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Jay O. Sanders

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jay Olcutt Sanders (born April 16, 1953) is an American character actor. Sanders was born in Austin, Texas, to Phyllis Rae (née Aden) and James Olcutt Sanders. He is noted for playing Mob lawyer character Steven Kordo in the 1986-88 NBC detective series Crime Story. He is also known as the narrator for the PBS series Wide Angle from 2002–2009 and has served as narrator for a number of Nova episodes starting in 2007.

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Apr 16, 1953 In Austin, Texas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie Just Like in the Movies 2022
Known For
Poster of The Violin Alone
Poster of Edge of Darkness
Poster of Along Came a Spider
Poster of Kiss the Girls
Movie Just Like in the Movies Ryan Legrand 2022
Movie Sorry Richard Apple 2020-04-21
Movie Regular Singing Richard Apple 2020-04-21
Movie The Assistant Boss (voice) 2020-01-31
Movie That Hopey Changey Thing Richard Apple 2020-04-21
Movie Sweet and Sad Richard Apple 2020-04-21
Movie What Do We Need to Talk About? Richard Apple 2020-04-29
Movie And So We Come Forth Richard Apple 2020-07-01
Movie Tapes Unknown 2020-06-17
Movie Incidental Moments of the Day Richard Apple 2020-09-10
Movie The Violin Alone Narrator (voice) 2019-01-29
Movie The Nero Files Unknown 2019-02-20
Movie Decoding da Vinci Narrator 2019-11-13
Movie DC Noir Sgt. Peters 2019-04-29
Movie Uncle Vanya Vanya 2019-08-23
Movie Nova: First Face of America Narrator 2018-02-07
Movie NOVA: Prediction by the Numbers Voice 2018-02-28
Movie Broken Places Narrator 2018-10-15
Movie Why Trains Crash Unknown 2017-02-22
Movie Nova: Secrets of the Sky Tombs Narrator 2017-01-04
Movie Catfight Angry Guy 2017-03-03
Movie Hungry George Gabriel 2017-03-22
Movie Holocaust Escape Tunnel voice 2017-04-19
Movie Women of a Certain Age George Gabriel 2017-03-24
Movie What Did You Expect? George Gabriel 2017-03-23
Movie Secret Tunnel Warfare Unknown 2016-01-06
Movie Life's Rocky Start Narrator 2016-01-13
Movie Graveyard of the Giant Beasts Narrator 2016-11-02
Movie Mystery Beneath the Ice Unknown 2016-01-20
Movie Iceman Reborn Narrator 2016-02-17
Movie Dawn of Humanity Narrator 2015-09-10
Series Sneaky Pete Sam 2015-08-07
Movie Northern Borders Agent Sanders 2015-01-16
Movie The Great Math Mystery Narrator 2015-04-15
Series Blindspot Bill Weller 2015-09-21
Movie Secrets of Noah's Ark Unknown 2015-10-07
Movie Inside Einstein's Mind: The Enigma of Space and Time Unknown 2015-11-25
Movie The Real Trojan Horse Narrator 2015-10-13
Series True Detective Billy Lee Tuttle 2014-01-12
Movie The Gathering Swarms Himself / Narrator 2014-05-21
Series D-Day Sacrifice Himself - Host 2014-06-04
Movie El misterio de la Mona Lisa Narrador 2014-07-09
Movie Who Killed Lindbergh's Baby? Narrator 2013-01-01
Movie The River Phil 2013-04-05
Movie Cold Case JFK Narrator 2013-11-13
Movie Ground Zero Supertower Narrator 2013-09-11
Movie Secrets of the Viking Sword Narrator 2012-10-10
Movie Earth from Space Narrator 2012-11-13
Movie Green Lantern Carl Ferris 2011-06-16
Movie The Jewel Mr. Rothman 2011-03-04
Movie I'm Coming Over Walter 2011-08-14
Series Person of Interest Special Counsel 2011-09-22
Movie A Novel Romance Walter Evans 2011-11-11
Series Pan Am Douglas Vanderway 2011-09-25
Movie Secrets of Stonehenge Narrator 2010-01-02
Movie Riddles of the Sphinx Self - Narrator 2010-01-19
Series Blue Bloods Jimmy Reagan 2010-09-24
Movie Edge of Darkness Whitehouse 2010-01-28
Movie Building the Great Cathedrals Narrator 2010-10-19
Movie The Undying Dr. Russell Lassiter 2009-01-01
Movie I Hate Valentine's Day Tim the Delivery Guy 2009-06-27
Movie Greetings from the Shore Commodore Callaghan 2008-09-12
