Jeff Yagher

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Jeff Yagher
Jeffrey Brian Yagher

(1961-01-18) January 18, 1961 (age 58)
EducationOhio State University, Columbus (BA)
Yale University (MFA)
Spouse(s)Megan Gallagher

Jeffrey Brian "Jeff" Yagher (born January 18, 1961) is an American actor.

Personal life[edit]

Born in Lawrence, Kansas, he graduated from The Ohio State University and then attended the Yale School of Drama, where he appeared in productions of The Vultures, We Can't Pay, We Won't Play, and Las Madres. His younger brother Kevin Yagher is a special effects technician.[1] Yagher's second marriage is to actress Megan Gallagher, and they have two children together.[2]


His television debut was in V: The Series as Kyle Bates. Later, he starred in the pilot of 21 Jump Street as Tommy Hanson, the role that was taken over by Johnny Depp. He also appeared in several episodes of Six Feet Under, playing Hoyt Woodworth, in 2004. Most recently, Yagher continues to appear in other shows such as Without a Trace (2007) and Bones (2009).

Additionally, Yagher was an Elvis impersonator in an episode of The Twilight Zone called "The Once And Future King". (The man who played Elvis' boss at the Crown Electric company was Red West, a real-life schoolmate and best friend of Elvis'.)

His film credits include Dead Man's Folly (1986), Big Bad Mama II (1987), Shag (1989), My Fellow Americans (1996), The Pandora Project (1998), and View from the Top (2003).

He also appeared in an episode of Newhart as Stoney and in an episode of Seinfeld as a jazz musician who dated Elaine.

He starred in the TV movie Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman along with Sandra Bullock in 1989.



Year Title Role Notes
1987 Big Bad Mama II Jordan Crawford
1989 Shag Jimmy Valentine
1991 No Secrets Michael
1991 Lower Level Craig Fulson Direct-to-video
1993 The Red Coat Short film
1996 My Fellow Americans Dorothy / Lt. Ralph Fleming
1998 The Pandora Project Bruce Bobbins
2001 Pursuit of Happiness Neighbor from 207 Uncredited[citation needed]
2003 View from the Top Ghost Rider
2005 Mr. & Mrs. Smith 40's Man
2012 Atlas Shrugged: Part II Jeff Allen
2014 Atlas Shrugged Part III: Who Is John Galt? Jeff Allen/Narrator


Year Title Role Notes
1984–1985 V Kyle Bates Main role, 19 episodes
1985 Magnum, P.I. Lieutenant Andy Hawkes, USN Episode: "Blood and Honor"
1986 Dead Man's Folly Eddie South Television movie
The Twilight Zone Gary Pitkin / Elvis Presley Episode: "The Once and Future King/A Saucer of Loneliness"
The New Gidget Jerry Episode: "Jeff's Anniversary"
Hotel Tom Episode: "Forsaking All Others"
1987 Murder, She Wrote Deputy Wayne Beeler Episode: "The Cemetery Vote"
1988 The Powers of Matthew Star Brad Episode: "The Road Rebels"
September Gun Brian Brian Television movie
The Jeffersons Frank Episode: "I Do, I Don't"
Newhart Stoney Episode: "Goonstruck"
1989 Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman Jim Goldman Television movie
Freddy's Nightmares Rick Rake Episode: "Silence is Golden"
1990 Tales from the Crypt Enoch, The Two-Faced Man Episode: "Lower Berth"
Shangri-La Plaza George Bondo Episode: "Pilot"
Murder, She Wrote Scott Fielding Episode: "The Big Show of 1965"
1991 Pros and Cons Jackson Episode: "Once a Kid"
1992 Civil Wars John Beaver Episode: "Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense"
Jake and the Fatman Peter Dymitrow Episode: "Ain't Misbehavin"
Bodies of Evidence Jack Houghton Episode: "Nightmoves"
1992–1993 Room for Two Keith Wyman Main role, 26 episodes
1993 Doogie Howser, M.D. Nathan Gage Episode: "You've Come a Long Way, Babysitter"
Murder, She Wrote Marcus Rule Episode: "Killer Radio"
Mother of the Bride Ken Television movie
1994 One of Her Own Heller Television movie
Madonna: Innocence Lost Paul Television movie
1995 Columbo Teddy McVeigh Episode: "Strange Bedfellows"
Live Shot Alex Rydell Main role, 13 episodes
1996 Seinfeld John Episode: "The Rye"
A Kidnapping in the Family Jack Taylor Television movie
1998 House Rules Patrick Episode: Pilot
A Wing and a Prayer Jack Lowe Television movie
The Net Tim Daniels Episode: "North by Northwestern"
Millennium Mark Bianco Episode: "Thirteen Years Later"
1999 The Practice Reporter Michael Sawyer Episode: "Lawyers, Reporters and Cockroaches"
Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane Kent Episode: "Under Mom's Thumb"
Action Marty Episode: "Mr. Dragon Goes to Washington"
Oh Baby Noah Episode: "Friendship"
2000 It's Like, You Know... Frank Wills Episode: "Heat"
Profiler Jason Bendross Episode: "Besieged"
Family Law N/A Episode: "Metamorphosis"
7th Heaven Prof. Gene Hatch Episode: "Losers"
Star Trek: Voyager Iden 2 episodes
2001 Mysterious Ways Cal Montgomery Episode: "Strike Two"
Walker, Texas Ranger Hawkins Episode: "Medieval Crimes"
Touched by an Angel Mike Rice Episode: "Netherlands"
2002 Crossing Jordan Ross Larken Episode: "As if by Fate"
2003 Reba Terry Holliway Episode: "Terry Holliway"
2004 Angel Fell Leader Episode: "Time Bomb"
2004–2005 Six Feet Under Hoyt Recurring role, 6 episodes
2005 Alias Greyson Wells Episode: "The Descent"
2007 Day Break N/A Episode: "What If He's Not Alone?"
The Game Mike Episode: "The Big Chill?"
Without a Trace Gary Sedgwick Episode: "The Beginning"
2009 Bones Sean Mortenson Episode: "The Critic in the Cabernet"
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Brett McDowell Episode: "The Lost Girls"
2011 Body of Proof Dr. Adam Farber Episode: "Your Number's Up"


  1. ^ Englund, Robert; Goldsher, Alan (2009). Hollywood Monster: A Walk Down Elm Street with the Man of Your Dreams. Simon and Schuster. p. 138. ISBN 9781439163252.
  2. ^ "EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: DS9 & Voyager Guest Star Megan Gallagher". Star Trek. 2013-09-27. Retrieved 2015-08-16.

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