Jay O. Sanders

Jay O. Sanders

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    • April 16th, 1953
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jay Olcutt Sanders (born April 16, 1953) is an American character actor. Sanders was born in Austin, Texas, to Phyllis Rae (née Aden) and James Olcutt Sanders. He is noted for playing Mob lawyer character Steven Kordo in the 1986-88 NBC detective series Crime Story. He is also known as the narrator for the PBS series Wide Angle from 2002–2009 and has served as narrator for a number of Nova episodes starting in 2007.

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Acting (51 Credits)

2019The Assistant as Boss (voice)
2016Catfight as Angry Guy
2013Northern Borders as Agent SandersWatch Free
2011The Jewel as Mr. Rothman
2011Green Lantern as Carl Ferris
2010Edge of Darkness as Whitehouse
2009I Hate Valentine's Day as Tim the Delivery Guy
2008Revolutionary Road as Bart Pollock
2008Cadillac Records as Mr. Feder
2007Greetings from the Shore as Commodore Callaghan
2006The Valley of Light as Howard
2006Wedding Daze as Sheriff
2006Half Nelson as Russ Dunne
2004The Day After Tomorrow as Frank Harris
2004Hair High as Football Announcer (voice)
2003D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear as Douglas Duncan
2002Salem Witch Trials as Thomas Putnam
2001The Last Brickmaker in America as Mike Potter
2001Boss of Bosses as Joseph O'Brien
2001Along Came a Spider as Kyle Craig
2001Law & Order: Criminal Intent as Joseph Hannah
1999Tumbleweeds as Dan Miller
1999The Confession as Jack Renoble
1999Earthly Possessions as Zack Emery
1999Music of the Heart as Dan Paxton
1999The Jack Bull as Atty. Gen. Metcalfe
1998The Odd Couple II as Leroy
1997The MatchMaker as Senator John McGlory
1997For Richer or Poorer as Samuel Yoder
1997Kiss the Girls as FBI Agent Kyle Craig
1996Daylight as Steven Crighton
1995The Big Green as Coach Jay Huffer
1995Three Wishes as Coach Schramka
1995Kiss of Death as Federal Agent
1994Angels in the Outfield as Ranch Wilder
1993My Boyfriend's Back as Sheriff McCloud
1991V.I. Warshawski as Murray Ryerson
1991Defenseless as Bull Dozer
1991Meeting Venus
1991JFK as Lou Ivon
1990Mr. Destiny as Jackie Earle
1989Glory as Gen. George Crockett Strong
1988The Prince of Pennsylvania as Trooper Joe
1988Tucker: The Man and His Dream as Kirby
1987The Misfit Brigade as Tiny
1986Crime Story as Steve Kordo
1983Eddie Macon's Run as Rudy Potts
1983Cross Creek as Charles Rawlings
1982Hanky Panky as Katz
1979Starting Over as Larry


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