Movie Revolutionary Road Bart Pollock 2008-12-19
Movie The Dissection of Thanksgiving Cliff 2008-10-01
Movie Arctic Dinosaurs Himself - Narrator 2008-10-07
Movie Cadillac Records Mr. Feder 2008-12-05
Movie The Valley of Light Howard 2007-01-28
Movie Judgement Day: Intelligent Design on Trial Narrator 2007-09-18
Movie Half Nelson Russ Dunne 2006-08-11
Movie Wedding Daze Sheriff 2006-09-09
Movie Hair High Football Announcer (voice) 2004-04-17
Movie The Day After Tomorrow Frank Harris 2004-05-26
Movie D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear Douglas Duncan 2003-10-17
Movie Abby Singer Kevin's Father 2003-10-28
Movie Salem Witch Trials Thomas Putnam 2002-01-01
Movie Along Came a Spider Kyle Craig 2001-04-06
Movie My Husband's Double Life Timothy Michael Kingsbury 2001-03-12
Movie The Last Brickmaker in America Mike Potter 2001-09-23
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Joseph Hannah 2001-09-30
Movie Boss of Bosses Joseph O'Brien 2001-06-03
Movie Picnic Howard Bevens 2000-04-16
Series Secrets of the Dead Narrator 2000-05-15
Movie The Jack Bull Atty. Gen. Metcalfe 1999-04-17
Movie Earthly Possessions Zack Emery 1999-03-20
Movie The Confession Jack Renoble 1999-03-26
Movie The Secret Life of Girls Unknown 1999-05-29
Movie ATF Sam Sinclair 1999-09-06
Movie Tumbleweeds Dan Miller 1999-11-28
Movie Music of the Heart Dan Paxton 1999-10-29
Movie Wrestling with Alligators Rick 1998-01-18
Movie The Odd Couple II Leroy 1998-04-09
Movie Kiss the Girls FBI Agent Kyle Craig 1997-09-29
Movie The Matchmaker Senator John McGlory 1997-10-03
Movie For Richer or Poorer Samuel Yoder 1997-12-11
Movie Daylight Steven Crighton 1996-12-06
Movie Kiss of Death Federal Agent 1995-04-21
Series The Outer Limits Unknown 1995-03-26
Series Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years Unknown 1995-09-21
Movie The Big Green Coach Jay Huffer 1995-09-29
Movie Three Wishes Coach Schramka 1995-10-27
Movie Down Came a Blackbird Jan Talbeck 1995-10-22
Movie Silver Strand Lucas Hughes 1995-11-23
Movie State of Emergency Dr. Jeffrey Forrest 1994-02-21
Movie Nobody's Children Joe Stevens 1994-03-03
Movie Angels in the Outfield Ranch Wilder 1994-07-15
Series New York Undercover Unknown 1994-09-08
Movie My Boyfriend's Back Sheriff McCloud 1993-08-06
Movie Rio Shannon John Cleary 1993-08-14
Movie Hostages Terry Anderson 1992-09-23
Movie V.I. Warshawski Murray Ryerson 1991-07-26
Movie Defenseless Bull Dozer 1991-08-23
Movie JFK Lou Ivon 1991-12-20
Movie Meeting Venus Unknown 1991-11-17
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Series Northern Exposure Unknown 1990-07-12
Movie Mr. Destiny Jackie Earle 1990-10-12
Series Booker Unknown 1989-09-24
Movie Cold Sassy Tree Clayton McAllister 1989-10-16
Movie Glory Gen. George Crockett Strong 1989-12-15
Movie The Prince of Pennsylvania Trooper Joe 1988-10-10
Movie Tucker: The Man and His Dream Kirby 1988-08-12
Series Roseanne Unknown 1988-10-18
Movie The Misfit Brigade Tiny 1987-07-02
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Series Crime Story Steve Kordo 1986-09-19
Series Spenser: For Hire Unknown 1985-09-20
Series Miami Vice Det. Tim Duryea 1984-09-16
Series Kate & Allie Unknown 1984-03-19
Movie A Doctor's Story Dr. Curtis 1984-04-23
Movie Eddie Macon's Run Rudy Potts 1983-03-23
Movie Living Proof: The Hank Williams, Jr. Story Dick Willey 1983-03-08
Movie Cross Creek Charles Rawlings 1983-09-21
Series AfterMASH Unknown 1983-09-26
Movie Hanky Panky Katz 1982-06-04
Series Nature Narrator 1982-10-10
Movie The Day Christ Died Peter 1980-03-26
Movie Starting Over Larry 1979-10-05
Series NOVA Narrator 1974-03-03
Series ABC Afterschool Special Unknown 1972-10-04
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24