Jay Johnston

Biography: Whether appearing on camera or simply stepping in front of the microphone to voice one of countless animated characters, actor/writer/producer and director Jay Johnston had a way of bringing the laughs to every project he worked on. While Johnston's career got off to a respectable start thanks to walk-on roles in Ellen and Just Shoot Me, it was the multi-faceted funnyman's involvement with Mr. Show that truly served to launch his career. Later, in between roles in such features as Jack Frost, Bicentennial Man, Not Another Teen Movie, and Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Johnston kept busy with appearances on Curb Your Enthusiasm and Malcolm in the Middle. By the time Johnston assumed the role of Officer Taylor on Arrested Development, he was widely considered one of the comedy world's best-kept secrets. A role in the 2006 comedy Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny found Johnston helping to bring the self-proclaimed "Greatest Band in the World" to the big screen, with aWhether appearing on camera or simply stepping in front of the microphone to voice one of countless animated characters, actor/writer/producer and director Jay Johnston had a way of bringing the laughs to every project he worked on. While Johnston's career got off to a respectable start thanks to walk-on roles in Ellen and Just Shoot Me, it was the multi-faceted funnyman's involvement with Mr. Show that truly served to launch his career. Later, in between roles in such features as Jack Frost, Bicentennial Man, Not Another Teen Movie, and Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Johnston kept busy with appearances on Curb Your Enthusiasm and Malcolm in the Middle. By the time Johnston assumed the role of Officer Taylor on Arrested Development, he was widely considered one of the comedy world's best-kept secrets. A role in the 2006 comedy Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny found Johnston helping to bring the self-proclaimed "Greatest Band in the World" to the big screen, with a recurring role on The Sarah Silverman Program following in quick succession. In 2007, Johnston signed on as writer/producer/voice star of the cynical, clay-animated religious satire Moral Orel -- which took direct aim at such kitchy religious propaganda as Davey and Goliath. Expand

Jay Johnston's Scores

Average career score: 70
Highest Metascore: 89 Arrested Development: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 38 Hype: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 10
  2. Negative: 1 out of 10
10 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Bob's Burgers: Season 9 Sep 30, 2018 Jimmy Pesto / Jimmy Pesto 5.7
tbd Bob's Burgers: Season 8 Oct 1, 2017 Jimmy Pesto / Jimmy Pesto 7.3
tbd Bob's Burgers: Season 7 Sep 25, 2016 Jimmy Pesto / Jimmy Pesto 8.4
tbd Bob's Burgers: Season 6 Sep 27, 2015 Jimmy Pesto / Jimmy Pesto 8.1
tbd Modern Family: Season 7 Sep 23, 2015 Carl 7.2
tbd Rick & Morty: Season 2 Jul 26, 2015 Star 9.4
tbd Bob's Burgers: Season 5 Oct 5, 2014 Jimmy Pesto 8.2
85 Rick & Morty: Season 1 Dec 2, 2013 Star 9.3
tbd Bob's Burgers: Season 4 Sep 29, 2013 Jimmy Pesto 8.3
tbd Bob's Burgers: Season 3 Sep 30, 2012 Jimmy Pesto 8.1
44 Anger Management: Season 1 Jun 28, 2012 Rodney 5.2
78 Bob's Burgers: Season 2 Mar 11, 2012 Foodie / Jimmy Pesto 8.4
54 Bob's Burgers: Season 1 Jan 9, 2011 Foodie / Jimmy Pesto / Jimmy 6.6
tbd The Sarah Silverman Program: Season 3 Feb 4, 2010 Officer Jay McPherson tbd
tbd Moral Orel: Season 3 Apr 1, 2008 Coach Stopframe, Sal Figurelli, Principal Fakey, Miss Censordoll 9.0
tbd The Sarah Silverman Program: Season 2 Oct 3, 2007 Officer Jay McPherson tbd
64 The Sarah Silverman Program: Season 1 Feb 1, 2007 Officer Jay McPherson 5.0
tbd Moral Orel: Season 2 Nov 13, 2006 Hunting Guy / Writer 9.4
tbd Moral Orel: Season 1 Dec 13, 2005 Coach Stopframe / Writer / Director 8.8
38 Hype: Season 1 Oct 8, 2000 Writer tbd
tbd Mr. Show with Bob and David: Season 4 Oct 1, 1998 Featured (Seasons 1-3), Regular (Season 4) / Various / Writer tbd
86 Mr. Show with Bob and David: Season 3 Sep 12, 1997 Various / Writer tbd
tbd Mr. Show with Bob and David: Season 2 Oct 1, 1996 Various / Writer tbd
tbd Mr. Show with Bob and David: Season 1 Nov 3, 1995 Featured (Seasons 1-3), Regular (Season 4) / Various 9.0
tbd Ellen: Season 3 Sep 13, 1995 Transition Guy tbd
89 Arrested Development: Season 1 Nov 2, 2003 Cop 1 / Officer Taylor 9.2
88 Arrested Development: Season 2 Nov 2, 2003 Officer Taylor / Officer Taylor 9.3
72 Arrested Development: Season 4 Nov 2, 2003 Officer Taylor 8.1