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Jeff Goldblum

Jeffrey Lynn "Jeff" Goldblum (born October 22, 1952) is an American actor. His career began in the mid-1970s and he has appeared in major box-office successes including The Fly, Jurassic Park and its sequel Jurassic Park: The Lost World, and Independence Day. He starred as Detective Zach Nichols for the eighth and ninth seasons of the USA Network's crime drama series Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Goldblum was born in the Pittsburgh suburb of West Homestead, Pennsylvania. His mother, Shirley (née Temeles), was a radio broadcaster who later ran a kitchen equipment and appliances sales firm, and his father, Harold L. Goldblum, was a medical doctor. He has a sister, Pamela, and an older brother, Lee. Another older brother, Rick, died at age 23. His family was Jewish, and had immigrated from Russia and Austria to the U.S. During his childhood, Goldblum belonged to an Orthodox synagogue and had a Bar Mitzvah. Goldblum's parents were interested in show business. Goldblum moved to New York City at 17 to become an actor. Goldblum worked on the stage and studied acting at the renowned Neighborhood Playhouse under the guidance of acting coach Sanford Meisner. He made his Broadway debut in the

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Earth Girls Are Easy ... If You're Jeff Goldblum

Earth Girls Are Easy ...
If You're Jeff Goldblum

When it comes to scorin' chicks, Brody Jenner ain't got s**t on Jeff "Silky" Goldblum.Cameras caught "Silky" trollin' the streets of NY, spitin' game to everything with a pulse -- and scorin'… READ MORE >

Jeff Goldblum: Shirts and Skins

Jeff Goldblum:
Shirts and Skins

On Wednesday, "Jurassic" star Jeff Goldblum shopped till he dropped ... his shirt.Despite having no game, the 55-year-old is looking pretty fly! READ MORE >

- 2285 days ago
Carlos vs. Jeff: Who'd You Rather?

Carlos vs. Jeff
Who'd You Rather?

So-called funnyman Carlos Mencia turns 40 on Monday, while geek chic movie star Jeff Goldblum turns 55.The question is ...  READ MORE >

- 2527 days ago
Goldblum Gets the Big Chill

Goldblum
Gets the Big Chill

Perhaps it was the yellow sweater -- or the orange socks. Maybe it's that he once turned into a six foot bug -- but somehow, Jeff Goldblum let the catch of the day off the hook. // The quirky… READ MORE >

- 2558 days ago
Jeff Goldblum: "What's TMZ?"

Jeff Goldblum:
'What's TMZ?'

TMZ cameras spotted hunky Jeff Goldblum outside of Crunch Gym on Sunset Strip this weekend --- only he had no idea who we were! Wake up, Jeff! Nurse! // The actor, whose quirky talk-to-the-dead… READ MORE >

- 2624 days ago
Jeff Goldblum: Obsessed Fan "Accosted" Me

Jeff Goldblum:
Obsessed Fan 'Accosted' Me

TMZ has learned that actor Jeff Goldblum has filed a restraining order against a 44-year-old woman, claiming that she has shown up to his house "unannounced and uninvited 20 times within the past… READ MORE >

- 2762 days ago

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