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Jared Padalecki


Jared Padalecki was born in San Antonio, Texas, to Sherri (Kammer), a teacher of English, and Gerald Padalecki, a tax accountant. He is of Polish (father) and German, English, Scottish, and French (mother) descent. Jared started to take acting lessons when he was 12. Then, he won the "Claim to Fame" Contest in 1999 and got to appear on the Teen ... See full bio »

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Known For

Supernatural
Supernatural Sam Winchester / Ezekiel / Gadreel / Lucifer / Demon Sam / Gary Frankle / Himself / Leviathan / Meg Masters / Sam Wesson / Sam Winchestet / Shapeshifter
(2005-2018)
House of Wax
(2005)
Friday the 13th
Friday the 13th Clay Miller
(2009)
Gilmore Girls
Gilmore Girls Dean Forester
(2000-2005)

Filmography

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 2005-2018 Supernatural (TV Series)
Sam Winchester / Ezekiel / Gadreel / ...
- Episode #13.16 (2018) ... Sam Winchester
- Wayward Sisters (2018) ... Sam Winchester
- The Bad Place (2017) ... Sam Winchester
- The Scorpion and the Frog (2017) ... Sam Winchester
- War of the Worlds (2017) ... Sam Winchester
 2017 Kings of Con (TV Series)
Jaden Jaworski
- Arlington, VA (2017) ... Jaden Jaworski
 2016 Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (TV Mini-Series)
Dean Forester
- Fall (2016) ... Dean Forester
 2015 Phantom Boy
Lt. Alex (voice)
 2015 The Hillywood Show (TV Mini-Series short)
Dancer
- Supernatural Parody (2015) ... Dancer
 2011 Supernatural: The Animation (TV Series)
Sam Winchester
- What Is and What Should Never Be (2011) ... Sam Winchester (voice)
- Loser (2011) ... Sam Winchester (voice)
- All Hell Breaks Loose: Part 2 (2011) ... Sam Winchester (voice)
- All Hell Breaks Loose: Part 1 (2011) ... Sam Winchester (voice)
- Rising Son (2011) ... Sam Winchester (voice)
 2009 Friday the 13th
Clay Miller
 2008 Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage
Thomas Kinkade
 2007 House of Fears
J.P. (uncredited)
 2005 Cry Wolf
Tom
 2005 House of Wax
Wade
 2000-2005 Gilmore Girls (TV Series)
Dean Forester
- To Live and Let Diorama (2005) ... Dean Forester
- The Party's Over (2004) ... Dean Forester
- You Jump, I Jump, Jack (2004) ... Dean Forester (voice, uncredited)
- Norman Mailer, I'm Pregnant! (2004) ... Dean Forester
- We Got Us a Pippi Virgin (2004) ... Dean Forester
 2004 Flight of the Phoenix
John Davis
 2004/I New York Minute
Trey Lipton
 2003 Cheaper by the Dozen
Bully (uncredited)
 2003 Young MacGyver (TV Movie)
Clay MacGyver
 2002 A Ring of Endless Light (TV Movie)
Zachery Gray
 2001 Close to Home (TV Movie)
 2001 ER (TV Series)
Paul Harris
- Piece of Mind (2001) ... Paul Harris
 2000 Silent Witness (TV Movie)
Sam
 1999 A Little Inside
Matt Nelson
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1 Interview | 3 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

6' 5½" (1.97 m)
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Personal Quote:

[his superstitions] Whenever I drive under a yellow light, I always kiss my finger and tap it on the roof of the car. And I do that when I get onto a plane as well! See more »

Trivia:

His mother Sherri was an English teacher at East Central High School in San Antonio, the same school attended by, Henry Thomas. See more »

Trademark:

Puppy dog eyes See more »

Nickname:

Jerry See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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