Jay Karnes is perhaps best known for his portrayal of the awkward, brilliant detective Holland "Dutch" Wagenbach on FX's Golden Globe®-winning drama The Shield. Karnes has appeared in numerous television series including ABC's Scandal, FOX's House, USA's Burn Notice and FX's Sons of Anarchy, to name a few.
Most recently, Karnes has appeared on the SyFy channel's 12 Monkeys and FX's Tyrant. He will next be seen as a series regular on ABC's drama series The Crossing. He has also worked extensively in the regional theatre.