Jesse Vint

Jesse Lee Vint III[1] is an American actor, film director and screenwriter.[2] He has been cast in lead roles in such films as Macon County Line (1974)[2] and Forbidden World (1982).[3]


Vint was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma.[1] He attended the University of Oklahoma.[4] Vint joined the Actors Studio with his brothers Alan, who co-starred with him in Macon County Line. [5] It was at the Actors Studio where Vint was seen by Bruce Dern, who was impressed by his acting and recommended him for his film Silent Running (1972).[6] There, Vint played the role of Keenan.[7] In addition to his work in the film industry, Vint is also an author, and has written the book, The Film Actor’s Handbook.[8]

Vint resides in Vancouver, Washington, and teaches acting classes in Portland, Oregon.[8] Vint has a son named Jesse Lee Vint IV.[1]

Selected filmography




  1. 1 2 3 "Jesse Vint Biography ((?)-)". Film Reference. Retrieved 28 April 2016.
  2. 1 2 "Jesse Vint". Retrieved 28 April 2016.
  3. Ball, Chris (19 July 2010). "Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning star in the rock biopic 'The Runaways'". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved 28 April 2016.
  4. "Flunked speech, Vint says". Daily News (Kingsport). 29 October 1974. Retrieved 28 April 2016.
  5. "Alan Vint". Variety. 12 September 2006. Retrieved 28 April 2016.
  6. Kermode, Mark (2014). Silent Running. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9781844578337.
  7. Canby, Vincent (1 April 1972). "Silent Running':Science-Fiction Story With Cheerful Robots". The New York Times. Retrieved 28 April 2016.
  8. 1 2 Wastradowski, Matt (29 October 2010). "Vancouver acting veteran pens book about his craft". The Columbian. Retrieved 28 April 2016.

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