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Jay Kenneth Johnson Bio

(Philip, DAYS)


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BIRTHDATE: February 24 BIRTHPLACE: Springfield, MO
YEARS ON SHOW: 1999-2002, 2006-present

Growing up in Springfield, MO, Jay Kenneth Johnson attended Baptist church every Sunday, and always imagined he would be working a normal desk job someday. Less than two years and four different majors into his college career at Southwest Missouri State, he dropped out and moved to Los Angeles against his parents' wishes.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Originally auditioned for the role of Brady, but was cast as Philip instead.
  2. Grew up in the same Missouri town as Brad Pitt, just around the corner from one another.
  3. DAYS fans were so heartbroken when he left the show in 2006 that they hired a plane trailing a "Good Luck" banner to fly over the studio on his last day.
  4. Off-screen, he is the polar opposite of Philip. His friends even say he's "too nice," and he agrees.
  5. In his spare time, he is the lead singer in the band Solid Jones.
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