Jay Karnes, born June 27, 1963 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA, is an actor. He plays William Curry in Last Resort. He appears uncredited, in a voice only role, in the first season premiere "Captain". He is credited as a recurring guest star from the second episode "Blue on Blue" onwards. He has also worked with Last Resort show runner Shawn Ryan on his earlier series The Shield. He starred as Detective Holland "Dutch" Wagenbach in all seven seasons of The Shield. He has been active since 1998 and has also appeared in the films The Next Best Thing (2000), Broken Angel (2008), and Setup (2011). He had a recurring role as ATF Special Agent Joshua Kohn in the first season of the FX crime drama Sons of Anarchy. He has also had recurring roles in the series Brothers & Sisters, Burn Notice, V, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.