He immediately scored a lead role in the failed NBCs pilot Silent Witness before hitting stardom as Dean Forester (2000-2005), the tall, strapping, chestnut-haired new guy in town who becomes Rorys (played by Alexis Bledel) first boyfriend, on the WBs comedy Gilmore Girls.
He was a regular on the show from the first to third season and continued to appear on it occasionally.
For him it is like, Well, doing this is what caused my girlfriend to be on fire on the ceiling so maybe I shouldnt do it.
Terror and suspense abound in this 24-hour nightmare of blood.
Camp Crystal Lake has been shuttered for over 20 years due to several vicious and unsolved murders.
The camp's new owner and seven young counsellors are readying the property for re-opening despite warnings of a "death curse" by local residents.
The curse proves true on Friday the 13th as one by one each of the counsellors is stalked by a violent killer.
His performance received another Teen Choice Award, this time for Choice Movie Breakout Performance Male.
Ive always been a fan of the horror genre such as The X Files and Twilight Zone and when I read the script it seemed to be much in the same vein.That same year, he landed his first onscreen appearance in the independent baseball drama A Little Inside.After graduating from high school in the year 2000, he moved to Los Angeles, California, to pursue an acting career.He co-starred with Katharine Towne and Gabrielle Union on Foxs failed pilot Close to Home (2001) and with Mischa Barton and Ryan Merriman in Disney Channel's production of Madeleine L'Engle's 1980 novel, A Ring of Endless Light (2002), in which he portrayed old family friend Zachary Gray.He also played the title role of a twenty-something hero, the nephew of the original Mac Gyver, on the WB pilot Young Mac Gyver, which eventually did not get picked up by the network.When his contract with Gilmore Girls ended in 2005, Jared went on to star in House of Wax, a loose remake of the 1953 movie of the same name and the 1933 film titled Mystery of the Wax Museum.