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Jesse Bradford

One of the most gifted actors of his generation, Jesse Bradford is making his mark in Hollywood as he continues to challenge himself with a diversity of roles.

Bradford will next be seen starring in Merchant Ivory's Heights opposite Glenn Close, James Marsden and Elizabeth Banks for Sony Classics on May 6, 2005.

Bradford is well known for his roles in Peyton Reed's Bring It On opposite Kirsten Dunst and John Polson's thriller Swimfan opposite Erika Christensen. Both films debuted at number one in the box office in August 2000 and September 2002 respectively.

Bradford made his breakthrough performance in Steven Soderbergh's acclaimed King of the Hill. Jesse's role in this film garnered him a Best Actor nomination by the Chicago Film Critics.

Bradford's other film credits include: Michael Clancy's Eulogy, Jonathon Frakes' Clockstoppers, Phillip Borsos' Far From Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog, Iain Softley's Hackers, Baz Luhrmann's Romeo and Juliet, James Ivory's A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries, Michael Radford's Dancing at the Blue Iguana, and Nickolas Pailey's Speedway Junky.

On television, Bradford guest starred on NBC's Emmy winning drama, The West Wing as Ryan Pierce, the intern to Joshua Lyman (Bradley Whitford).

Bradford graduated from Columbia University in New York and currently resides in Los Angeles.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.
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Jesse Bradford Facts

Birth NameJesse Bradford Watrouse
BirthdayMay 28, 1979 (44)
BirthplaceConnecticut, USA
Height5' 8" (1m73)  How tall is Jesse Bradford compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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