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Jay Osmond

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Person in the music Osmond family members. He performed drums for the Osmond brothers’ quintet and in addition performed in a number of episodes of the tv screen series The Moves of Jaimie McPheeters. He began drumming at age two. He grew up in the Mormon beliefs. His relationship to Kandilyn Harris spanned from 1987 to 2011 and created three sons: Jason, Eric, and Marcus. ON, MAY 19, 2014, he wedded Karen Randall. His sister Marie Osmond also acquired a successful profession as an entertainer.

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Full Name Jay Osmond
Date Of Birth March 2, 1955
Place Of Birth Ogden, UT
Profession Drummer
Education Brigham Young University
Nationality American
Spouse Karen Randall, Kandilyn Harris Osmond
Children Jason George Osmond, Eric Clinton Osmond, Marcus Jay Osmond
Parents Olive Osmond, George Osmond
Siblings Donny Osmond, Marie Osmond, Jimmy Osmond, Alan Osmond, Merrill Osmond, Wayne Osmond, Tom Osmond, Virl Osmond
Music Groups The Osmonds
Movies The Osmonds Live in Las Vegas: 50th Anniversary Reunion Concert, The Osmond Brothers: Country Rockers, The Osmonds: Live in Concert
TV Shows Donny & Marie, The Osmonds
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1He has English, Danish, Scottish, Northern Irish (Scots-Irish), German-Swiss, Dutch, and Welsh ancestry.
2On February 5, 2013, Jay became a first-time grandfather to grandson, Grayson, from his son Jason and his wife Lauren.
3The Osmonds were awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
4Son of George Osmond and Olive Osmond.
5Was 8 years old when he learned to play the drums. During the 1970s, he was voted one of the Top 10 drummers in the country.
6Started entertaining with his brothers at the age 2 1/2. He is the youngest of the original Osmond Brothers group.
7Co-produced "The Donny & Marie Show" in 1976, and was also the musical director and choreographer for Donny and Marie's dance numbers. He also choreographed the Osmond Brothers' numbers for television and stage. He became an executive producer of "The Donny & Marie Show," as well as "The Osmond Family Hour" during 1978.
8Three sons with wife Kandilyn Harris: Jason George, born September 23, 1988; Eric Clinton, born January 2, 1991; and Marcus Jay, born January 8, 1996.
9Brother of Alan Osmond, Donny Osmond, Jimmy Osmond, Merrill Osmond, Wayne Osmond, Virl Osmond, Tom Osmond and Marie Osmond. All nine Osmond siblings studied karate under Chuck Norris.


Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Marie1980TV Series executive producer - 2 episodes
The Gift of Love1978TV Movie executive producer - as The Osmond Brothers
Donny and Marie1975-1978TV Series executive producer - 20 episodes

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters1963-1964TV SeriesLamentations Kissel
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1964TV SeriesEddie Foy Jr.

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Donny and Marie1976TV Series music production - 1 episode

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Side by Side: The True Story of the Osmond Family1982TV Movie production consultant

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross2008TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2007-2008TV SeriesHimself
Dancing with the Stars2007TV SeriesHimself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2007TV SeriesHimself
The Story of Light Entertainment2006TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
The Osmonds Crazy Horses2005Video shortHimself
Andy Williams: My Favorite Duets2004TV Movie documentaryHimself (as The Osmond Brothers)
We Are Family2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Inside the Osmonds2001TV MovieHimself
Celebrity Profile1998TV Series documentaryHimself
Osmond Family Values1997TV Movie documentary
Donny and Marie1976-1978TV SeriesHimself
ABC's Saturday Sneak Peek1976TV MovieHimself
Ann-Margret Olsson1975TV MovieHimself (as The Osmonds)
Beat-Club1972TV SeriesHimself - Musician
The Osmonds1972TV SeriesHimself (voice)
The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour1971-1972TV SeriesHimself - Guest Performer
The Andy Williams Christmas Show1971TV MovieHimself - Singer (as The Osmond Brothers)
Jerry Visits1971TV SeriesHimself
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1970TV SeriesHimself
The Jerry Lewis Show1967TV SeriesHimself (1968-1969)
The Andy Williams Show1962-1965TV SeriesHimself
Loose Women2013TV SeriesHimself
Awful Nice2013Himself

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