Jaya Prakash Reddy (8 May 1946 – 8 September 2020) was an Indian actor who predominantly appeared in Telugu films. Born in Sirvel of Andhra Pradesh, he came into the limelight with the film Samarasimha Reddy (1999) where he played the role of Veera Raghava Reddy. Fondly called JP, he went onto act as an antagonist in several successful films such as Jayam Manade Raa (2000) and Chennakesava Reddy (2002). Later in his career, JP was also featured in many comic roles. He died at his home in Guntur on 8 September 2020, at age 74.
He is also known as Jayaprakash Reddy.