Connery, Jason 1963-

views updated

Connery, Jason 1963-

PERSONAL

Full name, Jason Joseph Connery; born January 11, 1963, in London, England; son of Sean Connery (an actor) and Diane Cilento; married Mia Sara (an actress), March 17, 1996 (divorced, 2002); children: Dashiell Quinn. Education: Attended Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Avocational Interests: Exercise, theatre, cooking.

Addresses:

Agent—Creative Artists Management, First Floor, 55-59 Shaftsbury Ave., London W1D 6LD United Kingdom; David Shapira and Associates, 193 North Robertson Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Career:

Actor. Appeared in productions with Perth Repertory Theatre.

Awards, Honors:

Lawrence Olivier Theatre Award, best newcomer, Society of London Theatre, for A Journey's End.

CREDITS

Stage Appearances:

Stanhope, A Journey's End, Whitehall Theatre, London, 1988.

D'Artagnan, The Three Musketeers, Bristol Old Vic Theatre, London, 1989.

Arthur Gower, Trelawny of the Wells, Comedy Theatre, London, 1992.

Petruchio, Taming of the Shrew, Nuffield Theatre, Southampton, England, 1993.

Faithful Dealing, Soho Theatre, New York City, 2001.

Also appeared in West Side Story; Breaks Are Doon; Aladdin; Day and Night; as Christian, Cyrano de Bergerac, Greenwich Theatre, New York City.

Major Tours:

The Blue Room, U.K. cities, 2003.

Film Appearances:

MacKinnon, The Lords of Discipline, Paramount, 1983.

Nemo as teen, Nemo (also known as Dream One), Christel Films, 1984.

John Kirkland, The Boy Who Had Everything (also known as Winner Takes All), Alfred Road Films, 1984.

Foreigner, La venexiana (also known as The Venetian Woman), Video Vamp, 1986.

Al Cooper, Casablanca Express, Trylon Video, 1988.

Corin, Puss in Boots (also known as Cannon Movie Tales: "Puss in Boots"), Cannon, 1988.

Marcello, Bye Bye Baby, Prism, 1988.

Dunboyne, Tank Malling (also known as Double Cross and Beyond Soho), 1989.

Alan Cooper, Casablanca Express, 1989.

Mal d' Africa, 1990.

Michael Courteney, Mountain of Diamonds (also known as Burning Shore and La montagna dei dimanti), Laser, 1991.

Voice of Beast, Beauty and the Beast, 1992.

Voice of the Vizier, Aladdin, 1992.

German geologist, The Sheltering Desert, Vine International, 1992.

Daniyar, Jamila, 1994.

Nikolai Petrov, Midnight in St. Petersburg (also known as Minuit a Saint-Petersbourg), Showtime Network, 1995.

Nick, Bullet to Beijing (also known as Len Deighton's "Bullet to Beijing"), Paramount Home Video, 1995.

Peter Reardon/Romanov, Successor, Trident Releasing, 1996.

Title role, Macbeth, CJP Public Relations, 1997.

John Fox, Urban Ghost Story (also known as Ghost Story), SND, 1998.

Calvin Andrews, Shanghai Noon, Buena Vista, 2000.

Joel Barash, Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell (also known as Wishmaster 3: Sword of Justice, Wishmaster 3: Devil Stone, Le maitre du cauchemar 3: au-dela des portes, Wishmaster III, and Devilstone: Wishmaster 3), Artisan Entertainment, 2001.

Nicolas, 2001.

Mr. Hunter, Requiem, 2001.

Trevor Lloyd, Hoboken Hollow, Pumpjack Entertainment, 2005.

Gillian, Private Moments, Maverick Entertainment Group, 2005.

Man on television, Amateur (short), 2005.

John, The Far Side of Jericho, First Look International, 2006.

Claudius, The Thirst: Blood War, MTI Home Video, 2007.

Richard, Night Skies, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2007.

Mic, Velocity, 2007.

Keaton, Brotherhood of Blood, Ghosthouse Entertainment Group, 2007.

Sam, Chinaman's Chance, Plus Entertainment, 2008.

Randall, La Linea, 2008.

John, The Devil's Dungeon, 2008.

Glass Houses, 2008.

Film Work:

Additional voices, The Wild (animated; also known as La vie sauvage), Walt Disney Pictures, 2006.

Producer and director, Pandemic, 2008.

Television Appearances; Series:

Robert of Huntingdon (title role), Robin of Sherwood (also known as Robin Hood), Showtime and PBS, 1986.

Voice of Bennington, Mary-Kate and Ashley in Action!, ABC, 2001-2002.

Voice, Gadget and the Gadgetinis, 2003.

Dad, Shoebox Zoo, BBC, 2004.

Voice of Mr. Trollheimer Star, Trollz (animated), Toon Disney, 2005-2006.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Thomas Curtis, The First Olympics: Athens 1896 (also known as Dream One and The First Modern Olympics), NBC, 1984.

Chris Masters, The Other Side of Paradise, Ten Network, 1992.

Television Appearances; Movies:

David, Lenin: The Train (also known as Quel treno per Pietrogrado, Un train pour Petrograd, and Der Zug), 1988.

Ian Fleming, The Secret Life of Ian Fleming (also known as Spymaker: The Secret Life of Ian Fleming and 007 Spymaker: The Secret of Ian Flemings), TNT, 1990.

Michael Courtenay, Mountain of Diamonds (also known as Burning Shore, Gluhender himmel, La montagna dei diamanti, and La montagne de diamants), 1991.

Daniel Leight/Lightspeed, Lightspeed (also known as Stan Lee's "Lightspeed"), Sci-Fi Channel, 2006.

Myles, An Accidental Christmas, Lifetime, 2007.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Young Merlin, Merlin (movie; also known as Merlin: The Magic Begins and Merlin: The Quest Begins), syndicated, 1998.

Ray Burden, The Strip, UPN, 2000.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Sean Connery, an Intimate Portrait, 1997.

Screen Tests of the Stars, ITV, 2002.

ALI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Sean Connery, USA Network, 2006.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Jondar, "Vengeance on Varos: Parts 1 & 2," Doctor Who, BBC, 1985.

"Serenade for Dead Lovers," Worlds Beyond, 1987.

Contestant, "Various: ITV Telethon," Treasure Hunt, BBC, 1988.

Jeff Thomas, "Five Go to Billycock Hill: Parts 1 & 2," The Famous Five (also known as Enid Blyton's "Famous Five"), ITV, 1996.

James Dunham, "Hidden Depths," Casualty, BBC1, 1997.

Dominic Senatori, "Hothead," Smallville (also known as Smallville: Superman the Early Years), The WB, 2001.

Dominic Senatori, "Reaper," Smallville (also known as Smallville: Superman the Early Years), The WB, 2002.

Dominic Senatori, "Suspect," Smallville (also known as Smallville: Superman the Early Years), The WB, 2003.

Richard & Judy, Channel 4, 2003.

Mike, "George Nieces a New Media Room," George Lopez, ABC, 2007.

Also appeared as voice, "The Turtle," Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776, PBS; voice "Not Yet Begun to Fight," Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776, PBS.

RECORDINGS

Video Games:

Voice of Captain Carthedan and Karsh the Whisperer, Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle Earth II—Rise of the Witch King, Electronic Arts, 2006.

OTHER SOURCES

Periodicals:

Total Film, June, 1997, p. 37.

About this article

Connery, Jason 1963-

Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article Share Article