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Jake Cannavale

Jake Cannavale was born on May 1, 1995 in Manhattan, New York, USA as Jacob Lumet Cannavale. He is an actor and writer, known for Nurse Jackie (2009), Romance & Cigarettes (2005) and Eat Brains Love (2019). See full bio »

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Nurse Jackie Charlie Cruz
Romance & Cigarettes Fryburg Friend
Eat Brains Love Jake Stephens


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Hide Hide Show Show Actor (12 credits)
 2017 Moths & Butterflies (Short) (completed)
Bumphrey Hogart
 2014 Grapes (Short) (completed)
 2019 Eat Brains Love
Jake Stephens
 2018 Limit of Wooded Country (Short)
 2018 The Elevator (TV Series)
- Just friends (2018) ... Owen
 2017 Untitled Jenny Lumet Project (TV Movie)
 2016 Interior Teresa (Short)
 2015/II Fade (Short)
 2014 Send (Short)
 2012 Nurse Jackie (TV Series)
Charlie Cruz
- Handle Your Scandal (2012) ... Charlie Cruz
- Chaud & Froid (2012) ... Charlie Cruz
- Day of the Iguana (2012) ... Charlie Cruz
- One-Armed Jacks (2012) ... Charlie Cruz
- Slow Growing Monsters (2012) ... Charlie Cruz
 2005 Romance & Cigarettes
Fryburg Friend (as Jacob Lumet-Cannavale)
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 2018 The Elevator (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Take the stairs (2018) ... (writer)
- The Kid (2018) ... (writer)
- Come back to me (2018) ... (writer)
- The Mascots (2018) ... (writer)
- The Freight (2018) ... (writer)
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 2011 The 65th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Audience Member

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Alternate Names:

Jacob Lumet-Cannavale

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Personal Quote:

[re dad Bobby Cannavale] He and my mom [Jenny Lumet] call him my wife. When at my mom's, he calls me two or three times a day. Sometimes he'll say, 'We need to have a talk, we've been distant lately.' And I'm like, 'Dad, it's finals week.'


With his blood ties to Bobby Cannavale, Lena Horne and the Sidney Lumet family, Jake is that rare fourth-generation member of an American show-business clan. And his polyglot ethnicity includes Cuban, northern European, Italian, Ashkenazi Jewish, Senegalese and Native American roots. Also from his great-grandmother Lena Horne's side, he is very likely a descendant of South Carolina political ... See more »

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