Jonah Hill Biography

Jonah Hill was born in Los Angeles, California as Jonah Hill Feldstein. Before rising to stardom as one of Hollywood's stars, he had begun writing his own plays and performing them in the Black and White bar in the East Village neighborhood of New York City. As time went by, he finally realized that he wanted to become an actor. An opportunity to act approached after he got introduced to Dustin Hoffman who asked him to audition for a role in "I Heart Huckabees", which thus became his film debut.

Hill next made brief appearance in "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" before then landing a supporting role in the 2007 romantic comedy-drama film "Knocked Up". A succession of roles in high profile movies followed soon thereafter, one most famous was as Seth in "Superbad" which turned out to be his breakout role. It brought him nominations for a Teen Choice Award and two MTV Movie Awards. His next feature "Get Him to the Greek" turned out to be a success too and earned him three Teen Choice Award nominations.

In 2011, Hill landed the part as Peter Brand in biographical sports drama film "Moneyball" and was nominated for a Golden Globe as well as Oscar among the many other nominations. Though winning neither of both, he brought home a Palm Springs International Film Festival Award for Creative Impact in Acting. In the years that followed, the December 20, 1983 born actor's star shone even brighter than ever with appearances in hit films, like "21 Jump Street" (2012), "Django Unchained" (2012), "The Wolf of Wall Street" (2013), also "22 Jump Street" (2014). In addition to those flicks, he had also lent his voice to "The Lego Movie", "How to Train Your Dragon 2", and "Sausage Party".