In the early days of YouTube, Jimmy Tatro became a star for skits like "How to Have Sex on a Plane" and "Partying Sober vs Drunk" from his channel "LifeAccordingToJimmy." More than just a YouTuber, Tatro showed he could entertain on a wide variety of platforms. On the big screen, he appeared in comedies like "22 Jump Street" and "The King of Staten Island." Over on Facebook, Tatro created and starred in the mini-series "The Real Bros of Simi Valley." As for more traditional formats, Tatro played one of the main characters on the ABC family comedy "Home Economics," alongside Topher Grace. Tatro also teamed up with big names Dave Franco, Daryl Hannah, and Bill Murray on the Farrelly brothers’ TV series "The Now," which debuted in 2021 on Roku after it moved over from the defunct Quibi network, per Coming Soon.
Perhaps Tatro’s biggest hit was on the Netflix series "American Vandal." The mockumentary series followed high school kids investigating vandalism in the style of true crime genre documentaries. For his role as Dylan Maxwell on the streaming service, Tatro earned a Best Actor nomination at the Critics Choice Awards. Not all the recognition has been easy for Tatro, who quickly learned about the differences between YouTube fame and Hollywood fame. This is the untold truth of Jimmy Tatro.