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Jay O. Sanders

Jay O. Sanders is a prolific actor with over 80 feature films, television movies and series, and stage productions to his credit. He has performed on Broadway in Loose Ends, The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, and the National Actors Theatre production of Saint Joan.

Sanders' feature film credits include Along Came A Spider, Tumbleweeds, Music Of The Heart, The Confession, The Matchmaker, Kiss The Girls, Daylight, Angels In The Outfield, The Big Green, and JFK.

Among his television credits are the mini-series Widows, The Last Brickmaker In America, Picnic, The Prosecutors, and the cable features The Familiar Stranger, Hostages, The Jack Bull, For Richer Or Poorer, Earthly Possessions, Boss Of Bosses and Nobody's Children. Sanders has also guest-starred on such television series as Roseanne, Law & Order, Northern Exposure, Spencer For Hire, Kate & Allie, and Miami Vice.

Listed as one of Audiofile Magazine's 'Golden Voices', Sanders has narrated over 50 audiobooks for several different major publishers. A native of Austin, Texas, Sanders attended the acting conservatory at State University of New York at Purchase. He makes his home in New York City.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.
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Jay O. Sanders Facts

BirthdayApril 16, 1953 (68)
BirthplaceAustin, Texas, USA
Height6' 4" (1m93)  How tall is Jay O. Sanders compared to you?

Selected Filmography

My Boyfriend's Back
The Day After Tomorrow
Friday Night Lights
Green Lantern
Along Came A Spider
Angels In The Outfield
Revolutionary Road
Kiss the Girls
The Matchmaker
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