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Born in Cleveland.

Cut teeth in Chicago.

Has called NYC home since Apple released the 1st iPad.

 

You might have caught him on FBI, Gotham, Law & Order SVU, Shades of Blue, Boardwalk Empire and a number of other shows.

As a SAG Award nominee and a fixture in the indie film scene, he starred in the critically-acclaimed horror feature An Unquiet Grave (Shudder Original) and can be seen in Anthony Arkin's sci-fi thriller Sender (Amazon).

If you treat yourself to podcasts, you can hear him on Playwrights Horizons/Soundstage episodic series, The MS Phoenix Rising, a satirical comedy that The New Yorker called "among the funniest to emerge from the pandemic." 

 

With his creative team Steel Drum In Space, Jacob co-wrote and starred in the surreal comedy, You Wouldn't Understand, an Official Selection of the Sundance Film Festival 2021. 

 

​Jacob has written series for HuffPo, HuffPo Live, AOL, RYOT Studio, and Xfinity. He's currently working on a horror western.