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Jay S. York (1938–1995)

Jay S. York was born on August 4, 1938. He is known for his work on The New Mike Hammer (1984), Hellhole (1985) and Quantum Leap (1989). He was married to Debi Pelletier. He died on October 7, 1995 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »


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Known For

The New Mike Hammer Darth Vader
Hellhole Transportation Department
Quantum Leap Executioner
Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects Duke's Cellmate


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 1995 Tall Tale
Lumberjack #2
 1993 Calendar Girl
Tattoo Artist
 1993 Johnny Bago (TV Series)
- Big Top Bago (1993) ... Strongman
 1991 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
- Heart of a Champion - July 23, 1955 (1991) ... Executioner
 1989 My Two Dads (TV Series)
The Biker
- Fallen Idol (1989) ... The Biker
 1989 Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects
Duke's Cellmate
 1987 Starman (TV Series)
- The Wedding (1987) ... Fisherman
 1986 Body Slam
The Alaskan (as Jay York)
 1986 Comedy Factory (TV Series)
- The Arena (1986) ... Sheldon
 1986 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Half Dome
- Tag Team (1986) ... Half Dome
 1986 Bad Guys
Kremlin Krusher
 1985 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Buddy #1
- Fly Away Home (1985) ... Buddy #1 (as Jay York)
- Lead Me to the Altar (1985) ... Buddy #1 (as Jay York)
 1984 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Darth Vader
- Satan, Cyanide and Murder (1984) ... Darth Vader
 1981 Going Ape!
Strong Man (as Jay York)
 1978 Paradise Alley
Wrestler (as Jay York)
 1974 Gone with the West
Mimmo's Men (as Jay York)
 1969 Paint Your Wagon
Miner (uncredited)
 1968 Angels from Hell
George (as Jay York)
 1964 The Munsters (TV Series)
Crusher Kowalski
- Herman the Great (1964) ... Crusher Kowalski (as Jay York)
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6' 4" (1.93 m)

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