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Jason Schwartzman



Jason Francesco Schwartzman (born June 26, 1980) is an American actor and musician. He is best known for his starring roles in Steve Martin's 2005 film Shopgirl, Spun, Rushmore, I Heart Huckabees, Marie Antoinette, and The Darjeeling Limited, a film he also helped write. Schwartzman is currently in the band Coconut Records and he was also a member of the rock band Phantom Planet.
Schwartzman was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of actress Talia Shire (née Coppola) and the late producer Jack Schwartzman. Many other members of Schwartzman's family are involved in film; he is the nephew of Francis Ford Coppola, cousin of Nicolas Cage, Sofia Coppola, Roman Coppola and Christopher Coppola, and grandson of Italia Coppola (née Pennino) and Carmine Coppola. His brother is actor/musician Robert Schwartzman (vocalist for the band Rooney), and his half-brother is cinematographer John Schwartzman. Schwartzman is of Italian descent on his mother's side and Jewish descent on his father's, and was raised without religion. Schwartzman has a bulldog named Arrow and a cat named Extra Mayo.
Schwartzman is known for his roles in the films The Darjeeling Limited, Rushmore, Shopgirl, I ♥