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Jacob
Jacob
Biographical Information
Age

70

Status

Alive

Occupation

Independent farmer
formerly
Engineer

Family Information
Home

Santa Fe

Family
Unnamed man (son)
Unnamed man (son)
Significant Other
Frankie Bergstein
(ex-girlfriend)
Unnamed lady
(ex-wife)
Portrayal
Actor

Ernie Hudson

Seasons

1234

First Appearance

The Sex


I'll always have your yams, because I'll always be your Yam Man
—Jacob to Frankie[1]

Jacob is a recurring character on Netflix series Grace and Frankie. He is portrayed by Ernie Hudson.

Character

Jacob was Frankie's boyfriend and "Yam" man. He attended Humboldt State University. He quit his job as a Lockheed engineer (which he hated) to become a yam farmer in California. He's still friends with his ex-wife, who he says he married "too young".

Notes and references

  1. The Negotiation