J. Lee (episode credits: J Lee) is an American actor, writer, and musician who portrays Navigator and later Chief Engineer John LaMarr in The Orville.

Background Edit

J. Lee was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri.

In addition to acting in short films and doing voice-over for other Seth MacFarlane shows like Family Guy and American Dad!, he also worked as a production assistant on Family Guy and a writer for The Cleveland Show.

The Orville Edit

J. Lee was announced as a regular on the show on August 16th, 2016, alongside Peter Macon.

Trivia Edit

  • His first job in Hollywood was as a receptionist for Family Guy.
  • He is an accomplished piano player who has won several awards, including first place at the DeBose National Piano Competition, and played at Carnegie Hall at the age of 12.
  • On the character he portrays: "It’s loosely based on me but the more I play John LaMarr and really step into his shoes, the more I find things that are very different for John and myself. He’s outspoken and funny, but John can be very cerebral at times and a quiet observer." [1]

References Edit

  1. LaPalme, Kevin. "THE ORVILLE’S J LEE AND HIS LEAP OF FAITH". LaPalme Magazine. Dec. 6, 2017.