Jon Abrahams

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Jon Abrahams
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Abrahams attending 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California
Born Jon Avery Abrahams
(1977-10-29) October 29, 1977 (age 36)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1995–present

Jon Avery Abrahams (born October 29, 1977) is an American film and television actor.

Life and career[edit]

Abrahams was born in New York. He attended Saint Ann's School in Brooklyn.[1]

Abrahams has starred in many films and TV shows. His most notable roles are Bobby in Scary Movie, Dalton Chapman in the horror movie House of Wax and Denny Byrnes in the Robert De Niro-Ben Stiller comedy Meet the Parents. He is also known as "DJ Jonny" on The Ellen DeGeneres Show for season four, replacing Tony Okungbowa. He has been replaced on season five by KROQ personality Ted Stryker due to his wish to concentrate on his acting career in film. He can be seen in the 2009 comedy "2 Dudes and a Dream," (currently in post-production)[2] and has also starred in the Enrique Iglesias music video for "Do You Know? (The Ping Pong Song)".

Abrahams great-uncles were Mack Gray, actor in over 40 films and long time confidant of George Raft, Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra and Joe Gray actor, stuntman and fight coordinator in over 110 films and boon companion of writer Henry Miller. His father is the artist Martin Abrahams.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role
1995 Kids Steven
Dead Man Walking Sonny Poncelet
1997 Masterminds Richard 'K-Dog'
1998 The Faculty Boyfriend of Girl
1999 Outside Providence Drugs Delaney
2000 Boiler Room Jeff
Boston Public Zach Fischer
Scary Movie Bobby Prinze
Meet the Parents Denny Byrnes
2001 Texas Rangers Berry Smith
2002 They Billy Parks
2003 My Boss's Daughter Paul
2005 House of Wax Dalton Chapman
Prime Morris
Standing Still Pockets
2006 Bottoms Up Jimmy DeSnappio
2007 Gardener of Eden Don
2 Dudes & a Dream Model Instructor
2008 The Hill Howard
2009 Who Do You Love? Leonard Chess
2012 Missed Connections Josh Lindsay
2013 Second Generation Wayans (TV series) Gavriel Rosembaum
2014 Non-Stop David Norton

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lee, Linda. "A NIGHT OUT AT THE: Paramount Hotel; The Pajama Game", The New York Times, May 27, 2001. Accessed November 3, 2007. "A product of St. Ann's School in Brooklyn, Mr. Abrahams, 23, had invited a batch of friends from high school to join him. He lives in North Park Slope, exactly 41 minutes from here, he said."
  2. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1305579/

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