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Jacob Tremblay
Jacob Tremblay
(/ˈtrɒmbleɪ/; born October 5, 2006) is a Canadian child actor. His breakout performance was his starring role as Jack Newsome in Room (2015), for which he won the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Young Performer and the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television Award for Best Performance by an Actor
Actor
in a Leading Role, and was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award
Screen Actors Guild Award
for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor
Actor
in a Supporting Role. He went on to play a child with Treacher Collins syndrome
Treacher Collins syndrome
in the highly successful drama Wonder (2017).

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Filmography

4.1 Film 4.2 Television

5 Awards and nominations 6 References 7 External links

Early life[edit] Tremblay was born in Vancouver, British Columbia
British Columbia
on October 5, 2006.[1][2] He was raised in the nearby city of Langley, British Columbia. His father, Jason Tremblay, is a police detective, and his mother, Christina Candia Tremblay, is a homemaker. Tremblay's older sister Emma and younger sister Erica are also actors.[3] Career[edit] Tremblay began acting in television roles. He made his film debut in the live-action/animated feature The Smurfs 2,[4] released in 2013.[5] Tremblay portrayed Jack Newsome in the acclaimed drama film Room, co-starring with Brie Larson.[6] The film, directed by Lenny Abrahamson, premiered on September 4, 2015, at the Telluride Film Festival, and was released in cinemas on October 16, 2015.[7] For his performance, he was nominated for the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor
Actor
in a Supporting Role, becoming the youngest actor nominated for that award and the second-youngest in all categories.[citation needed] In 2016, Tremblay played a supporting role in the comedy film Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie; and guest-starred as the younger version of the main character, Phil Miller, on Fox's post-apocalyptic comedy series The Last Man on Earth.[8] That same year, he starred in the horror film Before I Wake, with Kate Bosworth and Thomas Jane,[9] and played a supporting role in the psychological thriller Shut In, again alongside Watts, and co-starring Oliver Platt,[10] and directed by Farren Blackburn.[11] He also portrayed Wes Firth in the adventure comedy-drama Burn Your Maps, starring with Vera Farmiga and Marton Csokas.[12] In 2017, Tremblay played Peter Carpenter in director Colin Trevorrow's drama film The Book of Henry, co-starring with Naomi Watts
Naomi Watts
and Maddie Ziegler.[13] He also played August Pullman, a child with Treacher Collins syndrome, in Wonder, based on R.J. Palacio's novel of the same name. The film proved to be his most successful, earning over $285 million against a $20 million budget.[14][15] Personal life[edit] Tremblay is an avid fan of the Star Wars
Star Wars
franchise and named his dog after Daisy Ridley's character, Rey.[16] His excitement at the characters BB-8, R2-D2, and C-3PO's appearance at the 88th Academy Awards ceremony was considered a highlight of the evening.[17][18][19] Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

2013 The Smurfs 2 Blue Winslow

2013 The Magic Ferret Sam Short film

2014 Extraterrestrial Matty Uncredited

2015 Gord's Brother Young Gord Short film

2015 Room Jack Newsome

2016 Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie Kid 4

2016 Before I Wake Cody Morgan

2016 Burn Your Maps Wes Firth

2016 Shut In Tom Patterson

2017 The Book of Henry Peter Carpenter

2017 Wonder August "Auggie" Pullman

2018 The Death and Life of John F. Donovan Young Rupert Turner Post-production

2018 The Predator Rory McKenna Filming

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

2013 Motive Riley Stanwyck Episode: "Undertow"

2013 Mr. Young Young Tater Episode: "Mr. Finale Part 1"

2014 My Mother's Future Husband Connor Television film

2014 Santa's Little Ferrets Todd Collins Television short

2016 The Last Man on Earth Young Phil Miller Episode: "Pitch Black"[20]

2016 Billy on the Street Himself Episode: "Billy's Holiday Wonderland With Jacob Tremblay"

2016 American Dad! Young Charles Lindbergh (voice) Episode: "Fight and Flight"

2017 Pete the Cat Pete the Cat
Pete the Cat
(voice) Special

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Nominated work Award Category Result

2016 Room Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television Best Performance by an Actor
Actor
in a Leading Role Won

Chicago Film Critics Association Most Promising Performer Won

Critics' Choice Movie Award Best Young Performer Won

National Board of Review Breakthrough Performance Won

San Diego Film Critics Society Best Breakthrough Performance Won

Best Actor Nominated

Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Best Youth Performance Won

Young Entertainers Awards Best Actor
Actor
in a Leading Role Won

Awards Circuit Community Award Best Actor Won

Central Ohio Film Critics Award Best Actor Nominated

Detroit Film Critics Society Best Breakthrough Performance Nominated

Best Supporting Actor Nominated

Empire Award Best Male Newcomer Nominated

Gold Derby Awards Best Actor Nominated

Best Breakthrough Performer Nominated

IFTA Award Best International Actor Nominated

Phoenix Critics Circle Award Best Supporting Actor Nominated

Saturn Award Best Performance by a Younger Actor Nominated

Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor
Actor
in a Supporting Role Nominated

