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CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
Jason Patric plays in Tennessee Williams' "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," directed by Anthony Page at the Music Box Theatre in New York. (UPI Photo/Joan Marcus)
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Jason Patric (born June 17, 1966) is an American film, television and stage actor. He may be best-known for his roles in the films The Lost Boys, Sleepers, Your Friends & Neighbors, Narc, The Losers and Speed 2: Cruise Control. His father is the actor/playwright Jason Miller. Patric is the maternal grandson of Jackie Gleason.

Patric was born as Jason Patric Miller in Queens, New York, the son of the late Academy Award-nominated actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Jason Miller (born John Anthony Miller) and Linda Gleason, daughter of actor/comedian Jackie Gleason. His half-brother is actor Joshua John Miller. Patric is of Irish descent.

Growing up in Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, he attended the all-boys Salesian Roman Catholic Don Bosco Preparatory High School in Ramsey, New Jersey, and Saint Monica Catholic High School in Santa Monica, California. He appeared in high school productions of Dracula and Grease. His high school drama classmates included Joely Fisher, Tricia Leigh Fisher and Kristin Vinton, daughter of singer Bobby Vinton.

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