Celebrity Names with the Letter J: Part 6by christophershobris | created - 26 Jan 2015 | updated - 27 Jan 2015 | Public
This will contain a continuation of where I left off fro part 5. I realize this will take several parts maybe more then ten, but for some reason I am having fun finding some of these celebs I never heard of, so here is part 6. Enjoy!
2. Jasper Cole
Actor | American Horror Story
Jasper was awarded Best Screen Villain by the International Nollywood Film Festival in 2019. March 2020, He begins shooting his lead role in director Dustin Ferguson's new film Hell of the Screaming Undead opposite Mike Ferguson. As a veteran character actor with over a 100 TV/film credits, Jasper ...
Actor | BlacKkKlansman
Jasper Pääkkönen is an actor, fly fisherman, environmentalist and an entrepreneur. His most recent work include the role of Felix in Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman and Halfdan the Black in the hit TV series Vikings. In his home country Finland, according to newspaper Ilta Sanomat, he is "the most ...
Actor | Skyfall
Javier Bardem is the youngest member of a family of actors that has been making films since the early days of Spanish cinema.
He was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, to actress Pilar Bardem (María del Pilar Bardem Muñoz) and businessman José Carlos Encinas Doussinague. His maternal ...
Actor | Hable con ella
Born in La Rioja (Spain) in 1967. Soon he moved to Madrid to graduate in Dramatic Arts. He use to work as an usher at the Fígaro Theatre in Madrid. His stage debut was in "El caballero de Olmedo" by Félix Lope de Vega back in 1991. After his great success in the TV-sitcom 7 vidas (1999), he worked ...
10. Javier Godino
Actor | El secreto de sus ojos
Javier Godino is a Spanish actor, he has worked in both Spanish and international cinematic productions, as well as musicals, theater and television.
In 2009, he played an important role for his career, playing Isidoro Gomez in Argentine director Juan José Campanella's film The Secret in Their Eyes,...
11. Jax Jackson
Jax was born in Ballwin, MO, attended public school, then moved to Chicago and received a B.F.A. in Acting from the Theatre School at DePaul University. Now, Jax lives in New York City.
Most of Jax's career has taken place in the theatre. After a hiatus from acting in 2011-2012, Jax returned to the ...
12. Jax Smith
Writer | Mental
In 2016, Jax Smith directed two short films, Mental (*BravoFACT recipient & winner of 'Achievement in Filmmaking Short Form' at the Covellite International Film Festival 2017) and The Stakeout (Official Selection of Whistler Film Festival 2017 & nominated for 'Best Female Directed Short'). ...
14. Jay Abdo
Actor | Queen of the Desert
Jay Abdo is a Syrian American actor based in Los Angeles. He was born in 1962 in Damascus. Jay was fascinated with acting from early age. He found himself transported by films as widely ranging as Dr. Zhivago, The Godfather and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. His first experience with performance ...
15. Jay Acovone
Actor | Lethal Weapon
Jay Acovone is a versatile actor who is best known for his ability to play authoritative characters such as Mafia bosses, villains, police/military, and lawyers. He was born in NYC, New York, USA. His parents later moved to Mahopac, NY where he graduated from Mahopac High School. While he was ...
16. Jay Adams
Visual_effects | Ray
Jay Adams was born on February 3, 1961 in Venice, Los Angeles, California, USA. He is known for his work on Ray (2004), Lords of Dogtown (2005) and Skateboard (1978). He was married to Tracy and Alisha. He died on August 15, 2014 in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico.
18. Jay Baruchel
Actor | Goon
Jay Baruchel was born in Ottawa, Ontario, and was raised in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is the son of Robyne (Ropell), a freelance writer, and Serge Victor Baruchel, an antiques dealer. He has a younger sister who also acts. He started acting in 1995 when he made his first of three appearances on ...
21. Jay Caputo
Actor | The Amazing Spider-Man
Jay Caputo, born in New York, raised in Florida, earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Minnesota where he majored in Business Management and minored in Theatre Arts, all on a Full Athletic Scholarship.
Jay comes from the high-pressure arena of competitive gymnastics. As a ...
