Jerry O'Connell

Jerry O'Connell

Age
41
Birthday
Feb. 17th, 1974
Born in
New York City, New York, USA
Height
6' 2

Jerry O'Connell's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Sliders TV Show
Sliders
Crossing Jordan TV Show
Crossing Jordan
We Are Men TV Show
We Are Men
The Defenders TV Show
The Defenders
Carpoolers TV Show
Carpoolers
Do Not Disturb TV Show
Do Not Disturb
My Secret Identity TV Show
My Secret Identity
The '60s TV Show
The '60s
Burning Love TV Show
Burning Love
Camp Wilder TV Show
Camp Wilder
The Michael Essany Show TV Show
The Michael Essany Show
 

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]



BIOGRAPHY:

Since his auspicious film debut at age 11 in Rob Reiner's classic "Stand By Me," Jerry O'Connell has emerged as one of Hollywood's most versatile and sought-after talents whose credits encompass both television and film.

O'Connell, who begins his sixth season as Detective Woody Hoyt on NBC's hit drama "Crossing Jordan," also includes among his television credits the series "Sliders" for Fox and the Sci Fi Channel, the television movie "What th e Deaf Man Heard" and the NBC miniseries "The '60s."

Born and raised in New York, he took a break from acting fulltime to complete his education at New York University. Upon graduating, O'Connell returned to feature film work, receiving critical acclaim for his role as Cush in "Jerry Maguire," starring Tom Cruise. He also starred in the Jerry Bruckheimer-produced comedy "Kangaroo Jack" and "Tomcats" for Joe Roth's Revolution Studios. Additional screen credits include "Scream 2," "Body Shots," "Can't Hardly Wait" and "Mission To Ma rs."

O'Connell starred in the MGM comedy "Yours, Mine and Ours" with Dennis Quaid and Renee Russo. Next up for O'Connell is "Man About Town" with Ben Affleck and "Cat Tale," an animated film to which he will lend his voice.

O'Connell currently resides in Los Angeles.


TRIVIA:
  • Attended New York University. Graduated from in May 1995 with a degree in Film and Television.
  • Worked with 'River Phoenix' (qv) in _Stand by Me (1986)_ (qv), and 'Sean Patrick Flanery' (qv) in _Body Shots (1999)_ (qv). Both Phoenix and Flannery have played the young Indiana Jones.
  • While practicing his lines for _Stand by Me (1986)_ (qv), was completely impressed that, as an 11-year-old, he was being allowed to swear.
  • Two of the TV shows he has been in, _"Sliders" (1995)_ (qv) and _"Crossing Jordan" (2001)_ (qv), both have had episodes named "O, Brother, Where art Thou."
  • Dated Debra Pelletier.
  • On December 28, 2008, Rebecca and Jerry welcomed fraternal twin daughters, Dolly Rebecca Rose and Charlie Tamara Tulip.
  • Played the "heartbreaker" in 'Mariah Carey' (qv)'s "Heartbreaker" video. The single went on to become Mariah's 14th #1 hit.
  • Was number 70 on vh1's _"100 Greatest Kid Stars" (2005)_ (qv)


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