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Jay O. Sanders


Jay O. Sanders was born on April 16, 1953 in Austin, Texas, USA as Jay Olcutt Sanders. He is known for his work on The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Green Lantern (2011) and JFK (1991). He has been married to Maryann Plunkett since October 1, 1991. They have one child. See full bio »
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Known For

The Day After Tomorrow
The Day After Tomorrow Frank Harris
(2004)
Green Lantern
Green Lantern Carl Ferris
(2011)
JFK
JFK Lou Ivon
(1991)
Daylight
Daylight Steven Crighton
(1996)

Filmography

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 2017 DC Noir (post-production)
Sgt. Peters
 2017 A Loss of Shadows (post-production)
Doctor Barrette
 2017 The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family (TV Mini-Series)
George Gabriel
- Women of a Certain Age (2017) ... George Gabriel
- What Did You Expect? (2017) ... George Gabriel
- Hungry (2017) ... George Gabriel
 2017 Sneaky Pete (TV Series)
Sam
- Lieutenant Bernhardt (2017) ... Sam
- Coyote Is Always Hungry (2017) ... Sam
- Sam (2017) ... Sam
- The Longest Day (2017) ... Sam
- Safe (2017) ... Sam
 2016/I Catfight
Angry Guy
 2015-2016 Blindspot (TV Series)
Bill Weller
- Why Await Life's End (2016) ... Bill Weller (uncredited)
- If Love a Rebel, Death Will Render (2016) ... Bill Weller
- In the Comet of Us (2016) ... Bill Weller
- One Begets Technique (2016) ... Bill Weller
- Mans Telepathic Loyal Lookouts (2016) ... Bill Weller
 2011-2016 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Judge Hal Ferris
- Monday (2016) ... Judge Hal Ferris
- Executive Order 13224 (2011) ... Judge Hal Ferris
 2015 The Iron Warehouse (Short)
Radio Announcer (voice)
 2015 American Odyssey (TV Series)
Alex
- Real World (2015) ... Alex
- Gingerbread (2015) ... Alex
- Figmo (2015) ... Alex
- Kmag Yoyo (2015) ... Alex
- Wingman (2015) ... Alex
 2014 Regular Singing (TV Mini-Series)
Richard Apple
 2014 Sweet and Sad (TV Mini-Series)
Richard Apple
 2014 That Hopey Changey Thing (TV Movie)
Richard Apple
 2014 Theater Close-Up (TV Series)
Richard
 2014 Secrets of the Dead (TV Series documentary)
Narrator in US version
- The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone (2014) ... Narrator in US version (voice)
 2012-2014 Person of Interest (TV Series)
Special Counsel
- RAM (2014) ... Special Counsel
- God Mode (2013) ... Special Counsel
- Zero Day (2013) ... Special Counsel
- Relevance (2013) ... Special Counsel
- Booked Solid (2013) ... Special Counsel
 2014 True Detective (TV Series)
Billy Lee Tuttle
- Haunted Houses (2014) ... Billy Lee Tuttle
- The Long Bright Dark (2014) ... Billy Lee Tuttle
 2013 Guardian Angel Blues (Short)
Eugene
 2013/I Vice (Short)
Governor
 2013 Hostages (TV Series)
Lynn Shipley
- The Cost of Living (2013) ... Lynn Shipley
 2013 Northern Borders
Agent Sanders
 2013/I The River (Short)
Phil
 2012/I Blue (Short)
 2012 My America (TV Series)
- Doug (2012)
 2012 Unforgettable (TV Series)
Jonathan Hedstrom
- The Comeback (2012) ... Jonathan Hedstrom
 2012 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Jimmy Reagan
- Reagan V. Reagan (2012) ... Jimmy Reagan
 2011-2012 Pan Am (TV Series)
Douglas Vanderway
- 1964 (2012) ... Douglas Vanderway
- Secrets and Lies (2012) ... Douglas Vanderway
- Eastern Exposure (2011) ... Douglas Vanderway
 2011 I'm Coming Over (Short)
Walter
 2011 A Novel Romance
Walter Evans
 2002-2011 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Joseph Hannah / Harry Rowan
- To the Boy in the Blue Knit Cap (2011) ... Joseph Hannah
- Icarus (2011) ... Joseph Hannah
