Jerry O'Connell Overview

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Born: February 17, 1974

Native to the Big Apple, O'Connell became known at a young age playing pudgy Vern in the popular yet powerful coming-of-age film, Stand By Me. Although only 11 when he did this film, he'd already appeared in numerous television commercials and was photographed for a children's workbook. O'Connell began his extensive acting training at H.B. Studio, under Maria Greco. The training led to his being signed for an important off-Broadway production, Walter Music. Following his work as one of... See All


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