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Justin Theroux (1971)

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Justin Theroux is an American actor, director, and screenwriter. Theroux is best known for his work with director David Lynch appearing in two of his films: Mulholland Drive and Inland Empire.

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 early life
Theroux was born in Washington, D.C. He graduated from The Field School. His mother, Phyllis (née Grissim), is a journalist and author, and his father, Eugene Theroux, is a corporate lawyer of French Canadian descent. Justin Theroux is the nephew of the travel writer and novelist Paul Theroux, novelist and poet Alexander Theroux, and novelist and educator Joseph Theroux; he is the cousin of British journalists and documentary film makers Louis Theroux and Marcel Theroux.

 career
Theroux made his film debut in 1996, in Mary Harron's I Shot Andy Warhol. Since then, he has performed both on Broadway, starring in Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme; in numerous off-Broadway productions; and in comedy films such as Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, The Baxter, Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion, Broken Hearts Club, and Zoolander. He has also performed in more serious films such as American Psycho. He appeared in the film versions of the cult television shows Strangers With Candy and Michael Mann's Miami Vice. Theroux starred in David Lynch's films Inland Empire and Mulholland Drive.

In 2003, he was featured in a music video for the British band Muse for their song "Hysteria". Theroux also has appeared on television, having starred in The District and appeared on episodes of shows such as Alias, Ally McBeal, Sex and the City , and Six Feet Under .

In 2006, he directed his first film, Dedication, which premiered at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. A fan of the band Deerhoof, Theroux chose them to score Dedication. Theroux also had roles in two other films at the festival, Broken English and The Ten, in which he played Jesus Christ alongside Gretchen Mol. Theroux co-wrote the Ben Stiller-directed Oscar-nominated film Tropic Thunder, and also appeared in the behind-the-scenes mockumentary Tropic Thunder: Rain of Madness.

In 2008, Theroux played John Hancock in the HBO mini-series John Adams.

In 2009, Theroux made up part of the voice cast for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. He also plays Justin in ''Parks and Recreation.

Theroux wrote the screenplay for the 2010 film Iron Man 2. Following Theroux's work on Tropic Thunder, actor Robert Downey, Jr. recommended Theroux as a screenwriter to the film's director, Jon Favreau.

Theroux returned to acting in the film Your Highness as Leezar, an evil wizard who kidnaps a princess.

 personal life
Since May 2011, Theroux has been in a relationship with his Wanderlust co-star, Jennifer Aniston. They recently moved to New York City.

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