Jason Bernard was an American actor best known for his role as as Inspector Marquette in the television series Cagney & Lacey, from 1982-1983.
Bernard was born in Chicago, Illinois.
His first starring role was in the television series The White Shadow as Jim Willis in the pilot episode. Other well known TV roles came in the 1980s TV series Cagney & Lacey as Inspector Marquette from 1982-1983, and Days of Our Lives as Preston Wade in 1982.
His big role came in the 1983 hit mini-series V as Caleb Taylor. He reprised his role in the 1984 sequel V: The Final Battle.
His other big TV role was in the 1990s Fox Network comedy series Herman's Head as Herman's boss, Mr. Paul Bracken.
He was a popular addition to the Wing Commander franchise in 1994's Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger as Captain William Eisen.
Bernard's first feature film role was in the 1974 movie Thomasine & Bushrod, starring also in Car Wash (1976), WarGames (1983) and Blue Thunder (1983).
His final appearance was in the 1997 film Liar Liar.
Bernard also made many guest appearances on TV shows, including Starsky & Hutch, Flamingo Road, The Jeffersons, The Flash, Wiseguy, and Partners.
In 1996, Bernard died suddenly of a heart attack in Burbank, California, not long after principal photography wrapped on Liar Liar.