Jamison Jones

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Jamison Jones
Jamison Jones.jpeg
Jamison Jones in November 2011
Born Jamison Jones
(1969-02-15)February 15, 1969
Rochester, MI, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1990–present

Jamison Jones is an American actor. He is best known for his work with Christian Slater and William H Macy in He Was a Quiet Man,[1] as a regular cast member on General Hospital and in the FOX series 24. He originated the title role in the world premiere of Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa’s Doctor Cerberus[2] at the Tony award winning South Coast Repertory. Jones has also guest-starred on several television series, including Burn Notice, Will & Grace, CSI: NY, NCIS, Kamen Rider Dragon Knight and The Whispers.

Early life[edit]

Born in Rochester, Michigan, Jones spent several years living abroad. He attended Frankfurt International School in Germany before returning to Michigan for his high school years where he began taking up acting. He graduated from Rochester Adams High School in 1987. After being accepted for a scholarship to their acting program, Jones spent 2 years in Western Michigan University before moving to Los Angeles where he studied theatre in University of California, Los Angeles. He finished his degree in California State University, Fullerton. [3]

Career[edit]

Jones began his professional career on stage in the European Premieres of Purple Hearts and Tennessee in the Summer at the Edinburgh Festival in Scotland. Jones is a graduate of the Advanced Training Program at the American Conservatory Theater. After graduation Jones became a member of ACT’s professional acting company and worked on Angels in America directed by Mark Wing-Davey, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead and Othello. Jones returned to ACT in 2012 to perform in the west coast premiere of Jordan Harrison's Maple and Vine and played the titular role in Ensemble Theater's visually compelling cutting edge production of Macbeth.

Jones’ first film roles were in Lucasfilms Radioland Murders (1994) and in the LucasArts Video Game Star Wars: Rebel Assault II (1995).[4] In 1996, Jamison moved to Los Angeles to continue his career in film and Television. Film credits include The Lodger with Alfred Molina; Born to Ride (2010) with William Forsythe; He Was a Quiet Man (2007) with Christian Slater and William H. Macy; Dark Blue (2002) with Kurt Russell; Hollywood Homicide (2003) with Harrison Ford. He has both Actor and Producer credits for West of Brooklyn (2008) with Joe Mantegna. Jones taught acting at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy but continues to teach privately in Hollywood at Television Center Studios.

Jones has also served as Theater Director, Screenwriter and Producer and is a part owner of a bi-coastal film development company named Jones Films Entertainment. Jones films is in development on Several feature films and television projects, including Agoura Hills; the story of an agoraphobic weatherman who is afraid to go outside and Malibu Gothic; that follows the life of an aging international movie star who falls into the unenviable position of protecting Malibu's secret society from the rest of the world.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1994 Radioland Murders Pilot
1995 Star Wars: Rebel Assault II: The Hidden Empire Rookie One Video Game
1995 Mail Bonding Ex-boyfriend
1996 Top Gun: Fire At Will! Stinger Video Game
2002 Dark Blue Frank
2003 Le défi Debussy
2003 Water Under the Bridge
2003 Hollywood Homicide Det. Bobby Riley
2005 Gettin' Lucky Guru
2005 Street 16 Flynn
2005 Soldier of God Featured fighter
2006 Protected! Fred Wiggum
2007 He Was a Quiet Man Scott Harper
2007 A-Date Owen
2008 West of Brooklyn California Guy
2009 2:13
2009 The Lodger
2010 Born to Ride Gary Vista Films
2013 Collusions Sean

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 General Hospital William 25 Episodes
2007 CSI: NY Austin Cannon
2007 24 (TV series) Secret Service Agent Dan
2009 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Harrison
2009 Kamen Rider Dragon Knight Agent Phillips
2010 Burn Notice Charles Archer Burn Notice (season 4)
2010 Days of Our Lives Kip
2010 Brothers & Sisters (2006 TV series) Henry's Dad
2012 Undercover Bridesmaid Kevin
2012 Puppy Love (TV Movie) Ryles
2014 Longmire Graham VanBlarcom
2015 The Whispers Harrison Weil Recurring role
2015 True Detective Will Davidson Recurring role

Theater[edit]

Jones has been in a number of plays - his work in the theater includes the following performances:

Title Director Theater
MACBETH Jonathan Fox Ensemble Theater, Santa Barbara
Maple and Vine Mark Rucker American Conservatory Theater
Angels in America Richard Seyd American Conservatory Theater
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead Richard Seyd American Conservatory Theater
Doctor Cerberus (World Premiere) Bart DeLorenzo South Coast Repertory
Elemeno Pea Marc Masterson South Coast Repertory
The Three Musketeers Art Manke Denver Center for the Performing Arts
How the Other Half Loves Larry Arrick Pasadena Playhouse
Cyrano de Bergerac Art Manke A Noise Within
God Of Carnage Michael Arabian La Mirada Theatre
The Rainmaker Jules Aaron La Mirada Theatre
Dancing at Lughnasa Jessica Kubzansky La Mirada Theatre
All My Sons Jules Aaron La Mirada Theatre
The Foreigner Jules Aaron La Mirada Theatre
Lion in Winter Richard Seyd La Mirada Theatre
Thérèse Raquin Jonathan Fox Ensemble Theater, Santa Barbara
Tennessee in the Summer Doyne Mraz Edinburgh Festival
Purple Hearts Doyne Mraz Edinburgh Festival

References[edit]

  1. ^ Holden, Stephen (November 23, 2007). "He Was a Quiet Man - NY Times". The New York Times. Retrieved November 23, 2007. 
  2. ^ Playbill - Ryback, Culp, Buckley, Jones and Sleeper Star in Doctor Cerberus in CA
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "Jamison Jones interview - Rookie One - Star Wars Rebel Assault II". Retrieved September 2010.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

External links[edit]