Jared Padalecki

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Jared Padalecki plays the character of Sam Winchester on Supernatural. He has appeared in all episodes.

Biography

Jared at the Paley Festival in 2011.

Full name: Jared Tristan Padalecki

Born: July 19, 1982 in San Antonio, Texas

Parents: Jerry Padalecki, Sharon Kammer

Siblings: Jeff (older brother), Megan (younger sister)

Spouse: Genevieve Padalecki nee Cortese

Children: Thomas Colton Padalecki and Shepherd Padalecki

Jared won in the Duo section of the National Forensic League's National Speech Tournament in 1998 and was an honor student (Source).

He won the Claim to Fame Contest in 1999 and appeared at the Teen Choice Awards that year. Jared was a candidate for the 2000 Presidential Scholars Program. After he graduated from James Madison High School he started to pursue his acting career.

He had a relationship with Sandra McCoy whom he met when they both had roles in Cry_Wolf in 2004. At the Salute to Supernatural Convention in L.A. in March 2008, Jared announced that on January 28th, 2008 they got engaged on their fourth anniversary, in Paris. However at the Salute to Supernatural Dallas 2008 convention in June 2008, Jared announced that he and Sandy were no longer together.

Jared dated co-star Genevieve Cortese though 2008 and they announced their engagement in January 2010.

On February 27th, 2010, Jared and Genevieve wed in Sun Valley, Idaho.
Clif Kosterman tweeted after the weekend "It was a beautiful ceremony in a beautiful setting."

On October 11, 2011 Jared announced via Twitter than he and Genevieve were expecting their first child.[1]

Jared tweeted on Monday 19th March, that Gen had given birth to their son, in Seattle. Thomas Colton Padalecki was 8lb 6oz.[2] In fandom tradition, Gen, #WelcomePadababy, #PapaPadalecki, #UncleJensen and #ThomasColtonPadalecki all trended on Twitter.

Fans donated over $40,000 to a fundraising drive for St Jude's Hospital organised by Winchester Bros. Gen and Jared matched the amount raised. Read Jared's thanks to fandom here.

Jared tweeted on Monday 24th Dec 2013, that Gen had given birth to their second son.Shepherd Padalecki was born on 22th Dec 2013.


In 2014, Jared injured his shoulder while wrestling with Osric Chau at [[ .Osric relates the story of how Jared injured his shoulder

Career

Jared during the "I Am Human" video shoot for the Brian Buckley Band.

Jared was a guest star on the medical drama ER before he went on to play the recurring role of Dean Forrester, on-again off-again boyfriend of Rory Gilmore, in five seasons of The WB drama Gilmore Girls. During his time on that show, he also starred in several movies, among them New York Minute, Cheaper by the Dozen (with Tom Welling), The Flight of the Phoenix, House of Wax, and Cry_Wolf.

Jared was also to star in a series The WB was developing in 2003 called Young MacGyver, in which he was supposed to play Clay MacGyver, MacGyver's nephew. Unfortunately, the series was not picked up.

Jared finally took on a leading role in Supernatural in 2005.

In the hiatus between season two and three in 2007, Jared filmed The Christmas Cottage, in which he starred as painter Thomas Kinkade. He also hosted the MTV reality show Room 401.

Jared was an executive producer on the Brian Buckley Band's first album For Her released in April 2007 (Source).

In the hiatus between seasons three and four in 2008, Jared filmed the remake of the horror classic Friday the 13th in the lead role of Clay Miller. The movie broke the record for highest grossing debut of a horror film ever in history.

On January 21 2010, it was revealed that Jared did audition for the role of Conan in the new movie by director Marcus Nispel, but it has gone to Stargate: Atlantis alum Jason Momoma.

In June 2012, during the hiatus between seasons seven and eight, Jared started work with the Brian Buckley Band on a video for their song "I Am Human." The video was directed by Sarah Louise Wilson and produced by Natalia Cordova, Brian's partner. Filming wrapped on July 14th. You can watch the video here.

Trivia:

Jared's parent

6.15 The French Mistake

PortraitofJared.jpg
Name Jared Padalecki
Actor Sam Winchester
Dates July 19, 1982 (born)
Location Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Occupation Actor
Episode(s) 6.15 The French Mistake

In the episode 6.15 The French Mistake, Sam and Dean find themselves in an alternate reality on the set of Supernatural, mistaken for Jensen and Jared. Jared is shown to have a mansion in Vancouver, Canada, that he shares with his wife, Genevieve Padalecki. They are active in animal rights groups, like the International Otter Adoption Fund, and have a pet Alpaca in their backyard. Apparently, he is not close with Jensen Ackles.

Sam in researching in Jared's office.


Complete Filmography

Jared in Fandom

Convention Appearances

See also

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