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J.J. Cohen

J.J. Cohen was born on June 22, 1965 as Jeffrey Jay Cohen. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Back to the Future (1985), Back to the Future Part II (1989) and Almost Famous (2000). See full bio »


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Known For

Back to the Future
Almost Famous
Almost Famous Roadie Scully
Back to the Future Part III


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 2001-2002 Providence (TV Series)
- Saved by the Bell (2001) ... Mitch
 2000 Almost Famous
Roadie Scully
 1999 Pirates of Silicon Valley (TV Movie)
 1999 Martial Law (TV Series)
- Nitro Man (1999) ... Tony
 1998 Pacific Blue (TV Series)
Paulie Reynolds
- Users (1998) ... Paulie Reynolds
 1998 The Night Caller
 1996 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series)
- Father Knows Dick (1996) ... Frank (as J. Jay Cohen)
 1994 Missing Parents (TV Short)
 1994 Baywatch (TV Series)
- Red Wind (1994) ... Dude (as J. Jay Cohen)
 1994 Valley of the Dolls (TV Series)
Seth Stein
- Episode #1.65 (1994) ... Seth Stein
- Episode #1.64 (1994) ... Seth Stein
- Episode #1.63 (1994) ... Seth Stein
- Episode #1.62 (1994) ... Seth Stein
- Episode #1.61 (1994) ... Seth Stein
 1994 Object of Obsession
Homeless Man
 1990 Back to the Future Part III
Needles' Gang
 1989 Back to the Future Part II
 1988 976-EVIL
 1987 The Principal
White Zac
 1987 Daddy (TV Movie)
 1985-1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Bert / Jake
- Miscalculation (1986) ... Bert (as Jeffrey Jay Cohen)
- The Mission (1985) ... Jake (as Jeffrey Jay Cohen)
 1986 Fire with Fire
Mapmaker (as Jeffrey Jay Cohen)
 1985 Back to the Future
Skinhead (as Jeffrey Jay Cohen)
 1985 Secret Admirer
 1985 V (TV Series)
Tony Baker
- The Wildcats (1985) ... Tony Baker (as Jeffrey Jay Cohen)
 1985 Paradise Motel
Shooter Spinelli
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Alternate Names:

J. Jay Cohen | Jeffrey Jay Cohen

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Originally tested for the role of Biff Tannen in Back to the Future (1985) but was deemed not big enough. The role of Biff went to Thomas F. Wilson, and Cohen, instead, played one of Biff's gang members. See more »

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