Jacob Tremblay is a Canadian child actor who was born on October 5, 2006 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is best known for his incredible performance as Jack in the Golden Globe Award Nominated film Room (2015). The film also has several Oscars and BAFTA nominations. For his performance Jacob took home the Critics' Choice Award for Best Young Performer.
Jacob began acting in 2010 with several national and international commercials, at the age of five he played the young son of Neil Patrick Harris in "The Smurfs 2." He also appeared uncredited in the feature "Extraterrestrial" before his role in Room. After his performance in that film it has opened the door to several upcoming feature films such as "Shut In", "Before I awake", "Burn Your Maps" and "The Book of Henry" all for 2016. Jacob has also appeared in several short films.
On TV he has guest starred on the series, "Motive", (2013) "Mr. Young" (2013) and "The Last Man on Earth" (2016). He also took time to do the TV movies "My Mother's Future Husband" (2014) and "Funny or Die Presents: Donald Trump's the Art of the Deal: The Movie" (2016).
When Jacob is not filming he enjoys learning about reptiles, kickboxing and playing with Legos, he is the younger brother of Emma Tremblay and Older brother of Erica Tremblay.
As the 2016 Red Carpet for the Golden Globes he mentioned his favorite Star Wars character is Poe Dameron, played by Oscar Isaac. Jacob was a presenter at the 2016 Oscars.