Jay Huguley

D.O.B: Jun 26, 1966 |  Tenafly, New Jersey, USA

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Jay Huguley is an American film, television and theatre actor, best known for playing David on AMCs The Walking Dead, and Jimmy Ledoux on HBOs True Detective, opposite Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson. Huguley also played Will Branson on Seasons 3 and 4 of the HBO series, Treme, and Whit Peyton in the Emmy Award-winning ABC TV series, Brothers & Sisters.

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Jay Huguley is an American film, television and theatre actor, best known for playing David on AMCs The Walking Dead, and Jimmy Ledoux on HBOs True Detective, opposite Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson. Huguley also played Will Branson on Seasons 3 and 4 of the HBO series, Treme, and Whit Peyton in the Emmy Award-winning ABC TV series, Brothers & Sisters. In 2015, Huguley starred as Jonah Bock in the hit indie darling, Sunny in the Dark, a feature film directed by Courtney Ware, for which he took home the award for Best Actor from the Northeast Film Festival. He is set to appear in the highly anticipated horror film, Abattoir, by the man credited for furthering the Saw franchise, Darren Lynn Bousman. Abattoir has already nabbed a sequel deal, prior to its official theatrical release. In 2013, he appeared in Steve McQueens Oscar-winning film (Best Picture), 12 Years a Slave, with Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender. In addition to Treme, Huguley has also played recurring characters in ABC Familys Ravenswood (the spin-off to Pretty Little Liars), and in the CWs Star-Crossed. Huguley spent his teenage years attending The Peddie School, a boarding school in Hightstown, N. J., where he later graduated. He spent a year abroad at The University of London studying Political Science, and graduated from American University in Washington, D.C.