Before NCIS was around, JAG was here first. We doubt that we will ever be able to forget the series finale, the only worthy contender of the ending of The Sopranos. In the end, a coin toss decided if Harm or Mac would sacrifice their career for the other. If you miss the CBS show, this is the article for you! Are you ready to find out how our favorite JAG stars are doing after so long?
David James Elliot
There is no way the show would be that popular if we did not have David James Elliott to portray Captain Harmon “Harm” Rabb Jr. After JAG, his career in show business started to really boom. Together with his wife and former JAG costar, the actor chose to dive right into a Canadian TV movie called The Man Who Lost Himself. He also appeared in CSI, Close to Home, and The Guard. Oh, and how can we ever forget that he brought John Wayne to life in Trumbo and Dave Wooster in Mad Men.
Are you curious about what Captain Bud J. Roberts, Jr. has been up to since the show ended? You should know that Patrick Labyorteaux has been busy in the Hollywood scene, even if you might not see him all that much. The actor has lent his voice in various cartoon projects like Spider-Man: The Animated Series. He and his wife Tina Albanese, a TV producer, produced and created the Nick at Nite show called See Dad. If you adore his character you should check out NCIS, because the actor reprised his role two times on the JAG spin-off show.
John M. Jackson
There is no way we can forget about John M. Jackson, who played Rear Admiral AJ! The actor has made recurring appearances in NCIS: Los Angeles, however. If you watched Gifted, you probably saw the actor alongside Chris Evans and Jenny Slate.
Did you know that Karri Turner, who brought Lt. Harriet Sims to life, is a traveling comedian? She truly is a talented woman, isn’t she? Together with Michael McDonald and Kathy Griffin, Turner began to perform comedy for American troops. As a matter of fact, she has finished a grand total of 13 USO tours as of 2012. Yes, she worked with both the National Guard Youth Challenge Program and the American Freedom Foundation. She has appeared in TV shows like Heroes and the movie Hurricane in the Rose Garden.
We are sure that you have not forgotten about Petty Officer First Class Jason Tiner from JAG! Perhaps you still recall the time that this character went to Officer Candidate School after going to law school. After the show, actor Chuck Carrington went on to play Renny Jacobsen in The List and Dan in Shameless.
Scott Lawrence made a name for himself after he played Commander Sturgis on the show. Perhaps you also remember him as the crew chief in Avatar or Maurice in The Social Network. Like the other cast members of the show, he also joined the cast of NCIS. To be specific, he appeared in the “A Man Walks Into a Bar…” episode of the 8th season. Aside from that, he was also in Star Trek: Into Darkness and Star Trek: Voyager.
It was not long after Zoe McLellan played Petty Officer Jen that she portrayed Lisa George in the ABC show called Dirty Sexy Money. It is a no-brainer that she was going to appear on NCIS: New Orleans like many of her old costars! She also guest starred in The Mentalist and House. Aside from that, she has appeared in Designated Survivor as well!
Do you remember actor Randy Vasquez, who played Gunnery Sergeant Victor Galindez on the show? After the show, he went on to direct the 2005 comedy drama called Perceptions. Aside from this, he was also in CSI: Miami. He also bagged the role of Lou Escobar in Bosch.
Actor Trevor Goddard is no longer around, but it is still worth remembering the time he spent playing Lt. Commander Michael “Mic” Brumby. Sadly, the actor passed away from a drug overdose in June 2003. He last appeared in the hit movie, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.
When Steven Culp was done playing Mr. Clayton Webb on the show, he continued to be active in the entertainment industry. He has played a number of guest roles in NCIS, The West Wing and 24. However, he got his big break when he brought Rex Van de Kamp to life in Desperate Housewives. Unfortunately, he has not been quite as fortunate in his personal life. Tragedy struck his family in January 2006. His half-sister and her family got murdered. It was a good thing that they convicted the men responsible for the horrifying crime.
There was no way this list would be complete if we did not talk about Nanci Chambers! The actress played Lt. Loren Singer in JAG. She and David James Elliott ended up tying the knot in 1992. Aside from this, the actress worked on The Stranger I Married and Save our Souls.
Do you remember the character Alexander Nelson, the Secretary of the Navy? He was played by none other than Paul Collins. He continued to work on films and TV shows when JAG wrapped up. Maybe you even see him in The West Wing, Sons of Anarchy, and Boston Legal.
