Jason worked along with his older brother, Aaron, in the movie Happily, Even After.
Jason's first visit to a movie theatre was to watch Star Wars.
Jason's father abandoned their family when he was just about 10 years of age.
Jason's favorite actor is Paul Newman.
Jason's nickname is Jay.
Jason married actress KaDee Strickland on November 10, 2006. They met on the set of the film The Grudge in 2004.
Jason has stated that he was a loner all throughout school.
Jason was short for his age and was still under five feet tall at age 12-13.
Jason has stated that his The Grudge co-star, Sarah Michelle Gellar, once stole his shoes as a prank.
Jason has stated that he is a big and long-time horror fan.
Jason had to lose 40 pounds for his role in Shooting Livien.
Before starring in Shooting Livien, Jason didn't know how to play guitar. A consultant was brought in and Jason dedicated most of his free time during shooting to learn how to play four songs.
Jason says that he considers The Shining to be one of the best ghost stories ever written.
Jason is a certified ski instructor.
Jason competed in the Celebrity Pro-Am Classics Tour, a golf tournament. No word on how he did, but he says that though he likes golf, basketball is his favorite game.
One of Jason's dream roles would be to play Superman.
While he was in Japan, Jason caught a few dubbed episodes of Roswell. He says that his Japanese voice is a lot sexier than his voice is, and that he would love to meet the guy that did the work.
While filming The Grudge in Japan, Jason picked up "enough Japanese to order a drink."
Jason's siblings include older brother John Behr, younger brothers Aaron Behr and Andrew Behr, and younger half-sister, Aliya. Aaron has acted in several movies.
Jason has appeared in over 75 commercials. One of his most famous, that is downloadable on the net, was a Cloralit gum commercial that aired in Italy. The commercial was entitled "Body Search," and entailed Jason getting strip-searched by a government official!
Jason graduated from Richfield High School in 1992. He was voted "Most Destined for Fame" by his graduating class. As soon as school was out, he headed to Los Angeles to become an actor.
Jason has a multi-cultural ancestry including Mexican, Italian, German, and Objibwe Indian.
Jason and his Roswell co-star Katherine Heigl were once engaged, but then broke up in 2001. Also of note, many Roswell fans were upset that the pair was dating, due to the fact that they played brother and sister on the show.
Heath Ledger auditioned for the part of Max Evans on Roswell, which Jason eventually won. Since Heath had already starred in Roar, they did not want to hire him again for a similar role. When The WB bought Roswell, they picked Jason because of his work on Dawson's Creek.
Jason: Cancun is the only place I've ever visited outside America.
Jason: I'd like to be able to travel anywhere in an instant.
Jason: Coffee and cigarettes, that's one of my weaknesses.
Jason: (On his thoughts of the existence of life on other planets) I believe there is something else out there. People see a lot of things and I think the mind is a very powerful thing.
Jason: (On Roswell) It was a great learning experience. I learned so much from that, and it was a great tool.
Jason: (On what super-power he would have) There are two schools. One is the people who want to be invisible, and the other is people that want to fly, and I think that says a lot about the person. With invisibility, all you want to do is sit around listening to people talk about you. I would want to fly.
Jason: (On growing up and moving around a lot) I lived on a farm with cows, and I lived in the city with rats. My family stayed in Colorado for a while, then went from Los Angeles to Arizona. People would ask me where I'm from, and I would have to say, 'I don't have a clear answer for you.'
Jason: It would be presumptuous of me to tell you that we are the only intelligent life form that ever existed. I thought my high school principal was an alien. He was so bland.