Jesse Plemons (born April 2, 1988) is an American film and television actor best known for playing Landry Clarke on NBC's Friday Night Lights.
After appearing in the films Varsity Blues and All the Pretty Horses, and guest-starring on Walker, Texas Ranger and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Plemons' first prominent role was in the 2002 film Like Mike alongside Bow Wow and Jonathan Lipnicki. He later went on to appear in Children on Their Birthdays and When Zachary Beaver Came to Town, with guest roles on the television series Judging Amy, The Lyon's Den, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Grey's Anatomy between 2003 and 2006.
In 2006, Plemons joined the ensemble cast of NBC's television series Friday Night Lights, detailing the fictional events surrounding a high school football team in Dillon, Texas. In the show's first season, his character Landry Clarke provided comic relief as the best friend of football quarterback Matt Saracen, though Landry himself was not on the team. He says that, among the cast and crew, it was a joke that Plemons played football better than most of the other actors even though his character was one of the few that did not play. Landry joined the football