Today is the birthday of the American actor, comic and producer JASON STUART.  Born in the the Bronx, New York and raised in Los Angeles, Stuart has many productions to his credit including the albums I’m Jason Stuart…Jealous? and Gay Comedy Without a Dress (2001) and appearances in various films including A Day Without A Mexican (2004), Coffee Date (2005), and Ghosts Never Sleep (2005).

Stuart has been nominated for a Gay International Film Award for Best Supporting Actor in the film Coffee Date. He also produced and starred in his own totally improvised independent film, 10 Attitudes, an award-winning romantic comedy that was successful both in the U.S. and abroad. Stuart also acted in a remake of Edgar Allan Poe’s The Pit and the Pendulum, playing the villain. He was a featured actor in Birth of a Nation (2016).

Stuart has supported the LGBT community by performing at countless benefits for issues from AIDS to the homeless. He is the chairman of the first ever Screen Actors Guild LGBT Committee, and chairs the comedy shows for Lifeworks Mentoring Program.