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Jerry O'Connell

Jerry O'Connell made his screen debut at the tender age of 11 in Rob Reiner's Stand By Me. Born in New York City, O'Connell continued acting as a teenager, starring in the ABC series Camp Wilder. He then graduated from New York University's Film School.

In 1995, O'Connell was cast as the parallel universe-traveling Quinn Mallory in Fox's hit series Sliders. He starred in the series for four seasons and, in his final year, served as a producer and writer, and directed several episodes. His other television appearances include the Hallmark Hall of Fame presentations The Room Upstairs and The Hole in the Sky, as well as the epic NBC miniseries The ‘60s.

O'Connell's feature films include Tomcats, Mission to Mars, Calendar Girl, Joe's Apartment, Wes Craven's Scream 2 and Body Shots.

O'Connell can currently be seen on the NBC series Crossing Jordan.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Jerry O'Connell Facts

Birth NameJeremiah O'Connell
BirthdayFebruary 17, 1974 (50)
BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA
Height6' 1" (1m85)  How tall is Jerry O'Connell compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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