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JUSTIN LONG (Matt Farrell) is a potent combination of charm and charisma,
who is rapidly rising as one of Hollywood's top young actors.
Last year, Long starred in the Steve Pink film Accepted. He played Bartleby
Gaines, a high school senior who creatively schemes against his parents in an attempt to
avoid college. Also in 2006 came Idiocracy, starring Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph and
Dax Shepard, written and directed by Mike Judge, the director of Office Space.
Long co-starred in the romantic comedy The Breakup, playing Jennifer Aniston's
flamboyant hairstylist. At the 2006 Slamdance Film Festival, Long starred in The
Sasquatch Dumpling Gang, a comedy produced by Kevin Spacey and Jared Hess, who
wrote and directed Napoleon Dynamite. The film won the Audience Award for Best
Narrative Feature. Also set to be released this year is the independent feature Dreamland,
with Long in the starring role of this basketball-themed drama, opposite Agnes
Long continues to maintain a long list of upcoming projects slated to be released
in 2007. He recently completed filming the comedy Strange Wilderness and has also
wrapped One Part Sugar, opposite Danny DeVito. He voices the character of the brave
and honorable mouse Desperaux for Universal Pictures' computer-animated feature The
Tale of Despereaux.
Previously, Long appeared opposite Ryan Reynolds and Anna Farris in the
Lionsgate feature Waiting. Produced by Chris Moore, Waiting is a slice of life comedy
that follows a group of young waiters at a family style restaurant. In the past he has
starred as the love interest of Lindsay Lohan in Herbie: Fully Loaded, Disney's latest
incarnation of their successful love bug series.
Long is best known for his performance alongside Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn
in the Twentieth Century Fox comedy Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story. As a high
school student who dreams of making the cheerleading squad, Justin painfully and
comically helps in winning the big dodgeball tournament. Prior to Dodgeball, he also
provided the voice for Dwayne in Bill Plympton's animated feature Hair High. Hair
High is a gothic high-school comedy with a Carrie-like story that also features the voices
of David Carradine, Dermot Mulroney, and Martha Plimpton.
Long sent shivers down the spine of audiences with his starring role in the 2001
box office hit Jeepers Creepers. He also shared the screen with Britney Spears in her
feature-film debut Crossroads. His other film credits include the Daniel Waters satirical
comedy Happy Campers, Galaxy Quest with Tim Allen and Sigourney Weaver, and the
independent feature Raising Genius with Wendie Malick and Stephen Root.
On the small screen, Long was a favorite of viewers on NBC's critically
acclaimed "Ed" for his portrayal of the lovable and quirky Stuckeyville High School
student Warren Cheswick.
On stage, he has appeared in several New York Theater productions, including
The Hot L Baltimore, starring Sam Rockwell and The Shadowbox. Born in Fairfield,
Connecticut, Long attended Vassar College where he was a two-year member of the
acclaimed sketch comedy group Laughingstock.
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