Jerry O'Connell

Jerry O'Connell

Feb. 17th, 1974
Born in
New York City, New York, USA
6' 2

Jerry O'Connell's Main TV Roles

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

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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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.

  • Dated Debra Pelletier.
  • While at NYU, he was a Resident Assistant.
  • Signed by an agent at age 10 and was discovered gobbling up cookies in a Duncan Hines commercial.
  • On December 28, 2008, Rebecca and Jerry welcomed fraternal twin daughters, Dolly Rebecca Rose and Charlie Tamara Tulip.
  • Father was an art director and mother was an art teacher.
  • Still hates talking about _Stand by Me (1986)_ (qv) because he was overweight at the time.
  • 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."
  • Announced his engagement to actress 'Rebecca Romijn' (qv) (September 2005).

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