Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth$8 million
Date Of BirthApril 9, 1968
SpouseSusan Clarke
FactLives in Mahopac, New York.

Jay Chandrasekhar is an American actor, comedian, director, and screenwriter. He is best known for his work on the television series Arrested Development and the film Super Troopers.

Chandrasekhar was born in Chicago, Illinois, on April 9, 1968, to Indian immigrants. His father was a doctor and his mother was a homemaker. He has two older sisters. Chandrasekhar was raised in the suburbs of Chicago and graduated from high school in 1986. He attended the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he studied film and sociology.

After college, Chandrasekhar moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in comedy. He began performing stand-up comedy and soon landed a writing job on the television series Roseanne. He also wrote for the series The Simpsons and Dharma & Greg.

In 2001, Chandrasekhar wrote, directed, and starred in the film Super Troopers. The film was a critical and commercial success. Chandrasekhar followed up with the films Club Dread (2004) and The Dukes of Hazzard (2005).

In 2006, Chandrasekhar co-created and directed the television series Arrested Development. The show was a critical darling but struggled in the ratings. It was cancelled after three seasons but has since become a cult classic.

Chandrasekhar has continued to work as a director and actor. He has directed episodes of the television series Community and The Goldbergs. He has also appeared in the films Beerfest (2006) and The Hangover Part III (2013).

Chandrasekhar is married to actress Sarah Chalke. They have two children together.

Chandrasekhar has an estimated net worth of $8 million.

General Info

Full NameJay Chandrasekhar
Net Worth$8 million
Date Of BirthApril 9, 1968
Height1.82 m
ProfessionScreenwriter, Comedian, Film producer, Film director, Actor, Film Editor, Television Director
EducationLake Forest Academy, Colgate University


SpouseSusan Clarke


NominationsNAACP Image Award for Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
MoviesSuper Troopers, Beerfest, The Dukes of Hazzard, Super Troopers 2, Club Dread, The Babymakers, The Slammin' Salmon, Puddle Cruiser, Freeloaders, Broken Lizard Stands Up, I Love You, Man, The 2 Bobs, Call Me Crazy: A Five Film, Held Up, Yogi Bear 2

Social profile links


1Lives in Mahopac, New York.
2Cousin of actor Sendhil Ramamurthy.
3Attended and graduated from Lake Forest Academy, Lake Forest, Illinois. Famous alumni, of that era, at the school include Melora Walters and Kelly Perine.
4Member of the Broken Lizard comedy team
5Named among Fade In Magazine's "100 People in Hollywood You Need to Know" in 2005.
6Raised in Chicago, Illinois
7Member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity at Colgate
8Graduated from Colgate University, where he was a part of the comedy troup, Charred Goosebeak.




Super Troopers 22017filming
Shotgun Weddingannounced
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend2016TV Series 1 episode
Royal Pains2009-2016TV Series 9 episodes
The Grinder2015-2016TV Series 3 episodes
Angel from Hell2016TV Series 1 episode
New Girl2014-2016TV Series 4 episodes
The Goldbergs2014-2016TV Series 7 episodes
Beerfest2016TV Mini-Series series director
Kevin from Work2015TV Series 1 episode
Community2010-2015TV Series 9 episodes
The Night Shift2015TV Series 1 episode
Marry Me2014TV Series 1 episode
Really2014TV Series 1 episode
Bad Teacher2014TV Series 1 episode
The Rebels2014TV Series 1 episode
Us & Them2014TV Series 1 episode
Welcome to the Family2013TV Series 2 episodes
We Are Men2013TV Series 1 episode
Franklin & Bash2013TV Series 1 episode
Ben and Kate2012-2013TV Series 2 episodes
Happy Endings2011-2012TV Series 4 episodes
Animal Practice2012TV Series 1 episode
Warehouse 132012TV Series 1 episode
Psych2008-2012TV Series 4 episodes
Up All Night2011-2012TV Series 2 episodes
The Babymakers2012
Chuck2008-2012TV Series 5 episodes
Blue Mountain State2010-2011TV Series 5 episodes
Friends with Benefits2011TV Series 1 episode
Broken Lizard Stands Up2010TV Special
Knight Rider2008-2009TV Series 2 episodes
Held Up2008TV Movie
Lipstick Jungle2008TV Series 2 episodes
The Loop2006-2007TV Series 4 episodes
Human Giant2007TV Series 3 episodes
The Dukes of Hazzard2005
Oliver Beene2004TV Series 1 episode
Arrested Development2003-2004TV Series 4 episodes
Cracking Up2004TV Series one episode
Club Dread2004
Andy Richter Controls the Universe2003TV Series 1 episode
Undeclared2001-2002TV Series 3 episodes
Super Troopers2001
Puddle Cruiser1996


