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Jon Tenney

Jon Tenney was born on December 16, 1961 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA as Jonathan F. W. Tenney. He is an actor and director, known for The Closer (2005), Beverly Hills Cop III (1994) and Green Lantern (2011). He has been married to Leslie Urdang since June 16, 2012. He was previously married to Teri Hatcher. See full bio »

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 2014 The Best of Me
Harvey Collier
 2013 As Cool as I Am
 2011 Hide Away
The Divorced Man
 2010 Radio Free Albemuth
FBI Agent (uncredited)
 2010 Rabbit Hole
 2009 The Stepfather
 2009 American Dad! (TV Series)
Father Carrington / Lawyer #2 / Man
- Wife Insurance (2009) ... Father Carrington (voice)
- Live and Let Fry (2009) ... Lawyer #2 (voice)
- Family Affair (2009) ... Man (voice)
 2005 Masters of Horror (TV Series)
David Murch
- Homecoming (2005) ... David Murch
 2004 Joint Custody (TV Series)
 2004 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Charlie Macklin
- Formalities (2004) ... Charlie Macklin
 2004 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Mr. Benjamin Palmer
- Bait (2004) ... Mr. Benjamin Palmer
 2004 The District (TV Series)
Dan Lustig
- Family Values (2004) ... Dan Lustig
 2003 Second Born
 2003 Sixteen to Life (TV Movie)
 2002 40 (Short)
 2001 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Paul Truman
- Moveable Feast (2001) ... Paul Truman
 1999-2000 Get Real (TV Series)
Mitch Green
- Support (2000) ... Mitch Green
- Guilt (2000) ... Mitch Green
- The Distance (2000) ... Mitch Green
- Saved (2000) ... Mitch Green
 1999/I Entropy
 1999 Love American Style (TV Movie)
David (segment "Love And The Jealous Lover")
 1998 Homegrown
Helicopter Pilot
 1997 Lovelife
 1997 Fools Rush In
 1997 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Aidan Hunter
- Bits of Love (1997) ... Aidan Hunter
 1996 Hollywood Boulevard
 1996 The Ring (TV Movie)
Paul Liebman
 1996 The Twilight of the Golds
Rob Stein
 1995 Nixon
Reporter #1
 1995 Almost Perfect (TV Series)
Adams / Tony Madden
- You Like Me, You Really Like Me (1995) ... Adams
- My Way (1995) ... Tony Madden
 1994 Lassie
Steve Turner
 1994 Assassination (Short)
Kevin Sans
 1993 Tombstone
 1993 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
- Half-Way Horrible (1993) ... Alex
 1993 Crime & Punishment (TV Series)
Ken O'Donnell
- Our Denial (1993) ... Ken O'Donnell
- Simple Trust (1993)
 1993 Watch It
 1991 Daughters of Privilege (TV Movie)
Eric Swope
 1991 Guilty by Suspicion
Shopper Husband
 1990 Night Visions (TV Movie)
 1989 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Josh Silverberg
- The Brothers Silverberg (1989) ... Josh Silverberg
 1988 Alone in the Neon Jungle (TV Movie)
Todd Hansen
 1987 Nasty Hero (TV Movie)
 1986 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
- Shadowsight (1986) ... Garrett
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: Played "Mitch" in "Tuesdays With Morrie", a play by Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom, based on the book by Albom (Minetta Lane Theater, New York City, New York, USA). See more »


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His maternal grandparents were Polish Jewish immigrants, while his father had English ancestry. See more »

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