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Jay R. Ferguson

1974-07-25 Dallas, Texas, USA

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Jay Rowland Ferguson Jr. (born July 25, 1974) is an American actor. Best known as Taylor Newton in Evening Shade (1990-1994), Stan Rizzo in Mad Men (2010-2015), and Ben in The Conners (2018-present). Ferguson was born in Dallas, Texas. In 1989, Ferguson played Ponyboy Curtis in the television adaptation of S. E. Hinton's novel The Outsiders.[1] His notable television roles include Taylor Newton in four seasons of the CBS sitcom Evening Shade, Dr. Todd Hooper on Judging Amy, Rich Connelly in the 2005 NBC television series Surface, Agent Warren Russell on the Showtime series Sleeper Cell, Stan Rizzo on the AMC series Mad Men, and as Pat O'Neal, the father of the O'Neal family in the ABC series The Real O'Neals. His film roles include Billy in Higher Learning, Elmer Conway in The Killer Inside Me, and Keith Clayton in The Lucky One. In 2018, he played Chip Curry in the CBS sitcom Living Biblically. Since 2018, he has played Darlene's boss (and eventual lover), Ben, in The Conners.


A Stand Up Guy Manny 2016-02-09
Little Loopers Todd 2015-03-31
Club Life Steven 2015-05-29
The Makings of You Wallis 2014-11-13
Back in the Day Mark 2014-01-07
The Lucky One Keith Clayton 2012-04-19
The Killer Inside Me Elmer Conway 2010-02-19
The Year That Trembled Isaac Hoskins 2002-03-22
Hollywood Palms Riley 2000-12-31
The In Crowd Andy 2000-07-19
Blue Ridge Fall Shane 1999-10-07
Girl Parker Blackman 1998-11-05
Pink as the Day She Was Born 1997-07-04
Campfire Tales Cliff (segment "The Campfire") 1997-05-16
The Price of Love Beau 1995-11-28
Higher Learning Billy 1995-01-11
Shattered Dreams Older Dotti 1990-05-13