Jerry Trimble Jr. was born in Newport, Kentucky. At age 13 he was inspired by the late Bruce Lee and began studying the Korean art of Taekwon-Do. In six months he began teaching the art. At 15 Jerry earned the rank of first-degree black belt and became the number one point fighter in the Midwest U.S. At 18, he started Kickboxing and won the "Kentucky State Championship".
In April 1979 Jerry moved to Atlanta, Georgia. in pursuit of the World Championship. Fighting under the name "Golden Boy", he won a string of additional titles that include "Georgia", "Southeast", "U.S." titles, and on April 26, 1986 he became the PKA and PKC Kickboxing Champion of the World. Jerry was rated by the international kick-boxing media as the flashiest fighter and fastest kicker in the sport, (His 'hook-kick' was clocked at 118 MPH) He was awarded the rank of fourth-degree black belt and hired by "Inside Karate" Magazine to write his very own column, entitled "Martial Arts a Way of Life."
In April of 1990 Jerry retired from the ring and moved to Hollywood, California to embark on a career in the entertainment business. Within a few months Jerry signed with a talent manager and his first two auditions resulted in leading roles in the same week.
Jerry has been in over fifty feature films and Tv Shows that includes "Heat", (playing alongside Al Pacino) "Charlie's Angels" (nominated for the Taurus Award in the category of best fight). Additional recent roles include Mother of All Lies, The Flash, iZombie and others.
Jerry continues to fuel his ambitious drive into many different areas of the film industry that include acting, writing and producing, but Jerry's main ambition is to focus on the 'character actor' segment of acting. He enjoys a solid expanse of 'character' parts so he can exhibit his varied acting talent in a wide range of roles. Jerry has dual citizenship in the US and Canada where he continues to work as an Actor in the film industry and a Youth Speaker, empowering kids to find their spark and live their dreams.
Name: Jerry Trimble
Known for: Heat
BirthDay: 12, May ,1961