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Jay Acovone


Jay Acovone is a versatile actor who is best known for his ability to play authoritative characters such as Mafia bosses, villains, police/military, and lawyers. He was born in NYC, New York, USA. His parents later moved to Mahopac, NY where he graduated from Mahopac High School. While he was always an avid movie fan, it was a chance encounter ... See full bio »
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Known For

Stargate SG-1
Stargate SG-1 Major Charles Kawalsky / Alternate Major Charles Kawalsky / Captain Charles Kawalsky
(1997-2005)
Independence Day
Independence Day Area 51 Guard
(1996)
Cast Away
Cast Away Pilot Peter
(2000)
Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast Deputy D.A. Joe Maxwell / D.A. Joe Maxwell
(1987-1990)

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 2013 NCIS (TV Series)
Frankie Dean
- Prime Suspect (2013) ... Frankie Dean
 2012 Vegas (TV Series)
Nicky Tomisano
- Estinto (2012) ... Nicky Tomisano
 2012 Leverage (TV Series)
Samuel Busey
- The (Very) Big Bird Job (2012) ... Samuel Busey
 2012 The Mentalist (TV Series)
Nicky Shaw
- Pink Champagne on Ice (2012) ... Nicky Shaw
 2011 Prime Suspect (TV Series)
Detective of the Month Award Presenter
- The Great Wall of Silence (2011) ... Detective of the Month Award Presenter
 2011 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Vance
- Field Trip (2011) ... Vance
 2006 24 (TV Series)
Tom Wegman
- Day 5: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. (2006) ... Tom Wegman
 2005 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Detective Morrison
- Won't Get Fooled Again (2005) ... Detective Morrison
 2005 Las Vegas (TV Series)
Ray Abazon
- Magic Carpet Fred (2005) ... Ray Abazon
 2005 Cold Case (TV Series)
Tom Collison 2005
- Kensington (2005) ... Tom Collison 2005
 2005 Monk (TV Series)
Ray Galardi
- Mr. Monk Gets Stuck in Traffic (2005) ... Ray Galardi
 2005 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Paul Gionetti
- Tri-Borough (2005) ... Paul Gionetti
 2001-2004 JAG (TV Series)
General Montrose / Col. Harry R. Presser
- What If (2004) ... General Montrose
- Dog Robber: Part 2 (2001) ... Col. Harry R. Presser
 2004 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Jimmy Gentile
- Quarantine (2004) ... Jimmy Gentile
 1999-2002 Providence (TV Series)
Vincent / Aldini
- Left-Overs (2002) ... Aldini
- You Bet Your Life (1999) ... Vincent
- Blind Faith (1999) ... Vincent
 2002 Charmed (TV Series)
Keats
- Bite Me (2002) ... Keats
 1997-2001 The X-Files (TV Series)
Duffy Haskell / Detective Curtis
- Essence (2001) ... Duffy Haskell
- Per Manum (2001) ... Duffy Haskell
- Demons (1997) ... Detective Curtis
 2001 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
O'Ryan
- Money for Nothing: Part 2 (2001) ... O'Ryan
- Money for Nothing: Part 1 (2001) ... O'Ryan
 2001 18 Wheels of Justice (TV Series)
Agent Billingsley
- A Place Called Defiance (2001) ... Agent Billingsley
 2000 The Dukes of Hazzard: Hazzard in Hollywood (TV Movie)
B.B. Bascomb
 2000 Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For (TV Movie)
Lt. Det. Bob Mankowski
 2000 The Pretender (TV Series)
Det. Stan Wilkins
- The Inner Sense: Part 2 (2000) ... Det. Stan Wilkins
- The Inner Sense: Part 1 (2000) ... Det. Stan Wilkins
 1997-2000 Sliders (TV Series)
Stu / Ben Siegel III / Dr. Tassler
- Eye of the Storm (2000) ... Stu
- Way Out West (1999) ... Ben Siegel III
- Sole Survivors (1997) ... Dr. Tassler
 1999 Pensacola: Wings of Gold (TV Series)
Johnny Terelli
- True Stories (1999) ... Johnny Terelli
 1999 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (TV Series)
Frankie Beans
