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Jason Francesco Schwartzman (born June 26, 1980 in Los Angeles, California) is an American actor and musician of Polish Jewish and Italian descent.

The son of actress Talia Shire and producer Jack Schwartzman, he was exposed to showbiz at a young age as a member of the Coppola family of performers and artists; he frequently works with his cousin Roman Coppola. He started acting at seventeen in Wes Anderson's Rushmore, and has been a frequent collaborator of the director ever since. He's also a musician; his solo project is called Coconut Records. He was also the founding member of the band Phantom Planet, in which he played drums for their first two albums, including their biggest hit, "California", until his departure in 2003 to focus on acting.

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