Jason Lewis (actor)
Lewis at the 10th Annual Angel Ball on October 29, 2007
June 25, 1971 |
Newport Beach, California, U.S.
Jason Lewis (born June 25, 1971) is an American actor and former fashion model. He is best known for his role as Jerry "Smith" Jerrod in the HBO series Sex and the City. He appeared on the May 2008 cover of Men's Fitness.
Lewis was born in Newport Beach, California, the son of Nancy, a nurse, and Gregory Lewis, a judge; the two are divorced. He has three siblings, Sean, Katie and Nicole. In his teens he attended Los Alamitos High School in Los Alamitos, California. He attended college at San Diego State University in San Diego, California, where he became a member of the Delta Upsilon Fraternity. Fellow fraternity brothers included Marc Iadanza (son of Tony Danza) and Jack Gilardi Jr. (son of Annette Funicello and Jack Gilardi). After college he started modeling, first in Paris and then with star status in Milan in the late 1990s for some of the biggest names in fashion, including Guess?, Tommy Hilfiger and Hugo Boss.
Lewis appeared on Beverly Hills, 90210 in 1997, playing a love interest of character Valerie (Tiffani-Amber Thiessen). His most prominent role to date was in Sex and the City, where he was a recurring member of the show's cast in its final season as waiter turned emerging young actor Smith Jerrod, the one man whose sincerity got to Samantha. He reprised the role in 2008's Sex and the City: The Movie and its 2010 sequel.
Lewis has appeared in several films: My Bollywood Bride, a Hollywood/Bollywood romantic comedy where Lewis plays the leading man opposite Bollywood actress Kashmira Shah, and Mr. Brooks, a thriller, where he plays opposite Demi Moore and Kevin Costner. He is also known in Europe for playing the hunk on the Aero Advert for Aero Bubbles.
After appearing on The WB's supernatural drama Charmed, where he played the recurring role of Dex Lawson, a love interest (and brief husband) of Phoebe Halliwell (Alyssa Milano), it was announced on December 5, 2006 that he would be guest-starring on episodes of Brothers & Sisters as a possible love interest to Matthew Rhys' character Kevin Walker. He signed on to do seven episodes to play Chad Barry, a closeted gay soap opera actor who finds it difficult trying to develop a relationship with Kevin while keeping his sexuality secret from the Hollywood press. He reprised the role in an episode in April 2009. He also played a soap opera actor two episodes of House Lewis appears and is highlighted on the cover in the limited-edition coffee table book About Face, shot by celebrity photographer John Russo and published by Pixie Press Worldwide.
Lewis appeared in the How I Met Your Mother episode "The Wedding Bride" as a star in a fictional film within the show. He also starred in the 2011 Canadian film Textuality (released on DVD as Sexting).
|1998||Next Stop Wonderland||Rory|
|2000||King's Guard, TheThe King's Guard||William|
|2001||Elite, TheThe Elite||Jason|
|2004||Vision, TheThe Vision||Blake||Short film|
|2005||Jacket, TheThe Jacket||Officer Harrison|
|2006||My Bollywood Bride||Alex Kincade|
|2006||For One Night||Mark Manning||Television film|
|2007||Mr. Brooks||Jesse Vialo|
|2007||Death and Life of Bobby Z, TheThe Death and Life of Bobby Z||Bobby Z|
|2008||Attic, TheThe Attic||John Trevor||Direct-to-video|
|2008||Sex and the City||Smith Jerrod|
|2009||Tribute||Ford Sawyer||Television film|
|2009||So che ritornerai||Tom||Television film|
|2010||Sex and the City 2||Smith Jerrod|
|2013||Pardon, TheThe Pardon||Cowboy|
|1995||High Sierra Search and Rescue||Flynn Norstedt||6 episodes|
|1997||Beverly Hills, 90210||Rob Andrews||4 episodes|
|2003–2004||Sex and the City||Jerry "Smith" Jerrod||16 episodes|
|2003||CSI: Miami||Jimmy Hutton||Episode: "Grand Prix"|
|2005||Charmed||Dex Lawson||6 episodes|
|2006||Evidence, TheThe Evidence||Inspector Rourke/Officer Rourke||2 episodes|
|2007, 2009||Brothers & Sisters||Chad Barry||8 episodes|
|2007||Six Degrees||Todd||Episode: "Get a Room"|
|2008||House||Evan Greer/Dr. Brock Sterling||2 episodes (1 uncredited)|
|2008||Mogli a pezzi||Elvio Giorgi||Main cast|
|2008||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Craig Hess||Episode: "Let It Bleed"|
|2009||Eastmans, TheThe Eastmans||Rick Green||Unsold CBS pilot|
|2009||Rick & Steve: The Happiest Gay Couple in All the World||Manfred Dax (voice)||Episode: "The Only Straight in the Village"|
|2010||How I Met Your Mother||Movie Tony||Episode: "The Wedding Bride"|
|2011||Love Bites||N/A||Unaired pilot|
|2012||Watson & Oliver||Various||Episode #1.1|
|2013||Hit the Floor||Benny||Episode: "Turnover"|
- Hancock, Louise (September 21, 2003). "Our lad's ABSOLUTly Fab". Sunday Mirror.
- Jason Lewis Biography - Yahoo! Movies
- 'Brothers & Sisters' Adds a Little 'Sex' - Jason Lewis to guest on multiple episodes - Zap2it
- Metro Source LA magazine
- 'GLAAD' - GLAAD Awards
- "How I Met Your Mother Taps Malin Akerman, Jason Lewis, Chris Kattan". TVGuide.com.