Jay O SandersMoviegoers might be excused for thinking of Jay O. Sanders -- with his sandy, curly hair and his 6' 4" stature -- as a serious Will Ferrell. But they'd be missing the point. The Shakespearean-trained native of Austin, Texas, is currently starring alongside Mel Gibson in 'Edge of Darkness,' and has been on theater screens since 1979, usually playing the rugged member of the entourage (be it as a buddy, political staffer, or action guy) whose best scene usually finds him giving a brief speech as the voice of reason when the rest of his friends are veering off-course amid a storm of testosterone.

Find out why you ought to know him, and what else you should know about him, after the jump.
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