Jean-Luc McMurtry

Jean-Luc McMurtry

actor, producer, director

Jean-Luc McMurtry was born on Oct 22, 1993 in USA. Jean-Luc McMurtry's big-screen debut came with Savannah directed by Annette Haywood-Carter in 2013, strarring Townsperson (uncredited).

Jean-Luc McMurtry was born on Hilton Head Island, in South Carolina to Steven McMurtry a physician, and Lucie Sigouin a Canadian architect. He is of French, German and Scottish decent. Jean-Luc grew up an athlete, playing many sports including baseball, basketball and golf. When he was 11, he stumbled across his father's old Super 8 camera, tucked away in the attic. This was the beginning.He began making short films with his friends, and acting in the plays and musicals at his high-school. He received a scholarship to attend NYU's Tisch School of the Arts for Drama, in New York City and moved there in 2012. He has lived there since.Jean-Luc landed his first professional film credit in 2013, playing the lead role in the feature film, "Curveball" also starring Lynn Whitfield and Rockmond Dunbar.In 2019, he worked with critically acclaimed director Sam Mendes on stage in Park Avenue Armory's Off-Broadway production of "The Lehman Trilogy", starring Simon Russell Beale, Ben Miles, and Adam Godley.Most recently, he recurs alongside Juliette Binoche in the HBO Max mini-series The Staircase, coming Spring 2022. The show is directed by Antonio Campos and stars Colin Firth, Toni Collette, Michael Stuhlbarg, Parker Posey, and Juliette Binoche among others.

  • Birthday

    Oct 22, 1993
  • Place of Birth

    Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, USA


2 wins & 1 nominations

Best Shorts Competition
Music Video
Winner - Award of Excellence
Cenza: Unhinged (2022)
Cannes World Film Festival
Best Music Video
Winner - Monthly Award
Cenza: Unhinged (2022)

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