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Jason Gould is an American film and stage actor

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BirthdayDecember 29, 1966
NationalityAmerican
FamousGays, Film & Theater Personalities, Actors
SiblingsJosh Brolin, Molly Elizabeth Brolin
Birth PlaceNew York City, New York, United States
Height173cm
GenderMale
FatherElliott Gould
MotherBarbra Streisand
Sun SignCapricorn
Born inNew York City, New York, United States
Famous asActor
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Who is Jason Gould?

Jason Gould is an American film and stage actor known for his work in films, such as 'Say Anything…' and 'Prince of Tides'. He is also a writer, director, and producer. He worked on the short comedy 'Inside Out' which he wrote, directed, and produced. Born in New York in the US, he began his film career with a minor uncredited role in the comedy drama film 'Up the Sandbox'. Directed by Irvin Kershner, the film explored the adventures of a woman who is bored of her life as she is being neglected by her husband. The film however was a commercial failure. His first significant role on the big screen was in the romantic drama ‘Say Anything…’ where he played a supporting role. Though he has not acted in films from the past several years, he recently started singing and has released two extended plays. He has also worked as a singer in 'Partners', the thirty-fourth studio album of his mother Barbra Streisand, who is one of America's most famed singers and songwriters.

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Childhood & Early Life

Jason Emmanuel Gould was born on 29 December 1966 in New York City, New York, in the United States. His father is Elliott Gould, a popular Oscar nominated film and television actor. His mother is Barbra Streisand, who is a famous singer-songwriter and actress who has won two Oscars. His parents divorced in 1971.

In 1972, he appeared in his first film as a child actor. The film ‘Up the Sandbox’ was directed by Irvin Kershner. Gould’s role, however, was uncredited.

Initially, he wanted to have his own personal business. However, with the influence of his parents, he changed his mind and decided to pursue a career in films instead.

Career

Jason Gould’s first significant role was in the 1989 romantic drama ‘Say Anything…’, which was directed by Cameron Crowe. The film did quite well and was a commercial success. It was also appreciated by critics.

The same year, he played another supporting role in the drama film ‘Listen to Me’. The film was directed by Douglas Day Stewart and starred actors such as Kirk Cameron and Jemi Gertz in main roles. The film was a commercial failure.

He appeared in another comedy film ‘The Big Picture’ which was directed by English-American director Christopher Guest. The film, however, failed to be a commercial success.

Jason Gould then appeared in the 1991 American romantic-drama film ‘Prince of Tides’ playing a supporting role. The film was directed by his mother Barbra Streisand who also played the leading role. The film was a commercial success, and won seven Oscar nominations.

His next role was in the 1996 action-drama film ‘Subterfuge’. The following year, he wrote, directed, and produced the comedy short ‘Inside Out’ in which he also played an important role. The same year, he also played a role in the play ‘Twilight of the Golds’.

Though he has not appeared in films from a very long time, he recently began his singing career. In 2012, he released his first self-titled Extended Play ‘Jason Gould’. The following year, he released another EP ‘Morning Prayer/Groove’. Gould has also performed with his mother in some of her tours. He worked with her in her studio albums ‘Partners’ in 2014.

Major Works

‘Say Anything…’ which was the first significant film in Jason Gould’s career was released in 1989. The film was directed by Cameron Crowe, and along with Guild in a supporting role, the film starred actors John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney, Lili Taylor, Polly Platt, and Bebe Neuwirth. The film was about the romance between an average student Lloyd, played by Cusack, and a high-ranking student, Diane, played by Skye. The film was a commercial success, grossing more than $ 21 million on a budget of $16 million.

He played an important role in the 1991 American film ‘The Prince of Tides’ which was based on a novel of the same name by Pat Conroy. The film was directed by his mother Barbra Streisand, who also played the main role. Other actors in the film included Nick Nolte, Blythe Danner, Kate Nelligan, Jeroen Krabbe, Melinda Dillon and George Carlin. The film was appreciated by critics. It was a commercial success, grossing $110 million on a budget of $30 million. It won seven Oscar nominations.

Gould, as a singer, worked in his mother Barbra Streisand’s studio album ‘Partners’ which was released in 2014. It was the first album to feature Streisand and Gould in a studio-recorded duet. The album was a huge success, and stood at the first position on the US Billboard 200. It also charted in other countries including UK, New Zealand, Canada, and Australia. It sold 196,000 copies within the first week alone. The album was nominated for a Grammy in the category ‘Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album’.

