Jason Stuart is an American actor and comedian. Born in the Bronx, New York, Stuart was raised in Los Angeles, California. He is openly gay, and is the chair of the Screen Actors Guild National LGBT Actors Committee.
Stuart has performed at top comedy clubs and comedy festivals and hundreds of gay events and prides, colleges and universities, and even on Broadway. Since Stuart makes such a strong connection with his audience, he is in high demand by corporate programs with his lecture, "Coming Out In Hollywood", on being openly gay in the workplace. He has appeared in Logo’s new comedy series, One Night Stand-Up.
Although his semi-celebrity came via stand-up, Stuart is also well known for his work as an actor playing gay and straight roles on over forty popular television shows. Stuart has had guest roles in hits such shows as The Closer, Will & Grace, George Lopez, Everybody Hates Chris, House, M.D., It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and Charmed, to name a few. He is best known playing “Dr. Thomas”, the gay family therapist on My Wife and Kids.
He has worked with George Clooney, Faye Dunaway, Angelina Jolie, Damon Wayans, Drew Carey, George Lopez, David Spade and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Stuart was featured in the comedy hit A Day Without a Mexican and the HBO award-winning drama Gia as well as big studio pictures such as Kindergarten Cop and Vegas Vacation.