O'Connell, Jerry 1974–
O'CONNELL, Jerry 1974–
Full name, Jeremiah O'Connell; born February 17, 1974, in New York, NY; son of Michael (an advertising agency art director) and Linda (an art teacher) O'Connell; brother of Charlie O'Connell (an actor and model). Education: New York University, B.F.A., film and television, 1995.
Addresses: Agent— Endeavor, 9701 Wilshire Blvd., 10th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager— 3 Arts Entertainment, 9460 Wilshire Blvd., 7th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Publicist— Baker Winokur Ryder, 9100 Wilshire Blvd., 6th Floor West, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.
Career: Actor, producer, and director. Made television commercial for Duncan Hines cookie mix, 1980, and Ritz Bits Crackers, 1987.
Awards, Honors: Jackie Coogan Award (with others), Young Artist Awards, 1987, for Stand by Me; Young Artist Award nominations, best young actor in a family syndicated show, 1989, and best young actor in an off–primetime family series, 1990, for My Secret Identity.
Vern Tessio, Stand By Me, Columbia, 1986.
Scott "The Dood" Foreman, Calendar Girl, Columbia, 1993.
Title role, Joe's Apartment, Warner Bros., 1996.
Frank Cushman, Jerry Maguire (also known as The Agent ), Columbia/TriStar, 1996.
Derek Feldman, Scream 2, Dimension Films, 1997.
(Uncredited) Trip McNeely, Can't Hardly Wait, Columbia/TriStar, 1998.
NYC tree buyer, Tree Weeks (also known as Petit sapin va loin ), 1998.
Michael Penarisi, Body Shots, New Line Cinema, 1999.
Phil Ohlmyer, Mission to Mars (also known as M2M ), Buena Vista, 2000.
Vern Tessio, Walking the Tracks: The Summer of 'Stand by Me' (video), 2000.
Michael Delany, Tomcats, Columbia, 2001.
(Uncredited) Highland High Party Twin #2, The New Guy, Columbia, 2002.
Walking the Tracks, 2002.
Charlie Carbone, Kangaroo Jack, Warner Bros., 2003.
Film Executive Producer:
First Daughter, Twentieth Century–Fox, 2004.
Television Appearances; Series:
Andrew Clements, My Secret Identity, syndicated, 1988–1991.
Brody Wilder, Camp Wilder, ABC, 1992–1993.
Quinn Mallory, Sliders, Fox, 1995–1997, Sci–Fi Channel, 1998–1999.
Ryan Wheeler, Romeo Fire, NBC, 2002.
Detective Woodrow 'Woody' Hoyt, a recurring role, Crossing Jordan, NBC, 2002—.
Television Appearances; Pilots:
Quinn Mallory, Sliders, 1995.
Detective Woodrow 'Woody' Hoyt, Sunset Division, NBC, 2003.
Television Appearances; Miniseries:
Brian Herlihy, The 60s, NBC, 1999.
Television Appearances; Movies:
Carl, The Room Upstairs, CBS, 1987.
Young Ralphie Parker, Ollie Hopnoodle's Haven of Bliss, PBS, 1988.
Mac, The Ranger, the Cook and a Hole in the Sky (also known as A Hole in the Sky ), ABC, 1995.
Lawrence Sellers, Blue River, Fox, 1995.
Reverend Perry Ray Pruitt, What the Deaf Man Heard, CBS, 1997.
David Collins, Buying the Cow, Starz!, 2002.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
Late Night with David Letterman, 1986.
Bobby, "The Child Broker," The Equalizer, CBS, 1988.
Super Sloppy Double Dare, 1988.
David Landon, "The Organization Man," Charles in Charge, CBS, 1989.
Guest host, Later, 1994.
Late Show with David Letterman, 1996.
Oddville, MTV, 1997.
The Rosie O'Donnell Show, 1999.
Guest, Pajama Party, Oxygen, 2000.
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2000, 2001, 2003.
Blockbuster Entertainment, 2001.
Rove Live, Ten Network, 2001.
Andy, "Rest Stop," Night Visions, Fox, 2001.
"Lost City of Peru," Celebrity Adventures, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.
The Caroline Rhea Show, 2002, 2003.
Ted Levins, Mad TV, Fox, 2003.
The View, 2003.
Jimmy Kimmel Live, 2003.
Live with Regis and Kathie Lee, 2003.
V Graham Norton, 2003.
Television Appearances; Specials:
Scream: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.
AFC team member, Rock 'n' Jock Super Bowl XXXV, MTV, 2001.
The 2002 Blockbuster Hollywood Christmas Spectacular, NBC, 2002.
Favorite Stars: Then & Now, ABC, 2003.
Television Producer; Series:
Sliders, Sci–Fi Channel, 1998—.
Television Director; Episodic:
"Stoker," Sliders, Fox, 1997.
"Slidecage," Sliders, Sci–Fi Channel, 1998.
"Lipschitz Live!," Sliders, Sci–Fi Channel, 1998.
"Roads Taken," Sliders, Sci–Fi Channel, 1999.
"Data World," Sliders, Sci–Fi Channel, 1999.
Appeared in Heartbreaker by Mariah Carey, 1999.
Quantum by Tom Grace, Time Warner, 2000.
6–321 by Michael Laser, Listening Library, 2001.
First Daughter, Twentieth Century–Fox, 2004.
Story only, "Way Out West," Sliders, Sci–Fi Channel, 1999.
Entertainment Weekly, June 12, 1998, p. 57.
People Weekly, July 15, 1996, pp. 133–134.
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