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Jayanth Jambulingam "Jay" Chandrasekhar (Tamil: ஜெய் சந்திரசேகர்; born January 27, 1969) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and director best known for his work with the comedy team Broken Lizard. Chandrasekhar was born in Des Plaines, Illinois, the son of physicians, who are both of Hindu Indian origin and originally from India. Jay is the cousin of actor Sendhil Ramamurthy, who played the role of Mohinder Suresh in the NBC superpowers drama Heroes. He attended high school at Lake Forest Academy. He graduated from Colgate University in New York, where he was a part of the comedy troupe Charred Goosebeak and a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. Chandrasekhar formed the troupe Broken Lizard with other former members of Charred Goosebeak and Beta Theta Pi, people he met during college. He is best known for directing and starring in Broken Lizard's films Super Troopers, Club Dread, and Beerfest. He also directed The Dukes of Hazzard. He appeared as the cab driver in the "Terror Taxi" skit from Jackass: Number Two. Chandrasekhar guest starred alongside his cousin Sendhil Ramamurthy in a 2009 episode of Psych which Chandrasekhar also directed.