Jerry O’Connell Bio, Age, Rebecca Romijn, Kids, Plastic Surgery

Jerry O’Connell Biography

Jerry O’Connell (Jeremiah O’Connell) is an American actor, voice actor, and director best known for his roles as Quinn Mallory in the TV series Sliders, Andrew Clements in My Secret Identity, Vern Tessio in the film Stand by Me (1986), and Joe in Joe’s Apartment (1996).

Early Life |Education

Jerry had a starring role in the comedy horror film Piranha 3D (2010). He also attended Manhattan’s Professional Children’s School as a teenager. O’Connell attended New York University from 1991–95 majoring in film.

He then studied screen writing and competed on the fencing team, serving a stint as captain of the sabre squad while at the University. Jerry graduated in 1995.

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Jerry O’Connell Age

Jeremiah O’Connell was born on February 17, 1974 in Manhattan, New York City, U.S. He is 49 years old as of 2023.

Jerry O’Connell Family

Jerry was born to Linda, an art teacher, and Michael O’Connell, an advertising agency art director. Jerry’s maternal grandfather, Charles S. Witkowski, was mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey being of half Irish, one quarter Italian, and one quarter Polish ancestry.

Brother |Siblings

He was raised in Manhattan with his younger brother, actor Charlie O’Connell.

Rebecca Romijn | Jerry O’Connell Wife | Kids

He married actress and former model Rebecca Romijn on July 14, 2007. After weeks of officially stating that the couple were “trying” to get pregnant, a publicist for the pair confirmed that Rebecca was pregnant with twin girls.

Jerry’s girls Dolly Rebecca Rose and Charlie Tamara Tulip O’Connell were born on December 28, 2008.

Her daughter’s name Dolly was named after singer Dolly Parton and Charlie is named for O’Connell’s brother.

Jerry O’Connell Actor

Jerry began his acting career at a young age and did commercial work for Duncan Hines cookies as a child. He appeared on a commercial for Frosted Flakes.

He starred in the Canadian science fiction sitcom My Secret Identity from 1988 to 1991 as the teen hero who develops superhuman traits.

O’Connell has starred in movies such as Jerry Maguire, Body Shots, Mission to Mars, Tomcats, Scream 2, and Kangaroo Jack.He also tried his hand at screenwriting and sold his first screenplay, for First Daughter, to New Regency in 1999.

The film was then released in 2004 by 20th Century Fox-based Davis Entertainment. He served
as executive producer on the film, which starred Katie Holmes and Michael Keaton.

O’Connell starred as Detective Woody Hoyt on the NBC crime drama Crossing Jordan (2001) until its cancellation in May 2007. He also starred opposite Romjin in the Ugly Betty episode “Derailed” and also played Hoyt in several episodes of Las Vegas.

O’Connell wore a diaper on Last Call with Carson Daly, during a mock commercial skit for the GoodNites bedwetting product in 2004. The National Enquirer then caught him filming the skit and printed a photo of him in his diaper.

He also appeared on Broadway at the Golden Theatre in Seminar which is written by Theresa Rebeck. The play opened on November 20, 2011. The Sam Gold play stars Alan Rickman, Lily Rabe, Hamish Linklater and Hettienne Park.

It was announced that he would play Herman Munster in a reboot of The Munsters, titled Mockingbird Lane; the remake series was never picked up for production.

It was announced that he would play Stuart Strickland on We Are Men, alongside Tony Shalhoub on May 15, 2013.

CBS announced that O’Connell would be joining The Talk as a permanent co-host,replacing Sharon Osbourne in 2021.

In July that same year,he hosted a test-run of a new syndicated version of Pictionary on Fox stations,which was successful enough to lunch with a full season in fall 2022.

Jerry O’Connell Stand By Me

Jerry landed his first feature film role as the character Vern Tessio in Stephen King’s Stand by Me shortly after turning eleven.

New Show

  • Summer Gold
  • Reign of the Supermen
  • Ballbuster
  • The Secret
  • Satanic Panic

Net Worth

Jerry’s has an estimated net worth of $16 million as of 2023.

