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Between 2003 and 2010, Stephen Jared played the part of Phil in multiple commercials for Jack in the Box (sixteen commercials for TV, three for radio) including a multi-media, multi-spot campaign launched during Superbowl 2009 titled "Hang In There Jack!". As well, Stephen has appeared in commercials for RX Bourbon, Honda, Netzero, Hershey's (with Tony Hawk), CitiBank, Ford, La-Z-Boy, Reliant Energy, JC Penney, NFL Network, USA Network, Comcast, Gain Laundry Detergent, Dial Soap, Footlocker (with Dwight Howard), Toyota (three commercials), Carl's Jr. (with Katherine Webb), Pepsi (filmed in Tokyo), TruTV, John Deere (filmed in Texas), Myrbetriq, and Samsung. Stephen has also appeared in a number of short films, an independently produced pilot and a web-series (Raisin' Junior).


His theatrical demo reel can be viewed on YouTube.

Film & TV links below open the relevant IMDB.com page in a new window.


2017

click to enlarge"THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS" (TV) Eric Braeden, Melody Thomas Scott, Eileen Davidson, Tracey Bregman.

2016

"GENERAL HOSPITAL" (TV) Michelle Stafford, James Patrick Stuart.
"SUPERSTORE" (TV) America Ferrera, Ben Feldman.
"ADAM RUINS EVERYTHING" (TV) Adam Conover.
"DIRT" (Film) Kevin Dillon, DeRon Horton, Christina Moore. Filmed in Northern California.

2015

"RIZZOLI & ISLES" (TV) Angie Harmon, Bruce McGill, Lorraine Bracco. Stephen worked for the second time with Sasha Alexander here.
"MARON" (TV) Marc Maron, Dave Alexander. Dennis Leary produced.

2014

"THE MENTALIST" (TV) Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Dylan Baker.
"CRIMINAL MINDS" (TV) Joe Montegna, Jennifer Love Hewitt.
"KROLL SHOW" (TV) Nick Kroll, Erica Tazel.

2013

"THE GOLDBERGS" (TV) Jeff Garlin, George Segal, Sean Giambrone.

2012

"THE GOODWIN GAMES" (TV) Becki Newton, Scott Foley, T.J. Miller, Laurie Metcalf.
"FORT BLISS" (Film) Written and directed by Claudia Myers. Michelle Monaghan, Ron Livingston, Freddy Rodriguez, Manolo Cardona, John Savage.
"SALVATION" (Film) A crime drama written and directed by Bernie Van De Yacht. Ryan Donowho, Brett Donowho. Filmed in Kansas.
"iCARLY" (TV) After first appearing in 2010, Stephen returned as Fire Chief Donker during this popular show's final season.

2011

click to enlarge"CALIFORNIA SOLO" (Film) Directed by Marshall Lewy. Robert Carlyle. Official Selection for the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.
"WORKAHOLICS" (TV) Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine, Anders Holm. Stephen worked with Brooke Long for the second time in this Comedy Central series.
"FDR: AMERICAN BADASS!" (Film) Barry Bostwick, Bruce McGill, Lin Shaye, Kevin Sorbo. Directed by Garrett Brawith and written by Ross Patterson.

2010

"EAGLEHEART" (TV) A Conan O'Brian produced comedy. Chris Elliott, Michael Gladis.
"iCARLY" (TV) Miranda Cosgrove, Jerry Trainor. Also with special guest actor Jack Carter.
"GREEK" (TV) Clark Duke, Scott Michael Foster, Spencer Grammer, Jake McDorman.
"BARRACUDA" (Film) Shane Woodson, Christy Oldham. A cross-country vigilante story.

2009

"RULES OF ENGAGEMENT" (TV) David Spade, Patrick Warburton
"24" (TV) Kiefer Sutherland, Carlos Bernard, Jon Voight, Conner Trineer.

2008

"TRUE BLOOD" (TV) Anna Paquin, Lynn Collins. Produced by Alan Ball.
"HE'S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU" (Film) Stephen played brother-in-law to Jennifer Aniston in this comedy about romantic relationships. Drew Barrymore, Kris Kristofferson, Ben Affleck, Ginnifer Goodwin, Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Connelly, Kevin Connolly, Bradley Cooper, and Justin Long. Ken Kwapis directed. Drew Barrymore and Nancy Juvonen's Flower Films produced.

