Jay Duplass

Filmmaker/ Actor

Jay Duplass began acting in 2012, when Jill Soloway cast him as series regular Josh Pfefferman in her Amazon TV series TRANSPARENT. The show has won a Golden Globe for best comedy series and multiple Emmys, and Jay was nominated for a Critic’s Choice Award in 2016 for best supporting actor. Jay also appears regularly in Hulu’s THE MINDY PROJECT, TBS’ SEARCH PARTY and in features including OUTSIDE IN (opposite Edie Falco), LANDLINE, and BEATRIZ AT DINNER. He will be seen later this year in the feature flm PINK WALL, the directorial debut of Tom Cullen, which also stars Tatiana Maslany. Jay will also star in the TRANSPARENT series finale expected to premiere in the fall.

Jay Duplass was first recognized in the early 2000’s for writing, directing and producing several award winning independent and studio films with his brother Mark, such as THE PUFFY CHAIR, CYRUS, and JEFF, WHO LIVES AT HOME. In 2014, Jay and Mark created the critically acclaimed television series TOGETHERNESS, eventually inking a television deal with HBO where they’ve since produced the series ANIMALS and ROOM 104. The brothers also have an ongoing a multi-film deal with Netflix for the production of their independent films, most recently producing the Emmy award-winning docuseries WILD WILD COUNTRY. 

Jay and his brother Mark recently completed a memoir about their history and collaboration entitled "Like Brothers," released in the Summer of 2018 by Ballantine-Random House.