently, Mr. Theroux posted an Instagram message to wish Ms. Aniston a happy birthday.
His Extensive Acting Career
Mr. Theroux appeared in his first film in 1996, which was I Shot Andy Warholby Mary Harron. Since the beginning of his acting debut, he has made performances on Broadway and been in a number of comedy films. His Broadway work includes Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme, and his movies include Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion, Charlie’s Angles: Full Throttle, Zoolander, and more.
Other than comedy films, Mr. Theroux has also appeared in many serious films, which include American Psycho. He also made appearances inMulholland Drive, Inland Empire, and Miami Vice. He was featured in a music video for Muse, which is a British band, in 2003.
Justin Theroux has also acted in miniseries that include John Adams, which premiered on HBO in 2008. He was part of the voice cast of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, and he also made guest appearances on Parks and Recreation. Mr. Theroux was also on several episodes of the HBO television series, Sex and the City. During his appearances on Sex and the City, he played two different characters.
In June of 2013, Mr. Theroux was given the lead role in The Leftovers, which is a series that aired on HBO. His more recent roles include a part on the Netflix miniseries Maniac. He also has a voice role in the 2018 film, Bumblebeeand is expected to voice in Disney’s Lady and the Tramp.