Jason Winston George

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Jason Winston George
Jason George at 37th College Television Awards (cropped).jpg
George at the 37th College Television Awards
Born (1972-02-09) February 9, 1972 (age 47)
Other namesJason George
OccupationActor, model
Years active1997–present
Vandana Khanna (m. 1999)

Jason Winston George (born February 9, 1972) is an American actor and model. He is best known for his roles as Michael Bourne on the NBC daytime soap opera Sunset Beach, as J.T. Hunter on the UPN television sitcom Eve, as Dr. Otis Cole on ABC's Off the Map, and as Dr. Ben Warren on Grey's Anatomy and its spinoff Station 19.

Life and career[edit]

George was born in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1994 with a double major in Rhetoric and Communication Studies and Drama.[1]

In 1996, George was cast as lifeguard Michael Bourne on the soap opera Sunset Beach, a role he played from the series' first episode on January 6, 1997 until the show ended on December 31, 1999.

In 2000, he made a successful stage appearance in Rita Dove's drama The Darker Face of the Earth at the Fountain Theatre in Los Angeles, where he played the male lead of Augustus.[2]

From 2001 to 2002 he played the rapper Status Quo in Off Centre. In 2002, George had a role in Clockstoppers, a film directed by Jonathan Frakes. He has also appeared on many ABC series, such as What About Brian, Eli Stone, Eastwick, Off the Map, Grey's Anatomy, and guest starred on Castle and Desperate Housewives. He also was cast as a regular on the ABC series Mistresses.[3]



Year Title Role Notes
1996 Touched by an Angel X-boyfriend
1998 Fallen College Kid
1999 Jigsaw Boxing Opponent Video
2002 The Climb Derrick Williams
2002 Clockstoppers Richard
2002 Barbershop Kevin
2003 Straighten Up America Dennis Short
2005 Bewitched E! Anchor
2005 Good Vibrations Carl Short
2006 You Did What? Ben
2007 The Box Kirby Ferguson
2007 Three Can Play That Game Byron Thompson
2008 Race Luke Harrison Bollywood film
2008 Broken Window Walt
2012 Playing for Keeps Chip Johnston
2013 Killing Vivian Kevin Short
2016 Sunday Todd Morgan Short
2017 Kidnap David
2018 Breaking In Justin Russell
2018 Indivisible Michael Lewis Post-Production


Year Title Role Notes
1997 Touched by an Angel Exboyfriend
1998–1999 Moesha Channing Lawrence Guest: 2 episodes
1997–1999 Sunset Beach Michael Bourne Main cast (seasons 1–3): 352 episodes
2000 Roswell Agent Matheson Guest: 2 episodes
2000 Arliss Charlie Vergotti Episode: "A Breed Apart"
2000 Girlfriends Charles Episode: "Toe Sucking"
2000–2001 Titans Scott Littleton Main cast (season 1): 12 episodes
2001 Friends The Fireman Episode: "The One Where They're Up All Night"
2001–2002 Off Centre Nathan 'Status Quo' Cole Main cast (seasons 1–2): 27 episodes
2002 Jeremiah Kwame Episode: "Moon in Gemini"
2002–2003 Half & Half Miles Guest: 2 episodes
2003 Platinum Jackson Rhames Main cast (season 1): 3 episodes
2003 Abby Ted Episode: "Ted & Carrol & Will & Abby"
2003 She Spies Sammy August Episode: "First Date"
2003 Boomtown Thomas Paltrow Episode: "Inadmissible"
2003–2006 Eve J.T. Hunter Main cast (seasons 1–3): 66 episodes
2005 Without a Trace Adisa Teno Guest: 2 episodes
2005–2006 Stargate SG-1 Jolan Guest: 2 episodes
2006–2007 What About Brian Jimmy Main cast (season 1): 18 episodes
2007 Shark Ray Harkin Episode: "The Wrath of Khan"
2007 House Brock Hoyt Episode: "Words and Deeds"
2007–2008 ER Ethan Mackiner Guest: 2 episodes
2008–2009 Eli Stone Keith Bennett Main cast (seasons 1–2): 20 episodes
2009 CSI: Miami Steve Bowers Episode: "Out of Time"
2009–2010 Eastwick Max Brody Recurring: 6 episodes
2010 The Deadpool Series: Fan Films Man #2 Episode: "The Imaginarium of Dr. Deadpool"
2010–present Grey's Anatomy Dr. Benjamin Warren Recurring (seasons 6, 8–11, 15–present)
Guest (season 7)
Main cast (seasons 12–14)
2011 Off the Map Dr. Otis Cole Main cast (season 1): 13 episodes
2011 Castle Charles Kelvin Episode: "To Love and Die in L.A."
2011 Desperate Housewives Edgar Episode: "Come on Over for Dinner"
2011 Against the Wall Tony Miles Recurring: 3 episodes
2011 The Closer Marvin Evans Episode: "Silent Partner"
2013 Witches of East End Detective Adam Noble Recurring: 5 episodes
2013–2014 Hit the Floor Michael Recurring: 4 episode
2013–2016 Mistresses Dominic Taylor Main cast (seasons 1–2)
Guest (seasons 3–4): 28 episodes
2015 With This Ring Shawn Television movie
2015 CSI: Cyber Colin Vickner Recurring: 2 episodes
2017 Laura Dr. Bernard / Gary Episodes: "Is There a Doctor in the House?" and "Life Coach"
2018–present Station 19 Dr. Ben Warren Main cast

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
1999 26th Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series Sunset Beach Nominated


  1. ^ "Jason George: Biography". TV Guide. Retrieved April 4, 2013.
  2. ^ Phillips, Michael (August 22, 2000). "A Tragic Tangling of Lives". Los Angeles Times.
  3. ^ Gelman, Vlada (March 23, 2012). "Jason George, Brett Tucker Join ABC's Mistresses". TVLine. Retrieved April 4, 2013.

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