Jerry O’Connell is an American Film as well as a television actor. Born on the 17th of February, 1974, he is married to Rebecca Romijn, an American actress herself. The TV series Sliders and My Secret Identity and films like Stand by Me, Scream 2 and Kangaroo Jack are some of his well-known works. Piranha 3-D, a comedy horror movie, had O’Connell in it in the starring role.
Starting acting at a tender age, he landed roles in various commercials like those of Duncan Hine cookies and Frosted flakes. After this, he played the role of a teen that develops superhuman traits in the Canadian science fiction sitcom My Secret Identity. Jerry studied at the New York University where he learned script writing and majored in film. He has acted in various Television series after that. Stand by me, Jerry Maguire, Kangaroo Jack, Joe’s apartment and Piranha 3-D are some of the most popular movies in which he has worked as a film actor.
He ventured into screenwriting too with First Daughter being his first screenplay. Along with screenwriting, he also served as the executive producer of the film mentioned above.
His contribution to the industry was justly adorned with the Best Actor award by Young Artist Awards for his role in the movie Stand by Me in 1987 when he was merely eleven. He got nominated twice; once in 1989 and second in 1990 by Young Artist Awards in the category Best Actor in a family syndicated show and best actor in an off-primetime family for the TV series My Secret Identity.Beginning work when he was just a boy of ten, Jerry O’Connell continues to adorn the film and television industry even today with his valuable work.