Screenwriter best known for his work on such independent films as Terri and Momma's Man. He also directed and acted in the 2005 comedy The GoodTimesKid.
His early short films include Danger 44 and Kirk and Kerry.
He wrote for the British television series Doll & Em, which began airing on Sky Living in 2013 and on HBO in 2014.
He grew up in New York City as the son of independent filmmaker Ken Jacobs.
Actor John C. Reilly starred in Jacobs' critically- acclaimed feature film, Terri.