Jack began his acting studies while majoring in architecture at University of California Berkley. Eventually licensed as an architect in the state of Washington, his life's direction took an abrupt and drastic turn when he began 6 years of study with Uta Hagen at HB Studios in New York City. While working in architectural offices after graduation, he continued to pursue an acting career in various theaters and states. Landing roles in a Broadway show and major motion picture (Bananas) permanently cemented his course as an actor. He has worked onstage on Broadway and off-Broadway, and in theaters from Maine to San Diego. He has numerous credits on film and in television. Highlights in the latter include 3 years on General Hospital along with numerous sitcoms and dramas including Grey's Anatomy and My Name is Earl.
He has served on the theater faculties of: Universities of Wisconsin, Michigan, Boston University, Penn State, Temple University, CalState Northridge & Bakersfield, Cal Arts and Brandeis University. Currently (12/09) you can find him guest teaching at Aaron Speiser Acting Studio in Los Angeles.
Now, at the age of 80, he continues the search.
Name: Jack Axelrod
Known for: General Hospital
BirthDay: 25, Jan ,1930