Super Troopers 22017filmingArcot 'Thorny' Ramathorn
Speechless2016TV SeriesCoach
Family Guy2016TV Series
Beerfest2016TV Mini-SeriesBarry
GGN: Snoop Dogg's Double G News Network2015TV SeriesThorny
Community2015TV SeriesGupta Gupti Gupta
Super Troopers Boot Camp2015Short
Really2014TV SeriesJed
Franklin & Bash2013TV SeriesJD
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film2013TV MovieJoey
Freeloaders2012Porn Producer
Heavy Petting with Mike Weaver2012TV SeriesTerry Johnny Cashmere
Royal Pains2012TV SeriesJake
The Babymakers2012Ron Jon
Psych2009TV SeriesJawaharlal 'Jay' Singh
I Love You, Man2009Barry's Buddy
The Slammin' Salmon2009Nuts
The 2 Bobs2009Spam King
Beerfest2006Barry / Blind Sikh
The Dukes of Hazzard2005Campus Cop #1
Club Dread2004Putman
Super Troopers2001Thorny
Big Helium Dog1999Movie Producer (scenes deleted)
Blue's Birthday Adventure1998Video GamePuppet (voice)
NYPD Blue1997TV SeriesMan
Puddle Cruiser1996Zach


Super Troopers 22017filming
Shotgun Weddingwritten by announced
Really2014TV Series written by - 1 episode
Broken Lizard Stands Up2010TV Special written by
The Slammin' Salmon2009written by - as Broken Lizard
Beerfest2006written by - as Broken Lizard
Club Dread2004written by - as Broken Lizard
Super Troopers2001written by - as Broken Lizard
Puddle Cruiser1996written by - as Broken Lizard


Shotgun Weddingproducer announced
Really2014TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
The Babymakers2012producer
Puddle Cruiser1996co-producer


The Dukes of Hazzard2005as Jumbulingham
Super Troopers2001as Jumbulingam
Two Ninas1999as Jumbulingham Chandrasekhar
Puddle Cruiser1996

Camera Department

Chasing Amy1997additional grip


The Way Way Back2013special thanks
Driver's Ed2009TV Movie the producers wish to thank
Watching the Detectives2007thanks


Getting Doug with High2015TV SeriesHimself
TakePart Live2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Funniest Wins2014TV SeriesHimself
3 Thumbs Up2014DocumentaryHimself - Director of 'Super Troopers' - 'The Dukes of Hazard' and 'Beerfest'
The Arrested Development Documentary Project2013DocumentaryHimself
Blue Mountain State: Behind the Scenes Documentary2013Documentary shortHimself
Red Eye w/Tom Shillue2012TV SeriesHimself
Broken Lizard Stands Up2010TV SpecialHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2009TV SeriesHimself
Deep Inside2009TV SeriesHimself
Jackass Number Two2006DocumentaryHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2006TV SeriesHimself
Reel Comedy2005-2006TV SeriesHimself
Comedy Central Canned Ham2002TV SeriesThorny
Independent's Day1998TV Movie documentaryHimself - Interviewee


Won Awards

2012OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Direction in a Comedy SeriesCommunity (2009)
2001Audience AwardSXSW Film FestivalMidnight FilmsSuper Troopers (2001)
1996Golden Starfish AwardHamptons International Film FestivalBest American Independent FilmPuddle Cruiser (1996)

Nominated Awards

2012Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Directing in a Comedy SeriesHappy Endings (2011)
2012OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Direction in a Comedy SeriesHappy Endings (2011)
2012Audience AwardSXSW Film FestivalNarrative SpotlightThe Babymakers (2012)
2011OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Direction in a Comedy SeriesCommunity (2009)
2006Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst DirectorThe Dukes of Hazzard (2005)
2005Stinker AwardThe Stinkers Bad Movie AwardsWorst Sense of Direction (Stop them before they direct again!)The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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