Jerry O Connell

Other names of Jerry O Connell: Jerry O'Connell, Jeremiah O'Connell
Birthday: 17-02-1974
Age: 45
Star sign: Pisces

Jerry O’Connell is an American Film as well as a television actor. Born on the 17th of February, 1974, he is married to Rebecca Romijn, an American actress herself. The TV series Sliders and My Secret Identity and films like Stand by Me, Scream 2 and Kangaroo Jack are some of his well-known works. Piranha 3-D, a comedy horror movie, had O’Connell in it in the starring role.

Starting acting at a tender age, he landed roles in various commercials like those of Duncan Hine cookies and Frosted flakes. After this, he played the role of a teen that develops superhuman traits in the Canadian science fiction sitcom My Secret Identity. Jerry studied at the New York University where he learned script writing and majored in film. He has acted in various Television series after that. Stand by me, Jerry Maguire, Kangaroo Jack, Joe’s apartment and Piranha 3-D are some of the most popular movies in which he has worked as a film actor.

He ventured into screenwriting too with First Daughter being his first screenplay. Along with screenwriting, he also served as the executive producer of the film mentioned above.

His contribution to the industry was justly adorned with the Best Actor award by Young Artist Awards for his role in the movie Stand by Me in 1987 when he was merely eleven. He got nominated twice; once in 1989 and second in 1990 by Young Artist Awards in the category Best Actor in a family syndicated show and best actor in an off-primetime family for the TV series My Secret Identity.Beginning work when he was just a boy of ten, Jerry O’Connell continues to adorn the film and television industry even today with his valuable work.

Jerry Ferrara English Actor

Jerry Ferrara

Jerry Ferrara is an American actor commonly known for his character role as a Turtle in the HBO series Entourage. Born on 25th November 1979, this actor of Italian descent started working as an actor in 2000. His successful weight loss in 2011 took everyone by surprise and was quite a matter of discussion. Having studied theatre in college, inspiration and motivation to take up acting came in the form of a teacher. He was encouraged to move to Los Angeles, the city where Hollywood thrives, by an agent he met at a talent showcase. On moving to Los Angeles, he landed a role in the American Sitcom The King of Queens in no time. After getting this role, he soon got offered many others too. Cross Bronx was the  movie in which he played a role, got  premiered at the 2004 Tribeca Film Festival. Battleship, Last Vegas, and Lone Survivor are some well-known movies in which he showcased his acting talent. TV audience also remembers him for his appearance as ’Turtle,’ his character in the TV series Entourage in one of DirecTV’s commercials. Fat Sal’s Deli, an eatery in Westwood, Los Angeles was co-founded by him too. Earlier cast as Vincent chase’s plump friend in Entourage, he underwent a weight -loss regime and came out successful. Following his weight loss plan in between seasons, he lost a total of 55 pounds eventually. He credits sheer dedication and consistency in helping him lose fat. In an interview with Men’s Fitness magazine, he says that people shouldn’t give up when results are not visible immediately. According to him, progress is shown after a few months, before which it is unwise to quit. Jerry Ferrara got nominated thrice in a row by Guild Awards in the category ‘Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series’ for his role in Entourage. His success in the acting field as well as in real life, in the form of weight-loss, is noteworthy.

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Jerry Orbach

Jerry Orbach was a famous 20th-century American actor and singer. He is known for his extraordinary work on stage both on and off-Broadway. He acted in many films   as a supporting actor and also landed a starring role in a famous NBC crime drama Law and Order. He began to learn to act in speech class at his high school in Illinois. His parents did not object his decision of taking up acting, as they were familiar with performing arts. After completing high school, he started to work at the theatre of Chevy Chase Country Club of Wheeling, Illinois. He shifted to New York City in 1955 to take up as well as study acting in Actor’s Studio where he got the opportunity to be instructed by the studio’s founder, Lee Strasberg himself. Initializing his career on the stage in the city of New York, he performed roles like that of El Gallo in an off-Broadway show The Fantasticks and came to be the first one to sing Try to Remember. Likewise, he played Billy Flynn in the Chicago and also Julian Marsh in the 42nd Street. Going forward in his career, he played supporting roles in movies such as Prince of the City (1981), Dirty Dancing1987), Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989) and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (1991) , He also made regular appearances as a guest on television. However, the role that earned Jerry global popularity was playing NYPD Detective Lennie Briscoe in the NBC TV series Law and Order. Jerry Orbach received numerous Tony Awards and nominations for his work. He is also a member of the American Theatre Hall of Fame. He was given the title "Living Landmark" by the New York Landmarks Conservancy in 2002. He was also honoured with a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series for his longtime role in Law & Order posthumously on February 5th, 2005.His career of 49 years ended with his death in 2004 due to prostate cancer.

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