- Cadaver (2011) ... Joseph Hannah
- Trophy Wine (2011) ... Joseph Hannah
- The Last Street in Manhattan (2011) ... Joseph Hannah
 2011 Green Lantern
Carl Ferris
 2011 Body of Proof (TV Series)
Harvey Brady
- Hard Knocks (2011) ... Harvey Brady
 2011 Il gioiellino
Mr. Rothman
 2010 Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare (Video Game)
D.S. Mackenna (voice, uncredited)
 2010 Zenith
Oberts
 2010 Red Dead Redemption (Video Game)
D.S. MacKenna / Mr. Philmore (voice)
 2010 Edge of Darkness
Whitehouse
 2009 Loser (Short)
Fred
 2009 The Undying
Dr. Russell Lassiter
 2009 I Hate Valentine's Day
Tim the Delivery Guy
 2009 Damages (TV Series)
Calder Security Executive
- London. Of Course (2009) ... Calder Security Executive
 2008 Revolutionary Road
Bart Pollock
 2008 Prana (Short)
Homeless Man
 2008 Cadillac Records
Mr. Feder
 2008 Kill the Day (Short)
Dr. Susskind
 2007 Manhunt 2 (Video Game)
Perv (voice)
 2007 Greetings from the Shore
Commodore Callaghan
 2007/I Happenstance (Short)
Bob
 2007 Vartan LLP (Short)
Sidney Taylor
 2007 The Valley of Light (TV Movie)
Howard
 2006 Wedding Daze
Sheriff
 2006 Half Nelson
Russ Dunne (as Jay Sanders)
 2005 Shooting Livien
Colin Livien
 2004 The Day After Tomorrow
Frank Harris
 2004 Hair High
Football Announcer (voice)
 2004 Hack (TV Series)
Mitchell Olshansky
- Fog of War (2004) ... Mitchell Olshansky
 2003 Second Born
Gerry
 2003 Abby Singer
Kevin's Father
 2003 D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear (TV Movie)
Douglas Duncan
 2002 Salem Witch Trials (TV Movie)
Thomas Putnam
 1999-2002 Law & Order (TV Series)
Alan Fenwick / Nick Taska / Bill Fallon
- Asterisk (2002) ... Alan Fenwick
- Tabula Rasa (1999) ... Nick Taska / Bill Fallon
 2002 Widows (TV Mini-Series)
Detective John Maynard
- Hour Four (2002) ... Detective John Maynard
- Hour Three (2002) ... Detective John Maynard
- Hour Two (2002) ... Detective John Maynard
- Hour One (2002) ... Detective John Maynard
 2001 Dead Dog
Detective
 2001 The Last Brickmaker in America (TV Movie)
Mike
 2001 Boss of Bosses (TV Movie)
Joseph O'Brien
 2001 Along Came a Spider
Kyle Craig
 2001 The Familiar Stranger (TV Movie)
Patrick Hennessy Welsh / Timothy Michael Kingsbury
 2000 Endsville
Bo Tatum
 2000 Picnic (TV Movie)
Howard Bevens
 2000 Wonderland (TV Series)
Ed Butowski
- Pilot (2000) ... Ed Butowski
 1999 ATF (TV Movie)
Sam Sinclair
 1999 Music of the Heart
Dan Paxton
 1999 The Jack Bull (TV Movie)
Atty. Gen. Metcalfe
 1999 Earthly Possessions (TV Movie)
Zack Emery
 1999 Tumbleweeds
Dan Miller
 1999 The Confession
Jack Renoble
 1998 The Odd Couple II
Leroy
 1997 For Richer or Poorer
Samuel Yoder
 1997 The MatchMaker
Senator John McGlory
 1997 Nothing Sacred (TV Series)
Alex
 1997 Kiss the Girls
Agent Kyle Craig
 1996 Daylight
Steven Crighton
 1996 The Prosecutors (TV Movie)
Alan Baker
 1995 Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (TV Series)
Xander
- Redemption (1995) ... Xander
 1995 Silver Strand (TV Movie)
Lucas Hughes
 1995 Three Wishes
Coach Schramka
 1995 Down Came a Blackbird (TV Movie)
Jan Talbeck
 1995 The Big Green
Coach Jay Huffer
 1995 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Ed Barkley
- The Voyage Home (1995) ... Ed Barkley
 1995 Kiss of Death
Federal Agent (uncredited)
 1994 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Howard
- The Friendly Neighborhood Dealer (1994) ... Howard
 1994 Angels in the Outfield
Ranch Wilder
 1994 Nobody's Children (TV Movie)
Joe Stevens
 1994 State of Emergency (TV Movie)
Dr. Jeffrey Forrest
 1993 Northern Exposure (TV Series)
Dr. John Summer
- Jaws of Life (1993) ... Dr. John Summer
