Character

Dr. Jerome Oziel

Played by Josh Charles

Actor Bio

Josh Charles portrays Dr. Jerome Oziel on NBC's fall event series "Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders."

Charles is an Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG Award-nominated film, television and stage actor.

Charles will next be seen in Ryan Koo's "Amateur." His recent film credits include Joseph Cedar's "Norman," Bette Gordon's "The Drowning," Glenn Ficarra and John Requa's "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot," Peter Sollett's "Freeheld," "I Smile Back," alongside Sarah Silverman, and Pascale Ferran's "Bird People."

Charles made his feature film debut in 1988 in John Waters' "Hairspray" and the following year co-starred in Peter Weir's critically acclaimed "Dead Poets Society." Other notable film roles include "S.W.A.T.," "Four Brothers," "Threesome," "Pie in the Sky," "Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead," "Crossing the Bridge" and "Seeing Other People."

On television, Charles can currently be seen guest-starring as Duke Snyder in Season 3 of "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" and reprising his role as Blake in "Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later" on Netflix.

Charles spent five seasons portraying Will Gardner on the award-winning drama "The Good Wife" for which he received two Emmy nominations and a Golden Globe nomination. Other television work includes "Masters of Sex," "Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp," "Inside Amy Schumer," "Drunk History," "In Treatment" and Aaron Sorkin's "Sports Night."

On stage Charles just completed a sold-out run of the world premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Annie Baker's latest production, "The Antipodes," at the Signature Theater. In 2009, he co-starred in the Long Wharf Theatre production of "The Glass Menagerie." Additionally, he was in the U.S. premiere of Neil LaBute's "The Distance From Here," which received a Drama Desk Award for Best Ensemble Cast; the world premiere of Richard Greenberg's "The Well-Appointed Room" for the Steppenwolf Theatre Company; Caryl Churchill's "A Number" for director Anna D. Shapiro at ACT in San Francisco; and the world premiere of Adam Bock's "The Receptionist" for director Joe Mantello at the Manhattan Theatre Club.

Charles was born and raised in Baltimore, and is an avid sports fan, especially for the Ravens and Orioles. His voice can be heard narrating the NFL Films documentary series "A Football Life" on the NFL Network.

Charles currently resides in New York with his family.

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