Jay O. Sanders

Jay O. Sanders


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 16-04-1953
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Austin, Texas, USA
  • Also Known As:

    Jay Sanders
    Jay Olcutt Sanders

  • Popularity: 4.15
  • Homepage: N/A


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. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.




Year Movie Character
2008 Arctic Dinosaurs as Himself - Narrator
2003 D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear as Douglas Duncan
1991 V.I. Warshawski as Murray Ryerson
2001 My Husband's Double Life as Patrick Hennessy Welsh
2014 The Gathering Swarms as Himself / Narrator
2015 Inside Einstein's Mind: The Enigma of Space and Time
1989 Just Like in the Movies as Ryan Legrand
2017 Nova: Secrets of the Sky Tombs as Narrator
2012 Secrets of the Viking Sword as Narrator
2007 Judgement Day: Intelligent Design on Trial as Narrator
2015 Dawn of Humanity as Narrator
2016 Iceman Reborn as Narrator
2015 The Great Math Mystery as Narrator
2013 Who Killed Lindbergh's Baby? as Narrator
2013 Ground Zero Supertower as Narrator
2013 Cold Case JFK as Narrator
2016 Life's Rocky Start as Narrator
2016 Mystery Beneath the Ice
2017 Why Trains Crash
2015 Secrets of Noah's Ark
2016 Secret Tunnel Warfare
2012 Earth from Space as Narrator
2017 Holocaust Escape Tunnel as voice
2019 Uncle Vanya as Vanya
2019 The Nero Files
2014 El misterio de la Mona Lisa as Narrador
2010 Secrets of Stonehenge as Narrator
2019 Decoding da Vinci as Narrator
2015 The Real Trojan Horse as Narrator
2018 Nova: First Face of America as Narrator
2015 Colosseum: Roman Death Trap as Narrator
2001 The Last Brickmaker in America as Mike Potter
2008 The Dissection of Thanksgiving as Cliff
2010 Building the Great Cathedrals as Narrator
1999 Tumbleweeds as Dan Miller
2016 Graveyard of the Giant Beasts as Narrator
2007 Happenstance as Bob
1987 The Misfit Brigade as Tiny
1995 The Big Green as Coach Jay Huffer
2008 Greetings from the Shore as Commodore Callaghan
2002 Salem Witch Trials as Thomas Putnam
2009 The Undying as Dr. Russell Lassiter
2019 DC Noir as Sgt. Peters
2018 NOVA: Prediction by the Numbers as Voice
2018 Broken Places as Narrator
2019 The Violin Alone as Narrator (voice)
2004 The Day After Tomorrow as Frank Harris
1997 The Matchmaker as Senator John McGlory
1995 Three Wishes as Coach Schramka
1999 The Confession as Jack Renoble
1997 For Richer or Poorer as Samuel Yoder
1994 Nobody's Children as Joe Stevens
2007 The Valley of Light as Howard
1992 Hostages as Terry Anderson
1995 Silver Strand as Lucas Hughes
2001 Boss of Bosses as Joseph O'Brien
1994 State of Emergency as Dr. Jeffrey Forrest
1993 My Boyfriend's Back as Sheriff McCloud
1997 Kiss the Girls as FBI Agent Kyle Craig
1995 Down Came a Blackbird as Jan Talbeck
1998 Wrestling with Alligators as Rick
1989 Cold Sassy Tree as Clayton McAllister
2013 The River as Phil
1983 Eddie Macon's Run as Rudy Potts
2017 Hungry as George Gabriel
2017 What Did You Expect? as George Gabriel
2017 Women of a Certain Age as George Gabriel
1993 Rio Shannon as John Cleary
2020 That Hopey Changey Thing as Richard Apple
2020 Sorry as Richard Apple
2020 And So We Come Forth as Richard Apple
1991 Defenseless as Bull Dozer
2010 Riddles of the Sphinx as Self - Narrator
2001 My Husband's Double Life as Timothy Michael Kingsbury
2001 Along Came a Spider as Kyle Craig
1994 Angels in the Outfield as Ranch Wilder
2010 Edge of Darkness as Whitehouse
1999 Earthly Possessions as Zack Emery
1996 Daylight as Steven Crighton
1980 The Day Christ Died as Peter
2020 Sweet and Sad as Richard Apple
2020 Regular Singing as Richard Apple
2020 What Do We Need to Talk About? as Richard Apple
1988 The Prince of Pennsylvania as Trooper Joe
2020 Tapes
2000 Picnic as Howard Bevens
2020 Incidental Moments of the Day as Richard Apple
1979 Starting Over as Larry
1982 Hanky Panky as Katz
2020 The Assistant as Boss (voice)
2011 A Novel Romance as Walter Evans
1999 ATF as Sam Sinclair
1990 Mr. Destiny as Jackie Earle
2017 Catfight as Angry Guy
2006 Wedding Daze as Sheriff
1983 Living Proof: The Hank Williams, Jr. Story as Dick Willey
2008 Revolutionary Road as Bart Pollock
1999 Music of the Heart as Dan Paxton
1998 The Odd Couple II as Leroy
1991 Meeting Venus
1983 Cross Creek as Charles Rawlings
2009 I Hate Valentine's Day as Tim the Delivery Guy
2015 Northern Borders as Agent Sanders
1991 JFK as Lou Ivon
2008 Cadillac Records as Mr. Feder
1988 Tucker: The Man and His Dream as Kirby
1999 The Jack Bull as Atty. Gen. Metcalfe
1989 Glory as Gen. George Crockett Strong
2011 The Jewel as Mr. Rothman
2011 I'm Coming Over as Walter
2004 Hair High as Football Announcer (voice)
1984 A Doctor's Story as Dr. Curtis
2003 Abby Singer as Kevin's Father
2006 Half Nelson as Russ Dunne
2011 Green Lantern as Carl Ferris
1999 The Secret Life of Girls
1995 Kiss of Death as Federal Agent

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