Trivia time! Michael Bellisario, who played Midshipman Third Class Michael “Mikey” Roberts is the son of the show’s creator. After this, he went on to play a lab assistant in NCIS as well. He was also in four episodes of Quantum Leap. There is evidence that suggests talent runs in the family! His half-sister Troian Avery Bellisario played Spencer in Pretty Little Liars as well!
After Cindy Ambuehl portrayed Renee Peterson in JAG, she continued to make a name for herself as an actress. Recently, she appeared in the CBS show called The Bold and the Beautiful. It is also interesting to hear that the actress is now off the market. She and Don Diamont ended up getting married. The lovebirds have twin sons together.
Harrison Page played Rear Admiral Stiles Morris on the show. After this, he went on to star in a show called Players at the Poker Palace. On top of that, he also starred in shows like Grey’s Anatomy. The actor has since gotten married to Christina Giles, with whom he has a kid.
Commander Amy Helfman was played by none other than Jennifer Savidge. The talented actress has appeared in a number of other projects since then. She is married to actor Robert Fuller. Recently, she portrayed Ruth in the ABC show American Crime.
Tracey Needham joined the cast of the show during its first season. After playing Megan “Meg” Austin on the show, she went on to play Insp. Candace DeLorenzo in The Division. On top of that, she also appeared in Veronica Mars. She and Tommy Hinkley are married with a daughter.
Let us see how life has been for Anne-Marie Johnson, who played Cong. Roberta “Bobbi” Latham on the show. In 2005, the actress made a name for herself by becoming the first National Vice-President of the Screen Actors Guild. The actress, like others, had a guest role in NCIS. Aside from that, she also appeared in Pretty Little Liars, Grey’s Anatomy, and Boston Legal. You might even remember her recurring role in That’s So Raven. When it comes to more recent projects, she appeared in Murder in the First and Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later.
What has Prof. Meredith Cavanaugh been up to since the finale of the show? Actress Isabella Hoffman is yet another JAG star who went on to join the cast of NCIS. She also played Clarissa Stein in 3 episodes of The Flash and appeared in two episodes of Legends of Tomorrow. She has been dating Daniel Baldwin since the ‘90s. The two of them have a child together as well!
Maj. Gen. Gordon “Biff” Cresswell was brought to life by none other than David Andrews. The actor made it big in Hollywood thanks to his performance in JAG. It feels like he has been on just about every show out there, from Brothers & Sisters to Crisis. We do not know if you remember his portrayal of Sec. Frommer in The Whispers, but there is a good chance you saw him in How To Get Away With Murder.
There is no need to worry if you cannot recall her in the role of Mattie Grace Johnson in JAG. Perhaps you know Hallee Hirsch better for playing Rachel Greene in ER. In the end, she did amazingly for herself after her appearance on the show.
Life has slowed down for W.K. Stratton after he played Commander Ted Lindsey on the show. As a matter of fact, he decided to settle down after his marriage to Maureen Denise Lacoste. The only role he has taken on was Walla in Transformers: The Game.
For Zuhair Haddad, it was not the end of the road when after he played Anwar Sahaj. The actor has since lent his voice in shows and video games such as Assassin’s Creed and American Dad!. He was also in The Hangover Part III and The Pursuit of Happyness.
After Rif Hutton was done playing Lt. Comm. Alan Mattoni, Rif Hutton continued to act. There is no way for us to list down all his acting credits because there is far too many. Let us just name some of them. He has starred in That’s So Raven, Cold Case, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Criminal Minds, and CSI. Keep in mind that this list is still very incomplete!
John DeMita played Col. Clifford Blakely but mostly did voice work after this. You have already heard his voice if you watched JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Dragon Ball Super, Hunter x Hunter, and Naruto. Sorry, ladies, he is no longer available. The actor is now married to actress Julia Fletcher. They have two kids together.
Matt Sigloch did more than just play Master Sergeant Tom Androvich in JAG. With his military background, he also gave a hand behind the scenes by working as the Military Technical Advisor. As a matter of fact, he now owns a company called Sigloch Military-Tactical and offers his insight to other production teams. He has worked on a number of shows such as Scandal, Rosewood, American Horror Story, and Criminal Minds.
We are sad to inform you that Jeff Mackay, who played Big Bud Roberts in JAG, passed away in 2008. The final acting credit for the actor was Larry Carter in December. RIP, Mr. MacKay!