Teen Choice Awards Best Movie Actor: Drama Nominated

Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Feature Film: Leading Young Actor
Actor
(10 and Under) Nominated

2017 Before I Wake Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Feature Film: Leading Young Actor Nominated

Wonder Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Best Youth Performance Nominated

Seattle Film Critics Society Best Youth Performance Nominated

Los Vegas Film Critics Society Youth in Film Nominated

Phoenix Film Critics Society Best Performance by a Youth Nominated

2018 Critics Choice Awards Best Young Performer Nominated

Saturn Awards Best Performance by a Younger Actor Pending

References[edit]

^ Coggan, Devan (October 5, 2015). " Brie Larson
Brie Larson
serenades her Room costar Jacob Tremblay
Jacob Tremblay
for his 9th birthday". Entertainment Weekly.  ^ Pescod, Nicholas (January 22, 2014). "Child actor continues to rise". Nanaimo Bulletin. Retrieved September 3, 2015.  ^ Barnes, Brooks (December 12, 2015). "Hollywood's 'It' Kid: A Blast of Fresh Air on the Oscar Trail". The New York Times.  ^ " The Smurfs 2
The Smurfs 2
(2013) LA Premiere - Jacob Tremblay". Trailer Addict. Retrieved September 3, 2015.  ^ " The Smurfs 2
The Smurfs 2
(2013)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved September 3, 2015.  ^ McNary, Dave (November 10, 2014). "AFM: William H. Macy, Joan Allen Join Brie Larson's 'Room'". Variety. Retrieved September 3, 2015.  ^ McNary, Dave (July 29, 2015). "Brie Larson's 'Room' Set for Oct. 16 Release". Variety. Retrieved September 3, 2015.  ^ Snierson, Dan (January 20, 2016). "Room star Jacob Tremblay
Jacob Tremblay
to guest on Last Man on Earth". Entertainment Weekly.  ^ Roxborough, Scott (November 7, 2013). "Kate Bosworth, Thomas Jane Will Star in Horror Pic 'Somnia'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 3, 2015.  ^ Hipes, Patrick (March 18, 2015). " Oliver Platt
Oliver Platt
Joins Naomi Watts
Naomi Watts
In 'Shut In' For EuropaCorp & Lava Bear". Deadline.com. Retrieved September 3, 2015.  ^ McNary, Dave (March 6, 2015). "Naomi Watts' 'Shut In,' Sullivan Stapleton's 'The Lake' Set 2016 Release Dates". Variety. Retrieved September 3, 2015.  ^ McNary, Dave (July 23, 2015). "Vera Farmiga, Virginia Madsen Starring in Comedy-Drama 'Burn Your Maps'". Variety. Retrieved September 3, 2015.  ^ Kroll, Justin (August 19, 2015). "Jacob Tremblay, Jaeden Lieberher to Co-Star in Colin Trevorrow's Book of Henry (Exclusive)". Variety. Retrieved September 3, 2015.  ^ "Will 'Justice League' Perform Like 'Wonder Woman' or 'Suicide Squad' at the Box Office?". TheWrap. November 14, 2017.  ^ "Wonder (2017)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved February 13, 2018.  ^ " Jacob Tremblay
Jacob Tremblay
names his new puppy after Rey from Star Wars: The Force Awakens". Entertainment Weekly's EW.com. Retrieved 2016-04-12.  ^ Chen, Joyce (29 February 2016). "How Jacob Tremblay
Jacob Tremblay
Won Oscars 2016 Night With His Cuteness". Us Weekly. Retrieved 23 July 2016.  ^ Bui, Hoai-Tran (29 February 2016). "A chronological timeline of Jacob Tremblay
Jacob Tremblay
adorably winning Oscar night". USA Today. Retrieved 23 July 2016.  ^ "Jacob Tremblay's cutest moments at the Oscars". CBC News. 29 February 2016. Retrieved 23 July 2016.  ^ "THE LAST MAN ON EARTH - Fart Face from "Pitch Black" - FOX BROADCASTING". YouTube. March 3, 2016. Retrieved March 3, 2016. 

