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Jason Lewis Biography

Birth Place:
Newport Beach, California, United States
Actor, model

Fast Facts

  • Worked as a plumbing contractor and waiter after high school to earn money to travel to Europe for modeling jobs
  • Began his modeling career in the early 1990s, working for Guess?, Hugo Boss and Tommy Hilfiger
  • Acting career began with a role in the short-lived 1995 series High Sierra Search and Rescue
  • Was nominated for Male Model of the Year at the 1997 VH1 Fashion Music Awards Had his breakout role as Jerry "Smith" Jerrod on Sex and the City, playing a model dating Samantha Jones; reprised the role in the 2008 film adaptation of the show
  • In 2004, sued Absolut Spirits Co
  • for using a fictitious ad (which featured him wearing only a vodka bottle) from Sex and the City as an actual advertisement without his permission