Miguel Ferrer : Jonas
Date Of Birth: February 7th, 1955 Hometown: Santa Monica, California
Ferrer grew up as part of a Hollywood family; he is the son of actor Jose Ferrer and singer Rosemary Clooney. He first attracted audience attention with a breakout performance in the feature film “Robocop.” He went on to garner critical acclaim for his portrayal of an FBI forensic expert in David Lynch’s cult hit TV series “Twin Peaks.” In 2000, he delivered a standout performance as a drug dealer-turned-informant in Steven Soderbergh’s Oscar-winning film “Traffic.”
In 2004, Ferrer starred in Jonathan Demme’s remake of “The Manchurian Candidate,” and appeared alongside Meryl Streep and Denzel Washington in John Sayles’ “Silver City” with Chris Cooper and Richard Dreyfuss.
Ferrer’s other film credits include John Badham’s “Another Stakeout,” Tony Scott’s “Revenge,” “Stephen King’s “The Night Flier,” “Where’s Marlow?,” “The Harvest” and “Blank Check.” He also used his voice for Disney’s “Mulan.” His television appearances include the Emmy Award-winning miniseries “Stephen King’s The Stand,” and “Drug Wars: The Camarena Story.” He also starred in the comedy series “Lateline,” opposite Al Franken and made memorable guest-star appearances on “Will & Grace” and the pilot for “ER.”
Ferrer made his New York stage debut in 2004, in the off-Broadway production of “The Exonerated,” directed by Bob Balaban.
In addition, Ferrer added yet another aspect to his resume, working behind the camera directing several episodes of “Crossing Jordan.”
A sports enthusiast, Ferrer is an accomplished equestrian who also enjoys playing golf and skiing. He is a philanthropist who dedicates his time to a number of charities, most notably the LAPD Memorial Foundation. He recently used his cerebral talents on “Celebrity Jeopardy” and earned an impressive $50,000 for the foundation.
Ferrer currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and their sons.
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