What was life like for Jade Carter after he played Sergei Zhukov on the show? He went on to star in several hit shows. Maybe you saw him in Castle, NCIS, Passions, and Solo: The Series. The actor also recently played Brent in Love or War.
It is now time for us to check in on Dean Stockwell AKA Sen. Edward Sheffield in JAG. The actor has appeared in projects like Deep in the Darkness. Battlestar Galactica, and Entertainment. His cinematography is much longer than this, but we hope you did not expect us to list every single one of his projects since he does have 70 years in the industry.
John D’Aquino is the actor who played Stuart Dunston on the show. After JAG, he appeared in other shows such as NCIS, Dexter, and Hannah Montana. Aside from that, he also played President Richard Martinez on the Disney show, Cory in the House. More recently, he played Harris Smith in a show called In Sanity, Florida.
Have you forgotten the fact that Terry O’Quinn played Admiral Thomas Boone on the show? Well, it is not surprising since he is much more famous in the role of John Locke in Lost. You might also remember him as Gen. Nicholas Alexander from The West Wing, Joe White from Hawaii Five-O, and Howard Hargrave from The Blacklist: Redemption.
After Kevin Fry brought Comm. Morton to life in JAG, his career began to get even bigger. Aside from his appearance in Scandal, he was also in the third and seventh seasons of 24. Aside from that, the actor was also in 300: Rise of an Empire, Sons of Anarchy, and Taken 3.
Jeffrey Dean Morgan
Jeffrey Dean Morgan played a CIA technician in JAG. The actor has come a long way since then! Maybe you saw him play John Winchester in JAG and Denny in Grey’s Anatomy. However, he is probably best known as Negan in The Walking Dead.
Dana Sparks played Lt. Comm. Carolyn Imes on the show. After JAG, she went on to play Grace Bennett in Passions. After this, she was cast in a minor role in Atlas Shrugged II: The Strike. She is also involved with Regenerate Films, previously as the Executive Director and now as a producer and board member.
What about A.J. Tannen, who played Lt. Alfred Aldridge, on the show? The actor has decided to venture into other roles as well! He has worked as a producer on top of being an actor. You might have seen him in shows like New Girl and Transparent and films like The Darkness.
In the past, Cynthia Sikes played Dr. Sidney Waldon in JAG. The star went on to portray Zara Costelana in The Young and the Restless and Betty Goodale in Aquarius. Did you know that she also served as a producer for the 2017 sci-fi flick Blade Runner 2049?
Not long after Corbin Bernsen played Capt. Owen in JAG, Corbin Bernsen brought Harlan Dexter to life in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. He also played John Durant in General Hospital. Aside from these, he also played Father Todd in The Young and the Restless and Henry Spencer in Psych. In 2006, he launched a production company of his own called Team Cherokee Productions. This means that he has also worked as a writer, director, and producer in the past!
After Chris Beetem portrayed Lt. Gregory Vukovic on the show, he continued to work in Hollywood. Not only did he take on acting jobs, but he worked as a director as well. He was Dan in Emelie, but others might think that he is more recognizable for starring in Inside Amy Schumer.
We doubt that we could ever forget A.J. Roberts! Matthew Josten has come a long way since them, however. The actor has also worked as a voice actor and producer in Hollywood. Perhaps you heard him when he played Kirby the Alien in Chicken Little. He also played Bo Hamilton in Rodney and Nick Hope in White River Tales.
Things have slowed down for Susan Haskell after her days as Lt. Comm. Jordan “Jordi” Parker on the show. After JAG, she still stayed active in the industry. She has appeared in projects such as The Good Shepherd and One Life to Live in the past!
Oh, who… Her? That must be what fans of Arrested Development thought upon seeing this. Before she starred in the hit sitcom show alongside Jason Bateman, Will Arnet, and Michael Cera, she played Chloe Madison in JAG. The star also played Amber Holt in Parenthood. Aside from these, she played Rosie Weston in In Treatment and Mary Elizabeth in The Perks of Being a Wallflower. The actress lent her voice for Family Guy as well!
Like many of her JAG costars, Andrea Thompson also ended up getting cast in the role of Dr. Nicole Duncan in 24. If you need a little reminder, do not forget that she played Comm. Alison Krennick in JAG! After that, she guest starred in projects like Heroes: Destiny.
