Edit
Jason Stuart Poster

Biography

Jump to: Overview (2) | Mini Bio (1) | Trivia (6)

Overview (2)

Date of Birth 13 January 1959Bronx, New York, USA
Birth NameStuart Ted Greif

Mini Bio (1)

Stuart has performed at all of the top comedy clubs & comedy festivals and hundreds of gay events & prides, colleges & universities, and even on Broadway. Stuart also does corporate programs with his lecture, Coming Out In Hollywood, on being openly gay in the workplace. He made appearances on, One Night Stand-Up, Wisecrack & Comics Unleashed. Stuart released his stand-up comedy CD, Jason Stuart: Gay Comedy Without A Dress with great success, He followed it up with his stand-up comedy special, Jason Stuart: Making It To The Middle.

Although his semi-celebrity came via stand-up, Stuart is also well-known for his work as an actor playing gay & straight roles on over 50 popular television shows. Stuart has wowed audiences on the TV screen with guest roles in hits such shows as It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Entourage, The Closer, Will & Grace, George Lopez, Everybody Hates Chris, House, and Charmed, to name a few. He is best known playing "Dr. Thomas", the gay family therapist on My Wife and Kids.

As a character actor, he has worked with heavy hitters George Clooney, Faye Dunaway, Angelina Jolie, Damon Wayans, Drew Carey, George Lopez, David Spade and even Arnold Schwarzenegger. Stuart was featured in the comedy hit A Day Without a Mexican and the HBO award winning drama Gia. Among the big studio pictures he appeared in, Kindergarten Cop and Vegas Vacation are favorites among TV fans.

Stuart has become a major player in the independent film world after being nominated for a Gay International Film Award for best supporting actor in Coffee Date. Proving that he is more than just an actor and comedian, Stuart also produced and starred in his own totally improvised independent film 10 Attitudes and the web-series Mentor with Alexandra Paul. In addition to that, he's in the James Franco's, Holy Land where he plays a hoarder and Ira Sachs new drama Love Is Strange starring Marisa Tomei, John Lithgow & Alfred Molina. Lastly he was will be seen next in K11 and Big Gay Love, Bearcity 2 and just completed Tangerine for Sean Baker and the cop drama Dirty.

Stuart uses his talents as an openly gay actor and comedian to support the community by performing at countless benefits for issues from AIDS to the homeless. He is the National Co-Chairman of the first ever SAG / AFTRA, LGBT Committee, and also chaired the comedy shows for Lifeworks Mentoring Program for 6 years. In addition fostering and mentors youth.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Modern Artists

Trivia (6)

Best friends with Alexandra Paul.
Jason Stuart was nominated for The Gay International Film Award aka Glitter Award in 2007, for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Coffee Date (2006) as "Clayton".
Jason Stuart originated the role of "Jeremy Fisher" in the play "Above The Line" by Susan Rubin.
Jason won the L.A. Webfest Award for Best Supporting Actor in the web-series "Bitter Bartender" 2012.
Jason has played a "manager" of some sort in close to 20 roles in film & TV.
Jason Stuart is the National Co-Chair of Sag Aftra Lgbt Committee.

See also

Other Works | Publicity Listings | Official Sites | Contact Info

Contribute to This Page