Jesse Lee Vint III was born and raised in Tulsa. Always in search of adventure he decided that the film business is where he should be, so he left to study acting while still in college. After over a hundred films and television shows he moved to Portland, Oregon - where he currently lives. Some of the characters he played were gunfighters during the Wild West era, such as "Tulsa Jack" and "Charlie Springer" - both of these were starring parts in television shows with James Garner. He played the outlaw "Bob Dalton" in the television movie "Belle Starr; a lead role as "Amos Calendar," one of the original cowboys on the Goodnight trail in 1868 in Universal Studio's epic mini-series based on James Michener's classic novel, "Centennial." He also starred as "Insane Wayne," the mercenary who tried to take out the "A-Team." The name of the episode was "Insane Wayne." He was an astronaut in the futuristic films "Silent Running," and "Forbidden World." Jesse Vint played one of the major characters in the epic film "Little Big Man" with Dustin Hoffman -- about 'Custer's last stand'. He and his brother Alan starred in the film MACON COUNTY LINE, which broke box office records throughout America and Europe.He also played principal parts in the film classics, "Chinatown" and "Earthquake." He won the World Celebrity Chess Championship at the Century Plaza in Los Angeles in 1988 -- and is still the reigning champion. Jesse votes on and attends the Academy Awards and the Emmy's every year.