Aside from acting Plemons also sings in the alternative folk rock band Cowboy and Indian together with Daniel James and Jazz Mills.
Frequently said to closely resemble actor Matt Damon.
Was considered by J.J. Abrams for the lead in Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015) which went to John Boyega.
In the Cold Case episode, he played a military cadet nicknamed Rihanna, years later he starred in Battleship with Rihanna.
Attended acting classes at Dallas Young Actors Studio in Dallas, Texas.