Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa was born on August 1, 1979 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is the son of Coni (Lemke), a photographer, and Joseph Momoa, a painter. His father is of Hawaiian descent and his mother, who is from Iowa, is of mostly German ancestry. Jason was raised in Norwalk, Iowa by his mother. After high school, he moved to Hawaii where he landed a lead role out of thousands of hopefuls in the T.V. series, Baywatch (1989) (known as “Baywatch Hawaii” in its tenth season). When the show ended, he spent the next couple of years traveling around the world. In 2001, he moved to Los Angeles where he continued to pursue an acting career. In 2004, after the short-lived T.V. series North Shore (2004), he was cast as the popular character “Ronon Dex” in the T.V. series Stargate: Atlantis (2004), which achieved a cult-like following. In 2010, he appeared in the Emmy-nominated H.B.O. series Game of Thrones (2011) playing the Dothraki King, “Khal Drogo”. To illustrate to the producers he was Khal Drogo, he performed the Haka, a traditional war dance of the Maori of New Zealand. The audition was with the same casting director who was casting the titular role in the reboot of Conan the Barbarian (2011). Four weeks after he was cast as the popular Robert E. Howard character, he began shooting in Bulgaria. His approach, like the film-makers, was to pull from the eight decades of comics and stories as well as the Frank Frazetta images rather than the hugely popular 1982 movie. Jason has a production company, “Pride of Gypsies”, in which he is expanding his career from actor to filmmaker. He has directed a couple of short films and is working on his feature film debut “Road to Paloma” which is pulled from a series of stories he’s been developing over the years which he calls the Brown Bag Diaries: Ridin’ the Blinds in B Minor (2010).
2019 - present
Far in a dystopian future, the human race has lost the sense of sight, and society has had to find new ways to interact, build, hunt, and to survive. All of that is challenged when a set of twins is born with sight.
Feature adaptation of Frank Herbert's science fiction novel, about the son of a noble family entrusted with the protection of the most valuable asset and most vital element in the galaxy.
Zack Snyder’s Justice League
Aquaman / Arthur Curry
Zack Snyder's director's cut of Justice League (2017).
A devastated husband vows to bring justice to the people responsible for his wife's death while protecting the only family he has left, his daughter.
The Last Manhunt
In 1909, amidst the dying old west, Willie Boy, a long distance Desert Runner by Chemehuevi tradition, falls in love with young native beauty, Carlota. Carlota's father, a Chemehuevi shaman and local tribal leader, refuses to let the young couple be together.
Frosty the Snowman
A live-action retelling of the classic story about Frosty the Snowman.
Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom
Aquaman / Arthur Curry
Plot unknown. Sequel to the 2018 film 'Aquaman.'
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