Director | Super Troopers
Jay Chandrasekhar was born on April 9, 1968 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Jayanth Jumbulingam Chandrasekhar. He is a director and actor, known for Super Troopers (2001), Club Dread (2004) and Beerfest (2006). He has been married to Susan Clarke since September 18, 2005. They have three children.
24. Jay Chou
Soundtrack | The Green Hornet
Jay Chou is a Taiwanese musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actor and director. He was born in Taipei to schoolteachers, Yeh Hui-Mei, who taught fine arts, and Chou Yao-Chung, a biomedical researcher. In 2000, Chou released his first album, titled Jay (2000), under the record ...
25. Jay Cutler
Director | Jay Cutler All Access
Jay Cutler has always known the value of hard work. He started working as a construction worker at the age of 11, began training in the gym at 18, going on to win numerous competitions as a pro. Jay left the sport as a legend of the sport in 2013, after winning the prestigious Mr. Olympia 4 times. ...
26. Jay Duplass
Actor | Transparent
Jay Duplass, along with his brother, Mark Duplass, first made a name for himself writing and directing several award-winning short films. His first feature film was the Sundance 2005 breakout hit "The Puffy Chair," which went on to win the Audience Award at SXSW and receive two Independent Spirit ...
27. Jay Ellis
Actor | Escape Room
Jay Ellis is a television and film actor, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. Born in Fort Sumter, South Carolina, Ellis spent the majority of his childhood traveling with his military family. His father completed over 15 years of service in the Air Force while his mother was an accomplished finance ...
29. Jay C. Flippen
Actor | The Killing
Jay C. Flippen could probably be characterized these days as one of those distinctive faces you know but whose name escapes you while viewing old '50s and '60s movies and TV. His distinctive bulldog mug, beetle brows, bulky features, and silver-white hair were ideally suited for roles as criminals ...
31. Jay Giannone
Actor | The Departed
Jay Giannone grew up in the Old Harbor Projects of South Boston (Southie). Jay comes from a long line of artists. His Mom (Janet) is a theatrical actress, and was the lead singer in her rock & roll band. Jay's grandmother was a song writer and his great grandmother was a painter. He is the prodigy ...
32. Jay Gillespie
Actor | 2001 Maniacs
Jay Gillespie was born in Dallas, Texas. The youngest of three children and the only boy, Jay spent his childhood in Houston before the family moved to Connecticut. Eager to return to his Southern roots, he started undergrad at the College of Charleston, where he first discovered his love of acting...
35. Jay Hernandez
Actor | Hostel
Carrying talent, the requisite good looks, and plenty of on-screen charisma, Jay Hernandez was born in Montebello, California, to Isis (Maldonado), an accountant and secretary, and Javier Hernandez, Sr., a mechanic. He is of Mexican descent. Jay had a serendipitous experience that led to his career...
36. Jay Huguley
Actor | 12 Years a Slave
Jay Huguley is an American film, television and theatre actor, best known for playing David on AMC's The Walking Dead, and Jimmy Ledoux on HBO's True Detective, opposite Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson.
Huguley also played Will Branson on Seasons 3 and 4 of the HBO series, Treme, and Whit ...
Actor | Days of Our Lives
Jay Kenneth Johnson was born and raised in Springfield, Missouri. He attended Kickapoo High School and Missouri State University. During Jay's sophomore year at Missouri State, he made the move to Los Angeles and quickly landed a role on Days of Our Lives (1965), playing Philip Kiriakis till 2002. ...
40. Jay Johnston
Actor | Mr. Show with Bob and David
From Chicago, Illinois, where he spent several years in improvisational theater at The Annoyance Theater and Second City before coming to Los Angeles in 1994. Has performed several live stage shows in Los Angeles with sometime collaborator Paul F. Tompkins.
41. Jay Karnes
Actor | The Shield
Jay Karnes was born in Omaha, NE and attended the University of Kansas, where he studied theatre, history, and political science. He has performed extensively in the regional theater, including in The Tempest, Two Noble Kinsman, Richard II, Macbeth, Coriolanus, Love's Labor's Lost, and Tom ...
