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Jay Patterson (born August 22, 1954 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is an American actor.[1] He appeared in more than sixty films since 1984.

Jay Patterson
Born (1954-08-22) August 22, 1954 (age 65)
Years active1984-present

Selected filmographyEdit


Year Title Role Notes
1984 Places in the Heart W.E. Simmons
1985 Heaven Help Us Brother Constance
1985 Alamo Bay Texas Voice #1
1987 Street Smart Leonard Pike
1987 Nadine Dwight Estes
1988 D.O.A. Graham Corey
1989 Double Exposure: The Story of Margaret Bourke-White Henry Luce TV Movie
1989 Tailspin: Behind the Korean Airliner Tragedy Gene TV Movie
1990 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Charles Pennington
1991 McBain Dr. Dalton
1992 Double Jeopardy Assistant District Attorney TV Movie
1993 Romeo Is Bleeding Mona's Lawyer
1993 Nurses on the Line: The Clash of Flight 7 TV Movie
1994 Nobody's Fool Jocko
1995 Excessive Force II: Force on Force Detective Wayne O'Conner
1997 American Perfekt Bernie
1998 Hard Rain Mr. Wellman
1998 City of Angels Air Traffic Controller
1998 Slums of Beverly Hills Dr. Grossman
1998 A Civil Action Geologist
2002 A Gentleman's Game Golf Pro
2004 Pet the Goat Luntz Video Short film
2005 Love, Ludlow Storkelson
2005 The Exonerated Cop #2 TV Movie
2006 Send in the Clown Ron Watson
2006 Brother's Shadow Alaskan Parole Officer
2006 Death of a President Sam McCarthy
2006 All the King's Men Senator
2007 Gracie Boardmember Rice
2007 Purple Violets Book Editor
2007 The Babysitters Ira
2008 Soldier's Heart Commercial Director
2008 My Sassy Girl Roger Bellow
2010 My Own Love Song Neighbor
2010 Nice Guy Johnny Dr. Meadows
2013 Isn't It Delicious Dr. Buckley
2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West Dr. Harper
2014 Rickover: The Birth of Nuclear Power McShane
2014 Mary and Louise Roguish Gentleman #4 Short film
2015 Ted 2 Karl Jackson
2016 Nine Lives Benson
2016 Norman Amos Chertoff


Year Title Role Notes
1984 Miami Vice Billie Joe Higgins Episode: "Glades"
1985 American Playhouse Edward Pierce Episode: "Charlotte Forten's Mission: Experiment in Freedom"
1987 Spenser: For Hire Al Sheen Episode: "The Man Who Wasn't There"
1988 The Equalizer Jay Trescott Episode: "The Last Campaign"
1990-2003 Law & Order Maxie, Charles Heckstrom, Conn. ADA Jack O'Connell & Hoexter 4 Episodes
1993 L.A. Law Mr. Colquit Episode: "Testing, Testing, 1... 2... 3... 4..."
1994 Home and Away Dylan Parrish Unknown Episodes
1994 NYPD Blue Tim Miller Episode: "Trials and Tribulations"
1994 The Boys Are Back Mr. Rathke Episode: "Fred Runs Away"
1995 Murder, She Wrote Noah Farmer Episode: "The Dream Team"
1997 Promised Land Stan Borgstrom Episode: "St. Russell"
2000 Now and Again Man in Library Episode: "There Are No Words"
2000 Touched by an Angel Russell Tate Episode: "Monica's Bad Day"
2002 One Life to Live Motel Clerk Episode: #1.8699
2004 Third Watch Andy Fryer Episode: "Purgatory"
2004-2006 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Benton Williams and Terrence Boyd 2 Episodes
2008-2015 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Federal Judge Williams Evans, Judge Evans & Lt. James Reed 3 Episodes
2012 Blue Bloods Dennis Driscoll Episode: "Whistle Blower"
2014 The Louise Log The Pitbull Episode: "How to Go Rogue"
2016 Crisis in Six Scenes Anchorman #1 Episode: #1.1


Year Title Role
2009 Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned David 'Dave' Grossman
2010 Red Dead Redemption The Local Population
2018 Red Dead Redemption 2 The Local Pedestrian Population


  1. ^ Staff. "Jay Patterson | Biography and Filmography | 1954". Retrieved 2017-11-03.

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