Alumni: Jesse Heiman

Website honors graduate
as ‘greatest background actor’

Jesse Heiman, class of 2000.

The blog Hypervocal has anointed Texas State graduate Jesse Heiman as the Most Important Background Actor of Our Generation.

Heiman, who graduated in 2000 with a degree in English and mass communication, has appeared in more than 40 movies and television shows, according to his resume on

Many of his roles are uncredited, but the blog lauds him for his regular appearances in both movie and television roles.

He was a semi-regular on the NBC show Chuck and also was seen on-screen in the Oscar-nominated film The Social Network.

The WolfGnards blog posted a feature about him, including a series of his TV ads, in 2009.

Rsearchers at Hypervocal found clips of him in a variety of roles and put them together in a short video:

You can follow Heiman on Twitter and become a fan on his Facebook page.

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