The Amazon series The Terminal List made a strong impact, and without question, Hollywood star Chris Pratt nailed the role of a Navy officer. A bit more of the credit goes to Jared Shaw, an American former navy-turned-actor & producer who worked out to prepare Pratt for the role.
Not to mention, Shaw himself also portrayed Ernest ‘Boozer’ Vickers in The Terminal List, of which he is a co-producer too.
Actually, Shaw is a personal trainer of the Parks and Recreation actor. They first met on the set of Zero Dark Thirty and later became friends. In his own right, after leaving Navy SEAL, Jared started stunts & acting; namely, he appeared in SEAL Team and The Tomorrow War.
Joined Navy At 16- Where Is ‘The Terminal List’ Actor Jared Shaw From?
Jared Shaw is from El Paso, Texas, the United States of America. Though, regarding his family background and birthday, the former Navy remains low-key.
As of 2022, Shaw is in his 40s. The hazel-eyed and brown-haired hunk has a height of 5 feet 8 inches.
While at high school, Jared ran tracks & by the age of 16, determined to become a Navy SEAL. He had seen a pamphlet advertising for new recruits in the Navy then.
Shaw Met Chris Pratt In ‘Zero Dark Thirty’– How Their Friendship Began?
While working in the 2012 film Zero Dark Thirty, Pratt portrayed SEAL Team 6 member Justin. He trained with real Navy SEALs to bring realistic portrayals, where he would meet Jared Shaw, a then-active Navy.
In an interview with SmartLess podcast on June 20, 2022, the Hollywood star talked briefly about their friendship & told:
“All the tough Navy SEAL training is done there in Coronado. So I met a guy down there who I ended up kind of shadowing for the character I was playing. He, to this day, is like my best friend.”
After the filming wrapped, Jared and Chris became good friends.
And when Shaw left the Navy after 11 years of service, he became Pratt’s trainer.
Jared Shaw Is A Stuntman, Actor & Producer
His post-Navy career started as a stuntman- no wonder, his Navy physique was a great aid.
Shaw performed stunts in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) and Jurassic World (2015). Then in 2017, he would stunt for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Transformers: The Last Knight.
Jared made his TV debut in a minor role in the TV series The Warfighters (2016-17), before portraying Benzo in SEAL Team (2018).
In 2020, he produced & starred in the short film Committed, opposite Samantha Win. By 2021, his feature film debut came in the movie The Tomorrow War, starring Chris Pratt.
Portrayed Boozer In ‘The Terminal List’
A former Navy-turned-actor Jared Shaw appeared as Ernest ‘Boozer’ Vickers in the Amazon Prime series The Terminal List (2022). The 8-episode limited series premiered on July 1, 2022. Moreover, he is also its co-producer.
It is based on the novel of the same name by Jack Carr, a former Navy. It revolves around Chris Pratt’s character James Reece, a Navy Lieutenant Commander whose platoon is ambushed & later fights back the conspiracy.
The action thriller TV series co-stars Constance Wu, Rily Keough, Taylor Kitsch, Arlo Mertz, and Jeanne Tripplehorn.
Fun Fact: The novelist of ‘The Terminal List’, Jack Carr, is a friend of Jared Shaw. So, he convinced Pratt to work on a movie on it & later it seemed fit for limited TV series. Even more, Shaw trained & managed diets for the ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ actor for the shaping.
How Much Is The Net Worth Of Jared Shaw?
The actual figure of Shaw’s net worth is yet to be out but possibly is in the 6-digits as of 2022.
As per Glassdoor, the average annual salary at the Navy SEAL is $70, 200. And added that, now an actor & producer, Jared calls in a great deal of sum. He will portray Chief Clark in the action-drama Civil War featuring Wagner Moura and Kirsten Dunst.
Reportedly, ‘The Terminal List’ actor, as well as his friend Chris Pratt, earned a salary of $1.4 million per episode.
Relationship Status- Any Girlfriend or Married?
Jared Shaw prefers a low-key personal life- even more, he is not active on social media platforms. As for his relationship status, it’s not clear if the SEAL Team actor is married or dating anyone.
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