Ten fun facts about Jim Caviezel


Fact 1
He was known for portraying Jesus Christ in the 2004 Mel Gibson film, The Passion of the Christ.

Fact 2
Since September 2011, he has starred as John Reese on the CBS crime drama Person of Interest.

Fact 3
BuddyTV ranked him #92 on its list of “TV's Sexiest Men of 2011”.


Fact 4
Since 2011, he has starred in the CBS drama Person of Interest, which received the highest rating in the past 15 years for a series pilot, and has consistently had over 10 million viewers in weekly ratings.

Fact 5
Caviezel donated $2,100 to the 2006 campaign to re-elect U.S. Senator Rick Santorum.

Fact 6
Caviezel began acting in plays in Seattle.

Fact 7
He earned his Screen Actors Guild card following a minor role in the 1991 film My Own Private Idaho.

Fact 8
He was offered a scholarship to study acting at New York's Juilliard School in 1993, but he turned it down in favor of a role in the 1994 film Wyatt Earp, where he played Warren Earp.

Fact 9
In 2004, Caviezel portrayed Jesus Christ in Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ. During filming, he was struck by lightning, accidentally scourged, dislocated his shoulder, and suffered pneumonia and hypothermia.

Fact 10
Prior to filming, Gibson reportedly warned Caviezel that playing Jesus would hurt his acting career.


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