43. Jay Laga'aia
Jay Laga'aia was born on September 10, 1963 in Auckland, New Zealand. He is an actor and writer, known for Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002), Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) and Daybreakers (2009). He has been married to Sandra Jane since August 16, 1990. They ...
45. Jay Leno
Producer | The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Jay Leno began his career in night clubs, where he worked 300 nights a year before hitting it big in 1992 with his own late-night talk show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992). By that time he had appeared on television, acted in a few films (American Hot Wax (1978)) but hit paydirt with his ...
47. Jay Mohr
Actor | Go
Jay Mohr, born in Verona, New Jersey, USA, wanted to be a comedian all of his life. He performed stand-up comedy at colleges, comedy clubs, and such television forums as An Evening at the Improv (1982) and Two Drink Minimum (1994). He first gained national attention while a cast member on Saturday ...
48. Jay North
Actor | Dennis the Menace
Jay North will forever be remembered for giving life to the comic strip hellion Dennis the Menace (1959) on TV. Humanizing this little tornado would not only be his treasure, it would be his torment. Born in 1951, Jay was first seen on TV in 1958 and moved eagerly to minor filming the next year. ...
50. Jay Oliva
Art_department | Wonder Woman
Jay Oliva is an American storyboard artist and Director. He resides in Los Angles, California where he began his career in animation working on Fox's animated series "Spider-Man" in 1996.
He became a Director on the CGI series "Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles"in 1998 and worked on "...
52. Jay Paulson
Actor | Catch-22
Jay Paulson has worked continuously since his teens. As of 2019 he plays "Chaplain Tappmann" in George Clooney's Catch-22 (2019) and Detective Andy Ohls opposite Chris Pine in the Patty Jenkins helmed,I Am the Night (2019). His film appearances include supporting roles in studio pictures like GO, ...
54. Jay Pickett
Actor | Soda Springs
Jay Pickett was born on February 10, 1961 in Spokane, Washington, USA as Jay Harris Pickett. He is an actor and producer, known for Soda Springs (2012), Abandoned (2010) and Port Charles (1997). He has been married to Elena Marie Bates since August 9, 1985. They have three children.
55. Jay Roach
Director | Trumbo
Jay Roach was born on June 14, 1957 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA as Mathew Jay Roach. He is a producer and director, known for Trumbo (2015), Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) and Blown Away (1994). He has been married to Susanna Hoffs since April 17, 1993. They have two ...
56. Jay Russell
Director | My Dog Skip
Best known for Directing critically acclaimed, audience pleasing fare, filmmaker Jay Russell has an impressive track record of telling compelling stories with emotional resonance.
Russell got his first break at the age of 19, filming a series of commercials for the Arkansas Parks and Tourism ...
57. Jay Ryan
Actor | It Chapter Two
Born in Auckland, New Zealand, Jay made the move across to Australia at the age of 19 to take on the role of Jack Scully in Network Ten's long running series, "Neighbours" and as Seaman Billy 'Spider' Webb in the Nine Network's "Sea Patrol". He has also appeared in "Young Hercules", "Xena: Warrior ...
58. Jay O. Sanders
Actor | The Day After Tomorrow
Jay O. Sanders was born on April 16, 1953 in Austin, Texas, USA as Jay Olcutt Sanders. He is known for his work on The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Kiss the Girls (1997) and Revolutionary Road (2008). He has been married to Maryann Plunkett since October 1, 1991. They have one child.
59. Jay Silverheels
Actor | The Lone Ranger
Jay Silverheels was born on Canada's Six Nation's Reserve and was one of 10 children. He was a star lacrosse player and a boxer before he entered films as a stuntman in 1938. He worked in a number of films through the 1940s before gaining notice as the Osceola brother in a Humphrey Bogart film Key ...
61. Jay Tavare
Jay Tavare describes himself best when he says he is a storyteller and a citizen of the world.
Jay's acting performances in several Oscar winning films--with some of our era's most talented and acclaimed directors and actors--are the natural outcome of his eclectic life experiences and the direct ...
62. Jay Thomas
Jay Thomas was born in Kermit, Texas, to Katherine (Guzzino), a tap-dancing South Louisiana belle of Italian descent, and T. Harry Terrell, Sr., an oil man. Reared in New Orleans, he was always active in sports and performing. He won his first award as emcee of the Jesuit High School talent show. ...
