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THE SPY WHO DUMPED ME

JUSTIN THEROUX [Drew] is an accomplished film, television, and stage actor who first came to prominence with his unforgettable performance in David Lynch's Mulholland Drive, opposite Naomi Watts and Laura Elena Harring.

Theroux will be appearing in Netflix's upcoming dark comedy Maniac with Emma Stone and Jonah Hill. Based on the 2014 Norwegian television series of the same name, the highly anticipated 10-episode series follows two strangers who find themselves caught up in a mind-bending pharmaceutical trial gone awry. Maniac will premiere this fall.

He will also soon be seen in On the Basis of Sex opposite Felicity Jones and Armie Hammer, which follows young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination. The film inspired by real events will debut on December 25, 2018.

Theroux starred in HBO's critically acclaimed series "The Leftovers," created by Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta. The show won a 2016 Peabody Award and Theroux received a Critics' Choice Award nomination for his role. The Los Angeles Times lauded Theroux's portrayal as one of "the finest performances on television" as well as the "Best TV Performance of 2015" by Vulture. The show was heralded as one of the "Top TV Shows of 2015" by The New York Times, Variety, Time, Rolling Stone, and Vulture. The show's third and final season concluded in June 2017.

This year, Theroux starred in Duncan Jones's feature film Mute, alongside Alexander Skarsgard and Paul Rudd for Netflix. He also lent his voice as evil warlord, 'Garmadon,' in Warner Brother's The LEGO Ninjago Movie.

Theroux's acting credits include Tate Taylor's The Girl on the Train, David Lynch's Inland Empire, Zoe Cassavetes' Broken English, Michael Mann's Miami Vice, Ben Stiller's smash hit comedy Zoolander, David Gordon Green's Your Highness, Mary Harron's American Psycho, David Wain's The Ten, The Baxter, Strangers with Candy, Charlie's Angels: Full

Throttle, Duplex, I Shot Andy Warhol, Greg Berlanti's romantic comedy The Broken Hearts Club, and Romy and Michele's High School Reunion. On television, Theroux portrayed John Hancock in HBO's award winning mini-series John Adams alongside Paul Giamiatti, Laura Linney, and Tom Wilkinson. He had a guest starring arc opposite Amy Poehler in Parks and Recreation and was a recurring character on HBO's acclaimed series Six Feet Under. Theroux has also appeared on Alias, Sex and the City, Spin City, and Ally McBeal.

In addition to acting, Theroux is also a talented film writer. In 2015, he co-wrote the script with Ben Stiller to the sequel to Zoolander, Zoolander 2. Theroux and Stiller also wrote and executive produced DreamWorks' Tropic Thunder, starring Stiller, Robert Downey Jr., Jack Black, Nick Nolte, and Matthew McConaughey. In 2012, he co-wrote Rock of Ages for Warner Brothers, directed by Adam Shankman. The film stars Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, and Catherine ZetaJones.

Theroux also wrote the screenplay for Iron Man 2 for Paramount Pictures and Marvel Studios. The film was directed by Jon Favreau and stars Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Mickey Rourke, and Scarlett Johansson. Theroux made his directorial debut with Dedication, which premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival and was released by The Weinstein Co. Developed by Theroux from the script by David Brombert, the romantic comedy stars Billy Crudup, Mandy Moore, Tom Wilkinson, and Bob Balaban.

Theroux began his acting career in New York theater, starring opposite Philip Seymour Hoffman in Shopping and Fucking, followed by Three Sisters with Calista Flockhart, Billy Crudup, Jeanne Tripplehorn, and Lily Taylor. He last starred in Frank McGuiness' Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme, an examination of the individual and collective desire to honor one's beliefs and country. For his performance, Theroux was honored with a Lucille Lortel Award as well as the Boston Critics' Award for Best Male Actor.

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