Underwood, Jay 1968–

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Underwood, Jay 1968–

(Jay D. Underwood)


Born October 1, 1968, in Minneapolis, MN.

Addresses: Agent—David Shapira & Associates, 193 N. Robertson Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Career: Actor. Appeared in television commercials, including McDonald's, 2001, Chrysler minivan, 2002, Ralston-Purina Puppy Chow, 2003, Charles Schwab, 2004, Advil, 2005, and Nationwide Insurance, 2006.

Awards, Honors: Saturn Award nomination, best performance by a younger actor, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, and Former Child Star Lifetime Achievement Award, Young Artist Awards, 2001, both for The Boy Who Could Fly.


Film Appearances:

(As Jay D. Underwood) Robin, Desert Bloom, Columbia, 1986.

Eric Gibb, The Boy Who Could Fly, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1986.

Circle K clerk, Promised Land (also known as Young Hearts), Vestron Pictures, 1987.

Grover Dunn, The Invisible Kid, Taurus Films, 1988.

Bug, Uncle Buck, 1989.

Jeff Sherman, The Gumshoe Kid (also known as The Detective Kid), Skouras Pictures, 1990.

Danny, Son of Darkness: To Die for II, Trimark Pictures, 1991.

Daryl Gleeson, Stalked, 1994.

Wilson Lowe, The Raffle, White Rock Film International, 1994.

Human Torch/Jonathan "Johnny" Storm, The Fantastic Four, New Horizons, 1994.

Wyatt Earp: Return to Tombstone, 1994.

Griffin, Sleepstalker (also known as Sleepstalker: The Sandman's Last Rites), Prism Entertainment, 1995.

Jim Curran, A Reason to Believe, Lions Gate Films, 1995.

Trevor Murdoch, The Cylinder (short film), 1996.

John Beecher, The Nurse, Live Entertainment, 1997.

Donald Duncan, Afterglow, Sony Pictures Classics, 1997.

Ezra Tyler, Fatal Affair (also known as The Stalker), Libra Pictures, 1998.

John Clark, Possums, Monarch Home Video, 1998.

Tim Darnell, Valerie Flake, Dream Entertainment, 1999.

Ernest Hemingway, The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Tales of Innocence, 1999.

Derek, Dead Dogs, 1999.

Shepp, The Girls' Room, 2000.

Alan Fisher, Road to Redemption, WorldWide Pictures, 2001.

Policeman Tom, Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!, DreamWorks, 2004.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Chris Marshall, Blind Faith, NBC, 1990.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Chip Carson, Not Quite Human, The Disney Channel, 1987.

Chip Carson, Not Quite Human II, The Disney Channel, 1989.

Kyle Lawrence, Murder without Motive: The Edmund Perry Story (also known as Best Intentions), NBC, 1992.

Chip Carson, Still Not Quite Human (also known as Not Quite Human III), The Disney Channel, 1992.

Sonny Bono, And the Beat Goes On: The Sonny and Cher Story, ABC, 1999.

Michael Daniels, Dancing in September, HBO, 2000.

Chester, Legend of the Candy Cane, 2001.

Mr. Entertainment, 44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out, F/X, 2003.

Policeman, Annie's Point, Hallmark Channel, 2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Terry, The Day My Kid Went Punk, ABC, 1987.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Ensign Kenneth "Ken" Oort, Star Command (also known as In the Fold), UPN, 1996.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Parental Guidance Suggested," 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1989.

Mike Walker/Kryptonite Kid, "The Kryptonite Kid," Superboy (also known as The Adventures of Superboy), syndicated, 1991.

Ernest Hemingway, "Young Indiana Jones and the Mystery of the Blues," The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, ABC, 1993.

Ernest Hemingway, "Young Indiana Jones and the Scandal of 1920," The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, ABC, 1993.

Ernest Hemingway, "Northern Italy, June 1918," The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, ABC, 1993.

Will Rafferty, "The Trouble with Seth," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1994.

Spencer, "The Secret of Gila Junction," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1995.

Michael Slatterly, "Covenant," Millennium, Fox, 1997.

"Midnight in the Garden of Ronnie Beeman," V.I.P. (also known as V.I.P.—Die Bodyguards), syndicated, 1999.

"Ransom of Red Val," V.I.P. (also known as V.I.P.—Die Bodyguards), syndicated, 1999.

Congresswoman Christopher Wick, "Five Votes Down," The West Wing, NBC, 1999.

Jim, "The Question," Chicken Soup for the Soul, PAX, 2000.

Mortimer Harren, "Good Shepard," Star Trek: Voyager (also known as Voyager), UPN, 2000.

Mr. Burke, "Loose Ends," ER, NBC, 2000.

"Casino," Hollywood Off-Ramp, E! Entertainment Television, 2000.

Jeb Dukes, "Emperdocles," The X Files (also known as The X-Files), Fox, 2001.

"Family Affairs," First Monday, CBS, 2002.

Michael Daley, "Thanks for the Mammories," Philly ABC, 2002.

Mayor Frank Letheron, "Saint Debbie," Miracles, ABC, 2003.