Jul. 19th, 1982
San Antonio, Texas, USA
Jared Padalecki's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2009 - Friday the 13th
2007 - House of Fears
2005 - Cry Wolf
2005 - House of Wax
2004 - Flight of the Phoenix
2003 - Cheaper by the Dozen
Guest TV Roles[Complete List]
Jared started to take acting lessons when he was 12. Then, he won the "Claim to Fame" Contest in 1999 and got to appear on the Teen Choice awards. Jared lived in San Antonio, Texas and attended James Madison High School. He was named a candidate for the year 2000 Presidential Scholars Program. After graduating in the year 2000, he moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue an acting career. He played "Dean Forester" on "Gilmore Girls" (2000) on the WB starting in 2000 and ending in 2005. From 2005 to now, he has portrayed "Sam Winchester" on the CW's "Supernatural" (2005), which will begin its fourth season in the fall (2008). He also has several feature film credits.
- Has been taking acting classes since he was 12.
- Won Fox TV's "Claim To Fame" Contest and got to present at the 1999 Teen Choice Awards.
- Has the same manager as 'Freddie Prinze Jr.' (qv).
- His favorite movie is _Good Will Hunting (1997)_ (qv).
- Was engaged to long term girlfriend Sandra McCoy - he proposed in Paris while on holiday during the writers strike (October 2007-March 2008). But in June 2008, at the Supernatural Dallas convention, he announced that they were no longer engaged or together.
- Graduated from James Madison High School in 2000.
- Hometown is San Antonio, Texas.
- He is the second tallest male cast member of _"Gilmore Girls" (2000)_ (qv), standing about 3 inches taller than 'Scott Patterson (I)' (qv) and about 1 to 2 inches shorter than 'Edward Herrmann' (qv).