Jerry O’Connell is an actor, director and television personality. This season he’s bringing America’s favorite family game PICTIONARY to TV…Ready, Set, Sketch! Jerry will be joined by 2 Celebrity Guests in each episode who will lead their teams of 3 as they compete to win cash and an amazing trip!
Jerry also serves as co-host of The Talk, CBS’ Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show that examines topical events and contemporary issues. O’Connell began his acting career at age 11 when he co-starred as Vern Tessio in Stand by Me, spawning a career of roles in critically acclaimed films and televisions series. Born and raised in New York City, Jerry graduated from New York University with a BFA before returning to feature films. He received critical acclaim for his role as quarterback Frank Cushman in Jerry Maguire. His additional film credits include Scream 2, Can’t Hardly Wait, Mission to Mars, Tomcats, the Jerry Bruckheimer-produced comedy Kangaroo Jack, Yours, Mine and Ours, Man About Town (with Ben Affleck), Obsessed (with Beyonce Knowles), Piranha 3-D, the big screen follow-up to the cult hit television series Veronica Mars, The Lookalike, Deep Murder, and The Secret: Dare to Dream. In addition to his film work, O’Connell has been seen on multiple hit television series, including Scream Queens (FOX), Mistresses (ABC), The Big Bang Theory (CBS), Billions (Showtime), The Mysteries of Laura (NBC), Carter (OWN) and currently voices ‘Commander Jack Ransom’ in Star Trek: Lower Decks (Paramount+). Outside of traditional scripted film and television, Jerry hosted his own daytime talk show Jerry O on Fox in 2019 and starred in the Broadway play A Soldier’s Play in early 2020.