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Date Of BirthDecember 18, 1953
FactStudied acting with the late thespian educator Ed Kaye-Martin and is continuing study as a student of Candace Silvers.

Jeff Kober is an American actor, best known for his role as the ruthless and cunning drug kingpin, Hank Jennings, on the hit television show Sons of Anarchy. He has also appeared in such films as The Hills Have Eyes, A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master, and Tank Girl.

Born in Billings, Montana, on December 18, 1953, Kober was raised in a small town in Oregon. His father was a truck driver and his mother was a homemaker. Kober has two older sisters. He was a star athlete in high school, playing football and running track. After graduation, he attended the University of Oregon on a football scholarship.

Kober’s acting career began in the early 1980s with small roles in television shows such as Hill Street Blues and Miami Vice. He made his film debut in 1984’s The Hills Have Eyes. In 1987, he had a small role in A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master. He also appeared in the films Tank Girl (1995) and The Crow: Salvation (2000).

From 2008 to 2014, Kober starred as Hank Jennings, the ruthless and cunning drug kingpin, on the hit television show Sons of Anarchy. He has also appeared in episodes of such popular shows as CSI: Miami, Cold Case, and NCIS: Los Angeles.

Kober has been married three times. His first marriage was to actress Linda Hamilton from 1999 to 2002. His second marriage was to actress Talia Balsam from 2007 to 2009. He has been married to actress Lisa Sheridan since 2010. He has three children.

Kober’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million. He has earned his wealth through his successful acting career.

General Info

Full NameJeff Kober
Date Of BirthDecember 18, 1953
Height1.79 m
ProfessionPhotographer, Writer, Actor, Teacher, Bassist, Painter, Businessperson


MoviesTank Girl, The First Power, The Hills Have Eyes 2, A Man Apart, Alien Nation, Out of Bounds, One Tough Bastard, Lost Voyage, Logan's War: Bound by Honor, Demolition High, Hidalgo, The Baby Doll Murders, Lucky Stiff, Laguna Heat, Enough, The Guilt Trip, Sully, River Guard, Session Man, Mending Fences...
TV ShowsChina Beach, Kindred: The Embraced, Higher Education

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1Has played a prisoner with supernatural connections on four shows: Charmed (1998), Supernatural (2005), Poltergeist: The Legacy (1996), and Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997).
2Also plays bass guitar and was once a member of the rock band "The Walking Wounded".
3Studied acting with the late thespian educator Ed Kaye-Martin and is continuing study as a student of Candace Silvers.
4During the filming of the Vietnamese War drama series China Beach (1988), co-stars Dana Delany and Jeff Kober visited Vietnam. Their journey is revisited through discussion and photographs on the Dana Delany episode of Intimate Portrait (1993).




