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Jay Amari moved to New York in 1988 to accept the Woolrich Scholarship, and a Fellowship to the School of the Arts at Columbia University’s Film Division where he also served as Departmental Research Assistant, earning his MFA in 1995.

In addition to Acting and Writing, he has functioned as a Talent Agent with the Sanders Agency in New York City, and continues to write and produce plays, and screenplays. His work is produced regularly in and outside of New York.

Profile Summary:
Acting/ Presentation New York, NY
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Writing and producing Video films
Work Experience:
- Independent film -
THE VIBE (aka LOVE & ORGASMS) Peter Green (supporting) Vibe Productions
ON THE ARM Gus (principal) Kitchen Sync Productions
RED COCKROACHES Roger Stone (supporting) Coyula Productions
BROOKLYN Dail (principal) Brooklyn Productions
FAVIO'S Favio (principal) Cooper Productions
LUNCH IN THE PARK Joe (principal) TC Productions
A TREE FALLS William (principal) Brower Productions
THE HEDONIST Officer Paiotti (supporting) Mullings Productions
AMERICAN DREAMS Alex (principal) Barrod Productions
THE BOX Maquereau (principal) Shell Shock Productions
IKIRU* David (principal) Ikiru Productions
(* Featured at the 1995 IFFM)
THE ELEVATOR GUY (Dir: Lisa Cholodenko) The Elevator Guy (principal) L.C. Productions
SAM BELABORING Larry (principal) Baby-Makes-Three Productions
- Other film -
KITTY Dr. Tom Burrows Stern Productions
WRITER'S REQUIEM Augie (principal) Requiem Productions
BEYOND OBLIVION (reading w/ Robert Burke) Ray Richard Rosenwald Associates
O-POSITIVE (reading w/ Robert Newman) Technician (supporting) Charles Rosen Casting
SMITH Smith (principal) New York Film Academy

- Television -
FORENSIC FILES “Deadly Valentine” John Hamilton (principal) Med Star Productions
WORLD'S ASTONISHING NEWS NY Post Editor (principal) TK Productions
SAM'S CREATION (Son of Sam Murders) Eddy Zigo (principal) United Productions
CHRIS ROCK SHOW “POODY TANG” Poody Tang’s Agent (featured) HBO
THE HISTORY CHANNEL (promo) Soldier (principal) History Channel International
THE GHOST SONATA Arkenholtz (principal) Georgia Public Television

- 0ff Broadway -
GRANDMA SYLVIA'S FUNERAL(w/ Leigh Meriwether) Fredo Ianuzzi Soho Playhouse
- Regional -
CLASS REUNION Bob Leever Town Club, NYC
JOEY & MARY'S WEDDING Joey Cavetelli; Gino Capellini New Awareness Productions
GODFATHER'S MESHUGGENER WEDDING Nunzio New Awareness Productions
Organizations / Affilations:
1199 Health Care Workers
Jay Amari is located in New York, NY and has the following skills: Acting/ Presentation
Acting / Drama
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Acting/ Presentation

Category: Acting / Drama
Height: 5’7”
Weight: 150
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Hazel
Suit: 38 Short
Shoe: 9 & 1/2
Hat: Medium
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 1