Jake McLaughlin

Actor | * 10/07/1982 (40) | Paradise, California
Jacob Adam McLaughlin (born October 7, 1982) is an American soldier and actor. He is most famous for playing Gordon Bonner in Paul Haggis's In the Valley of Elah. McLaughlin starred as Tate in the short lived spring 2014 NBC series Believe. He also co-starred as Ryan Booth in the ABC thriller series Quantico. ()

After leaving the military, McLaughlin worked on a crab boat in Oregon and as a security guard at Universal Studios. He was living in Chico, California, doing concrete work and had only $200 in his checking account when he heard about the casting session for Paul Haggis's In the Valley of Elah. Being a former dismount infantry S.A.W. gunner in Iraq in real life, he thought he would read for the role after hearing that Haggis was auditioning actual vets for several parts.After the success of his first movie, McLaughlin made cameo appearances in movies such as The Day the Earth Stood Still and Cloverfield. He appeared in episodes of The Unit and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. He got his first major role on TV in 2009, when he was cast in the television remake of the Oscar-winning film, Crash. In the following years he made many appearances on television. In 2011, he was cast in Warrior which was followed by a supporting role in Safe House.In February 2013, McLaughlin was cast as the male lead in Believe, a television pilot by Alfonso Cuarón which was picked to series in May 2013. The show premiered on NBC in March 2014.In March 2015, he was cast in the television pilot, Quantico which was picked to series in May.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Crime

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Movies with Jake McLaughlin as Actor(12)

as Ryan2022 Homestead
2021 Home
as Adam2018 Another Time
as Tom2015 Forever
as Paul2015 Black Dog, Red Dog
as Cooper Hale2012 The Frontier
as Doc/Sniper2012 Savages
as Mark Bradford2011 Warrior
as John Van Horn2009 Chasing a Dream
as Helicopter Pilot (voice) (uncredited)2008 Cloverfield
as Specialist Gordon Bonner2007 In the Valley of Elah

TV Shows/Series with Jake McLaughlin as Actor(6)

as Michael Ormewood2023 Will Trent
as Ryan Booth2015 Quantico
as Willam Tate2014 Believe
as LT James Corbin2014 Scorpion
as Rowdy Merriman2008 The Mentalist
as Sligo2006 Heroes

Full Name: Jake McLaughlin
Born: Thursday, 10/07 1982 (October) in Paradise, California (current age: 40 years + 114 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: North Hollywood High School, Chico Senior High School
Jake McLaughlin frequently works together with these people:
Anna L. Benson (6x, Crew)
Gavin O'Connor (5x, Crew)
Adam Armus (5x, Crew)
Eoghan Mahony (5x, Crew)
Ken Woodruff (5x, Crew)
Alfonso Cuarón (4x, Crew)
Reginald James (4x, Actor)
Jamie Marshall (4x, Crew)
Bruno Heller (4x, Crew)
Aron Eli Coleite (4x, Crew)
Jim Chory (4x, Crew)
Julio Leal (4x, Cast)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:109430, Added: 06/27/2018, Last updated: 12/31/2022