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Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Claim to Fame
Stand By Me, Sliders, Crossing Jordan
Actor/Actress, Director, Producer
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Jeremiah "Jerry" O`Connell (born February 17, 1974) is an American actor, best known for playing Vern Tessio in the film Stand by Me, Quinn Mallory in the TV series Sliders, and Detective Woody Hoyt on the drama Crossing Jordan.
O`Connell was born in New York City, the son of Linda (née Witkowski), an art teacher, and Michael O`Connell, an advertising agency art director. His maternal grandfather, Charles S. Witkowski, was the mayor of Jersey City, NJ. O`Connell is of Irish and Polish ancestry. O`Connell was raised in Manhattan with a younger brother Charlie O`Connell, also an actor. O`Connell began his acting career at a young age. As a child, he did commercial work for Duncan Hines cookies. Shortly after at the age of eleven, he landed his first feature film role in Rob Reiner`s Stand By Me. As a teenager, he starred in the Canadian TV series My Secret Identity, and attended Manhattan`s Professional Children`s School. His first starring role was in the Canadian television series My Secret Identity from 1988–1991.
O`Connell attended New York University (NYU) from 1991 to 1994, majoring in film. While there, he studied screen writing and competed on the NYU fencing team, serving a stint as captain of the sabre squad. However he left NYU several credits short of graduation in 1999.
BA Film and Television, New York University (1995)
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Charlie O'Connell, Micheal O'Connell
Favorite TV Shows
Joe's Apartment , Tomcats
Favorite TV Shows
Crossing Jordon, Carpoolers
Buying The Cow
Jeremiah "Jerry" O'Connell (born February 17, 1974) is an American actor, best known for his roles as Quinn Mallory in the TV series Sliders, Andrew Clements in My Secret Identity, Vern Tessio in the film Stand by Me, Derek in Scream 2, Charlie Carbone in Kangaroo Jack, and Detective Woody Hoyt on the drama Crossing Jordan. He starred as Pete Kaczmarek in the CBS TV series The Defenders until its cancellation in 2011. He also had a starring role in the comedy horror film Piranha 3D.
Actor, Producer, Director
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Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles in August 2009 (dropped out to return to acting)
(1980) TV commercial for Duncan Hines Cookie Mix., (1987) TV Commercial for Ritz Bits Crackers., (1986) TV commercial for Christa's Challenge, a memorial scholarship fund for school teacher/astronaut Christa McAuliffe., (1988) TV Commercial for Kellogg's Frosted Flakes Cereal., (1987) TV Commercial for Triaminic cough & cold medicine., (1987) TV Commercial for Oreo Cookies.
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
3 Arts Entertainment
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Married||Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O'Connell
have been married since 14th Jul 2007. |||
Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O'Connell have been married for 9 years. They were dating for 1 year after getting together in Aug 2004. After 1 year of engagement they married on 14th Jul 2007.
Jerry O'Connell has been in relationships with Geri Halliwell (2004), Giuliana Rancic (2003 - 2004), Nancy Pimental (2002), Estella Warren (2002), Melanie Lazenby (2002), Sarah Michelle Gellar (1999), Nadia Dajani (1996), Elin Grindemyr and Debra Pelletier.
Jerry O'Connell has 2 children, Dolly Rebecca Rose (7) and Charlie Tamara Tulip (7).
Jerry O'Connell is a 42 year old American Actor. Born Jeremiah O`Connell on 17th February, 1974 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, he is famous for Stand By Me, Sliders, Crossing Jordan in a career that spans 1986-present. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Jerry O'Connell has been in 6 on-screen matchups, notably with Jill Hennessy in Crossing Jordan (2001), Portia de Rossi in Mockingbird Lane (2012), Shannon Elizabeth in Tomcats (2001), Vanessa Marcil in Crossing Jordan (2001) and Neve Campbell in Scream 2 (1997).
Jerry O'Connell is a member of the following lists:
Male actors of Italian descent,
Male actors from New York City and
American male voice actors.
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