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Jonathan Tiersten

Jonathan Tiersten, born in Queens and raised in New York City and Northern New Jersey, Tiersten has been involved in both music and acting since his teens. Tiersten, who studied French horn and guitar when he was growing up, was still a teenager when, in 1983, he played Ricky Thomas in Robert Hiltzik's cult horror film Sleepaway Camp. Tiersten ... See full bio »
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Sleepaway Camp
The Perfect House
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 2018 Dracula's War (pre-production)
Logan Talbot
 2016/I Open House (Short) (post-production)
 2016 The House That Wept Blood (announced)
Chris Laymon
  Slaughsages (Short) (filming)
Jahnethin Teahrsdine
 2016 Terror Tales
The Sledgehammer (segment "Radical Video")
 2015 Sugar!
 2015 Then and Again (Short)
 2014 Blood Reservoir
Ricky Thomas
 2013/XI Redemption
 2013 The Perfect House
John Doesy
 1987 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
- Seasonal Differences (1987) ... Jason
 1984 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
Chip Beddington
 1983 Sleepaway Camp
Ricky (as Jonathan Tierston)
 1981 Another World (TV Series)
Kid With Basketball
- Episode #1.4386 (1981) ... Kid With Basketball (uncredited)
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Album: "We'll See" (as Jonathan Tiersten & Ten Tiers) See more »

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5' 8" (1.73 m)

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People I've never even met before have told me, "You have this knack for writing songs that I could see myself listening to 20 years down the line." I want to write songs that are like John Huston's films, which hold up well over time and never become dated. I think that the more honest you are in what you write, the greater the odds that what you write is going to be timeless. Honest emotion ... See more »


Singing and playing guitar in a band called Ten Tiers and plans to have a CD released as well as preparing to reprise his role as Ricky in Return to Sleepaway Camp. See more »

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