Jerry Hardin is an American film and television actor. He is best known for The Firm, Big Trouble in Little China, Cujo, and Missing. Other film credits include You, The Last Lullaby, The Hot Spot, The Milagro Beanfield War, Mass Appeal, Honkytonk Man, Tempest, Heartland, Chilly Scenes of Winter, Alambrista!, and Born of Water.
Television credits include Deep Throat on FOX's The X-Files, Dennis Carter on FOX’s Melrose Place, District Attorney Malcolm Gold on NBC’s L.A. Law, Wild Bill Weschester on CBS' Filthy Rich, and Dr. Cassidy on CBS’ Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.
Theatre credits include his Broadway debut as Peto/Messenger in Henry IV, Part I and Rumor/Peto/Simon Shadow in Henry IV, Part II (Phoenix Theatre) and H.C. Curry in The Rainmaker (Brooks Atkinson Theatre); and regionally, as Phil Hogan in Moon for the Misbegotten (Alliance Theatre) and Ron in Chaucer in Rome (Williamstown Theatre).