Jay Pickett was born in Spokane, Washington, and grew up in Caldwell, Idaho. He received his B.A. degree in acting at Boise State University, and his M.F.A. in acting from UCLA, and appeared in numerous theatrical productions at both schools.
His first professional role was as a guest star on the television miniseries, Rags to Riches. Other television credits include China Beach, Mr. Belvedere, Dragnet, Jake and the Fatman, Days of Our Lives, Perry Mason and Matlock.
Pickett is married to Elena, a national sales manager, and they are the parents of two daughters, Maegan and Michaela. He enjoys most sports -- including football, basketball, baseball and skiing. He is an expert roper and western rider.
March 10, 2006 to March 24, 2006 [temporary recast]
Francis Xavier Scanlon
June 4, 1997 to October 3, 2003
A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Jealous Jokester
Matlock: The Witness Killings
Days of our Lives
Dr. Chip Lakin
1991 to 1992
Jake and the Fatman
"Let's Call the Whole Thing Off" ; Episode # 4.12
January 2, 1991
"The Witness Killings" Episode # 6.2
October 18, 1991
Filmore Cross; "Waiting for Beckett" (Episode # 1.4)
May 18, 1988
Rags to Riches
PLACE OF BIRTH: Spokane, Washington