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Jon Shear

Jon Shear is an actor, known for Heathers (1988), Independence Day (1996) and Where the Buffalo Roam (1980). See full bio »
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 1996 Independence Day
Thomson (as Jon Matthews)
 1993 And the Band Played On (TV Movie)
Greg (as Jon Matthews)
 1989 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Mr. Kopesky
- When Irish Eyes Are Smiling (1989) ... Mr. Kopesky (as Jon Matthews)
 1989 Animal Behavior
Tyler Forbes (as Jon Matthews)
 1989 Listen to Me
Braithwaite (as Jon Matthews)
 1989 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Dennis Frazier
- Just Tipsy, Honey (1989) ... Dennis Frazier (as Jon Matthews)
 1989 TV 101 (TV Series)
Wade Huxley
- Clicks (1989) ... Wade Huxley (as Jon Matthews)
 1988 Heathers
Rodney (as Jon Matthews)
 1984 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
- The Word Processor of the Gods (1984) ... Jonathan (as Jon Matthews)
 1984 George Washington (TV Mini-Series)
Jacky Custis
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Jacky Custis (as Jon Matthews)
 1982 Baker's Dozen (TV Series)
- A Class by Himself (1982) ... Freddie (as Jon Matthews)
 1980 Where the Buffalo Roam
Billy Kramer (as Jon Matthews)
 1980 Nurse (TV Movie)
Chip Benjamin (as Jon Matthews)
 1977 A Secret Space
David (as Jon Matthews)
 1977 Visions (TV Series)
- A Secret Space (1977) ... David (as Jon Matthews)
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 2000 Urbania
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 2000 Urbania (screenplay)
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 2000 Urbania (producer)
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 2011 Leave It on the Floor (special thanks)
 2009/I The Job (special thanks)

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Other Works:

: Directed "Sanguine" play by Andy Hyman (Second Stage Theater, Hollywood, California, USA).

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Alternate Names:

Jon Matthews

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Worked with Joe Papp at the Public Theater

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