Jason Gedrick is an American actor best known for his television roles as Neil Avedon on Murder One (1995-1996), as Officer Tom Turcotte in Boomtown (2002-2003) and as Jerry in Luck, in 2012.
Gedrick got his first acting break in his native Chicago when the film Bad Boys, starring Sean Penn, was filmed on location there. Then a high school student, he landed a role as an extra and Penn's encouragement inspired him to study acting in earnest.
He soon landed leading roles in several films, including Iron Eagle, Stacking and Heavenly Kid. He also co-starred with Meg Ryan and Kiefer Sutherland in Promised Land and in Ron Howard's Backdraft, as well as starring in Crossing the Bridge.
He simultaneously pursued stage work, starring on Broadway in Our Town with Don Ameche and Helen Hunt, as well as in the Off Broadway production of Mrs. Dally Has a Lover with Judith Ivey.
Gedrick went on to star in such critically acclaimed series as Stephen Bochco's Murder One, EZ Streets, created by Paul Haggis and Bobby Moresco, Falcone and Boomtown. He has also recurred on hit shows such as Ally McBeal and Desperate Housewives.
He can also be seen starring alongside Dustin Hoffman, Nick Nolte, Dennis Farina and Kevin Dunn in the HBO drama series Luck. Created by David Milch, with the pilot directed by Michael Mann, the series explores stories and characters in and around the world of thoroughbred horse racing.