Jay Chandrasekhar


Jay Chandrasekhar

Infobox actor
name = Jay Chandrasekhar


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birthname = Jayanth Jambulingam Chandrasekhar
birthdate = birth date and age|1968|4|9
birthplace = Chicago, Illinois, USA
occupation = actor, comedian, writer, and film director
yearsactive = 1996-present
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Jayanth Jambulingam Chandrasekhar (born April 9, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and film director with the comedy team Broken Lizard.

Biography

Chandrasekhar was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of physicians, who both have Tamil Indian heritage originating from Tamil Nadu.

He attended high school at Lake Forest Academy. He graduated from Colgate University, where he was a part of the comedy troupe Charred Goosebeak with the other Lizards and a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity.

Chandrasekhar is best known for directing the film version of "The Dukes of Hazzard", as well as the troupe's own films, "Super Troopers", "Club Dread", and "Beerfest". He also starred as the cab driver in the "Terror Taxi" skit from "".

Filmography

Movies

Upcoming:
*"Super Troopers 2" (2010)
*"The Slammin' Salmon" (2008) - NutsReleased:
*"Jackass Number Two" (2006) - Himself / Terror Taxi
*"Beerfest" (2006) - Barry Badrinath; director
*"The Dukes of Hazzard" (2005) - Campus Cop #1; director
*"Club Dread" (2004) - Putman; director
*"Super Troopers" (2001) - Arcot "Thorny" Ramathorn; director
*"Puddle Cruiser" (1996) - Zach; director

Television (as guest director)

*"Cracking Up" ("Grudge Match" episode)
*"Arrested Development" (four episodes)
*"Oliver Beene" ("Kissing Babies" episode)
*"Andy Richter Controls the Universe" ("Saturday Early Evening Fever" episode)
*"Undeclared" (three episodes)
*"The Loop" (two episodes)
*"Human Giant
*"Lipstick Jungle
*"Psych" ("The Greatest Adventure in the History of Basic Cable" episode)

Television (as co-host)

*"Attack of the Show" (Co-Host, April 16th & 18th 2007)

Television Appearances

*"Welcome to the Parker" (Episode 1)

External links

*imdb name|id=0151540|name=Jay Chandrasekhar
* [http://filmforce.ign.com/articles/638/638928p1.html IGN.com interview]
* [http://www.myspace.com/jaychandrasekhar Jay's MySpace]


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