More Jay O. Sanders Bios & Profiles
Biography #2Instantly recognizable from numerous film and television roles, Jay O. Sanders is one of America's leading character actors. He is also one of its busiest, having completed, over just the past year, a long list of projects including Wes Craven's Music of the Heart opposite Meryl Streep, Earthly Possessions opposite Susan Sarandon and The Jack Bull opposite John Cusack and John Goodman - both for HBO. Other projects for Sanders include: Boss Of Bosses for TNT opposite Chazz Palminteri; the indies Endsville and Dead Dog; Bellevue (a television pilot for ABC); a guest star role on Law & Order; and starred as Petruchio in the NY Shakespeare Festival production of Taming Of The Shrew at the Delacorte Theatre this summer in Central Park.
Among Sanders' other film credits are: JFK, The Matchmaker, Angels In The Outfield, The Confession, Kiss The Girls, For Richer Or Poorer, Meeting Venus and Glory. He had a featured role on Roseanne as ban's biker friend Ziggy, and appeared as Terry Anderson in the acclaimed HBO film Hostages.