Jesse Heiman was born in Boston, MA. His family later moved to Austin, TX where he attended Westlake High school and Texas State University of San Marcos. After graduating from college in May of 2000 with a BA in English, Jesse sought to make his acting dreams come true by moving to Los Angeles in September of 2000.
Jesse is well known for his controversial and racy Super Bowl commercial for GO DADDY where he was seen lock lipped with super model Bar Rafaeli, but Jesse’s path to stardom began at the very bottom, as a background extra in film and TV shows. The very first job he worked was on the movie RAT RACE. Over the past decade, Jesse has made hundreds of on-screen appearances including TV shows LIZZY MAGUIRE, JOAN OF ARCADIA, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, GLEE and in blockbuster films like AMERICAN PIE 2, SPIDER-MAN, VAN WILDER, THE RULES OF ATTRACTION, and most recently on TRANSFORMERS 3: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN and the Academy Award winning THE SOCIAL NETWORK.
Over the years, Jesse has gained a worldwide following. In 2011, a fan from Sweden edited some of Jesse’s appearances together in a Youtube video dubbing Jesse THE WORLD’S GREATEST EXTRA – a video which has garnered over 2.7 million hits! Because of his fame, Jesse has been featured in countless online articles, news features and television news programs both domestically and internationally, including an appearance as guest on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO.
In addition to his featured extra roles, Jesse has established himself as a legitimate actor co-starring on hit television shows ENTOURAGE, MONK, NCIS, THE MINDY PROJECT, CRIMINAL MINDS as well as a recurring role on CHUCK. He is also proud to have a leading role in the ensemble feature film THE JERK THEORY which is now available on DVD.
Most Recently, Jesse can be seen in the feature HALF MAGIC directed by Heather Graham and in a Featured Recurring role in SILICON VALLEY. He’s also the star of the short film SCHMOOLIE THE DEATHWATCHER, which was selected by 13 film festivals . And out next year…a documentary feature film about Jesse’s unique path to stardom.
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