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Jay Acovone (born August 20, 1955; age 64) played Tom Wegman, head of security at Tyler Memorial Hospital, in Season 5 of 24.

Biography and career Edit

Jay Acovone was born in Mahopac, New York. He is the youngest of three children. Acovone attended Mahopac High School graduating in 1973. Although he was always interested in movies, it wasn't until a friend urged him to take part in a play that he decided to take up acting. Acovone then attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York.

Through his career, Acovone has appeared in numerous TV shows and films. For example, he has had recurring roles on TV shows like Search for Tomorrow, Hollywood Beat, Beauty and the Beast, Stargate SG-1 (with Michael Shanks), and General Hospital. Acovone appeared in the 2006 film Paved with Good Intentions, which also featured fellow 24 stars Eduardo Garcia, Robert Pine, and Taneka Johnson.

24 credits Edit

Selected filmography Edit

  • Rattlesnakes (2019)
  • Gun (2017)
  • A Stranger in Paradise (2013)
  • The Hills Have Eyes II (2007)
  • World Trade Center (2006)
  • S.W.A.T (2003)
  • Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
  • Collateral Damage (2002)
  • Cast Away (2000)
  • The Peacemaker (1997)
  • Independence Day (1996)
  • Out for Justice (1991)

Television appearances

  • Lethal Weapon (2018)
  • NCIS (2013)
  • Prime Suspect (2011)
  • General Hospital (2008)
  • CSI: NY (2005)
  • Criminal Minds (2005)
  • Stargate SG-1 (1997-1999, 2005)
  • Beauty and the Beast (1987-1990)

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