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Jon Tenney

Biography

Performed the role of Fritz Howard on both of the crime drama displays, The Closer and Main Crimes and later on had a repeating role in Scandal. He went to The Juilliard School’s Episode Division after getting his BA from Vassar University. He performed Martin Jordan within the 2011 film, Green Lantern, and visitor starred on sitcoms including Murphy Dark brown and COME ON. He previously one child with celebrity, Teri Hatcher. Mike Nichols aimed the very first stage creation he ever required part in: GENUINE.

Quick Facts


Full Name Jon Tenney
Date Of Birth December 16, 1961
Place Of Birth Princeton, NJ
Height 1.85 m
Profession TV Actor
Education Juilliard School, Vassar College
Nationality American
Spouse Leslie Urdang, Teri Hatcher
Children Emerson Tenney
Parents Lillian Sandra Baum, Frederick Haworth Tenney
Nominations Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Movies Green Lantern, The Best of Me, Tombstone, Legion, Rabbit Hole, Fools Rush In, Beverly Hills Cop III, The Stepfather, You Can Count On Me, Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home, Buying the Cow, Lassie, Music from Another Room, Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World, Love the Coopers, The Phantom, As Cool as I Am, The Twilight of the Golds, Lovelife, With Friends Like These..., Guilty by Suspicion, Homegrown, Alone in the Neon Jungle, A Year in Mooring, Advice from a Caterpillar, Story of a Girl, Watch It, The Ring, Homecoming, Entropy, Night Visions, Daughters of Privilege, 40, The Dirty Dozen: The Series
TV Shows King & Maxwell, The Closer, Kristin, Get Real, Brooklyn South, Good Company, Equal Justice, Major Crimes, Sixteen to Life, Dirty Dozen: The Series, Crime & Punishment (1993), Joint Custody
Star Sign Sagittarius

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#Fact
1His maternal grandparents were Polish Jewish immigrants, while his father had English ancestry.
2Cousin of Jay Wolf and Thea Andrews.
3Darkly handsome American lead and support actor who played tough guy roles in the late 1980s and '90s.
4Was studying at Juilliard when he left to play a role in the National Tour of "The Real Thing," by Tom Stoppard.
5Mother was a psychiatrist, father a nuclear physicist.
6The youngest of four children.
7Wife Teri Hatcher filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences. According to the petition submitted in Los Angeles Superior Court, the couple have agreed to joint custody of their five-year-old daughter, Emerson Tenney. [February 2003]
8Graduated from Vassar College.
9Father, with Teri Hatcher, of daughter Emerson Tenney (b. November 10, 1997).


