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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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The Day After Tomorrow
The Day After Tomorrow Frank Harris
Green Lantern
Green Lantern Carl Ferris
JFK Lou Ivon
Daylight Steven Crighton


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 2015 American Odyssey (TV Series)
- 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 Theater Close-Up (TV Series)
 2014 Secrets of the Dead (TV Series documentary)
Narrator in US version
- The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone (2014) ... Narrator in US version (voice)
 2013 Hostages (TV Series)
Lynn Shipley
- The Cost of Living (2013) ... Lynn Shipley
 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 Body of Proof (TV Series)
Harvey Brady
- Hard Knocks (2011) ... Harvey Brady
 2009 Damages (TV Series)
Calder Security Executive
- London. Of Course (2009) ... Calder Security Executive
 2007 The Valley of Light (TV Movie)
 2004 Hack (TV Series)
Mitchell Olshansky
- Fog of War (2004) ... Mitchell Olshansky
 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
 2001 Boss of Bosses (TV Movie)
Joseph O'Brien
 2001 The Familiar Stranger (TV Movie)
Patrick Hennessy Welsh / Timothy Michael Kingsbury
 2000 Picnic (TV Movie)
Howard Bevens
 2000 Wonderland (TV Series)
Ed Butowski
- Pilot (2000) ... Ed Butowski
 1999 ATF (TV Movie)
Sam Sinclair
 1999 The Jack Bull (TV Movie)
Atty. Gen. Metcalfe
 1999 Earthly Possessions (TV Movie)
Zack Emery
 1997 Nothing Sacred (TV Series)
 1996 The Prosecutors (TV Movie)
Alan Baker
 1995 Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (TV Series)
- Redemption (1995)
 1995 Silver Strand (TV Movie)
Lucas Hughes
 1995 Down Came a Blackbird (TV Movie)
Jan Talbeck
 1995 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Ed Barkley
- The Voyage Home (1995) ... Ed Barkley
 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 Crossroads (TV Series)
- Survival (1993) ... Kurt
 1993 Tribeca (TV Series)
Dick Woodward
- The Loft (1993) ... Dick Woodward
 1992 Hostages (TV Movie)
Terry Anderson
 1990-1991 Roseanne (TV Series)
- Born to Be Wild (1990) ... Ziggy
 1990 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Michael Phillips
- Watts a Matter? (1990) ... Michael Phillips
 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)
- 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 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Adam Penn
- The Revolt of Mother (1988) ... Adam Penn
 1987 Alien Private Eye (TV Movie)
Nick Cleary
 1987 Private Eye (TV Series)
Nick Cleary
- Pilot (1987) ... Nick Cleary
 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 Living Proof: The Hank Williams, Jr. Story (TV Movie)
Dick Willey
 1982 Texas (TV Series)
- Episode #1.612 (1982) ... Seth
 1981 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Mr. Miller
- Starstruck (1981) ... Mr. Miller
 1980 The Day Christ Died (TV Movie)
 1979 The Scarlet Letter (TV Mini-Series)
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Starred as Sergeant John Falstaff in John L. Haber play, "Lone Star Love"; featuring a large cast which included Gary Sandy, Kevin Bernard, and Stacia Fernandez; Off-Broadway at the John Houseman Theatre, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See more »

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Jay Sanders


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Played the recurring role of John Goodman's biker buddy "Ziggy" on the sitcom classic Roseanne (1988). See more »

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