John Boyd (actor)

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John Boyd
Born (1981-10-22) October 22, 1981 (age 33)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2005–present

John Boyd (born October 22, 1981) is an American actor.

He is best known for his starring role on the eighth season of the series 24. He also starred in the Academy Award winning film Argo (2012) and as of 2014, stars as FBI Special Agent James Aubrey on the long-running Fox series Bones, beginning with the show's tenth season.

Early life[edit]

Boyd was born in New York City, New York on October 22, 1981.


Boyd began his acting career in 2005, appearing in short films and various minor roles in film, guest starring on an episode of Law & Order in 2005; Boyd returned to the show in 2006 but as a different character. In 2010, he was cast in his first starring role on television during the eight season of Fox series 24. He starred as Arlo Glass for the final season of the series.

Following the cancellation of 24, Boyd guest starred in Suits and was scheduled to be cast as Todd in a new Fox pilot Iceland in 2011, though the show was not picked up by the network. Boyd appeared in the 2012 Academy Award winning film Argo, alongside Ben Affleck and Bryan Cranston. In 2013, he guest starred on the short lived Touch, which reunited Boyd and Kiefer Sutherland.

Starting with the tenth season of Bones in 2014, he began starring as FBI Special Agent James Aubrey. He was credited as a special guest star during the season premiere and began starring as a main cast member for the second episode onward, following the departure of John Francis Daley's character from the show at the end of the season premiere.



Year Title Role Notes
2005 Stay Louis Short film
2005 Notorious Bettie Page, TheThe Notorious Bettie Page Jack
2005 Building Girl Colin
2006 Follow Me Grover Short film
2006 Fields of Freedom Private Dooley
2006 Lady in the Water One-eyebrow smoker
2007 Careless Drunk guy
2009 Greatest, TheThe Greatest Wyatt
2009 Mercy Erik
2010 Jelly Floyd Marks
2012 Argo Lamont


Year Title Role Notes
2005 Law & Order Zack Burns Episode: "Locomotion"
2006 Law & Order Kenny Ellis Episode: "Profiteer"
2008 Fringe Ian Spencer (uncredited) Episode: "In Which We Meet Mr. Jones"
2010 24 Arlo Glass 24 episodes
2011 Suits Gregory Boone Episode: "Errors and Omissions"
2011 Iceland Todd Unsold TV pilot
2013 Touch Kase 4 episodes
2014 Carrie Diaries, TheThe Carrie Diaries Elliot 2 episodes
2014–present Bones James Aubrey 10 episodes

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