Jason Lee

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  • Jason: Celebrities say they date other celebrities because they have the same job. But I think they just like dating famous people. Celebrities attract each other, like cattle.

  • Jason Lee: I was never going to be Joe College. I didn't even finish high school.

  • Jason: I wasn't a kid who moved out from Iowa with aspirations of becoming a famous star-I was intrigued by the idea of filmmaking and by the idea of what it would be like to play a character in a movie.

  • Jimmy Kimmel asked Jason what people say to him when he asks to take their picture Jason: Honey get out here Earl wants to take our picture.

  • Jason (on fatherhood): It’s an amazingly beautiful thing. The surprising thing is that you never get used to it. I mean, some people do, sure, but I’ve never really gotten used to it. I’m still blown away every time I look at Pilot. I’m partly responsible for that person existing - it’s such a strange concept. But he really drives me.

  • Jason (on what he has in common with his character Earl Hickey): I try to do the right thing. I’ve got a good heart and I’m a good guy at the end of the day.

  • Jason (on his popularity at school): I was a little nerdy, but I got along with everybody. I had fun at school - skateboarding, surfing, getting kicked out of class for making too much noise.

  • Jason (The worst injury he received when he was a professional skateboarder): I chipped my pelvis, which was brutal, and I couldn’t walk for a couple of weeks - all they could give me were crutches. I snapped my wrist in half. I cut my legs open and had to get a lot of stitches...

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  • Jason has been nominated for four SAG Awards. In 2001, he was nominated for Outstanding Performance by the Cast of a Theatrical Motion Picture for Almost Famous. In 2006, he was nominated for both Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series and Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for My Name is Earl. In 2007, he was nominated again for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series for >My Name is Earl.

  • Lee is the godfather of Kevin Smith's daughter, Harley

  • He does the voice of Shoeshine/Underdog in the Live action Movie Underdog.

  • He sang all of the Stillwater songs in the movie "Almost Famous".

  • Jason is currently working on a book of photography.

  • Jason Lee was friends with My Name Is Earl co-star, Ethan Suplee prior his acting career. Suplee was also in Mallrats, which was Lee's first acting job.

  • Says that his worst skateboarding injury was when he broke his left wrist. The movement of his bones caused his watch to fly off. While he still had the cast on, he injured his right wrist as well.

  • Jason's race car school went out of business.

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