Jonathan Tucker

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Jonathan Tucker
Jonathan Tucker at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival.jpg
Tucker at the 2009 premiere of An Englishman in New York
Born Jonathan Moss Tucker
(1982-05-31) May 31, 1982 (age 32)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1994–present
Spouse(s) Tara Tucker (2012-present)

Jonathan Moss Tucker (born May 31, 1982) is an American film and television actor.

Personal life[edit]

Tucker was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Maggie Moss, a public relations and marketing analyst and executive, and Paul Hayes Tucker, a curator, writer, and university professor who is an expert on Claude Monet and French Impressionism. [1] His paternal great-grandfather was historian and ambassador Carlton J. H. Hayes.[2] His father is of English and Irish Catholic background and his mother is Jewish.[3][4]

Tucker was raised in Charlestown, Massachusetts but attended The Park School in Brookline, Massachusetts. He attended summer camp at Camp Chingachgook on Lake George in Pilot Knob, New York (in the Adirondacks) during the 1990s. He attended the Boston Ballet and played 'Fritz' in their production of The Nutcracker when he was in third grade. He was featured in a Boston Ballet calendar and attended the Thacher School in Ojai, California.


Jonathan Tucker is married to Tara Tucker, daughter of author Liaquat Ahamed. They were married on June 16, 2012. [5]


Tucker is best known for his roles in feature films including The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Hostage, In the Valley of Elah and The Ruins and the television series The Black Donnellys. He portrayed emerging artist Patrick Angus in the 2009 film An Englishman in New York, opposite John Hurt as Quentin Crisp. The biographical drama chronicles Crisp's later years spent in New York City.[citation needed] Tucker currently stars in the DirecTV drama series Kingdom which premiered on the Audience Network in the fall of 2014.


Year Title Role Notes
1994 Botte di Natale Moses Junior
1996 Two If by Sea Todd
1996 Sleepers Young Tommy Marcano
1999 Virgin Suicides, TheThe Virgin Suicides Tim Weiner
2000 100 Girls Matthew
2001 Deep End, TheThe Deep End Beau Hall
2001 Ball in the House JJ
2003 Texas Chainsaw Massacre, TheThe Texas Chainsaw Massacre Morgan
2004 Stateside Mark Deloach
2004 Criminal Michael
2005 Hostage Dennis Cooper
2005 Bee Season Student (uncredited)
2006 Love Comes to the Executioner Heck Prigusivac
2006 Pulse Josh
2007 Cherry Crush Jordan Wells
2007 Day 73 with Sarah David Short film
2007 In the Valley of Elah Mike Deerfield
2008 Ruins, TheThe Ruins Jeff
2009 Englishman in New York, AnAn Englishman in New York Patrick Angus
2009 Veronika Decides to Die Edward
2010 Flying Lessons Billy
2010 Meskada Shane Loakin
2010 Next Three Days, TheThe Next Three Days David
Year Title Role Notes
1997 Early Edition Tony Episode: "Frostbite"
1998 Mr. Music Rob Tennant TV movie
2001 Practice, TheThe Practice Chad Baldwin / "James Tucker" Episode: "Vanished: Part 1"
Episode: "Vanished: Part 2"
2002 Philly Eli Wexler Episode: "The Curse of the Klopman Diamonds"
2003 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Peter Arnz Episode: "Crash and Burn"
2003 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Ian Tate Episode: "Abomination"
2004 Six Feet Under Bruno Baskerville Walsh Episode: "Falling into Place"
2005 Masters of Horror Jak Episode: "Dance of the Dead"
2006 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Drew Ramsey Episode: "Wrongful Life"
2007 Black Donnellys, TheThe Black Donnellys Tommy Donnelly 13 episodes
2010 White Collar Avery Phillips Episode: "Hard Sell"
2011 Criminal Minds Raymond Donovan Episode: "The Thirteenth Step"
2011 Royal Pains Shaw Morgan Episode: "The Shaw/Hank Redemption"
Episode: "A Man Called Grandpa"
2011–2013 Parenthood Bob Little 7 episodes
2012 Perception Brady McGraw Episode: "Nemesis"
2012 Person of Interest Riley Cavanaugh Episode: "Triggerman"
2014 Hannibal Matthew Brown Episode: "Kaiseki" (with no lines)
Episode: "Mukozuke"
2014 High Moon Stanislav 'Stan' Stavin TV Movie
2014 Kingdom Jay Kulina Main role


  1. ^ Jonathan Tucker biography,, May 31, 1982; retrieved May 30, 2012.
  2. ^ Lisa Zwirn "An Art Historian Does Wonders With Wall Space", The Boston Globe via November 11, 2004.
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  5. ^ New York Times wedding announcement, June 17, 2012; accessed June 27, 2014.

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