Sunday, 13 April 2008

Justin Long

Justin Jake Long (born June 2, 1978) is an American actor, known for his performances in the films Jeepers Creepers, Waiting..., Accepted, Dodgeball,Galaxy Quest, Herbie: Fully Loaded, Alvin and the Chipmunks, Live Free or Die Hard, the TV series Ed, and his personification of a Macintosh computer in Apple's "Get a Mac" advertisement campaign.

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Long's notable film credits include Jeepers Creepers, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Crossroads, Galaxy Quest, Dreamland and Alvin and the Chipmunks. He was also a regular on the NBC TV series Ed (2000–2004), playing socially maladjusted high-school student Warren Cheswick. He has also appeared in the movies The Break-Up and Alvin and the Chipmunks and played the main character in the 2006 comedy film Accepted. In 2007, he co-starred with Bruce Willis as a "white-hat hacker" in Live Free or Die Hard and had a fairly large role in the movie The Sasquatch Dumpling Gang.


Long is also known for his depiction of a Mac in Apple Computer's Get a Mac campaign. The campaign features commercials in which Long as a Mac and John Hodgman as a PC, are engaged in playful banter about "the strengths of the Mac platform and weaknesses of the PC platform." Despite his various roles as computer geeks, he admitted to CraveOnline, "I'm very, very computer illiterate... I get the worst of both worlds; I look like a geeky hacker but I don't know anything about computers".

1 comment:

Makitsu said...

I totally agree with you on Justin <3

Holy crap! You have good taste in guys x D.
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