Jake Busey Biography (1971?-)

Full name, William Jacob Busey; born June 15, 1971 (some sources cite 1972),in Los Angeles, CA; son of Gary Busey (an actor) and Judy Lynn Helkenberg (aphotographer). Addresses: Agent: International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Birth Details
June 15, 1971?
Los Angeles, California, United States

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Henry Darin, Straight Time, Warner Bros., 1978
  • Cook boy, Barbarosa, Universal, 1982
  • Voice of Tom as a teenager, Hider in the House, LIVE Entertainment, 1989
  • Burke's fired driver, I'll Do Anything, Columbia, 1994
  • Jimmy Muldoon, The Stoned Age (also known as Tack's Chicks), Trimark, 1994
  • Mersh (Jerrytown), PCU (also known as PCU Pit Party), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1994
  • Morrow Streeter, S.F.W., Gramercy, 1994
  • The Foot Shooting Party (short film), Buena Vista, 1994
  • Johnny Bartlett, The Frighteners (also known as Frightenersand Robert Zemeckis Presents: The Frighteners), Universal, 1996
  • Mobile lab technician, Twister, Warner Bros., 1996
  • Curt, Quiet Days in Hollywood (also known as The Way We Are), 1997
  • Joseph, Contact, Warner Bros., 1997
  • Private Ace Levy, Starship Troopers, TriStar, 1997
  • Angus Montier, Home Fries, Warner Bros., 1998
  • Krug, Enemy of the State, Buena Vista, 1998
  • Beaumont, Held Up (also known as Inconvenienced), Trimark,2000
  • Tail Lights Fade, Trimark, 2000
  • Kyle Brenner, Tomcats, Columbia/Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2001
  • Rick, Fast Sofa, Studio Home Entertainment, 2001
  • Darrell, The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2002
  • The hitcher, The Hitcher II: I've Been Waiting, Universal StudiosHome Video, 2003
  • Jake, Identity (also known as I.D.), Columbia/Sony PicturesEntertainment, 2003
  • Television Appearances
  • Movies
  • Dave Promisco, Windrunner, The Disney Channel, 1994
  • Sonny, Motorcycle Gang, Showtime, 1994
  • Deputy Norm Babbitt, Black Cat Run, HBO, 1998
  • Matt, Lost Junction, USA Network, 2002
  • Appeared in Rebel Highway, Showtime.
  • Episodic
  • "Surprise Party," Tales from the Crypt (also known as HBO's Tales from the Crypt), HBO, 1989
  • Gary Busey: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 1998
  • "Gary Busey," Biography, Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Jake Davenport, "The Bag," Jeremiah, Showtime, 2002
  • Other
  • Cruel Doubt (miniseries), NBC, 1992
  • Richard Halverson, "Shimmer," American Playhouse (special), PBS, 1995
  • Dennis, Shasta McNasty (series; also known as Shasta), UPN,1999-2000
  • Videos
  • Death from Above: The Making of "Starship Troopers," Columbia/TriStar Home Video, 2002

Further Reference


    • Premiere (Great Britain), 1997, p. 60
    • Starlog, January, 1998

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