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William Jacob "Jake" Busey

Birthplace: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States
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Son of Gary Busey and Judy Busey

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About Jake Busey

William Jacob "Jake" Busey (born June 15, 1971) is an American actor, musician and film producer. He is sometimes credited as Jacob Busey or William Busey. Busey was born in Los Angeles, and raised in Malibu, California, the son of photographer Judy Lynn Helkenberg, and actor Gary Busey. Busey spent his childhood on film sets and touring with bands in which his father played. He began considering his career choices at the age of five when he took up the two hobbies that grew into professions: acting and playing drums.


Musical activities

Busey writes and plays drums for the band Sons of the Lawless. He also plays guitar and is a baritone singer. One of their songs, "Let Me Down", is featured over the end credits of the Asylum film Nazis at the Center of the Earth (2012) and was put there by special request of the director, Joseph J. Lawson. Lawson chose the song because he wanted the film to end like a classic 1980s horror B-movie and because Busey played a central character in the film.

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Jake Busey's Timeline

June 15, 1971
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States