Jon Tenney Biography (1961-)

Born December 16, 1961, in Princeton, NJ; father, a research physicist; mother, a psychiatrist; married Teri Hatcher (an actress), 1994 (divorced, 2003);children: Emerson Rose. Addresses: Agent: c/o United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; Gersh Agency, 232 N. Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210.; Contact: Immortal Entertainment, 12200 Olympic Blvd., Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90064.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
December 16, 1961
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Man shopper, Guilty by Suspicion (also known as La liste noire), Warner Bros., 1991
  • Sheriff John Behan, Tombstone, Buena Vista, 1993
  • Michael, Watch It, 1993
  • Assassination, 1994
  • Levine, Beverly Hills Cop III, Paramount, 1994
  • Steve Turner, Lassie, Paramount, 1994
  • John Milner, Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home, Warner Bros., 1995
  • First reporter, Nixon, Buena Vista, 1995
  • Jimmy Wells, The Phantom, 1996
  • Hollywood Boulevard, 1996
  • Jeff, Fools Rush In, Columbia, 1997
  • Alan Sands, Lovelife, Trimark Pictures, 1997
  • Pilot, Homegrown, TriStar, 1998
  • Eric, Music from Another Room, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1998
  • Dorian Mastandrea, With Friends Like These, Miramax, 1998
  • Kevin, Entropy, Magic Light, 1999
  • Suit, Advice from a Caterpillar, Keystone, 1999
  • Bob, You Can Count on Me, Paramount Classics, 2000
  • Clem, 40, Train A Comin', 2002
  • Andrew Hahn, Buying the Cow, Destination, 2002
  • Leo, Second Born, 2003
  • Television Appearances
  • Movies
  • Stu, Nasty Hero, 1987
  • Todd Hansen, Alone in the Neon Jungle (also known as Command inHell), CBS, 1988
  • Matin, Night Visions (also known as Chameleon Blue), NBC, 1990
  • Eric Swope, Daughters of Privilege (also known as Keys to the Kingdom), NBC, 1991
  • Rob Stein, The Twilight of the Golds, Showtime, 1996
  • Series
  • Janosz Feke, The Dirty Dozen: The Series, Fox, 1988
  • Peter Bauer, Equal Justice, ABC, 1990
  • Ken O'Donnell, Crime & Punishment, 1993
  • Will, Good Company, CBS, 1996
  • Patrol Sergeant Francis X. Donovan, Brooklyn South, CBS, 1997
  • Mitch Green, Get Real, Fox, 1999
  • Tommy Ballantine, Kristin, NBC, 2001
  • Pilots
  • Charlie Sommers, Gemini, Fox, 1995
  • David, "Love and the Jealous Lover," Love American Style, ABC, 1999
  • Miniseries
  • Paul Liebman, Danielle Steel's "The Ring" (also known as The Ring), NBC, 1996
  • Episodic
  • Garrett, "Shadowsight," Spenser: For Hire, 1986
  • Josh Silverberg, "The Brothers Silverberg," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1989
  • Alex, "Half-Way Horrible," Tales from the Crypt, 1993
  • Tony Madden, "My Way," Almost Perfect, CBS, 1995
  • Detective Adams, "You Like Me, You Really Like Me," Almost Perfect, 1995
  • Lieutenant Ching, "Through a Glass, Darkly," Lois & Clark: The NewAdventures of Superman, ABC, 1995
  • Ching, "Big Girls Don't Fly," Lois & Clark: The New Adventures ofSuperman, ABC, 1996
  • Jack, "Going to Hell in a Limo: Parts 1 & 2," Cybill, CBS, 1996
  • Aidan Hunter, "Bits of Love," The Outer Limits, Showtime, 1997
  • Late Show with David Letterman, 1997
  • Paul Truman, "Moveable Feast," Will & Grace, 2001
  • Stage Appearances
  • Standby, Biloxi Blues, Neil Simon Theatre, New York City, 1985
  • Duvid Pechenik, A Shayna Maidel, Westside Arts Theatre, New York City, 1987
  • Joey, Beggars in the House of Plenty, Manhattan Theatre Club, NewYork City, 1991
  • Aaron Geldhart, The Substance of Fire, New York City, 1991, then Lincoln Center Theatre, New York City, 1992, later Los Angeles, 1992
  • Morris Townsend, The Heiress, Cort Theatre, New York City, 1995
  • Politician, Current Events, off-Broadway production, 2000
  • Mitch, Tuesdays with Morrie, Lane Theatre, New York City, 2002
  • Also appeared as title role, Tartuffe, off-Broadway production; Romeo, Romeo and Juliet, Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA; in Up in Saratoga; Sweet Sue, off-Broadway production; Brighton Beach Memoirs, off-Broadway production. Toured nationally in The Real Thing.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, October 3, 1997, p. 64

    User Contributions:

    carolyn
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    Aug 8, 2012 @ 2:14 pm
    we have enjoyed jon tenney in the closer and not only luv his acting we luv his directing. go jon go and good luck in your endeavors.
    carolyn & bob

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