T. J. Thyne

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T. J. Thyne
T.J. Thyne at Paleyfest 2012.jpg
Thyne at Paleyfest 2012, in March 2012
Born Thomas Joseph Thyne
(1975-03-07) March 7, 1975 (age 40)
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Occupation Actor
Years active 1998–present
Partner(s) Leah Park (2013-present: engaged)

Thomas Joseph "T.J." Thyne (last name pronounced thighN) (born March 7, 1975) is an American actor, best known for his role on Bones as Dr. Jack Hodgins, an entomologist.


Thyne was born in Boston, Massachusetts to John J. Thyne II and Catherine Thyne and is one of six children with two brothers, John and Tone and three sisters, Hazel, Katie and Shelly. He attended East Ridge Middle School in Ridgefield, Connecticut, before moving south to attend high school in Plano, Texas. He went on to attend the USC School of Dramatic Arts, graduating in 1997. In 2001, he co-founded Theatre Junkies, a group offering workshops and professional development for actors in the Greater Los Angeles Area. One of his brothers is television producer Tone Thyne; another is attorney John Thyne III, who ran for the Santa Barbara City Council in 2009.[1] Thyne became engaged to Leah Park on December 30, 2013, in Germany. His last name is pronounced “like 'thigh' with an N at the end.”[2]


Year Title Role Notes
1998 Dharma and Greg Sports Shoe Shop Assistant "Yes, We Have No Bananas (or Anything Else for That Matter)"
1998 Friends Doctor Oberman "The One Hundredth"
1999 Kenan and Kel Restaurant Patron "Freezer Burned"
1999 EDtv Frat Guy
2000 "Titus" Brian, brother of Titus' ex-girlfriend Noelle "The Last Noelle"
2000 The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle Right-Wing Student (uncredited)
2000 Walker Texas Ranger Wallace Slausen 4 Episodes
2000 Critical Mass Karl Wendt
2000 The Sky is Falling Kid
2000 Erin Brockovich David Foil
2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Stu Lou Who
2000 What Women Want Coffee Shop Customer
2000 The Parkers Man Getting Married Wedding Bell Blues
2001 Heartbreakers Bellhop Uncredited
2001 Ghost World Todd
2001 How High Gerald
2001 The Tick Kevin "The Funeral"
2002 That 80's Show Frank "Tuesday Come Over"
2003 Something's Gotta Give Waiter
2004 NCIS Carl "One Shot, One Kill"
2004 Cold Case Kip Crowley (1985) "Greed" - Season 1 Episode 20
2004 My Wife and Kids Pizza Delivery Guy "Outbreak Monkey"
2004 Angel Lawyer 3 Episodes
2004 Without a Trace Duncan "Light Years"
2004 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Bag Boy "Paper or Plastic?"
2004 Charmed Whitelighter Danny
2004 Rent-A-Person (2004) Photographer Short Film
2004–2005 Huff Neil 3 Episodes
2005 The O.C Larry Bernstein 1 Episodes
2005 My Wife and Kids Bondy, the Retreat Manager "Silence is Golden"
2005 CSI: NY Ron Lathem Tri-Borough
2005 24 Jason Gerard "11:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m."
2005–Present Bones Dr. Jack Hodgins Main Cast
2007 Validation Hugh/Co-producer[3] Short Film
2011 Shuffle (2011) Lovell Milo
2011 The Pardon Father Richard
2011 Stop (2011) Man/Director/Writer Short Film
2012 The Finder Jack Hodgins 1 Episode "Little Green Men"


  1. ^ "Bio". TJ Thyne. Retrieved November 17, 2011. 
  2. ^ Abbie Bernstein (April 9, 2012). "Exclusive Interview: BONES star TJ Thyne knows Jack". Retrieved October 29, 2014. 
  3. ^ IMDb bio

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