Jay Olcutt Sanders (born April 16, 1953) is an American actor known for his work in theatre, film, and TV.

Sanders has had a long career in film and TV, but he is probably most recognized for his work in the blockbuster films The Day After Tomorrow and Green Lantern. Sanders is also noted for playing Mob lawyer character Steven Kordo in the 1986–88 NBC detective series Crime Story. VOICE OVERS...He is known as the narrator for the PBS series Wide Angle from 2002–2009 and has served as narrator for a number of Nova episodes starting in 2007. On stage, he has appeared on Broadway in Loose Ends, The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, Saint Joan, and Pygmalion. Off-Broadway, he appeared as George W. Bush in David Hare's Stuff Happens in 2006 and the title role in Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus. He has appeared in more shows at the Delacourte theater (Shakespeare in Central Park) than any other actor to date Has narrated more than fifty audio-books over the years, including the best-selling "My Losing Season" by 'Pat Conroy' (qv) and 'Dean R. Koontz' (qv)'s "Dragon Tears" and "Mr. Murder". Popular novelists 'William Gibson (I)' (qv), 'Tony Hillerman' (qv), 'William Least- Heat Moon' and 'Joyce Carol Oates' (qv) are among his readings. He and his wife, 'Maryann Plunkett' (qv), did some storytelling together on 'Lawrence Sanders' (qv)' "Private Pleasures". They also appeared opposite each other on Broadway in the acclaimed 1993 production of 'George Bernard Shaw' (qv)'s "Saint Joan".

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