Personal Life & Legacy

Jason Gould is homosexual. His mother has spoken to the media about how she loves and accepts her son for who he is. She has also expressed her disapproval over the anti-gay remarks made by politicians such as Pat Buchanan and George Bush.

Gould is a bachelor. Though there have been many rumors regarding his dating life, he has never confirmed any.

Net Worth

Jason Gould’s net worth is around $15 million.

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Jason Gould biography timelines

  • // 29th Dec 1966 To 1971
    Jason Emmanuel Gould was born on 29 December 1966 in New York City, New York, in the United States. His father is Elliott Gould, a popular Oscar nominated film and television actor. His mother is Barbra Streisand, who is a famous singer-songwriter and actress who has won two Oscars. His parents divorced in 1971.
  • // 1972
    In 1972, he appeared in his first film as a child actor. The film ‘Up the Sandbox’ was directed by Irvin Kershner. Gould’s role, however, was uncredited.
  • // 1989
    Jason Gould’s first significant role was in the 1989 romantic drama ‘Say Anything…’, which was directed by Cameron Crowe. The film did quite well and was a commercial success. It was also appreciated by critics.
  • // 1989
    ‘Say Anything…’ which was the first significant film in Jason Gould’s career was released in 1989. The film was directed by Cameron Crowe, and along with Guild in a supporting role, the film starred actors John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney, Lili Taylor, Polly Platt, and Bebe Neuwirth. The film was about the romance between an average student Lloyd, played by Cusack, and a high-ranking student, Diane, played by Skye. The film was a commercial success, grossing more than $ 21 million on a budget of $16 million.
  • // 1991
    Jason Gould then appeared in the 1991 American romantic-drama film ‘Prince of Tides’ playing a supporting role. The film was directed by his mother Barbra Streisand who also played the leading role. The film was a commercial success, and won seven Oscar nominations.
  • // 1991
    He played an important role in the 1991 American film ‘The Prince of Tides’ which was based on a novel of the same name by Pat Conroy. The film was directed by his mother Barbra Streisand, who also played the main role. Other actors in the film included Nick Nolte, Blythe Danner, Kate Nelligan, Jeroen Krabbe, Melinda Dillon and George Carlin. The film was appreciated by critics. It was a commercial success, grossing $110 million on a budget of $30 million. It won seven Oscar nominations.
  • // 1996
    His next role was in the 1996 action-drama film ‘Subterfuge’. The following year, he wrote, directed, and produced the comedy short ‘Inside Out’ in which he also played an important role. The same year, he also played a role in the play ‘Twilight of the Golds’.
  • // 2012 To 2014
    Though he has not appeared in films from a very long time, he recently began his singing career. In 2012, he released his first self-titled Extended Play ‘Jason Gould’. The following year, he released another EP ‘Morning Prayer/Groove’. Gould has also performed with his mother in some of her tours. He worked with her in her studio albums ‘Partners’ in 2014.
  • // 2014
    Gould, as a singer, worked in his mother Barbra Streisand’s studio album ‘Partners’ which was released in 2014. It was the first album to feature Streisand and Gould in a studio-recorded duet. The album was a huge success, and stood at the first position on the US Billboard 200. It also charted in other countries including UK, New Zealand, Canada, and Australia. It sold 196,000 copies within the first week alone. The album was nominated for a Grammy in the category ‘Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album’.

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Jason Gould's FAQ

  • What is Jason Gould birthday?

    Jason Gould was born at 1966-12-29

  • Where is Jason Gould's birth place?

    Jason Gould was born in New York City, New York, United States

  • What is Jason Gould nationalities?

    Jason Gould's nationalities is American

  • Who is Jason Gould siblings?

    Jason Gould's siblings is Josh Brolin, Molly Elizabeth Brolin

  • How tall is Jason Gould?

    Jason Gould's height is 173

  • Who is Jason Gould's father?

    Jason Gould's father is Elliott Gould

  • Who is Jason Gould's mother?

    Jason Gould's mother is Barbra Streisand

  • What is Jason Gould's sun sign?

    Jason Gould is Capricorn

  • How famous is Jason Gould?

    Jason Gould is famouse as Actor

  • What is Jason Gould's twitter?

    Jason Gould's twitter is https://twitter.com/jasongouldmusic/