Jerry O’Connell Movies





Summer Gold

Rick Brackett


Reign of the Supermen

Superman / Clark Kent / Cyborg Superman (voice)



The Secret


Satanic Panic



The Death of Superman

Clark Kent / Superman (voice)

Deep Murder



Justice League Dark

Clark Kent / Superman (voice)

Wish Upon



Justice League vs. Teen Titans

Clark Kent / Superman (voice)


Justice League: Throne of Atlantis

Clark Kent / Superman (voice)


Veronica Mars

Sheriff Dan Lamb

Space Station 76


The Lookalike

Joe Mulligan


Scary Movie 5

Christian Grey


Piranha 3-D

Derrick Jones

Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam

Captain Marvel


Baby on Board





The Parody Video Tom Cruise Wants You to See

Tom Cruise


The Alibi


Man About Town

David Lilly

Room 6

Lucas Dylan


Yours, Mine and Ours

Max Algrant


Fat Slags

Sean Cooley

First Daughter



Kangaroo Jack

Charlie Carbone


The New Guy

Highland Party Twin

Buying the Cow

David Collins



Michael Delaney



Mission to Mars

Phil Ohlmyer


The Beast of Today


Body Shots

Michael Penorisi


Can’t Hardly Wait

Trip McNeely


Scream 2

Derek Feldman


Joe’s Apartment


Jerry Maguire

Frank “Cush” Cushman


Ranger, the Cook and the Hole in the Sky


Calendar Girl

Scott Foreman


Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach

Kid at beach


Stand by Me

Vernon “Vern” Tessio

Jerry O’Connell TV Shows




2018, 2019 The Big Bang Theory George Cooper Jr.
The Wendy Williams Show Host
2018 Carter Harley Carter
2017 Love Locks Jack Burrow
Justice League Action The Atom (voice)
Andi Mack Director
Curb Your Enthusiasm TV Detective #2
2016 The Mysteries of Laura Jon Dunham
Billions Steven Birch
Young & Hungry Nick Diamond
Mistresses Robert
Scream Queens Dr. Mike
2015 The Librarians Young Lancelot
Workaholics Teddy
Marry Me Daniel
Significant Mother Bob Babcock
Fresh Beat Band of Spies Arizona Jones
2014 Drunk History Thomas Jefferson / Grigori Rasputin
The League Father Muldoon
2013 Jake and the Never Land Pirates Pip the Pirate Genie
Burning Love Henry
King & Maxwell Jerry Walkeiwicz
Satisfaction David
We Are Men Stuart Strickland
2012 Mockingbird Lane Herman Munster
2011 G.I. Joe: Renegades Barbecue
Fish Hooks Sterling Hamsterton (voice)
NTSF:SD:SUV:: Mental Man
2010 The Defenders Pete Kaczmarek
2009 Midnight Bayou Declan Fitzpatrick
Eastwick Colin Friesen
2008 Samantha Who? Craig
Do Not Disturb Neal
2007 On the Lot Jerry ‘The Move’
Ugly Betty Joel
The Batman Nightwing
Carpoolers Laird
2005 Justice League Unlimited Captain Marvel
2004 Without a Trace Joe Gibson
The Screaming Cocktail Hour Singer
Las Vegas Detective Woody Hoyt
2003, 2008 MADtv Ted Levin, John Edwards
2002 Going to California Pete Rossock
Rome Fire Ryan Wheeler
Crossing Jordan Detective Woody Hoyt
2001 Night Visions Andy
1999 The ’60s Brian Herlihy
1995 The Ranger, the Cook and a Hole in the Sky Mac
Blue River Lawrence Sellars
Sliders Quinn Mallory
1992 Camp Wilder Brody Wilder
1990 TGIF Brody
1989 Charles in Charge David Landon
1988-1991 My Secret Identity Andrew Clements
1988 The Equalizer Bobby
Ollie Hopnoodle’s Haven of Bliss Ralph Parker
1987 The Room Upstairs Carl
1986 The Kingdom Chums: Little David’s Adventure Osborne


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