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Jeff Fahey

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29 November 1952 Olean, New York, USA
6' (1.83 m)
Jeff was born in Olean, New York, and moved to Buffalo when he was 10, where he attended Father Baker's High School. After graduation in 1972, he traveled around the world doing odd jobs. He was a crewman on a fishing boat, drove an ambulance in Germany, lived on a Kibbutz in Israel and spent some time in India. He then returned to Buffalo and joined the Studio Arena Theatre. From there Jeff went to New York City where he studied with Myra Rastova, began doing off Broadway theatre and television soap operas. He started a production company and produced off-Broadway shows out of the Raft Theatre on Theatre Row. Jeff first gained attention as a motion picture actor in Lawrence Kasden's "Silverado" in which he played Brian Dennehy's deputy Tyree, a cold blooded killer with a thirst for vengeance. Jeff starred in the acclaimed live television play "The Execution of Raymond Graham" and the TNT mini-series "444 Days." He starred for over 2 years in the daytime serial "One Life To Live." He appeared in the Broadway revival of "Brigadoon," toured with "Oklahoma," performed in Paris in "West Side Story," and in London in "Orphans" with Albert Finney. Jeff was raised in Buffalo as one of 13 children in an Irish-American family.
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