Height: 6'3" Weight: 200 lb Blue eyes long brown/grey hair
Recent roles - Viking/Saxon King, 1940's recluse rancher, socialist alerter, paranormal investigator, biker, concerned fatherly type, rehab patient, cowboy, homeless character, husband, Isaac/Biblical, and happy soul.
Not just playing a cowboy in films, Jay Pennington was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas and now lives in the Texas hill-country on acreage surrounded by cattle ranches not too far away from legendary Luckenbach, Texas. For films and for pleasure Jay rides horses weekly.
Jay's acting career began when he was asked to participate with the Texas Wild Bunch gunslinger reenactment group that often works as extras in Westerns. Always a student of film once the opportunity opened for an agent and film & television roles, Jay has pursued the dream diligently. When they aren't making Westerns, at 6'3 with long gray/brown hair, Jay often gets the grittier principal roles of blackmailer, hit man, bank robbing gang leader, biker... always fun but those characters never seem to have a love scene!
Besides living the Old West and his passion for acting, Jay is also an active independent software developer. Jay has worked at NASA some years ago and now does hi-tech pet rescue via website database systems he has developed resulting in hundreds of success stories of lost pets returned home or saved from the pound. A recent published article called Jay the John Wayne of lost pets.
Jay's time is flexible to travel for films/television that cover travel/lodging/time.
Jay Pennington is a non-union actor.
Unique traits: Tall, Long graying hair, blue eyes - fits vintage Westerns, period pieces, and gritty modern settings.
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Film by Wendy Crouse (Action and Thriller) Actor A mysterious briefcase worth $50 million in the hands of an eccentric scientist, leads assassins on a merry chase full of mayhem, murder and chaos. The Scientist, Dr. Charles Maxwell doesn't know why they are after him, only that he is in BIG trouble. Whoever makes the kill is set for life! The good news is there are two agents hired to get him to safety. The Bad news? They are from opposing companies! Written by Cheryl Cornelius
Smoke N Love
Film by Matthew Garth II (Comedy) Actor Max and Taylor are two guys living the small town life. Max comes from a middle class family and is pretty level headed just looking for his true love. Taylor, on the other hand, comes from a broken home and enjoys partying, weed and girls. When these two become friends and team up in the pursuit of adventure, the crazy ride begins! Written by Matthew Garth
Film by Nadia Sahari (Thriller) Actor Five of the city's best con artists awake to an underground imprisonment. Informed by "The Voice" that they are trapped... See full synopsis »
Let There Be Light
Film by Andy Conner (Short and Drama) Actor A story of rural electrification in America.
A Chance to Say Goodbye
Film by D.R. Pedraza (Short, Comedy and Drama) Actor
Film by D.R. Pedraza (Short and Drama) Actor A grandfather tries to redeem himself to his son through his granddaughter.
TV Movie by Chip Mefford Actor Love Death is a action spy-thriller introducing a character, Jude Quinn - a former Army Special Forces/NSA agent turned Private Detective. This movie tells the story of a doomed scientist, Samantha Collins (Staci Mueller) who knows she has been poisoned and knows there is no cure. She has one wish, to spend one last night with the love of her life Jerry Stanton (Arthur Rios). While this is a stand alone movie, it opens the door for a Jude Quinn series. Written by Pedraza, D.R.
Film by Rodger Marion (Drama, Family and Romance) Actor Eight people, one a ghost, come together at a community TV station. There we find, artists, mathematicians, yoga instructors, computer programmers, old hippies, the slightly crazy and the unrequited. The story is set in a small Texas town and the three main characters illustrate some of the dynamics going on. Paul, the artist, is a middle-aged widower who has gone into his own little world and convinced himself that he is happy right there. Mary, the mathematician, knows her life includes a big lie that has become burdensome as she is called to lay her cards on the table and reveal who she really is. Rusty, a one-time hotshot West Coast, radio guy comes to town after his "high life" days are over. Determined to reclaim the past, he is slowly consumed by his fantastical desires and becomes a little crazy. These three, their grown children and the other inhabitants of the TV station get their lives intertwined and nudge each other into new expectations and roles. Written by Rodger Marion
Film by Will Underwood (Drama, Family and Sci-Fi) Actor A team of misfit kids playing at a baseball park are caught in a meteorite strike that burns the fields, leaving them unharmed but believing they are endowed with special powers.
