29 Facts About Jesse Plemons


Jesse Plemons began his career as a child actor and achieved a breakthrough with his role as Landry Clarke in the NBC drama series Friday Night Lights.


Jesse Plemons subsequently portrayed Todd Alquist in season 5 of the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad and its sequel film El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie.


Jesse Plemons received a second Emmy nomination for his performance in "USS Callister", an episode of the Netflix anthology series Black Mirror.


Jesse Plemons has starred in the psychological thriller I'm Thinking of Ending Things.


Jesse Plemons was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead for his starring role in Other People, and for his performance in The Power of the Dog, he was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.


Jesse Plemons was born in Dallas and raised in Mart, Texas, near Waco.


In 2007, Jesse Plemons graduated from the Texas Tech University Independent School District, a distance learning program, which allowed him to earn his high school diploma.


Jesse Plemons attended schools in Mart, playing football in middle school, junior high, and at Mart High School, until he received more acting jobs and shifted to the online program.


Jesse Plemons got his start in a Coca-Cola commercial when he was.


Jesse Plemons later appeared in Like Mike and When Zachary Beaver Came to Town, with guest roles on the television series Judging Amy, The Lyon's Den, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Grey's Anatomy between 2003 and 2006.


In 2006, when he was 18, Jesse Plemons joined the ensemble cast of NBC's television series Friday Night Lights, filmed in Austin, Texas, detailing the fictional events surrounding a high school football team in fictional Dillon, Texas.


Landry joined the Panthers football team in the second season, and Jesse Plemons, having played high school football, told director Jeffrey Reiner that he would do his own stunts.


In 2012, Jesse Plemons reunited with Kitsch and Friday Night Lights creator Peter Berg in the film Battleship.


From 2012 to 2013, Jesse Plemons portrayed Todd Alquist during the final season of the AMC drama series Breaking Bad.


Jesse Plemons was a recurring cast member in Season 5A and was promoted to series regular for Season 5B.


In 2012, Jesse Plemons had a supporting role in the Paul Thomas Anderson drama The Master as the son of Philip Seymour Hoffman's character, an actor to whom his physical appearance has been compared.


In January 2014, Jesse Plemons was in consideration to be one of the new stars of Star Wars Episode VII.


Jesse Plemons played mobster Kevin Weeks in the Boston-set mob film Black Mass, starring Johnny Depp, which opened in theaters in September 2015.


In late-2015, Jesse Plemons co-starred in the second season of the TV show Fargo.


Jesse Plemons portrayed Ed Blumquist, a butcher and the husband of Peggy Blumquist.


In December 2017, Jesse Plemons appeared in "USS Callister", an episode in the fourth series of the anthology show Black Mirror.


Jesse Plemons played Robert Daly, the episode's main character and a sadistic introvert.


Jesse Plemons received acclaim for his performance and was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie.


Jesse Plemons reprised his role as Todd Alquist in El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie.


In 2020, Jesse Plemons received critical praise and a Gotham Independent Film Award nomination for Best Actor for his lead performance in Charlie Kaufman's psychological drama I'm Thinking of Ending Things.


In 2021, Jesse Plemons gave supporting performances in the critically acclaimed Judas and the Black Messiah, a film about civil rights activist Fred Hampton and the Disney adventure film Jungle Cruise.


In 2022, Jesse Plemons starred in Charlie McDowell's noir thriller Windfall, which marked his first credit as a producer.


In September 2022, Jesse Plemons was announced to be starring alongside Emma Stone, Willem Dafoe and Margaret Qualley in Yorgos Lanthimos' film And.


Jesse Plemons began a relationship with his Fargo co-star Kirsten Dunst in 2016.