 1993 Rio Shannon (TV Movie)
John Cleary
 1993 My Boyfriend's Back
Sheriff McCloud
 1993 Crossroads (TV Series)
Kurt
- Survival (1993) ... Kurt
 1993 Tribeca (TV Series)
Dick Woodward
- The Loft (1993) ... Dick Woodward
 1992 Hostages (TV Movie)
Terry Anderson
 1991 JFK
Lou Ivon
 1991 Meeting Venus
Stephen Taylor
 1991 Defenseless
Bull Dozer
 1991 V.I. Warshawski
Murray
 1990-1991 Roseanne (TV Series)
Ziggy
- The Pied Piper of Lanford (1991) ... Ziggy
- Born to Be Wild (1990) ... Ziggy
 1990 Mr. Destiny
Jackie Earle
 1990 Just Like in the Movies
Ryan Legrand
 1990 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Michael Phillips
- Watts a Matter? (1990) ... Michael Phillips
 1989 Glory
Gen. George Crockett Strong
 1989 Booker (TV Series)
Gordon Rudd
- All You Gotta Do Is Do It (1989) ... Gordon Rudd
 1989 Cold Sassy Tree (TV Movie)
Clayton McAllister
 1989 The Young Riders (TV Series)
Longley
- Gunfighter (1989) ... Longley
 1989 Kate & Allie (TV Series)
Tim Merr
- What's Love Got to Do with It? (1989) ... Tim Merr
 1989 A Man Called Hawk (TV Series)
Officer Brogan
- A Time and a Place (1989) ... Officer Brogan
 1988 Private Eye (TV Movie)
Nick Cleary
 1988 The Prince of Pennsylvania
Trooper Joe
 1988 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Adam Penn
- The Revolt of Mother (1988) ... Adam Penn
 1986-1988 Crime Story (TV Series)
Steve Kordo
- Last Rites (1988) ... Steve Kordo
- Shockwaves (1987) ... Steve Kordo
- Blast from the Past (1987) ... Steve Kordo
- The Senator, the Movie Star, and the Mob (1987) ... Steve Kordo
- Ground Zero (1987) ... Steve Kordo
 1987 Private Eye (TV Series)
Nick Cleary
- Pilot (1987) ... Nick Cleary
 1987 The Misfit Brigade
Tiny
 1986 Rage of Angels: The Story Continues (TV Movie)
Argath Winnet
 1985 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Father Crawford
- Original Sin (1985) ... Father Crawford
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Det. Tim Duryea
- The Maze (1985) ... Det. Tim Duryea
 1984 A Doctor's Story (TV Movie)
Dr. Curtis
 1983-1984 After MASH (TV Series)
Dr. Gene Pfeiffer
- Yours Truly, Max Klinger (1984) ... Dr. Gene Pfeiffer
- C.Y.A. (1984) ... Dr. Gene Pfeiffer
- Chief of Staff (1984) ... Dr. Gene Pfeiffer
- All About Christmas Eve (1983) ... Dr. Gene Pfeiffer
- Bladder Day Saints (1983) ... Dr. Gene Pfeiffer
 1983 Cross Creek
Charles Rawlings
 1983 Eddie Macon's Run
Rudy Potts
 1983 Living Proof: The Hank Williams, Jr. Story (TV Movie)
Dick Willey
 1982 Texas (TV Series)
Seth
- Episode #1.612 (1982) ... Seth
 1982 Hanky Panky
Katz
 1981 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Mr. Miller
- Starstruck (1981) ... Mr. Miller
 1980 The Day Christ Died (TV Movie)
Peter
 1979 Starting Over
Larry (as Jay Sanders)
 1979 The Scarlet Letter (TV Mini-Series)
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Other Works:

: Played "Galileo Galilei" in "Two Men of Florence", a play by Richard N. Goodwin (Boston U. Theater, Boston, Massachusetts, USA). See more »

Alternate Names:

Jay Sanders

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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His family is very arts-oriented and invested in matters of social conscience. His father was Executive Director of Cleveland's famed "Karamu House" in the mid-60s. An amateur violinist and noted square dance caller, he also spent time as a top administrator for the AFSC (American Friends Service Committee), the Peace Corps (in Colombia), UNICEF, Westchester Council of the Arts, and was editor of... See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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