Beauty Mark2016/Ipost-productionBruce
The Misunderstanding of Carl Jr.2016Short post-productionCane
What Still Remains2016post-productionZack
River Guard2016completedDetective Mitchell
Crown2015Short completedMr. Mysterious
Above All Thingspost-productionMr. Swanson
Before I DoannouncedIra Finch
Block Islandpost-productionStone
12 Deadly Days2016TV Mini-SeriesDad
Timeless2016TV SeriesDavy Crockett
Sully2016LT Cook
Shameless2016TV SeriesJupiter
Lost Cat Corona2015Sue
Bad Blood2015/IIRay Baker
NCIS: New Orleans2014TV SeriesBrick Myers
The Walking Dead2014TV SeriesJoe
Sons of Anarchy2009-2013TV SeriesJacob Hale, Jr.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia2013TV SeriesCreepy Guy
The Guilt Trip2012Jimmy
New Girl2012TV SeriesRemy
Buried Treasure2012ShortGeocacher
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2003-2012TV SeriesWalter Hicks / Roger Wilder
The Dolphin2011ShortDetective K
Breakout Kings2011TV SeriesHarry Lee Reddin
Law & Order: LA2010TV SeriesToomey
Re-Cut2010John Fowler
CSI: Miami2010TV SeriesGlenn Harper
Lost2010TV SeriesMechanic
Mending Fences2009TV MovieJack Norris Jr.
Burn Notice2009TV SeriesFalcone
Cold Case2009TV SeriesJack Dubinski
Numb3rs2008TV SeriesBrady
The Cleaner2008TV SeriesTom Porter
Reaper2008TV SeriesDennis
Aces 'N' Eights2008TV MovieTate
Supernatural2007TV SeriesRandall
The Hills Have Eyes II2007Redding
Dr. Vegas2004-2006TV SeriesMitch
The Closer2006TV SeriesScott Campbell
242006TV SeriesConrad Haas
Love's Long Journey2005TV MovieMason
Criminal Minds2005TV SeriesLeo
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2004TV SeriesAbraham / Eugene Hoff
NYPD Blue2001-2004TV SeriesLeon Tom
World Without Waves2004Doug
Hidalgo2004Sergeant at Wounded Knee
The Guardian2003TV SeriesFred Murphy
10-8: Officers on Duty2003TV SeriesKen Meade
Peacemakers2003TV SeriesMajor Hansen
Windfall2003TV MovieBennett
A Man Apart2003Pomona Joe
The Shield2003TV SeriesBruce Rosen
ER2002TV SeriesToby and Matt's Dad
Enough2002/IFBI Agent
Buffy the Vampire Slayer1999-2002TV SeriesRack / Zachary Kralik
Crossing Jordan2002TV SeriesDaryl Wood
Defining Maggie2002Buddy
Star Trek: Enterprise2002TV SeriesTraeg
The Want2001Zed
Lost Voyage2001TV MovieDazinger
Star Trek: Voyager2001TV SeriesIko
18 Wheels of Justice2001TV SeriesBobby
American Tragedy2000TV MovieBill Pavelic
Militia2000Tom Jeffries
JAG2000TV SeriesRory Coulter
Desert Heat1999/IIBeserko
Charmed1999TV SeriesJackson Ward
Seven Days1999TV SeriesJames Rance
Poltergeist: The Legacy1999TV SeriesRaymond Corvus
Logan's War: Bound by Honor1998TV MovieSal Mercado
C-16: FBI1998TV SeriesRingo Lattimer
The Pretender1998TV SeriesClavell Dane
The Advanced Guard1998TV MovieDesmond, Captive Red Neck
Nothing Sacred1997-1998TV SeriesMichael Reyneaux
Three1998TV Series
The Magnificent Seven1998TV SeriesMorgan Coltrane
The Big Fall1997VideoJohnny 'Axe' Roosevelt
Gold Coast1997TV MovieRoland Crowe
The Maker1997Rubicon Beziqui
Walker, Texas Ranger1994-1997TV SeriesKurt Nypo / Russell Stafford
Demolition High1996VideoLuther
The Lazarus Man1996TV Series
Women: Stories of Passion1996TV SeriesVincent
One Tough Bastard1996Marcus
Kindred: The Embraced1996TV SeriesDaedalus
Automatic1995Major West
Tank Girl1995Booga
Earth 21995TV SeriesThe Z.E.D.
Higher Education1994TV MovieDale Evans
Higher Education1994TV SeriesDale Evans
The Innocent1994TV MovieTinsley
The Commish1994TV SeriesGary Spurling
A Matter of Justice1993TV MovieTalbot
The X-Files1993TV SeriesBear
The Baby Doll Murders1993Louis
Desperate Rescue: The Cathy Mahone Story1993TV MovieJ.D. Roberts
The Hit List1993Richard Cordon
The Hat Squad1993TV SeriesSgt. Dan Coltrain
Angel Fire1992
Keep the Change1992TV MovieBilly Kelton
Ned Blessing: The True Story of My Life1992TV MovieTors Buckner
China Beach1988-1991TV SeriesSgt. Evan 'Dodger' Winslow
Session Man1991ShortDean Storm
The First Power1990Patrick Channing
Lucky Stiff1988Ike
Alien Nation1988Joshua Strader
Viper1988Matt Thomas / Richard Gelb
Laguna Heat1987TV MovieVic Harmon
Ohara1987TV SeriesNelson
Falcon Crest1986-1987TV SeriesGuy Stafford
MacGyver1987TV SeriesMatt Bell
Out of Bounds1986Roy Gaddis
The Twilight Zone1985TV SeriesYounger Cop (segment "Night of the Meek")
Highway to Heaven1985TV SeriesJulian Bradley
V1985TV SeriesVisitor Officer

Art Department

Kindred: The Embraced1996TV Series painter: original paintings

Camera Department

Buried Treasure2012Short still photographer


Jealousy2014Short producer


The Walkers Among Us2015DocumentaryHimself
The Kindred Chronicles2013Documentary
Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan2009TV SeriesHimself - Therapist
Intimate Portrait2003TV Series documentaryHimself
The 15th Annual People's Choice Awards1989TV SpecialHimself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Television Dramatic Series

Archive Footage

Earth 21995TV SeriesZED
China Beach1989TV SeriesSgt. Evan 'Dodger' Winslow

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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