Jay Acovone

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Jay Acovone
Biographical information
Birth date (1955-08-20) August 20, 1955 (age 68)
Mahopac, New York, USA
Nationality American
Professional information
Occupation Actor
Years active 1980—present
Stargate-related information
Related series Stargate SG-1
Occupation Actor
Character Charles Kawalsky

Jay Acovone (born August 20, 1955) is an American actor. He played several Majors Charles Kawalskys in Stargate SG-1.


Acovone has guest starred in numerous films and TV series, including Silk Stalkings (with Salli Richardson-Whitfield as cast), The X-Files (with D. Neil Mark as cast), Sliders (with D. Neil Mark as cast), Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (with Santo Lombardo as cast), Total Security (with Ray Xifo as cast), and Monk (with Michelle Addison, David Pressman as cast, and Matthew Curry as crew).

Involvement in the Stargate universe


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Film and Television
Year Title Function Role Notes
???? Gun Actor Ray Bruno Film, post-production
2013 A Stranger in Paradise Actor Interrogator Film
2013 NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service Actor (1 episode) Frankie Dean TV Series
2012 Vegas Actor (1 episode) Nicky Tomisano TV Series
2012 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Actor Tommy Grazetti (Present Day) TV Series, 1 episode
2012 A Stranger in Paradise Actor The Interrogator Film
2012 Leverage Actor Samuel Busey TV Series, 1 episode
2012 The Mentalist Actor Nicky Shaw TV Series, 1 episode
2011 Prime Suspect Actor Detective of the Month Award Presenter TV Series, 1 episode
2011 How I Met Your Mother Actor Vance TV Series, 1 episode
2009 Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods - Final Cut Actor Major Charles Kawalsky Movie, recut of "Children of the Gods"
2009 My New SweetHeart Actor Jay Short
2008 InAlienable Actor Gerhard Film
2008 General Hospital Actor Joe Smith TV Series, 9 episodes
2007 Traci Townsend Actor Jesse Film
2007 The Hills Have Eyes II Actor Wilson Film
2007 Shadow People Actor Eerie Man Film
2006 World Trade Center Actor Donna's Male Neighbor Film
2006 Paved with Good Intentions Actor John Barrhauser Film
2006 24 Actor Tom Wegman TV Series, 1 episode
2005 Criminal Minds Actor Detective Morrison TV Series, 1 episode
2005 Mobsters and Mormons Actor Jackie Film
2005 Las Vegas Actor Ray Abazon TV Series, 1 episode
2005 Cold Case Actor Tom Collison TV Series, 1 episode
1997-2005 Stargate SG-1 Actor Major Charles Kawalsky TV Series, 5 episodes
2005 Monk Actor Ray Galardy TV Series, 1 episode
2005 Sharkskin 6 Actor Molina Film
2005 CSI: NY Actor Paul Gionetti TV Series, 1 episode
2004 Rancid Actor Capt. Peters Film
2001-2004 JAG Actor Col. Harry R. Presser / General Montrose TV Series, 2 episodes
2004 Strong Medicine Actor Jimmy Gentile TV Series, 1 episode
2003 As the World Turns Actor Del Brakett TV Series, 1 episode
2003 S.W.A.T. Actor Lear Jet Pilot Film
2003 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines Actor Cop - Westside Street Film
2003 Studio City Actor Bobby Falcone Short
1999-2002 Providence Actor Vincent / Aldini TV Series, 4 episodes
2002 Red Shoe Diaries 15: Forbidden Zone Goucho (segment "Forbidden Zone") Video
2002 Charmed Actor Keats TV Series, 1 episode
2002 Collateral Damage Bennie Film
1997-2001 The X-Files Actor Duffy Haskell / Detective Curtis TV Series, 3 episodes
2001 Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles Actor Eric Film
2001 The Seventh Sense Actor Melvin Snow Short Movie
2001 The Invisible Man Actor O'Ryan TV Series, 2 episodes
2001 18 Wheels of Justice Actor Agent Billingsley TV Series, 1 episode
1995-2001 NYPD Blue Actor Raymond DiSalvo TV Series, 3 episodes
2000 Cast Away Actor Pilot Peter Film