63. Jay Underwood
Actor | The Boy Who Could Fly
From his breakout role in "The Boy Who Could Fly to 'Sonny Bono' in "The Sonny and Cher Story" to appearances at the Sundance Film Festival, Jay Underwood has enjoyed a career of much diversity both in the parts he's played and the mediums he's played in.
Underwood began his theatrical pursuits ...
Soundtrack | The Great Gatsby
Shawn Corey Carter was born on December 4, 1969 in Brooklyn, New York City. Carter was a school friend of The Notorious B.I.G.. He first started releasing records in the late 1980s. In 1990, he appeared on records by his close friend, Jaz ("The Originators") and Original Flavor ("Can I Get Open"), ...
65. Jaya Bachchan
Actress | Kal Ho Naa Ho
In April 1948 Jabalpur-based, Bengali-speaking Indira and Tarun Kumar Bhaduri were blessed with a child they named Jaya, and enrolled in the St. Joseph's Convent School in Bhopal.
Her acting career started when she was 15 in a Bengali film Mahanagar. She became an actress in her own right in ...
66. Jaycee Chan
Actor | Zhan. gu
Jaycee Chan is the son of the Internationally famous action star, Jackie Chan and Taiwnese actress Feng-Jiao Lin. He was born Chan Jo-Ming, but changed his surname to Fong/Fang in February of 2004 as this is his true ancestral name. Although this is his name in the Eastern hemisphere, his name ...
67. Jayce Bartok
Actor | SubUrbia
Jayce began his journey as a filmmaker acting in numerous films and television shows, most notably Richard Linklater's Suburbia, Sam Rami's Spiderman, Tom McCarthy's The Station Agent, and most recently, Ava Duvernay's When They See Us. Jayce's first screenplay, The Cake Eaters (Screen Media), ...
69. Jayde Nicole
Actress | Un'estate ai Caraibi
Tall (5'9"), buxom, and shapely dark-haired brunette knockout Jayde Nicole was born on February 19, 1986 in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada. Jayde started modeling for catalogs and fashion shows at age six. Her family moved to Port Perry when she was seven. Nicole decided to take a hiatus from ...
70. Jayde Rossi
Actress | Castle
Jayde Rossi was born in San Diego, California. She is the eldest of four children. Rossi began acting at the age of twelve. After landing a full-ride scholarship to a four-year University she decided to focus entirely on academia and work with youth in the foster care system. Rossi received the ...
71. Jayden Greig
Actor | The Shape of Water
Jayden was born in Mississauga, Ontario and lives in Toronto, Ontario. The arts in general have always been an important part of Jayden's everyday life and acting quickly grew into a passion when he received a callback from his first open call audition when he was 5 years old.
So far throughout his ...
72. Jaye Davidson
Actor | The Crying Game
Jaye was born in Riverside, California in 1968 the son of a Ghanaian father and English mother. The family left for England when Jaye was 2 and a half. Jaye left school at 16 and had been alternately unemployed and doing odd jobs (running for a production company, working in a factory) ever since. ...
76. Jaylen Moore
Actor | Six
If talent takes you far in life then Jaylen Moore is a world-class traveler. A true triple threat known for his perilous acrobatic stunts & fighting style, versatile acting chops and comedic timing Moore is the epitome of today's "Action Hero and Renaissance Man" all in one.
Moore currently stars in...
77. Jayma Mays
Actress | Red Eye
Jamia Suzette Mays was born in Bristol, Tennessee, to Susan (Norris) and James Mays, and was raised in Grundy, Virginia with her older brother and sister. Her father was a high school teacher at Grundy Senior High School for seven years, before spending 25 years working in the coal-mining industry....
78. Jaymes Butler
Actor | Big Game
Jaymes Butler (A.K.A Jaymes Butler, James E Butler) Was born in Columbus Ohio. His dream to work in the film business was something he had since they early age of 8 years. He would perform backyard shows for the neighborhood "Rug Rats". Later James landed his first professional job at Disney, then ...