External links[edit]

Jacob Tremblay
Jacob Tremblay
on IMDb

Awards for Jacob Tremblay

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Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television award winners for Best Actor

Canadian Film Award 1968–1978

Gerard Parkes (1968) Chris Wiggins (1969) Doug McGrath and Paul Bradley (1970) Jean Duceppe (1971) Gordon Pinsent
Gordon Pinsent
(1972) Jacques Godin (1973) no award (1974) Stuart Gillard (1975) André Melançon
André Melançon
(1976) Len Cariou
Len Cariou
(1977) Richard Gabourie (1978)

Genie Award 1980–2011

Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer
(1980) Thomas Peacocke (1981) Nick Mancuso
Nick Mancuso
(1982) Donald Sutherland
Donald Sutherland
(1983) Eric Fryer (1984) Gabriel Arcand (1985) John Wildman (1986) Gordon Pinsent
Gordon Pinsent
(1987) Roger Lebel (1988) Jeremy Irons
Jeremy Irons
(1989) Lothaire Bluteau
Lothaire Bluteau
(1990) Rémy Girard (1991) Tony Nardi (1992) Tom McCamus (1993) Maury Chaykin
Maury Chaykin
(1994) David La Haye (1995) William Hutt (1996) Ian Holm
Ian Holm
(1997) Roshan Seth (1998) Bob Hoskins
Bob Hoskins
(1999) Tony Nardi (2000) Brendan Fletcher (2001) Luc Picard (2002) Rémy Girard (2003) Roy Dupuis
Roy Dupuis
(2004) Michel Côté (2005) Roy Dupuis
Roy Dupuis
(2006) Gordon Pinsent
Gordon Pinsent
(2007) Natar Ungalaaq (2008) Joshua Jackson
Joshua Jackson
(2009) Paul Giamatti
Paul Giamatti
(2010) Mohamed Fellag
Fellag
(2011)

Canadian Screen Award 2012–present

James Cromwell
James Cromwell
(2012) Gabriel Arcand (2013) Antoine Olivier Pilon (2014) Jacob Tremblay
Jacob Tremblay
(2015) Stephan James
Stephan James
(2016) Nabil Rajo (2017)

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Critics' Choice Movie Award
Critics' Choice Movie Award
for Best Young Performer

Jonathan Lipnicki
Jonathan Lipnicki
(1996) Jurnee Smollett
Jurnee Smollett
(1997) Ian Michael Smith (1998) Haley Joel Osment
Haley Joel Osment
(1999) Jamie Bell
Jamie Bell
(2000) Dakota Fanning
Dakota Fanning
(2001) Kieran Culkin
Kieran Culkin
(2002) Keisha Castle-Hughes
Keisha Castle-Hughes
(2003) Freddie Highmore
Freddie Highmore
/ Emmy Rossum
Emmy Rossum
(2004) Freddie Highmore
Freddie Highmore
/ Dakota Fanning
Dakota Fanning
(2005) Paul Dano
Paul Dano
/ Abigail Breslin
Abigail Breslin
(2006) Ahmad Khan Mahmidzada / Nikki Blonsky
Nikki Blonsky
(2007) Dev Patel
Dev Patel
(2008) Saoirse Ronan
Saoirse Ronan
(2009) Hailee Steinfeld
Hailee Steinfeld
(2010) Thomas Horn (2011) Quvenzhané Wallis (2012) Adèle Exarchopoulos
Adèle Exarchopoulos
(2013) Ellar Coltrane
Ellar Coltrane
(2014) Jacob Tremblay
Jacob Tremblay
(2015) Lucas Hedges
Lucas Hedges
(2016) Brooklynn Prince (2017)

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National Board of Review
National Board of Review
Award for Breakthrough Performance

Alicia Silverstone
Alicia Silverstone
(1995) Renée Zellweger
Renée Zellweger
(1996) Bai Ling
Bai Ling
(1997) Billy Crudup
Billy Crudup
/ Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie
(1998) Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank
/ Wes Bentley
Wes Bentley
(1999) Jamie Bell
Jamie Bell
/ Michelle Rodriguez
Michelle Rodriguez
(2000) Hayden Christensen
Hayden Christensen
/ Naomi Watts
Naomi Watts
(2001) Maggie Gyllenhaal
Maggie Gyllenhaal
/ Derek Luke (2002) Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron
/ Paul Giamatti
Paul Giamatti
(2003) Emmy Rossum
Emmy Rossum
/ Topher Grace
Topher Grace
(2004) Q'orianka Kilcher
Q'orianka Kilcher
/ Terrence Howard
Terrence Howard
(2005) Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson
/ Rinko Kikuchi
Rinko Kikuchi
/ Ryan Gosling
Ryan Gosling
(2006) Ellen Page
Ellen Page
/ Emile Hirsch
Emile Hirsch
(2007) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
/ Dev Patel
Dev Patel
(2008) Gabourey Sidibe
Gabourey Sidibe
/ Jeremy Renner
Jeremy Renner
(2009) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
(2010) Rooney Mara
Rooney Mara
/ Felicity Jones
Felicity Jones
(2011) Quvenzhané Wallis / Tom Holland (2012) Adèle Exarchopoulos
Adèle Exarchopoulos
/ Michael B. Jordan
Michael B. Jordan
(2013) Jack O'Connell (2014) Abraham Attah
Abraham Attah
/ Jacob Tremblay
Jacob Tremblay
(2015) Lucas Hedges
Lucas Hedges
/ Royalty Hightower (2016) Timothée Cha

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