Jay Overholts (1922–1966)

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Jay Overholts was born on November 30, 1922 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. He was an actor, known for The Twilight Zone (1959), Playhouse 90 (1956) and Gunsmoke (1955). He died on April 25, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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The Twilight Zone
A Thing About Machines (S2, Ep4)
Thu, Aug 18 3:30 AM PDT on SYFY (066)
The Twilight Zone
Showdown with Rance McGrew (S3, Ep20)
Sat, Aug 20 8:00 AM PDT on SYFY (066)

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Known For

The Twilight Zone Cowboy #2 / Doctor / Intern / Man #2 / PA Announcer / Passenger / Reporter #2 / Taxi Driver
Playhouse 90 Little Bearers / Striker
Gunsmoke Sgt.


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 1962 Incident in an Alley
Doctor (uncredited)
 1962 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
- Catawomper (1962) ... Sgt.
 1959-1962 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Cowboy #2 / Taxi Driver / Man #2 / ...
- Showdown with Rance McGrew (1962) ... Cowboy #2
- The Jungle (1961) ... Taxi Driver
- Static (1961) ... Man #2 (uncredited)
- The Odyssey of Flight 33 (1961) ... Passenger
- Twenty Two (1961) ... PA Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Little Bearers / Striker
- The Tunnel (1959) ... Little Bearers
- The Rank and File (1959) ... Striker

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Alternate Names:

Jay Overholt

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Credited in the most episodes of The Twilight Zone, with eight appearances. See more »

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