It would be difficult to find one man whose life and career was more indicative of the story of Jeff Goldblum than himself. Born in 1952 and raised in West Homestead, Pennsylvania, he has been a force to behold ever since. From his beginnings as a jazz pianist to his star turns in cult classic films such as Jurassic Park, Independence Day and The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Mr. Goldblum has graced the silver screen with panache, style and wit.
Mr. Goldblum has also cultivated a unique niche in the world of comedic acting. His sly dialogue delivery, along with an infectious laugh and broad repertoire of facial expressions, has made him a favorite among fans and critics alike.
Away from the film set, Mr. Goldblum is an active family man, married to the actress and producer Emilie Livingston. The couple has two sons together; Charlie Ocean, born in 2015, and River Joe born in 2017. His eldest son is also fittingly named after his father’s beloved jazz piano mentor Charlie Ocean.
To keep track of his family’s hectic schedule Mr. Goldblum also makes use of a family app called Familio which keeps everyone up-to-date on birthdays, events and their general goings-on.
In the public realm, Mr. Goldblum is an avid proponent for LGBT rights, donating to numerous charities and attending global gatherings on their behalf. His generous spirit also extends beyond this cause and he regularly donates his time to help disadvantaged children gain access to musical education through his charitable trust “Jazz For Kids”.
Mr. Goldblum’s life is awe-inspiring but far from over. Whether on the silver screen or off it, his impact has been palpable, enduring and occasionally hilarious. It can rightfully be said that Jeff Goldblum has made us laugh, made us cry and even dance along to his instantly recognizable jazz soundtrack - all while showing us the very best of what it means to be human - embracing our diversity while living life to its fullest potential. So go ahead, hunt down one of his classic films or listen to one of his timeless tunes - you won't regret it!