Weber, Jake 1964–

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Weber, Jake 1964–

(J. Weak Beer, Abe Jerkew, Jere Kwabe, Jeb E. Waker, Jake Webber)


Born March 19, 1964 (some sources cite March 12 or 1963), in London, England; married, wife's name Diane (an actress). Education: Middlebury College, B.A. (cum laude); attended Juilliard School, 1990.

Addresses: Agent—Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Manager—Scott Bankston, Anonymous Content, 3532 Hayden Ave., Culver City, CA 90232.

Career: Actor. Voice for Saab commercial, 2003.

Awards, Honors: Calloway Award, best actor in a classical play, 1992, for As You Like It; Drama Desk Award nomination (with others), best ensemble performance, 1992 for Mad Forest; Golden Satellite Award nomination, outstanding actor in a drama series, International Press Academy, 2005, for Medium.


Film Appearances:

Identity Crisis, 1989.

Donna's boyfriend, Born on the Fourth of July, Universal, 1989.

(As Jake Webber) Bobby, Bed & Breakfast, Hemdale Releasing, 1992.

Yaakov, A Stranger Among Us (also known as Close to Eden), Buena Vista, 1992.

Richard, Skin Art, ITC Entertainment Group, 1993.

Curtis Morgan/Garcia, The Pelican Brief, Warner Bros., 1993.

Charles Thundertrunk, Cultivating Charlie, 1994.

Mr. Wright, Amistad, Dream Works, 1997.

Drew, Meet Joe Black, Universal, 1998.

Adam, Into My Heart, Mars Films, 1998.

King Henry, Dangerous Beauty (also known as A Destiny of Her Own and The Honest Courtesan), Warner Bros., 1998.

Daniel Connelly, In Too Deep, Dimension Films, 1999.

Dr. Beverly Kirk, Cherry, Life Size Releasing, 1999.

Barry Plotkin, Pushing Tin (also known as Turbulenzenund andere katastrophen), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1999.

Special Agent Gordon Ramsey, The Cell, New Line Cinema, 2000.

Lieutenant Hirsch, U-571, MCA/Universal, 2000.

George, Wendigo, Magnolia Pictures, 2002.

Himself, Searching for the Wendigo, Artisan Entertainment, 2002.

Bondage man, Love Thy Neighbor, New Concorde Home Entertainment, 2002.

Ben Bloom, Leo, First Look Home Entertainment, 2002.

Bobby Davis, 100 Mile Rule, Velocity Home Entertainment, 2002.

Phil Anwar, The Warrior Class, Archer Entertainment, 2004.

Michael, Dawn of the Dead, Universal, 2004.

Officer Powell, Haven, El Camino Pictures/Whatever Pictures, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Richie Wainwright, Something Wilder, NBC, 1994–95.

Dr. Matt Crower, American Gothic, CBS, 1995–96.

Jake Berman, The Mind of the Married Man, HBO, 2001.

Joe Dubois, Medium, NBC, 2005–.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Bo, Vanishing Son II, syndicated, 1994.

Bo, Vanishing Son IV, syndicated, 1994.

Tolliver Tynan, "What the Deaf Man Heard," Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS, 1997.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Wesley Parker, "Poison Ivy," Law & Order, NBC, 1990.

Bill Walsh, "Girl Talk," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1996.

Pete Dearborn, "Junk Bonds," The $treet, Fox, 2001.

Pete Dearborn, "Turf Wars," The $treet, Fox, 2001.

Karl Atwood, "One," Law & Order: Criminal Intent, NBC, 2001.

Also appeared in Another World, NBC.

Television Appearances; Other:

Wink, Wild Oats (pilot), CBS, 1994.

Virginia officer and Virginia gentleman, Liberty! The American Revolution (miniseries), PBS, 1997.

Stage Appearances:

(New York debut) Understudy for Brink, Eddie, Skin-Lad, and Joey, Road, La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, New York City, 1988.

Officer, Twelfth Night; or, What You Will, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, Public Theatre, New York City, 1989.

Sir William Catesby, The Tragedy of Richard III, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, Public Theatre, 1990.

Austin, The Big Funk, New York Shakespeare Festival, Anspacher Theatre, Public Theatre, New York City, 1990.

Joel Silverman, Maids of Honor, Workshop of the Players Art Theatre, New York City, 1990.

Roderigo, Othello, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, Public Theatre, 1991.

Radu and soldier, Mad Forest, New York Theatre Workshop, Perry Street Theatre, New York City, 1991–92, then Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I, New York City, 1992.

Orlando, As You Like It, New York Shakespeare Festival, New York City, 1992.

(Broadway debut) Umberto Rivetti, as Abe Jerkew: Giorgio Rivetti, as J. Weak Beer: Lotario Rivetti, as Jeb E. Waker: Vincenzo Rivetti, and as Jere Kwabe: Orlando Rivetti, A Small Family Business, Music Box Theatre, 1992.

Merriwell, The Radical Mystique, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage II, 1995.

Missing Marisa and Kissing Christina (one-acts; double-bill; also known as Missing/Kissing), Primary Stages, New York City, 1996.

The Rivals, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, MA, 1998.

Monster, Classic Stage Company Theatre, New York City, 2002.

Buddy, Kimberly Akimbo, Manhattan Theatre Club, City Center Stage II Theatre, New York City, 2003.



TV Guide, June 19, 2005, p. 45; August 21, 2005, p. 30.