Facts about Jonah Hill
Jonah Hill Biography
Jonah Hill was the round and frizzy-haired star of the comedy Superbad who became the Oscar-nominated co-star of Moneyball and The Wolf of Wall Street.
Jonah Hill got his start in show business with an assist from Dustin Hoffman, who got him an audition for I Heart Huckabees (2004). That led to a small part in the Judd Apatow comedy 40 Year Old Virgin (2006, starring Steve Carell).
As part of an Apatow-led clan that included Seth Rogen, Paul Rudd and Jason Segel, Hill appeared in Knocked Up (2007, starring Katherine Heigl), Superbad (co-starringMichael Cera) and Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008, starring Kristen Bell).
Hill was first known for comedies, including Evan Almighty (2007), Strange Wilderness (2008), the 2008 version of Dr. Seuss‘s Horton Hears a Who! (starring Jim Carrey), Cyrus (2010, with Marisa Tomei) and Get Him to the Greek (2010, co-starring Russell Brand).
Then he co-starred with Brad Pitt in Moneyball (2011) and earned an Oscar nomination, and just two years later got another nomination for his supporting role in Martin Scorsese‘s The Wolf of Wall Street (starring Leonardo DiCaprio).
Hill’s other films include 21 Jump Street (2012, with Channing Tatum) and its 2014 sequel, War Dogs (2016), Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot (2018, directed by Gus Van Sant) and The Beach Bum (2019, starring Matthew McConaughey). Hill also starred with Emma Stone in the 2018 television series Maniac.
In 2018 Hill released the well-received arthouse film Mid90s, which he wrote and directed.