Born in San Francisco, CA, Jesse moved with his family to New York when he was 4. He grew up in Sag Harbor, NY and graduated high school from The Stony Brook School. Jesse studied acting on Long Island at The Gateway Playhouse in Bellport and also at The Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor. His acting training continued at Marymount Manhattan College in NYC, where his studies centered around the plays of Ibsen and Chekov. At St. Olaf College, where he graduated with a liberal arts degree in Philosophy, he immersed himself in the study and performance of classical theatre, appearing in works by Shakespeare, Brecht, Pirandello, and many others. After college, Jesse moved to NYC and began doing stand-up comedy. He performed at several comedy venues such as: Surf Reality, Collective Unconscious, New York Comedy Club and Pianos on Ludlow, where he once opened for the sketch comedy group The Whitest Kids U'Know. He honed his comedic skills in Florida with Theatre Conspiracy, appearing in numerous, well received productions of the "Abridged" series of plays. At the same time, he broadened his dramatic foundation with his performance of Kevin Kling's acclaimed one man show "21A" Jesse earned his Actor's Equity Association membership with his dramatic turn as Lesgate in Florida Repertory's production of "Dial 'M' for Murder." He made his feature film debut in the award winning comedy 'Breaking Up with Rosie.' Jesse made his television debut in July 2012 with four scenes on episode 606 of USA Network's popular show 'Burn Notice.' In 2014 he was cast as the title role in the upcoming action comedy 'Catching Junior Tate.'
Film (Crime) Actor Fallaway follows five separate story lines focusing on a manhunt of a brutal serial killer.
by Meibei Liu (Short) Actor
Small But Deadly
by Noé Saint-Clair (Short) Actor
Catching Junior Tate
Film by Karl Wilson (Action, Adventure and Comedy) Actor A bounty hunter finds himself stranded south of the border with a career criminal being pursued by a hit man, a bookie, a crooked cop, and a loan shark.
Breaking Up with Rosie
Film (Comedy) Actor A recently divorced romance novelist, with the help of one of his good friends, schemes to keep his success a secret to avoid sharing the earnings from his novels with his ex-wife.
by Donald E. Reynolds (Short, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Actor
Television (Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery and 1 More) Actor Michael Westen, a seasoned U.S. spy, is suddenly "burned", i.e. discredited, without any form of procedure. He survives by doing impossible jobs for desperate people in Miami, where his mother lives. Michael is usually aided by his ex-girlfriend Fiona and trusted former FBI informer Sam. Written by KGF Vissers
The Badge and the Bat
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The Day After Christmas
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The Creation of Dr. Grecoz
Video (Short and Drama) Actor Dr. Grecoz, a corrupt eye surgeon who has developed a way to transplant another person's eyes into the blind, has set fire to his house in a desperate attempt to kill his wife and be closer to his son. But when all is done, it is his son who is burned and blinded in the fire. Now, with no hope for the future and only home videos of his youth to remind him of what he used to have, Billy will learn the truth about his father through the eyes of his mother. Written by BMF Studios