When JAG was still on the air, Scott Paulin made a name for himself by playing Captain Johnson. In 1981, he got married to actress Wendy Phillips. They have two children together. Since then, he has appeared in various shows like Lost, NCIS, Boston Legal, and CSI. He also played Jim Beckett in Castle and Botnik in The Young and the Restless.
We are sure that you have not forgotten about Tamlyn Tomita, who played Lt. Comm. Tracy Manetti on the show! After JAG, the actress went on to appear in the 2nd season of 24. The actress also played Janet Tokada in The Day After Tomorrow, Giselle in General Hospital, and Noshiko Yukimura in Teen Wolf.
If you watched JAG, there is a good chance that you remember Alex Kuznetsov. He was the actor to play Capt. Alexander “Alex” Volkonov. Aside from that, he played Ostroff in 24 and did voice work for Call of Duty: Finest Hour. In 2017, he also played Oleg in Insomnia.
Even though he brought Dalton Lowe to life in JAG, Larry Poindexter got his big break when he was cast as Dr. Asher Thomas in General Hospital. He also played Agent Ray Collins in Blade: The Series, Dean in 17 Again, Rick Berger in The Hard Times of RJ Berger, and Father Louis in Days Of Our Lives.
Peter Murnik was the actor who played Clark Palmer in JAG. After the show, he went on to play Trooper Tom Bergen in Justified, Hershel Jenkins in Granite Flats, Mike Copeland in The Mist, and Detective Carver in Mindhunter.
Do you remember Lt. Comm. Teresa Coulter on the show? She was played by none other than Trisha Yearwood! The actress has been married to singer-songwriter Garth Brooks since 2005. Even though she brought Mary to life in The Passion, it looks like she wants to focus more on singing and hosting. She was the star and producer for her cooking show, Trisha’s Southern Kitchen.
Richard McGonagle played Capt. Richard Carey on the show. After this, he went on to become a voice actor in the industry. You might recognize him as the actor for General Grievous in Star Wars: Clone Wars! Aside from that, he also worked on Avatar: The Last Airbender, Ben 10, and The Regular Show. He also narrated 500 Days of Summer!
Francesco Quinn is most famous as the son of critically-acclaimed actor Anthony Quinn. Francesco played Kabir Atef in JAG and later played a terrorist called Syed Ali in 24. The actor also worked as a voice actor for a couple of video games in the past. He died of heart failure in August 2011.
A lot of people could tell that Andrea Parker was going to survive the end of JAG, where she played Lt. Caitlin Pike. She went on to play Lydia Weston in Less Than Perfect, Jane Carlson in Desperate Housewives, and Mary Drake and Jessica DiLaurentis in Pretty Little Liars.
Do you remember Barnard White, who played Sadik Fahd in JAG? If not, perhaps Agha Babur of American Dreamz will ring a bell for you. If not, we are sure you cannot forget him in the role of Rama-Kandra in The Matrix Reloaded and Matrix Revolutions.
Glenn Morshower played Petty Officer Ned Bannon in JAG. It was a small role, so perhaps his performance as Aaron Pierce in 24 made a bigger impact on you. He has also played Chad Clarke in Friday Night Lights, Mike Chrysler in The West Wing, General Sam Lane in Supergirl, and Warren Hobbs in I’m Dying Up Here.
After playing Lt. Dalton “Boomer” Jonas on JAG, actor Dylan Neal enjoyed a successful acting career. In the past, he has appeared in Dawson’s Creek and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch. He recently played Jack Griffith in Cedar Cove and Dr. Anthony Ivo in Arrow.
Wow, we cannot believe how much time has passed since Sam Hennings played Capt. Huddleston in JAG. Aside from that role, the actor also went on to appear in Eleventh Hour, ER, Castle, and Memphis Beat.
When JAG was still on the air, actor Will Rothhaar was better known as Josh Pendry. He managed to fashion a successful career for himself over the years. The actor played Dennis in Jack Frost! Aside from that, he was also in CSI, Memphis Beat, and Castle. He also played Lee Harvey Oswald for the 2013 film called Killing Kennedy.
Shashawnee Hall worked on a number of other projects after he appeared in JAG. He starred in projects such as NCIS, Lie to Me, Medium, The Closer, Bruce Almighty, and Evan Almighty. He now works as a producer as well.