2006

"HEIST" (TV) Dougray Scott, Steve Harris. Stephen worked with Seymour Cassel again in this cops and robbers thriller created by Doug Liman.
"SO NOTORIOUS" (TV) Tori Spelling, Loni Anderson, Zachary Quinto. Stephen worked with Tori Spelling for the second time in this VH1 comedy.
"STONE & ED" (Film) A comedy about stoners filmed on the Mexican border. Ian Reed Kesler, Mircea Monroe, Ken Davitian.

2005

"PASSIONS" (TV)
"THE TENANTS" (Film) Snoop Dogg, Dylan McDermott, Seymour Cassell, Rose Byrne. Filmed at the famous Ambassador Hotel just before it was torn down.
"KARLA" (Film) Misha Collins, Laura Prepon, Brandon Routh.

2004

"LINE OF FIRE" (TV) Leslie Hope, David Paymer.
"WHAT SHOULD YOU DO?" (TV)

2003

"SEABISCUIT" (Film) Tobey McGuire, Jeff Bridges, Chris Cooper. Stephen's role was edited out of this Best Picture Academy Award nominee. However, the producers (who did all the Indiana Jones films) provided Stephen with his part and it is available to view on his demo reel.
"DOWN THE BARREL" (Film) Luke Perry

2002

"FASTLANE" (TV) Peter Facinelli, Bill Bellamy. Michelle Forbes.
"DRAGNET" (TV) Ethan Embry, Danny Huston (son of legendary filmmaker John Huston). After filming, the show was recast with Ed O'Neil as Det. Joe Friday. Therefore, the episode with Stephen never aired.
"HIGH CRIMES" (Film) Ashley Judd, Morgan Freeman, Jim Caviezel. While Stephen can be seen in this film, his dialogue was unfortunately cut.

2001

"NEW UNSOLVED MYSTERIES" (TV)
"DAYS OF OUR LIVES" (TV) Stephen returned to the show for one episode as a chef whose restaurant was bombed.

2000

click to enlarge"SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS" (TV MOVIE) Aidan Quinn, Marcia Gay Harden, Will Estes, Cheech Marin. Hollywood Reporter Review. Filmed in Utah.
"THE AMANDA SHOW" (TV) Amanda Bynes. Directed by veteran character actor Robert Costanzo.
"PRIMARY SUSPECT" (Film) William Baldwin, Lee Majors. Filmed in Utah.
"ARREST & TRIAL" (TV) Stephen played three roles in three different episodes of this show.
"IT'S A MIRACLE" (TV) Stephen played two roles in two different episodes of this show.

1999

"CHILL FACTOR" (Film) Cuba Gooding Jr., Skeet Ulrich. Filmed in Utah.
"DICK" (Film) Kirsten Dunst, Michelle Williams, Will Ferrell

1998

"TOUCHED BY AN ANGEL" (TV) Emmy nominated episode. Marion Ross, Veronica Hamel. Directed by veteran character actor Stuart Margolin. Filmed in Utah.
"BEVERLY HILLS 90210" (TV) Jessica Alba, a teenager at the time, guested on the same episode.
"HOLLYWOOD SAFARI" (TV) Sam Jones (Flash Gordon). Stephen guest-starred in a two-part episode of this family entertainment program.

1997

"DAYS OF OUR LIVES" (TV) Stephen played an Italian cop in three episodes.

1996

"MASKED RIDER" (TV) A kids' series from the creatives behind Power Rangers.

1994

"WOMEN!" (Stage) Performed at Theater 1761 in Los Angeles. Stephen wrote this play as well. It also starred an actress who would become his wife, Tracy Pfau.
"THE WAY OF THE WORLD" (Stage) Classic play by William Congreve. Performed at the Powerhouse Rep in Los Angeles. Directed by Phillip Littell.

1993

"CHRONOS 5.0" (Film) Stephen played a cop in this low-budget sci-fi film.
"THE CARE AND CUSTODY OF BARBARA MOON" (Stage) Performed at Theater Geo in Los Angeles with Eric Close, Priscilla Barnes, Marj Dusay (stole Spock's brain in Star Trek), and Jeremy Sisto.

1992

"SANTA BARBARA" (TV) Stephen played a Limo Driver in two episodes.

"THE QUEEN OF VENICE VIEW COURT" (Stage) Performed at The Garnder Stages in Los Angeles.

1988

"RAIN MAN" (Film) Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman. Stephen was an extra. Filmed in Cinncinnati, Ohio.

1987

click to enlarge"THE ADVENTURES OF DOLLFACE AND HANDSOME" (Film) A short film Stephen wrote, directed and starred in while still living in Cincinnati, Ohio.

1986

"THE MOUSETRAP" (Stage) Performed at the Cincinnati Young People's Theatre in Cincinnati, Ohio.






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