Jeff Chase

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Jeff Chase
Born Jeffrey L. Sniffen
(1968-01-17) January 17, 1968 (age 50)
Paterson, New Jersey, U.S.
Other names Jeffrey Chase
Jeffrey Sniffen
Jeffrey S. Chase
Occupation Actor, Football Player, Stuntman

Jeff Chase (born January 17, 1968) is an American film and television actor.

Chase was born Jeffrey L. Sniffen in Paterson, New Jersey. He attended West Virginia University and, as Jeff Sniffen, played offensive tackle on the football team from 1986 to 1991. He played one season of professional football for the Albany Firebirds of the Arena Football League.

While filming the Dexter episode The Damage a Man Can Do, in which Chase was a stuntman, actor Jimmy Smits accidentally stabbed Chase with a real knife instead of a fake one. Smits is said to have missed the plastic protection eight times out of ten during rehearsal, but was able to aim correctly while accidentally wielding the real knife.[1]



  1. ^ Surette, Tim (October 3, 2008). "Jimmy Smits stabs stuntman on Dexter set". Archived from the original on March 12, 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-16. 

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