80. Jayme Langford
Actress | Fuck the World
Very fetching and slender 5'3" pixie Jayme Langford was born on December 13, 1987 in Providence, Rhode Island. Jayme grew up in Maine; she graduated from Nokomis Regional High School in Newport, Maine in 2005 and attended the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine as a Pre-Medicine and ...
82. Jayne Brook
Actress | Chicago Hope
Jayne Brook was born on September 16, 1960 in Northbrook, Illinois, USA as Jane Anderson. She is an actress, known for Chicago Hope (1994), Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991) and Boston Legal (2004). She has been married to John Terlesky since May 11, 1996. They have two children.
84. Jayne Mansfield
Actress | The Girl Can't Help It
One of the leading sex symbols of the 1950s and 1960s, film actress Jayne Mansfield was born Vera Jayne Palmer on April 19, 1933 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, the only child of Vera J. (nee Palmer; later Peers) and Herbert W. Palmer. Her parents were well-to-do, with her father a successful attorney ...
85. Jayne Meadows
Actress | City Slickers
One of four children born to missionaries from the United States, Jayne Meadows (nee Cotter) and her family returned to the US in the early 1930s wherein Jayne was forced to learn the English language, then speaking Chinese and other foreign languages only. She developed an early interest in acting...
86. Jayne Wisener
Jayne Wisener was born on May 19, 1987 in Ballymoney, Northern Ireland. She is an actress, known for Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), Jane Eyre (2011) and Misfits (2009). She has been married to Wayne Austin since July 6, 2012.
87. Jayson Blair
Actor | Whiplash
Blair was born in Detroit, Michigan. He attended L'Anse Creuse High School-North in Macomb Township, MI, where he played tennis. After graduating, he made appearances in commercials for Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and the Honda Civic. He made his major screen debut in 2006 in an episode of CSI: NY (2004)....
89. Jazmín Caratini
Actress | Falcon Rising
Theater, television and film actress from Puerto Rico. While studying drama at the University of Puerto Rico she played Olga in "Summer folk", Melibea in "The Celestin", The Mother in " Six Characters in Search of an Author", Belisa in "Belisa's Fastidiousness", The Countess in "El castigo del ...
91. Jazz Raycole
Actress | Jericho
Jazz Raycole is a professionally trained dancer. By four years of age, she was involved in dance competitions, and has trained with many top choreographers. She is currently dancing under the supervision of multi-talented choreographer Debbie Allen.
After deciding to break into acting, Raycole and ...
Actor | Blast from the Past
Originally from San Diego, California, Jazzmun made her first national television appearance on the 1980s talent variety show Puttin' on the Hits (1984), in which she split her body half in male drag and half in female drag, lip-syncing as a "duet". Finding work immediately after that appearance ...
95. Jazzy Ellis
Stunts | Avengers: Endgame
Jazzy Ellis is a Screen Actors Guild Award nominated SAG-AFTRA stunt actor, social justice warrior, and public speaker with over 75 film and TV credits, including Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame, HBO's The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, The Walking Dead, Bad Boys for Life, and Chaos ...
96. Jazzy De Lisser
Actress | Abigail Falls
London-born Jazzy De Lisser graduated from school in 2009 and wasted no time moving to NYC to enroll in a filmmaking course at the New York Film Academy. Upon successful completion, Jazzy spent two weeks in South Africa directing a short documentary on the Aids and HIV epidemic to raise awareness ...
Director | Églantine
One of the most popular and respected actors to come from the French "New Wave" film movement, Jean-Claude Brialy was born to a military family, which included one brother, in French colonial Algeria on March 30, 1933. Residing in various places while his father, a colonel with the French Army, ...
Actor | Double Impact
Van Damme was born Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg in Berchem-Sainte-Agathe, Brussels, Belgium, to Eliana and Eugène Van Varenberg, an accountant. "The Muscles from Brussels" started martial arts at the age of eleven. His father introduced him to martial arts when he saw his son was ...
100. Jean-Louis Barrault
Actor | Les enfants du paradis
Celebrated French stage actor/director/producer Jean-Louis Barrault was born on September 8, 1910. A superlative tragedian and mime, his dedication to both avant-garde and classical plays helped revive the French theatre after World War II, while presenting world premières of works by such ...