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Jason Francesco Schwartzman (born June 26, 1980) is an American actor and musician.
Schwartzman was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of actress Talia Shire and the late producer Jack Schwartzman. Besides his parents, many other members of Schwartzman`s family are involved in film. He is also the nephew of Francis Ford Coppola and cousin of Nicolas Cage, Sofia Coppola, Roman Coppola and Christopher Coppola. He is the brother of actor/musician Robert Carmine (vocalist for the band Rooney), and is the half-brother of cinematographer John Schwartzman. His cousin is entertainment publicist Eric Schwartzman.
Schwartzman is best known for his role in the films Rushmore, I ♥ Huckabees, and Slackers. Prior to acting, he was the drummer for the band Phantom Planet (best known for their hit single "California," the theme song for The O.C.). Despite leaving the band for an acting career, he still composes music for some films. He appears in the music video for the rock remix of "It`s All About the Benjamins" by Puff Daddy. He also contributed to Ben Lee`s 2005 album Awake Is The New Sleep.
In 2006, he starred in Marie Antoinette under the direction of his cousin, Sofia Coppola, in which he appeared as King Louis XVI with Kirsten Dunst in the title role.
In 2007, he created the pop/rock solo act Coconut Records. The first CD was released on iTunes on March 20, 2007. Songs include "West Coast," "Nighttiming," and "This Old Machine."
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Jason Francesco Schwartzman (born June 26, 1980) is an American actor and musician. He has appeared in films such as I Heart Huckabees (2004), Shopgirl (2005), Marie Antoinette (2006), Funny People (2009), and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) and is perhaps best known for his frequent collaborations with Wes Anderson such as Rushmore (1998), The Darjeeling Limited (2007), Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), and Moonrise Kingdom (2012). He currently releases music through solo-project Coconut Records; formerly, he was the drummer of the rock band Phantom Planet. Schwartzman was also the star of the HBO series Bored to Death (2009-11), where he played a writer who moonlights as an unlicensed detective, advertising himself on Craigslist.
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Posted by brian 8 months ago
what a hot band. love all their music
Posted by Joe 8 months ago
Would love to meet you before I die,
Posted by greg fischer 8 months ago
We are unable to find our family pictures. We would like to order our pictu...
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