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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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1 He has English, Danish, Scottish, Northern Irish (Scots-Irish), German-Swiss, Dutch, and Welsh ancestry.
2 On February 5, 2013, Jay became a first-time grandfather to grandson, Grayson, from his son Jason and his wife Lauren.
3 The Osmonds were awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
4 Son of George Osmond and Olive Osmond.
5 Was 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.
6 Started entertaining with his brothers at the age 2 1/2. He is the youngest of the original Osmond Brothers group.
7 Co-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.
8 Three sons with wife Kandilyn Harris: Jason George, born September 23, 1988; Eric Clinton, born January 2, 1991; and Marcus Jay, born January 8, 1996.
9 Brother 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
Marie 1980 TV Series executive producer - 2 episodes
The Gift of Love 1978 TV Movie executive producer - as The Osmond Brothers
Donny and Marie 1975-1978 TV Series executive producer - 20 episodes

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters 1963-1964 TV Series Lamentations Kissel
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre 1964 TV Series Eddie Foy Jr.

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Donny and Marie 1976 TV Series music production - 1 episode

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Side by Side: The True Story of the Osmond Family 1982 TV Movie production consultant

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross 2008 TV Series Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2007-2008 TV Series Himself
Dancing with the Stars 2007 TV Series Himself
The Oprah Winfrey Show 2007 TV Series Himself
The Story of Light Entertainment 2006 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
The Osmonds Crazy Horses 2005 Video short Himself
Andy Williams: My Favorite Duets 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself (as The Osmond Brothers)
We Are Family 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself
Inside the Osmonds 2001 TV Movie Himself
Celebrity Profile 1998 TV Series documentary Himself
Osmond Family Values 1997 TV Movie documentary
Donny and Marie 1976-1978 TV Series Himself
ABC's Saturday Sneak Peek 1976 TV Movie Himself
Ann-Margret Olsson 1975 TV Movie Himself (as The Osmonds)
Beat-Club 1972 TV Series Himself - Musician
The Osmonds 1972 TV Series Himself (voice)
The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour 1971-1972 TV Series Himself - Guest Performer
The Andy Williams Christmas Show 1971 TV Movie Himself - Singer (as The Osmond Brothers)
Jerry Visits 1971 TV Series Himself
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 1970 TV Series Himself
The Jerry Lewis Show 1967 TV Series Himself (1968-1969)
The Andy Williams Show 1962-1965 TV Series Himself
Loose Women 2013 TV Series Himself
Awful Nice 2013 Himself

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