IMDb Mini Biography

Date of Birth 8 November 1972, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Height 6' 2" (1,88 m)

Jason Matthew Smith was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. He grew up all over the mid-west including brief, but formative years spent in Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana.
His family finally settled in Cincinnati were he attended both high school and college. He earned a B.F.A. in Acting from the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music. Upon graduation from college, he opted to further elevated his studies by attending Northern Illinois University where he earned his M.F.A. in Acting. While attending NIU, he studied with master Miesner instructors Katheryn Gately and Gene Terrusso.

A few days after the turn of the new millennium, Jason moved to Los Angeles. Over the past several years, Jason has made a name for himself guest starring and starring in roles for highly acclaimed films and television series. One of his most notable breakout performances was portraying line-backer Eric Olczyk in the AFI Awarding winning series Playmakers for ESPN.

He is also known for his role of Hendorff ("Cupcake") in the JJ Abrams directed Star Trek and Star Trek 2. He now resides in Studio City, CA with his wife Annabelle and his two sons Samuel Amazigh & Simon Azayan.