- Honey, It Takes Two to Mambo (1999) ... Frankie Beans
 1999 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Clifton Moloney
- Trapped in Paradise (1999) ... Clifton Moloney
 1991-1998 Silk Stalkings (TV Series)
Joey Pantangelo / Detective Ray Quiller / Tony Fielding / ...
- Three Ring Circus (1998) ... Joey Pantangelo
- The Last Kiss Goodnight (1995) ... Detective Ray Quiller
- Crime of Love (1993) ... Tony Fielding
- S.O.B. (1991) ... Ray
 1997 Total Security (TV Series)
Tommy Annunziato
- Looking for Mr. Goombah (1997) ... Tommy Annunziato
 1997 On the Line (TV Movie)
Capt. Unander
 1994-1997 Renegade (TV Series)
Russell (Burglar) / Brother Mike
- Sex, Lies and Activewear (1997) ... Russell (Burglar)
- Carrick O'Quinn (1994) ... Brother Mike
 1997 Dark Skies (TV Series)
Max Kinkaid
- The Warren Omission (1997) ... Max Kinkaid
 1996 The Sentinel (TV Series)
Gary Hendrickson
- Spare Parts (1996) ... Gary Hendrickson
 1996 Viper (TV Series)
Victor Rand
- Condor (1996) ... Victor Rand
 1996 Crime of the Century (TV Movie)
Sgt. Wallace
 1996 Red Shoe Diaries (TV Series)
Goucho
- The Forbidden Zone (1996) ... Goucho
 1995 High Tide (TV Series)
- Down South (1995)
 1995 Columbo (TV Series)
Bruno Romano
- Strange Bedfellows (1995) ... Bruno Romano
 1995 Friends (TV Series)
Fireman Charlie
- The One with the Candy Hearts (1995) ... Fireman Charlie
 1987-1995 Matlock (TV Series)
Joe Ahern / Dr. Bruce Jacobs
- The Getaway (1995) ... Joe Ahern
- The Doctors (1987) ... Dr. Bruce Jacobs
 1990-1994 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Lieutenant Nick Acosta / Sgt. Nick Acosta / Det. Sgt. Vinnie Grillo
- O'Malley's Luck (1990) ... Det. Sgt. Vinnie Grillo
 1994 Locals (TV Movie)
 1993 The Magician (TV Movie)
David Katz
 1993 Born to Run (TV Movie)
Richie
 1993 The Commish (TV Series)
Nick Collette
- Family Business (1993) ... Nick Collette
 1993 Marked for Murder (TV Movie)
Minelli
 1993 Civil Wars (TV Series)
Neil Leeuwen
- Hit the Road, Jack (1993) ... Neil Leeuwen
 1992 A Murderous Affair: The Carolyn Warmus Story (TV Movie)
Lt. Robert Carlino
 1992 Nails (TV Movie)
Capt. Evan Graham
 1992 Stepfather III (TV Movie)
Steve Davis
 1992 Quicksand: No Escape (TV Movie)
Det. Harris
 1991 Growing Pains (TV Series)
Jake
- Carol's Carnival (1991) ... Jake
 1990 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Sonny Rosetti
- I'll Dance at Your Wedding (1990) ... Sonny Rosetti
 1989 Hardball (TV Series)
Matelli
- The Out of Towner (1989) ... Matelli
 1989 War and Remembrance (TV Mini-Series)
Quartermaster Maselli (Barracuda)
- Part 11 (1989) ... Quartermaster Maselli (Barracuda)
 1987 Werewolf (TV Series)
Mick
- Running with the Pack (1987) ... Mick
 1987 Down and Out in Beverly Hills (TV Series)
Eddie
- Jerry Jumps Right In (1987) ... Eddie
 1986 Women of Valor (TV Movie)
Capt. Rader
 1982 Parole (TV Movie)
Leo
 1970 All My Children (TV Series)
Hospital orderly (late 1970's)
 1956 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Del Brakett (2003)
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Audio Book Performance: George R. R. Martin: "Wild Cards VII - Dead Man's Hand." Publisher: Penguin Random House, Release date: June 13th, 2017. ***Performed narration and dialog for over 30 different characters with multiple accents.***

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Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Appeared in Independence Day (1994), produced by Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich, and _stargate: sg1 (1996)_, based on Devlin and Emmerich's Stargate (1994). See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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