Jason Gedrick Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Oluniyi Akande
Jan 31, 2024 By Oluniyi Akande
Originally Published on May 06, 2022
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About Jason Gedrick

The film's actor, Jason Gedrick, has been active in the entertainment industry since 1983.
Jason Gedrick's birthday falls on February 7, and the year he was born is 1965. Initially, Jason Gedrick started his acting career as a supporting actor in many movies, such as ‘Promise Land.’
Later, Jason Gedrick was seen in 'Boomtown' and 'Murder One,' which were famous television dramas of the '90s and early 2000s. The zodiac sign of Jason Gedrick is Aquarius. Jason Michael Gedrick is a well-known American actor who has appeared in several movies and television series. Jason Gedrick has also worked on 'Iron Eagle' which was a motion picture, and he portrayed the role of Doug in the picture. Jason Gedrick has also worked on 'Boomtown' and ‘Murder One.’
Jason Gedrick married Dana Lavas in 1989, but unfortunately, the couple filed for divorce in 1997. Jason Gedrick's real name was Jason Michael Gedroic. He is Polish and was born in Chicago, Illinois. Later, this actor changed his name to Gedrick and started to perform as a supporting actor in movies such as 'Risky Business' and 'Bad Boys,' which were both released in 1983.

Jason Gedrick Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Jason Gedrick's net worth?

The net worth of Jason Gedrick is $1.5 million, and the sources of his income are his recurring roles, supporting roles, and leading roles in television series and movies. The 'Wishing Tree' allowed him to earn a good income and was a Hallmark film.

How much does Jason Gedrick earn per year?

The annual income of Jason Gedrick is unknown, but he has acted in many box office hits, such as 'Iron Eagle,' which earned more than $24 million. Jason Gedrick also had a recurring role in the TV show 'Dexter.'

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Jason Gedrick?

Jason Gedrick's height is 5 ft 11 in (180 cm). Jason Gedrick's hair color is dark brown, and his eyes are also dark brown.

How old is Jason Gedrick?

Jason Gedrick was born on February 7, 1965, in Chicago, Illinois, the United States. At present, he is 57 and still working in the entertainment industry. The latest project of Jason Gedrick was in 2019, 'Lethal Weapon,' in which he portrayed the role of Frank Hardy in one episode, while the other was 'Acts Of Desperation' in which Jason Gedrick portrayed the role of Alan Grillo.

Childhood And Education

Jason Gedrick was born in Chicago, Illinois, the United States. Jason Gedrick's real name was Jason Michael Gedroic. There is not much information available about his parents, but it is known that both of his parents were of Polish descent. Jason Gedrick has two siblings, Dawne Gedrick and Joel Gedrick. Joel Gedrick is his known elder brother, while Dawne Gedrick is his sister.
Jason Gedrick spent most of his childhood in Chicago with his mother, while both his siblings lived with their father. Jason Gedrick was a small child when his parents divorced while he was doing his schooling at DePaul College Prep. After that, Jason Gedrick enrolled himself at Gordon Technical High School and graduated in 1982.
In the following year, after completing his graduation, Jason Gedrick enrolled himself at Drake University to continue to study and train himself in business subjects. Still, for some reason, Jason Gedrick was not able to complete his studies and withdrew from the college in the first year.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Jason Gedrick's partner?

Jason Gedrick, at present, is single. It was back in the '80s when Jason Gedrick was rumored to be dating, but later, in 1989, he married Dana Lavas. Dana Lavas was not from the entertainment industry and was in a relationship with Jason Gedrick for a long time.
Before Dana Lavas, Jason Gedrick was in a relationship with Daphne Zuniga in 1986. In the following years, in 1988, Jason Gedrick dated Tracy Scoggins, both of whom were from the entertainment industry. However, in 1989, Jason Gedrick married his close and long-time girlfriend, Dana Lavas. The couple lived happily and had three children: Garrett Gedrick, Jian Gedrick, and Ty Gedrick.
However, this marriage did not last for long and ended in 1997. Jason Gedrick and Dana Lavas ended their marriage after eight years of marriage. After that, Jason Gedrick has not been remarried and is known to have been single after that. The reason for the divorce is still unknown to the people and media.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Jason Gedrick is best known for 'Bad Boys,' 'Criminal Minds,' 'A Date With Darkness: The Trial' And Capture Of Andrew Luster' acting as Andrew Luster, 'Still Life: The Fine Art Of Murder' acting as Peter Sherwood, 'Windfall' as Cameron Walsh, 'How To Get Away With Murder' as Gabriel Shaw, 'Ghost Whisper' as Jesse Sutton, and many others.

What awards has Jason Gedrick won?

At the Culver City Film Festival in 2018, Jason Gedrick received Best Ensemble Cast-Feature Film for 'Acts Of Desperation' (2018), which was shared with Paul Sorvino, Treva Etienne, Kira Reed Lorsch, Chris Coppola, Vince Lozano, Neraida Bega, Erin O'Brien, Tim DeZarn, and Matthew Brady. At the Grove Film Festival in New Jersey in 2018, Jason Gedrick received the same award and shared it with all the other cast members.

Jason Gedrick's Hobbies And Interests

Jason Gedrick's hobby is to explore and travel around the world. His favorite destination is Queensland, while his acting career is what he is currently involved in. Apart from the above, there is not much information available about the interests and hobbies of Jason Gedrick.

Other Interesting Jason Gedrick Facts And Trivia

  • Jason Gedrick, as the character Richard, appears as a visiting role in the sixth episode of the season 'The Promise' of the FX show 'Justified.' He's Winona Hawkins' newfound companion after a four-year hiatus, and Richard is seen departing alongside Willa Givens. Jason Gedrick, a recurring guest, plays him.
  • Jason Gedrick is the actor who played Raynard Waits on 'Bosch.' In 1994,
  • During the movie 'The Force', Jason Gedrick featured alongside Yasmine Bleeth and Kim Delaney.'
  • In 1995, Jason Gedrick was portrayed in Steven Bochco's television drama 'Murder One' for the very first series that chronicled the prosecution of JasonGedrick's role, great actor Neil Avedon.
  • Jason Gedrick was among the cast members that were replaced first from the series resulting in low viewership, and he was substituted by Anthony LaPaglia.

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Jason Gedrick Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Jason Michael Gedrick

Date of Birth




Place of Birth




180 cm

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Child Star?



Drake University

Net Worth



Dawne Gedrick, Joel Gedrick
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