Jeff Goldblum is an American actor who played Dr. Ian Malcolm in Jurassic Park and The Lost World: Jurassic Park. He is known for his strange acting style. Steven Spielberg described him as "an incredible naturalistic actor, it seems like he makes up the dialogue as he speaks."[citation needed]

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Interest in dinosaursEdit

Goldblum states that his interest in dinosaurs started at a young age, when he read a book (probably The Enormous Egg) about a child who finds a triceratops egg in his backyard.[citation needed]

Jurassic ParkEdit

Jeff Goldblum played Ian Malcolm in Jurassic Park. He had a discussion with Martin Ferrero over whether his or Jeff's character should die in the movie.

Because Jurassic Park had popularised dinosaurs the surnames of its main actors were used to make the species name of the Tianchisaurus genus. The species name has become nedegoapeferima, in which the part go are the first two letters of Goldblum.

The Lost World: Jurassic ParkEdit

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Video gamesEdit

The Lost World: Jurassic ParkEdit

thumb|300px|Secret ending The Lost World: Jurassic Park Jeff Goldblum also played in the video game The Lost World: Jurassic Park, if the player collects all DNA strands of the game, Jeff will appear as Ian Malcolm in a video message from the beach of Isla Sorna. He tells the player to turn the computer off and get a life.

Chaos IslandEdit

Jeff Goldblum was a voice actor for the game Chaos Island: The Lost World.

Jurassic World: EvolutionEdit

Jeff Goldblum is set to appear as Ian Malcolm in Jurassic World: Evolution.[1]

Theme parksEdit

1996 flames

Spielberg and Goldblum open the Jurassic Park attraction.

On June 21, 1996 (3 years after the movie's release) the Hollywood attraction Jurassic Park: The Ride was opened. Steven Spielberg and Jeff Goldblum lit the fires of the Jurassic Park Gate in front of the attraction.

The first group of people who rode the attraction were cast members (Jeff Goldblum, Ariana Richards, and Joseph Mazzello) from the movie series it was based on.

Documentary filmsEdit

Jeff Goldblum was the narrator of NOVA's documentary film The Real Jurassic Park. He was also the narrator of the dinosaur documentary film When Dinosaurs Ruled: The Real Jurassic Park.[citation needed]





Jurassic Park Actors
Sam NeillLaura DernJeff GoldblumRichard AttenboroughBob PeckMartin FerreroJoseph MazzelloAriana RichardsSamuel L. JacksonB.D. WongWayne KnightGerald R. MolenMiguel SandovalCameron ThorChristopher John FieldsJophery C. BrownWhit HertfordDean CundeyTom MishlerGreg BursonAdrian EscobarRichard KileyBrad M. Bucklin
The Lost World: Jurassic Park Actors
Jeff GoldblumJulianne MoorePete PostlethwaiteArliss HowardRichard AttenboroughVince VaughnVanessa Lee ChesterPeter StormareRichard SchiffThomas F. DuffyHarvey JasonThomas Rosales Jr.Ariana RichardsJoseph MazzelloCamilla BelleCyd StrittmatterRobin SachsGeno SilvaColton JamesBernard ShawDavid Koepp
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Actors
Chris PrattBryce Dallas HowardB.D. WongJeff GoldblumJames CromwellRafe Spall