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
Film by Robert Rodriguez (Crime and Thriller) Actor Marv is unconscious on a highway surrounded by corpses. When he awakes, he has amnesia and tries to recall his last steps from the Kadie's saloon on the Saturday night. He recalls that he found four playboys burning a homeless man alive and defended the poor man. Marv hunts them down and kills the group. The cocky gambler Johnny hits jackpot in slot machines in the Kadie's saloon and invites the waitress Marcie to go with him to play poker game against the powerful Senator Roark. He wins the game and suffers the consequence of his arrogance. The private detective Dwight McCarthy is contacted by his former lover Ava Lord that asks to meet him at the Kadie's saloon. Ava asks him for forgiveness for leaving him to marry the wealthy Damian Lord. However her strong chauffeur Manute takes her home. Dwight snoops around Ava's house but is found and beaten by Manute and the bodyguards. When he returns home, Ava is waiting for him naked in the bed and seduces him again. Then she tells that ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Transformers: Age of Extinction
Film by Michael Bay (Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi) Actor After the battle between the Autobots and Decepticons that leveled Chicago, humanity thinks that all alien robots are a threat. So Harold Attinger, a CIA agent, establishes a unit whose sole purpose is to hunt down all of them. But it turns out that they are aided by another alien robot who is searching for Optimus Prime. Cade Yeager, a "robotics expert", buys an old truck and upon examining it, he thinks it's a Transformer. When he powers it up, he discovers it's Optimus Prime. Later, men from the unit show up looking for Optimus. He helps Yeager and his daughter Tessa escape but are pursued by the hunter. They escape and Yeager learns from technology he took from the men that a technology magnate and defense contractor named Joshua Joyce is part of what's going on, so they go to find out what's going on. Written by firstname.lastname@example.org
Film by Jon Favreau (Comedy and Drama) Actor Carl Casper is an acclaimed chef with a family life that seems as decaying as his artistic freedom. Those frustrations boil over into a raucous viral-videoed public confrontation against a restaurant critic who panned his cooking of food that his boss ordered him to make against his instincts. Now with his career ruined, Carl's ex-wife offers an unorthodox solution in Miami: refit an old food truck to offer quality cooking on his own terms. Now with his young son, Percy, and old colleague, Martin, helping, Carl takes a working trip across America with that truck to rediscover his gastronomic passion. With Percy's tech savvy and Martin's enthusiasm, Carl finds that he is creating a traveling sensation on the way home. In doing so, Carl discovers he is serving up more than simply food, but also a deeper connection with his life and his family that is truly delicious in its own way. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (email@example.com)
Tales from Los Muertos
Film by Isaac Rodriguez (Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Actor Three cerebral tales of terror based off Latin American Folklore.
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Film by Darren Phillips (Short, Horror and Thriller) Actor A killer photographer is on the loose. They lure you in with trust and strike when you are most vulnerable. Then the moment you realize you are going to die, they capture it on film forever.
Dani the Ranch Hand
Film by Brian Douglas (Drama) Actor Dani, a stripper, pain killer addict, and ex-wife to David Koresh, has her life spiral out of control, when she becomes romantically involved with a young drug dealer.
Film by Derek Lee Nixon (Comedy) Actor The world's most beloved illusionist, armed with his team of oxymoron's, embark on the freakiest, most adventurous paranormal investigation of all time. Terrorized at every turn by an unexplainable irregular patterns of mysterious paradox's, this witch-hunting, ghost busting, creature questing supernatural spooftacular is the funniest footage ever found! Written by Anonymous
Film by Paul Bright (Sci-Fi and Thriller) Actor Shannon Lark stars as Ariel Loner who uses her lovers to achieve her goal of thwarting the one man she hasn't been able to manipulate. Her web of seduction captures the handsome David (Aaron Weisinger) and leads him on a run for their lives as national security forces close in. It isn't until David is finally trapped that he realizes he's been used by the sultry Loner. Written by Anonymous
Deep in the Heart
Film by Christopher Cain (Drama) Actor An alcoholic man refocuses himself on putting kids through college via 4H and FFA scholarship donations. Guiding him is a spiritual figure he calls "The Bearded Man".
Amounting to Nothing
Film by Johnny Luna (Comedy) Actor A young couple is arrested for a crime they didn't commit. They must endure abusive and inept police officers, crazy cell mates and a police station being turned upside down by a group of bank robbers trying to distract the cops. In trying to get out and prove their innocence they learn a bit about who they are, what they are supposed to do with their lives and the true meaning of success and happiness. Written by Johnny Luna
Film by Paul Bright (Drama) Actor Denis went into the office Friday morning. Ten minutes later he was fired and his entire world changed. As a man in mid-life crisis, he believed there has to be more to life than this. A stray dog in the park opens his eyes.
The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy
Film by Tanner Beard (Action, Adventure, History and Western) Actor Surrounded by whisky-fueled outlaws and a treacherous wilderness, how is one to survive? Based on real events, this Texas based tale uncovers the mystery of the events surrounding the legendary Hell's Gate, a cliff formation that rises out of Possum Kingdom Lake in Texas. When a curious errand boy catches wind of one of America's most infamous crimes, he falls in with two desperate men on the wrong side of the law. Crossing paths with some of the West's most notorious figures, these three outlaws fight for their lives in the pursuit of fame and riches. Few are to be trusted, as their interwoven stories prove that everyone has a hidden agenda, and by no means is anyone innocent. Fueled by a talented ensemble cast THE LEGEND OF HELL'S GATE blends legend and history into a Western spectacle that recounts the treacherous existence in post Civil War Texas. Written by Andy Anderson
Innocence Saga X: Apocrypha
Video by Brett William Mauser (Action) Actor The Final Battle between Good and Evil is only days away. As Mike returns from the past, a familiar face resurfaces to help Collin Donovan in his quest to prevent his own destruction by looping time.