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DEC
21
3 YEARS

'Napoleon Dynamite' Star Jon Heder Signs With Gersh (Exclusive)

The actor is reprising his role as Napoleon Dynamite for an animated television series that debuts on Fox in January.

Jon Heder Headshot - P 2011
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Jon Heder

Napoleon Dynamite star Jon Heder has signed with Gersh. 

Heder is reprising the offbeat titular character from the 2004 Fox Searchlight film for an animated TV version of Napoleon Dynamite that will debut in January on Fox.

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He also stars opposite Paul Dano in the indie feature For Ellen, which will be in competition at the Sundance Film Festival in January. 

Heder's film credits include Blades of Glory (2007), Surf's Up (2007) and When in Rome (2010).

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He was previously represented by CAA.

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