Jesse Lon Plemons (born April 2, 1988) is an American actor. He began his career as a child actor and achieved a career breakthrough with his supporting role as Landry Clarke in the NBC drama series Friday Night Lights (2006–11). He subsequently portrayed Todd Alquist in season 5 of the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad and won a Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance as part of the show's ensemble cast; he reprised the role in the television film El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019). Following Breaking Bad, Plemons received his first Primetime Emmy Award nomination and won a Critics' Choice Television Award for portraying Ed Blumquist in season 2 of the FX anthology series Fargo. He received a second Primetime Emmy Award nomination for his portrayal of Robert Daly in "USS Callister", an episode of the Netflix anthology series Black Mirror. Plemons' film credits include Val Dodd in The Master (2012), Kevin Weeks in Black Mass (2015), Joe Murphy in Bridge of Spies (2015), Roger Clark in The Post (2017), Gary Kingsbury in Game Night and Kurt in Vice (both 2018), Chuckie O'Brien in The Irishman (2019) and Jake in I’m Thinking of Ending Things (2020). He was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead for his role as David Mulcahey in Other People (2016).