We bet you remember Ned Vaugh, who played Lt. Carl Barrett in JAG! However, it was his appearance in season four of 24 that earned him a lot of popularity in the industry. After the show, he went on to star in projects such as Commander in Chief and Cane.
Are you surprised to find Montel Williams on the list? It has been easy for us to forget that he brought Lt. Curtis Rivers to life in JAG. What has he been up to all this time? Well, he has been busy working on The Montel Williams Show! He was clearly made to be a star.
There was no way for Meta Golding to play Lt. Tali Mayfield forever. Luckily, she did not have a hard time looking for other roles when the show ended. After JAG, she appeared in CSI, Criminal Minds, Day Break, Dark Blue, and Colony.
Patrick St. Esprit
We would not blame you if you cannot remember Patrick St. Esprit on JAG. At any rate, he played Col. Bootney on the show! After this, he worked on other projects such as The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Fate of the Furious, Ballers, Narcos, and Sons of Anarchy.
John Prosky was the person who played Jon Barrow in JAG. However, he got his big break when he played David Finch in True Blood. You might also remember him as Tom Van Dyke in Medium and Senator Gibson in Scandal.
Mark Costello did not stop acting when JAG was cancelled. Aside from playing Commander Onclay on the show, he also appeared in The West Wing, Criminal Minds, General Hospital, and Everybody Hates Chris. What a talented guy!
It was a shame that Bill Cobs had to stop playing Chaplain Matthew Turner with the end of the show. Among others, the actor went on to play Tony in The Drew Carey Show and Reginald in Night at the Museum.
Chas. Floyd Johnson
Chas. Floyd Johnson played Dr. Bruce Gasden on the show. Aside from that, he co-produced a collection of JAG episodes. Knowing this, we are not surprised that the actor went on to become the executive producer of NCIS.
John Eric Bentley
Let us see what life is like for John Eric Bentley. This Hollywood star played Cayuga Weps on the show. If you like action flicks and video games, you might be delighted to learn that he has worked on Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, The Last of Us, and Resident Evil: Extinction in the past!
Tim Lounibos played a lot more characters after he portrayed Lt. Peter Yuen on JAG. After the show, he went on to expand his acting credits by taking on other parts in General Hospital, The West Wing, and Passions.
Mary Page Keller
Mary Page Keller enjoyed a pretty successful career after she was done playing Beth O’Neill on the show! The actress went on to star in other projects like Bosch, NYPD Blue, Chasing Life, and Commander in Chief.
If the name Maj. Mark “Falcon” Sokol rings a bell, we are sure that you still remember Rex Linn! The actor had a great career in Hollywood after he was done appearing in JAG. Among other things, he went on to star in The Fugitive, Cheaper by the Dozen, and CSI: Miami.
Cliff De Young
During his time on the set of JAG, Cliff De Young portrayed Chuck DePalma. After starring on the show, he went on to play John Ramsey in Getting Away with Murder: The JonBenet Ramsey Mystery and then Agent John Bonacheck in The Young and the Restless.
Even though Dan Lauria portrayed Allen Blaisdell in JAG, he only managed to develop a name for himself in the industry after the show. There are many things about his career that we can talk about but let us limit to several projects. The actor went on to appear in Criminal Minds, How I Met Your Mother, and Grey’s Anatomy!
When it was time for Daphne Ashbrook to stop playing Annie Pendry on the show, she still had a lot of chances to star in other shows and films. If you watched The O.C., we are sure that you have not remembered her in the role of Dawn Antwood. The actress also played Jackie Kowalski in Hollywood Heights.
Michael Saad is probably best known for bringing General Hasan Abdulla to life! Aside from his role in JAG, he also played Sheriff Joe in the 2016 film called Road to Red. The actor also played bit parts in TV shows such as Las Vegas and 24.
Tony Denison was the actor who was cast in the role of Commander Stefan Stefanopoulos in JAG. He would go on to play Aldo Burrows in Prison Break and Andy Flynn in The Closer. He was in Major Crimes as well.
Considering how talented Catherine Bell is, we are sure that she had no problems bagging new acting roles when she was done playing Lt. Col. Sarah “Mac” MacKenzie. The actress also appeared in Army Wives and The Good Witch. Did you know that she is a Scientologist? She has a son and daughter with her ex, Adam Beason.