2000 The Amati Girls Actor Mr. Moltianni Film
2000 The Dukes of Hazzard: Hazzard in Hollywood Actor B.B. Bascomb TV Movie
2000 Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For Actor Lt. Det. Bob Mankowski TV Movie
2000 The Pretender Actor (2 episodes) Det. Stan Wilkins
1997-2000 Sliders Ben Siegel III / Dr. Tassler / Stu TV Series, 3 episodes
1999 Pensacola: Wings of Gold Actor Johnny Terelli TV Series, 1 episode
1999 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show Actor Frankie Beans TV Series, 1 episode
1999 Molly Actor Jack the Bartender Film
1999 Diagnosis Murder Actor Clifton Moloney TV Series, 1 episode
1998 The Get Actor Michael Irish Film
1991-1998 Silk Stalkings Actor Detective Ray Quiller / Joey Pantangelo / Ray / … TV Series, 4 episodes
1997 Time Under Fire Actor Schmidt Film
1997 Total Security Actor Tommy Annunziato TV Series, 1 episode
1997 The Peacemaker Actor Cop Film
1997 On the Line Actor Capt. Unander TV Movie
1997 Crash Dive Actor Murphy Video Movie
1994-1997 Renegade Actor Brother Mike / Burglar TV Series, 2 episodes
1997 Opposite Corners Actor Film
1997 Dark Skies Actor Max Kinkaid TV Series, 1 episode
1996 The Sentinel Actor Gary Hendrickson TV Series,1 episode
1996 Viper Actor Victor Rand TV Series, 1 episode
1996 Crime of the Century Actor Sgt. Wallace TV Movie
1996 Foxfire Actor Chuck Film
1996 Independence Day Actor Area 51 Guard Film
1996 Crosscut Actor Frank Film
1996 Snitch Actor Macelroy Film
1996 Red Shoe Diaries Actor Goucho TV Series, 1 episode
1995 High Tide Actor Down South (1995) TV Series
1995 Columbo Actor Bruno Romano TV Series, 1 episode
1995 Friends Actor Fireman Charlie TV Series, 1 episode
1987-1995 Matlock Actor Dr. Bruce Jacobs / Joe Ahern TV Series, 2 episodes
1990-1994 Murder, She Wrote Actor Det. Sgt. Vinnie Grillo / Lieutenant Nick Acosta / Sgt. Nick Acosta TV Series, 3 episodes
1994 Locals Actor TV Movie
1994 Cercasi successo disperatamente Actor Video Movie
1994 Lookin' Italian Actor Vinny Pallazzo Film
1993 Born to Run Actor Richie TV Movie
1993 Conflict of Interest Actor Det. Bob Falcone Film
1993 The Commish Actor Nick Collette TV Series, 1 episode
1993 Marked for Murder Actor Minelli TV Movie
1993 Civil Wars Actor – Hit the Road, Jack (1993) TV Series
1993 The Magician Actor David Katz TV Movie
1992 Doctor Mordrid Actor Tony Gaudio Film
1992 A Murderous Affair: The Carolyn Warmus Story Actor Lt. Robert Carlino TV Movie
1992 Nails Actor Capt. Evan Graham TV Movie
1992 Stepfather III Actor Steve Davis TV Movie
1992 Quicksand: No Escape Actor Det. Harris TV Movie
1991 Out for Justice Actor Bobby Arms Film
1991 Growing Pains Actor Jake TV Series, 1 episode
1987-1990 Beauty and the Beast Actor Deputy D.A. Joe Maxwell TV Series, 42 episodes
1990 Jake and the Fatman Actor Sonny Rosetti TV Series, 1 episode
1989 Hardball Actor Matelli TV Series, 1 episode
1989 War and Remembrance Actor Quartermaster Maselli (Barracuda) TV Mini-Series, 1 episode
1987 Cold Steel Actor Cookie Film
1987 Werewolf Actor Mick TV Series, 1 episode
1987 Down and Out in Beverly Hills Actor Eddie TV Series, 1 episode
1986 Women of Valor Actor Capt. Rader TV Movie
1985 Hollywood Beat Actor Det. Jack Rado TV Series, 14 episodes
1982-1984 Search for Tomorrow Actor Brian Emerson TV Series, 5 episodes
1982 Parole Actor Leo TV Movie
1980 Times Square Actor Plainclothes Cop Film
1980 Cruising Actor Skip Lee Film
late 1970's All My Children Actor Hospital orderly TV Series, episode


  • In 1997, Acovone replaced John Diehl as Major Charles Kawalsky for the Stargate SG-1 TV series. Even if the character disapeared after three episodes, Acovone came back as guest star for three more episodes to portray alternate versions of Kawalsky between 1998 and 2005.

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