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Jason Gould is an American actor who has appeared in films such as “Say Anything…” and “Prince of Tides.” He’s a writer, director, and producer, among other things. He worked on ‘Inside Out,’ a short comedy that he wrote, directed, and produced. He began his acting career in the comedic drama film ‘Up the Sandbox,’ in which he played a brief uncredited role. The film, directed by Irvin Kershner, followed the exploits of a woman who is bored with her life due to her husband’s indifference. However, the picture was a commercial flop. He made his big screen debut in the romance drama ‘Say Anything…,’ in which he played a supporting role. Despite the fact that he hasn’t acted in a film in several years, he has recently begun singing and has produced two extended plays. He also sang on his mother Barbra Streisand’s 34th studio album, “Partners,” which is one of America’s most well-known singers and songwriters.

Childhood & Early Life

Jason Emmanuel Gould was born in the United States on December 29, 1966, in New York City. Elliott Gould, a prominent Oscar-nominated film and television actor, is his father. Barbra Streisand, a famous singer-songwriter and actress who has won two Academy Awards, is his mother. In 1971, his parents split.

He made his first film appearance as a young actor in 1972. Irvin Kershner directed the film ‘Up the Sandbox.’ However, Gould’s contribution went unnoticed. Initially, he desired to own his own company. But, thanks to his parents’ encouragement, he changed his mind and opted to pursue a career in filmmaking instead.

Career of Jason

Jason Gould had his first important part in Cameron Crowe’s romance movie ‘Say Anything…’ in 1989. The picture was well-received and a commercial success. It was praised by critics as well. In the same year, he appeared in the drama film ‘Listen to Me’ as a supporting character. Douglas Day Stewart directed the picture, which stars Kirk Cameron and Jemi Gertz in leading roles. The picture was a box office flop.

He also appears in the comedy film ‘The Big Picture,’ directed by English-American Christopher Guest. However, the picture was not a commercial success. Jason Gould then played a minor role in the 1991 American romantic drama film ‘Prince of Tides.’ His mother, Barbra Streisand, directed the film and also played the primary part. The film was a box office hit and received seven Academy Award nominations.

‘Subterfuge,’ a 1996 action-drama film, was his next part. He wrote, directed, and produced the comedic short ‘Inside Out’ the next year, in which he also played a key role. He also appeared in the play ‘Twilight of the Golds’ that same year.

Despite the fact that he hasn’t starred in a film in a long time, he has lately begun a singing career. In 2012, he published his debut extended play, ‘Jason Gould,’ which was self-titled. The following year, he released ‘Morning Prayer/Groove,’ his second EP. In some of his mother’s tours, Gould has joined her on stage. In 2014, he collaborated with her on her studio album ‘Partners.’

Major Projects of Jason

In 1989, Jason Gould’s first important picture, ‘Say Anything…,’ was released. The film was directed by Cameron Crowe and starring John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney, Lili Taylor, Polly Platt, and Bebe Neuwirth, in addition to Guild in a supporting role. The story revolved around a romance between an average student named Lloyd (Cusack) and a high-ranking student named Diane (Skye). On a budget of $16 million, the picture was a commercial triumph, generating more than $ 21 million.

He starred in the 1991 American picture ‘The Prince of Tides,’ which was based on Pat Conroy’s novel of the same name. His mother, Barbra Streisand, directed the film and also played the primary part. Nick Nolte, Blythe Danner, Kate Nelligan, Jeroen Krabbe, Melinda Dillon, and George Carlin also appeared in the film. The film received positive reviews from critics. On a $30 million budget, it was a commercial success, grossing $110 million. It received seven Academy Award nominations.

As a performer, Gould contributed to his mother Barbra Streisand’s studio album “Partners,” published in 2014. It was the first album to contain a studio duet between Streisand and Gould. The album was a great hit, debuting at number one on the Billboard 200 in the United States. Other nations where it charted included the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Canada, and Australia. Within the first week, 196,000 copies were sold. The album received a Grammy nomination for ‘Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album.’

Personal History and Legacy

Jason Gould is a gay man. His mother has told the press how much she loves and accepts her son for who he is. She’s also spoken out against anti-gay sentiments made by politicians like Pat Buchanan and George W. Bush.
Gould is a single man. Despite the fact that there have been several stories about his dating life, he has never verified any of them.

Estimated Net Worth

Jason Gould is an actor who has been in several films. Jason Gould has a net worth of $15 million as an actor, director, producer, and singer in the United States. His renowned parents, Barbara Streisand and Elliott Gould, raised him in New York. He grew up in the company of powerful Hollywood figures.