Jefferson Mays Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Net Worth, Movies


Jefferson Mays is an American actor known for potraying the role of Dr. Threeply in Inherent Vice. He also starred as Norman Devane in The Blacklist. Some of his other popular films include I Am the Night, Hacks, Julia, and The Big Brass Ring.

How old is He? – Age

Mays is 59 years old as of 2024. He was born on June 8, 1965, in Clinton, Connecticut, United States, where he also grew up.

How tall is He? – Height

He stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) tall.

Mother, Father, and Siblings – Family

Jefferson was born to his parents in Clinton, Connecticut, United States. It is known that his father was a naval intelligence officer while his mother worked as a children’s librarian. He grew up along with her along with his siblings. However, he has not disclosed his father’s and mother’s identites to the public yet.


Mays enrolled at Yale College where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Afterward, he joined the University of California, San Diego, where he obtained a Master of Fine Arts.

Is He Married? – Wife

Jefferson is currently married to his lovely wife, Susan Lyons. She is a professional actress known for her work in films such as Come in Spinner, The Riddle of the Stinson, In A Savage Land. It is known that the couple walked down the aisle and tied the knot in 2003.

Actor Jefferson Mays Photo
Actor Jefferson Mays Photo


Mays and his wife Susan Lyons have been blessed with four children whose details are still unclear. Further details regarding their identites will be updated soon.

Film Career

Jefferson is a vastly recognized actor known for his several appearances in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt as Daddy. He also potrayed the role of Diplomat Van Buskirk in The Good Wife. Likewise, he was featured in God in America as Jeremiah Moore.

Most noteworthy, he played the character of George Hodel in I Am the Night. He was also a cast in How to Lose Friends & Alienate People as Bill Nathanson. Afterward, he landed on the landed on the voice role of Bill Nathanson in How to Lose Friends & Alienate People.

It is known that he starred as Dr. Carl Rudnick in the 7 episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He also appeared in Law & Order: Criminal Intent in role of Keifer Gates. In addition, he potrayed the character of Attorney Olsen in Law & Order.

Furthermore, he played the theater role of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, et al. in I Am My Own Wife. He also starred as The D’Ysquith Family in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. As a result, he was honored with both Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics Circle Award.

Net Worth

Jefferson has an estimated net worth of $1.5 Million.

Movies and TV Shows

  • Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade
  • The Notorious Bettie Page
  • Alfie
  • I Am Michael
  • Rebel in the Rye
  • Ghost Brigade
  • Kinsey
  • Inherent Vice
  • Ned Rifle
  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
  • Perry Mason
  • The Americans
  • The Good Wife
  • The Giver
  • The Tragedy of Macbeth
  • The Knick
  • How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
  • Seneca – On the Creation of Earthquakes


  • Drama Desk Award
  • Outer Critics Circle Award
  • Tony Award
  • Drama Desk Award
  • Theatre World Award
  • Outer Critics Circle Award
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