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Story of a Girl2017TV Movie post-productionRay
The Seagull2017post-productionDorn
Major Crimes2012-2016TV SeriesFritz Howard
Scandal2014-2016TV SeriesAndrew Nichols
Love the Coopers2015Dr. Morrissey
Hand of God2015TV SeriesNick Tramble
The Best of Me2014Harvey Collier
King & Maxwell2013TV SeriesSean King
As Cool as I Am2013Bob
The Closer2005-2012TV SeriesFritz Howard
The Newsroom2012TV SeriesWade Campbell
Hide Away2011The Divorced Man
Green Lantern2011Martin Jordan
Radio Free Albemuth2010FBI Agent #1
Rabbit Hole2010Rick
Legion2010Howard Anderson
Brothers & Sisters2009-2010TV SeriesDr. Simon Craig
The Stepfather2009Jay
American Dad!2009TV SeriesFather Carrington Lawyer #2 Man
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World2005Mark
Masters of Horror2005TV SeriesDavid Murch
Joint Custody2004TV SeriesHenry
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2004TV SeriesCharlie Macklin
The Division2004TV SeriesHank Riley
Without a Trace2004TV SeriesMr. Benjamin Palmer
The District2004TV SeriesDan Lustig
Second Born2003Leo
Sixteen to Life2003TV MovieJoe
Buying the Cow2002Andrew Hahn
402002ShortClem
Will & Grace2001TV SeriesPaul Truman
Kristin2001TV SeriesTommy Ballantine
Get Real1999-2000TV SeriesMitch Green
You Can Count on Me2000Bob Steegerson
Advice from a Caterpillar1999Suit
Entropy1999/IKevin
Love American Style1999TV MovieDavid (segment "Love And The Jealous Lover")
With Friends Like These...1998Dorian Mastandrea
Brooklyn South1997-1998TV SeriesPatrol Sgt. Francis X. Donovan
Music from Another Room1998Eric
Homegrown1998Helicopter Pilot
Lovelife1997Alan
Fools Rush In1997Jeff
The Outer Limits1997TV SeriesAidan Hunter
Hollywood Boulevard1996Joey
Cybill1996TV SeriesJack
The Ring1996TV MoviePaul Liebman
The Twilight of the Golds1996Rob Stein
The Phantom1996Jimmy Wells
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman1996TV SeriesChing Dave Miller
Good Company1996TV SeriesWill Hennessey
Nixon1995Reporter #1
Almost Perfect1995TV SeriesAdams / Tony Madden
Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home1995John Milner
Lassie1994Steve Turner
Assassination1994ShortKevin Sans
Beverly Hills Cop III1994Levine
Tombstone1993Behan
Tales from the Crypt1993TV SeriesAlex
Crime & Punishment1993TV SeriesKen O'Donnell
Watch It1993Michael
Equal Justice1990-1991TV SeriesPeter Bauer
Daughters of Privilege1991TV MovieEric Swope
Guilty by Suspicion1991Shopper Husband
Night Visions1990TV MovieMartin
Murphy Brown1989TV SeriesJosh Silverberg
Alone in the Neon Jungle1988TV MovieTodd Hansen
Dirty Dozen: The Series1988TV SeriesJanosz Feke
Nasty Hero1987TV MovieStu
Spenser: For Hire1986TV SeriesGarrett

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Major Crimes2012-2015TV Series 4 episodes
The Closer2012TV Series 1 episode

Camera Department

Camera Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Radio Free Albemuth2010photographs: of India courtesy of

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Beginners2010very special thanks
Adam2009/Ivery special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Whole Day Down2015TV SeriesHimself
The Talk2013TV SeriesHimself
Good Day L.A.2013TV SeriesHimself
Sidewalks Entertainment2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Major Crimes: Crossing the Tape - Inside the Major Crimes Squad2013Video shortHimself
Major Crimes: Major Crimes - Major Challenge2013Video shortHimself
The Closer Series Finale: Red Carpet2012TV MovieHimself
16th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Celebrity Liar2010TV SeriesHimself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2009TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2009TV SeriesHimself
Infanity2008TV Series documentaryHimself
Working with a Master: Joe Dante2006Video documentary short
The 24th Annual People's Choice Awards1998TV SpecialHimself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Television Dramatic Series
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1997TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman1997TV SeriesHimself
Very Important Pennis1997TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lassie1994Video GameSteve Turner

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesThe Closer (2005)· G.W. Bailey
· Michael Paul Chan
· Raymond Cruz
· Jonathan Del Arco
· Tony Denison
· Robert Gossett
· Phillip P. Keene
· Corey Reynolds
· Kyra Sedgwick
· J.K. Simmons
2010ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesThe Closer (2005)· G.W. Bailey
· Michael Paul Chan
· Raymond Cruz
· Tony Denison
· Robert Gossett
· Phillip P. Keene
· Corey Reynolds
· Kyra Sedgwick
· J.K. Simmons
2009ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesThe Closer (2005)· G.W. Bailey
· Michael Paul Chan
· Raymond Cruz
· Tony Denison
· Robert Gossett
· Phillip P. Keene
· Gina Ravera
· Corey Reynolds
· Kyra Sedgwick
· J.K. Simmons
2008ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesThe Closer (2005)· G.W. Bailey
· Michael Paul Chan
· Raymond Cruz
· Tony Denison
· Robert Gossett
· Phillip P. Keene
· Gina Ravera
· Corey Reynolds
· Kyra Sedgwick
· J.K. Simmons
2006ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesThe Closer (2005)· G.W. Bailey
· Tony Denison
· Robert Gossett
· Corey Reynolds
· Kyra Sedgwick
· J.K. Simmons


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